A Career in Tech: An Information Session for Women
Red River College, Tech Manitoba’s MAVEN program and local tech companies want to help you retool for a career in tech. Join our conversation and learn about the many fulfilling and lucrative opportunities in the field of technology. The event is FREE and includes beverages and a light snack.
Why Attend this Important Session Geared to Women?
Gain a better understanding of careers in technology
Meet and talk with industry representatives
Learn about pathways to exciting career opportunities
Experience live demonstrations and meet current IT students and educators
CANADA'S TECH SECTOR IS GROWING – WE NEED YOU!**
In 2019, 33,000 professionals were employed in Manitoba's digital economy
By 2026, Canada is projected to grow 18 percent in digital occupations
WOW! That's around 143,800 new workers in Canada's digital economy!
TECH CAREERS PAY WELL*
Computer and Information Systems Manager: $96,000
Software Engineer or Designer: $85,000
Electrical or Electronics Engineer: $83,200
Computer Programmer or Interactive Media Developer: $69,300
*Average salaries according to the TechTalent MB report
**Source: Employment and Social Development Canada’s (ESDC) Canadian Occupational Projection System (COPS) Techtalent MB