Category: Opportunities

Introducing the Sheffield Digital Mentoring Scheme

Our new scheme will help Individual Members to develop and achieve their career goals.

We are delighted to announce the launch of the Sheffield Digital Mentoring Scheme! This is something that our community manager, Sophie, has been working on for several months after our members told us how useful a mentoring scheme would be. Sophie has collaborated with the team at Sheffield Women in Tech (ShfWiT), who were also

Volunteer virtually to inspire the future

You can help young people to engage with the digital industries from the comfort of home.

How does it work? Inspiring the Future from Education and Employers has a free online portal for schools and colleges, and for individuals who want to volunteer. On signing up, teachers can publish specific opportunities, search for volunteers that meet their criteria, and invite them to participate. Volunteers can use the portal to search for

Help make cyber skilled kids the next tech superstars

This national programme helps to prevent young people from committing cyber crime, directing them towards a career in tech, instead.

The Cyber Choices network was created to help young people make informed choices and to use their cyber skills in a legal way. Its work is delivered under two main strands, the first being to raise awareness of the Computer Misuse Act by delivering talks and presentations in schools and community settings. This helps to

Can we build a climate-positive tech industry in Sheffield?

‘Climathon’ in November will explore how we can turn e-waste into practical tools for people who need them.

It is estimated that in Britain each year we throw away a million tonnes of e-waste and that it equates to 70% of overall toxic waste in landfill. It is also estimated that more than a third of parents with children aged between five and 16 do not have access to a laptop or computer.