Foxconn Announces Higher Education Recruiting Effort with “Foxconn Day” at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Second annual “Foxconn Day” features one-on-one access to Foxconn recruiters and student-oriented Foxconn Tech Talks on Industrial 5G Networks and High-Performance Computing
Milwaukee, WI – Foxconn Technology Group (Foxconn), in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Engineering & Applied Science, today announced the second annual “Foxconn Day” to be held on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, at the UW-Milwaukee Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Building. The full-day event will provide UW-Milwaukee undergraduate and graduate students an opportunity to meet with Foxconn recruiters and staff. In addition, attendees can look forward to a series of “Foxconn Tech Talks” at the event, where they can learn more about how Foxconn technologies will contribute to the marketplace in Wisconsin.
Foxconn Tech Talks, a series of conversations with academic and business partners, was introduced last month. It was created with the intention to inform stakeholders about the implementation of Foxconn technologies across industry clusters such as smart manufacturing, health care, security and high-performance computing. Interested students can register for an exclusive session hosted by Brand Cheng, Foxconn Industrial Internet CEO, and Dr. Taiyu Chou, Foxconn Industrial Internet CTO, who will share more on Industrial 5G Networks and High-Performance Computing, respectively, on Foxconn Day. Foxconn sees the significant potential in Wisconsin’s dedicated workforce – a clear choice supported by a second-to-none higher education system.
“We are proud to provide global industry leaders like Foxconn with tomorrow’s workforce,” said Dr. Brett Peters, Dean of the UWM College of Engineering & Applied Science. “The success of the 2019 UWM/Foxconn/Chung Yuan Christian University International Engineering Co-op Program demonstrates our students’ abilities to excel in the high-tech and advanced manufacturing areas where Foxconn seeks talent.”
Students, faculty and alumni of UW-Milwaukee interested in attending the event are invited to visit the Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Building from 10:00am – 4:00pm on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Attendees interested in joining Foxconn are encouraged to bring their resumes. They can also visit foxconnjobs.us to learn more about specific employment opportunities.
About Foxconn Technology Group
Established in 1974, Foxconn Technology Group (“Foxconn”) is a leading technological solution provider, that has leveraged its expertise in software and hardware to integrate its unique manufacturing systems with emerging technologies.
By capitalizing on its expertise in Cloud Computing, Mobile Devices, IoT, Big Data, AI, Smart Networks and Robotics/Automation, the Group has expanded capabilities in four key technologies – Data Tech, Analytics Tech, Platform Tech, and Operations Tech. The company has research centers and testing laboratories internationally and has received more than 83,500 patents worldwide. In addition to maximizing value-creation for customers, Foxconn is also dedicated to enhancing the concept of environmental sustainability in the manufacturing process and serving as a best-practices model for global enterprises.
In 2018, Foxconn achieved US$154 billion in revenue, and has received an array of international accolades and recognition. The company was ranked 24th in the Fortune Global 500 rankings in 2018 and 215th in the Forbes ranking of the World’s Best Employers that year. In 2019, the company was ranked 21st for Sales and was ranked 123rd overall in the Forbes Global 2000.
Recognized as one of the nation’s 131 top research universities, UW-Milwaukee provides a world-class education to 27,500 students from 91 countries on a budget of $689 million. Its 15 schools and colleges include Wisconsin’s only schools of architecture, freshwater sciences and public health, and it is a leading educator of nurses and teachers. UW-Milwaukee partners with leading companies to conduct joint research, offer student internships and serve as an economic engine for southeastern Wisconsin. The Princeton Review named UW-Milwaukee a 2020 “Best Midwestern” university based on overall academic excellence and student reviews.
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