Wednesday, July 07, 2010

The BDPA Insider – July 6, 2010



The BDPA Insider – July 6, 2010

JOBS, JOBS, JOBS, AT THE NATIONAL BDPA TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE IN PHILLY!

The 32nd National BDPA Technology Conference is coming to Philadelphia, PA July 28th thru 31st at the Marriott Downtown Philadelphia and bringing hundreds of high paying jobs!

Career Fair Days, Friday July 30 thru Saturday July 31 and are free and open to the public. Please see BDPA Website for more detail information & updates. Job Seekers should submit their Resumes Today! http://www.bdpa.org/career-center.php

http://blacksgonegeek.org/Documents/National_BDPA_2010_Conference_Press_Release.pdf


Lunch & Learn: BDPA Programs that Increase STEM Minority Participation -- HSCC, YTC, IT Showcase

Good afternoon, here below is the information for the 2nd Lunch & Learn webinar scheduled for Thursday July 8th @ 12:00PM Eastern.

This Lunch & Learn will be a high level overview of the programs under National BDPA that are increasing minority participation in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). We will have the following presenters provide 10 minute overviews of the High School Computer Competition, Youth Technology Camp, IT Showcase and BDPA Education & Technology Foundation that is doing fundraising outreach to award scholarships to qualified member students.

http://bdpa.groupsite.com/calendar/soonest/201881


7 Ways to Find Jobs in the Information Technology Field

The availability of jobs in information technology sector is picking up. Companies are opening their budgets and hiring is taking place again. There are more jobs in the IT industry than there are qualified applicants to fill them. If you are a qualified IT worker you should not have a problem find opportunities. But what is the best way to do that?

Repost from Kai Dupe’s blog “Where are Blacks in Technology?” Click the link below to read the full article.

http://whereareblacksintechnology.blogspot.com/2010/07/7-ways-to-find-jobs-in-information.html


Please accept our invitation to join us in the City of Brotherly Love by registering for the 32nd Annual National BDPA Conference, (http://www.bdpa.org/conf-2010.php) July 28 – 31, 2010 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Philadelphia, PA.
Hotel Rooms Are Now Going Fast: Please Book Now !!!

Reserve your room today by contacting the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown at 1-800-266-9432 and ask for the BDPA (Black Data Processing Associates) rate or register online.
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