Bloomington, IL (May 29, 2012) - High School students interested in careers in Information Technology are invited to attend a one-day workshop and information fair.
Who: Local high school students, freshman through graduating high school seniors.
What: E.D.I.T. (Education, Diversity & Information Technology) Conference, sponsored by the State Farm Systems Department, employee resource groups and Illinois State University.
When: Friday, June 15 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Illinois State University, State Farm Hall of Business
Why: The purpose for the program is to expose area students to the vast opportunities awaiting them if they pursue an education in Information Technology.
Deadline for students to register is June 8. To register: www.edit.illinoisstate.edu, or call (800) 877-1478 or (309) 438-2160.
State Farm Insurance Media Relations Specialist, (309) 735-7745
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