Recent research shows that The Netherlands will face a shortage of 54,000 IT employees by 2020. It is for this reason that the Epicenter and School of Applied Technology also known as < /salt> has launched a career-program for programmers with track-record in diversity. This program was launched right in time of opening the Epicenter in Amsterdam.
The career-program was launched by Douwe Dirks, Country Manager at Epicenter Amsterdam along with Richard Andemark, the co-founder of < / salt>. It revolves around digital innovation and the ecosystem for digital companies and corporates that are focused on expanding. For now, Epicenter operates in Helsinki, Oslo, Stockholm, and Amsterdam.
Aimed at fast-paced development of programmers
Next schedule of Epicenter program
Both < / salt> and Epicenter aim to recruit nearly 30 participants who will undergo a selection procedure. The program commences in January and they will graduate three months later, which is in April. Among 90 participants of earlier programs in Sweden, 40% were female and were from 20 countries.
Here’s more about career-program
The career-program was launched at the opening of Epicenter in Amsterdam amidst innovative companies such as Antler and Vattenval, the parent company of Nuon. Also, there were speakers from Singularity University and RobotWise.
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