Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has expanded its 'goIT student technology awareness' program to 10 cities across North America in 2014. For the past six years, TCS has aimed to inspire students to pursue education and careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematic (STEM) fields, with goIT featuring skilled TCS employee volunteers teaching computer science courses in high schools and middle schools, conducting ‘Train the Teacher’ workshops, and holding three-day summer camps.
goIT is TCS’ signature STEM program designed to increase student interest in CS education and careers through in-school, out-of-school, formal, and informal engagements. It is offered free of cost for students, covering career awareness workshops, hands-on technology education, teacher training, and parent orientation. Since its launch, the goIT program has engaged more than 7,000 students across 35 school districts, with promising results. In fact, 70% of participants reported an increase of interest in STEM disciplines, and goIT schools reported a 27% increase in high school students choosing STEM disciplines in college.
Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that delivers real results to global business, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT, BPO, infrastructure, engineering and assurance services.