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Winxnet Hosts Local Students as Part of Junior Achievement Job Shadow Program
25 Eighth Graders from King Middle School Spend a Day at Portland Headquarters
January 25, 2016
PORTLAND, Maine -- On Friday, January 22, 2016 Winxnet, an IT outsourcing and consulting firm headquartered in Portland, hosted 25 students from King Middle School as a part of the Job Shadow Day with Junior Achievement of Maine. The day focused on enriching students about business, and helping them learn vital skills to be contributing members of their community.
“It continues to be an honor to work with the Junior Achievement of Maine and support the great work that they do,” said Liz Riley, Sales and Marketing Manager. “Our team enjoys opening our doors to local students to talk about technology, business and potential careers in our field. I know my colleagues and leaders at Winxnet look forward to sharing their experiences and advice with the students.”
Winxnet supports a variety of community events in all of its office locations throughout the year. In addition to Junior Achievement’s Job Shadow Day, Winxnet kicked off a company-wide United Way campaign to try and support our local communities. Winxnet will also participate in the Children’s Advocacy Center 5K in Tennessee and the HMEA Independence 5K in Massachusetts this spring.
Providing innovative IT solutions since 1999, Winxnet is a leader in IT outsourcing and consulting, software development, and strategic technical advisory services to the private and public sectors. With multiple offices in New England and the Southeast, Winxnet provides a broad reach with local expertise.
About Junior Achievement, Maine
Junior Achievement is the world’s largest organization dedicated to educating students in grades K – 12 about entrepreneurship, work readiness and financial literacy through experiential, hands on programs. Junior Achievement in Maine has taught nearly 11,000 students throughout the state this year. In partnership with local businesses and educators, Junior Achievement brings the real world to students, opening their minds and preparing them for the world of work.