Technology Leadership Forum Launches 2024 Internship Program

The Technology Leadership Forum (TLF) is thrilled to announce the commencement of the 2024 Technology Leadership Forum Internship Program. This year, six outstanding students have been accepted into the program, bringing a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm to their respective work placements, which begins today, June 3, 2024.

The selected interns for the 2024 program are:

A’maiah Butterfield, studying Computing & Information Systems at Saint Mary’s University
Tyler Furtado, studying Networking & IT Security at Ontario Tech University
Anaya West, studying Computer Science at Dalhousie University
Nicholas Weikl, studying Computer Science at Nova Southeastern University
Kyla Philpott, studying Computer Information Systems at Bermuda College
Matthew Crisson, studying Computer Information Systems at Bermuda College

These talented students have successfully navigated a rigorous application process, demonstrating exceptional skills and a strong commitment to their fields of study. They are now ready to embark on a summer of intensive learning and professional development.

The TLF extends its gratitude to the 2024 sponsors and partners for their unwavering support and for providing invaluable work experiences for our interns. This year’s sponsors include:

The Government of Bermuda – Economic Development Department (Gold Sponsor), Deloitte (Silver Sponsor), RenaissanceRe (Silver Sponsor), The Bermuda Hospitals Board (Bronze Sponsor).

A special thank you is also extended to our employment partners, Argus and Paradise Mobile, for their dedication to fostering the next generation of technology leaders.

The TLF Internship Program offers a comprehensive experience blending hands-on work placements, a team project and variety of training modules. Interns will engage in training covering areas such as Artificial Intelligence, IT Audit, Communication Skills, Privacy, Cybersecurity, and Introduction to Enterprise Architecture, among others. This diverse curriculum is designedto equip interns with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in the rapidly evolving technology landscape.

“The Technology Leadership Forum is proud to welcome our 2024 interns,” said Sloane Johnson, Program Director. “We are committed to nurturing Bermuda’s future technology leaders by providing opportunities that bridge academic learning with real-world experience. We look forward to witnessing the growth and achievements of our 2024 interns as they embark on this exciting journey”

Shaun Richards, Board Chair and TLF alumni, added, “As a former intern myself, I can attest to the transformative impact of this program. Our 2024 interns are embarking on a journey that will shape their careers and contribute significantly to Bermuda’s tech industry.”

The TLF remains focused on addressing the escalating challenges in recruiting, developing, and retaining high-caliber professionals within the technology industry in Bermuda. The TLF would like to encourage future applicants and potential sponsors and employment partners to visit the website for more information on how to apply or get involved in the program.

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