GovCon and Academia Innovators Join Forces to Prepare Next Gen IT Professionals
Fairfax, VA – 24 September 2018 – Sevatec has announced a new partnership with George Mason University through its career services office that will help prepare the next generation of students for careers in information technology.
“As the need for modern, advanced technology skills continues to increase at an unprecedented rate, we are excited about our partnership with George Mason University to help support university curriculums with emerging technology trends,” said Joan Moret, vice president of human resources at Sevatec. “Finding creative ways to advance the next generation of IT innovators and professionals is crucial. Leveraging Sevatec’s expertise to supplement George Mason’s world class educators and program offerings enables us to develop a robust program that will help address the current shortfalls in qualified technology candidates.”
Sevatec will kick off a series of events this month, including a Meet and Greet with engineering and computer science students in the Volgenau School of Engineering on Mason’s Fairfax Campus. Sevatec’s Innovations Team (I-Team) will spend time with students explaining the impacts Sevatec is having on the technology industry, particularly in government contracting.
In addition, as a recognized leader in Agile methodologies, Sevatec will hold a series of weekly Agile workshops featuring Sevatec’s Agile experts. Beginning Oct. 16 and continuing through Nov. 6, Sevatec’s industry leading Agilists John Hughes, Josh Seckel, and Jon Ceanfaglione will share insights into the Modern Approach to Software Development, Agile Methodologies, Agile Development Engineering, and Agile Operations Engineering. Sevatec will also participate in on-campus hackathons, resume review clinics, and career fair days at Mason for the second year in a row.
Sevatec is a leading national security firm specializing in Agile, software delivery, data analytics, cybersecurity, and cloud engineering solutions. Founded in 2003 on the concept of “Seva,” meaning “Inspired to Serve a Bigger Purpose,” our portfolio of mission-critical technology solutions includes homeland and law enforcement agencies, Department of Defense, Department of Transportation, Department of State, and multiple civilian departments and agencies.