MELVILLE, N.Y., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Engineers Week 2011, Adecco Engineering & Technical, part of the world's largest recruitment and workforce solutions provider, is proud to announce its launch of the 2011 Adecco Engineering & Technical Future Engineers Scholarship.
This $5,000 scholarship will be awarded to the individual who best answers the following question, "25 years from now, you will be reaching the halfway point of your career. How to do you envision the workplace of the future? Furthermore, in what ways do you see yourself impacting the engineering industry at large?"
"At Adecco Engineering & Technical, we believe in investing in our nation's future engineers," said Diana Fitting, senior vice president of Adecco Engineering & Technical. "The National Science Foundation notes that fewer students are opting for a career in engineering despite the overwhelming demand for individuals with these skills. Therefore, we look forward to helping an engineering leader of tomorrow accomplish his or her educational and professional goals."
This US based scholarship will be awarded to one deserving high school senior graduating in the spring of 2011, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale who plans to pursue an engineering major or minor at an accredited, public or private, two-year or four-year college or university in the fall of 2011 with all submissions being due by April 15, 2011.
To apply for the scholarship and view a complete list of rules, regulations and submission guidelines, please visit www.scholarshipprograms.org/adeng/.
To learn more about Adecco Engineering & Technical, please visit: www.adeccoengineering.com.
About Adecco Engineering & Technical
Adecco Engineering & Technical is part of the nation's leading provider of recruitment and workforce solutions. We are the pre-eminent workforce management partner for Fortune 500 companies and career advisement expert for America's engineers and IT professionals, serving all of the key industries that drive our economy forward. Adecco has over 900 career centers and, on any given day, connects 70,000 talented workers to the best job opportunities across the country, making us one of America's largest employers. Please visit us at adeccoengineering.com.
About the Adecco Group:
The Adecco Group, based in Zurich, Switzerland, is the world's leading provider of HR solutions. With close to 32,000 FTE employees and more than 5,500 offices, in over 60 countries and territories around the world, Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting more than 600,000 associates with over 100,000 clients every day. The services offered fall into the broad categories of temporary staffing, permanent placement, outsourcing, consulting and outplacement. The Adecco Group is a Fortune Global 500 company.
Adecco S.A. is registered in Switzerland (ISIN: CH0012138605) and is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ADEN).
About Adecco Group North America:
Every day we provide our clients with the talent they need, and help solve the business challenges they face today – and will encounter tomorrow. Our clients rely on us for a wide range of workforce solutions including:
- Contingent staffing and direct hire recruitment for large enterprise organizations across all skill sets
- Workforce solutions and consulting including Managed Services Programs (MSP) & Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO)
- Career transition and leadership consulting
- Specialty staffing, project solutions and consulting services
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