[LINK] National ICT Careers Week Short Video Competition for Students
Tom.Worthington at tomw.net.au
Mon Jul 13 10:18:47 AEST 2009
National ICT Careers Week runs from 27 July to 1 August 2009:
The ACS Foundation has a short video competition for students:
The flyer for this was done as PDF and MS-word, so I can't forward
it, but text is appended and there is a prettier version in my
I have suggested this be reissued in web friendly format:
NATIONAL ICT CAREERS WEEK 27 JULY TO 1 AUGUST 2009
WIN AN IPOD - MAKE A YOUTUBE VIDEO - BE CREATIVE - COMPETE WITH
STUDENTS AROUND AUSTRALIA
Show how you envisage information technology helping you have a
career that makes a difference.
Just make and submit a two-minute video based on one of the 7 themes
of this year's National ICT Careers Week.
Here are the 7 themes - choose one or more:
1. What does information technology mean to me?
2. How can information technology solve the world's problems?
3. How does information technology build connections with people?
4. How does information technology spark creativity?
5. How does information technology improve our daily lives?
6. How can information technology give you the lifestyle you want?
7. How can information technology give you a global career?
There's an iPod Touch prize for the most popular idea in each theme.
ENTER THE COMPETITION
To enter, make your video and upload onto ACS Foundation's YouTube
Videos will be judged by the number of times it has been viewed. So
encourage all your friends and family to view it.
Entries close on 1 October 2009 and winners will be announced on 15th
October 2009 on the ACS Foundation website, by phone, and email.
Take a look at the videos already uploaded.
The Australian Computer Society Foundation - a non-profit
organisation helping young people with scholarships to study
information technology at university - is running this competition.
WANT MORE INFORMATION
Contact John Ridge by calling (02) 8296 4445, or email John at
john.ridge at acsfoundation.com.au
Information technology gives great jobs earning great money with a
Information technology careers are one of the most rapidly growing
career pathways available. Information technology jobs give you:
* a chance to combine any or all of your interests into one job
* a career that will put you in demand across a dynamic industry
where re- training is easy
* a good chance for fast promotion
* good choices in job flexibility: work at home, in the office,
part-time, casual, full time...
* and, of course, excellent salaries!
GREAT OPPORTUNITIES COMING UP
People with Information technology skills and qualifications will be
needed in our businesses, in our governments, in our communities, and
in our daily lives.
Information technology will continue to be in demand in the banking,
healthcare, telecommunications, education, entertainment, transport,
manufacturing, tourism, primary industry, security, environmental
management, and many other areas vital to our economy and communities.
That means that now is the time to be studying information technology
at and after school.
NATIONAL ICT CAREER WEEK
National ICT Career Week is running in the week of 27th July - 1st
August 2009. It's an Australia-wide show to encourage young people to
think about studying and working in computing and communications.
For more information: www.ictcareersweek.info
ABOUT THE ACS FOUNDATION
The ACS Foundation was established in August 2001 to encourage both
private and public sponsorship of students studying IT higher
education and research. Since its establishment, the ACS Foundation
has raised more than $20 million and awarded more than 1,400 scholarships.
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