New Office to Provide Hands-on Opportunities for the Next-Generation Skilled Technology Workforce – Right on UCA Campus
CONWAY, Ark., June 30, 2016 – Metova Inc. today announced the opening of an on-campus intern office providing UCA students with real-world opportunities with one of the world’s leading mobile app development firms. The new office provides the education and experience required for gainful employment in one of the many openings for tech -talent, ranging from coding to marketing, available in Arkansas and across the country.
For more information, please visit: www.Metova.com/jobs
Arkansas-based technology companies such as Metova, Acxiom, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, and Ensono, currently employ thousands of technology professionals with a steady need for new talent. These companies have committed to hiring at least 100 new tech employees each year, and Metova internship opportunities provide the skills necessary to land these leading-edge positions – right on campus at UCA.
"Arkansas has quickly become a top destination for world-class technology companies," said John Adams, CEO of Metova. "We’re proud to open up a new realm of training and opportunities for University of Central Arkansas students and look forward to tapping into the immense talent at this university to develop the next generation, skilled tech workforce."
With offices in Conway, and Fayetteville Arkansas, Metova has been at the forefront in design and development of Android apps since the first Android phone was released in 2008. In 2009, Metova developers trained in Objective-C to support the emerging demand for iPhone and iPad apps. With customers ranging from government entities to Fortune 500 companies to organizations including Yelp, Dropbox, and eHarmony, Metova is a leading veteran in mobile, web and cyber security.
“The partnership we have established with Metova, and their presence on the University of Central Arkansas campus, is a tremendous asset to our students, the university and the community as a whole,” said Steve Runge, Ph.D., UCA executive vice president and provost of Academic Affairs. “The marketable experience that will be gained by UCA students participating in these internships is invaluable and will give them a leg-up as they graduate and seek to transition into a highly competitive workforce.”
Founded in 2006, Metova set out to build beautiful mobile applications while creating a great place for people to work. Today, Metova focuses on creating mobile, web and cybersecurity solutions for Government and Commercial markets. Metova’s work environment promotes a unique culture of team work, creativity and personal development that has attracted leading engineering, strategy and design talent. To learn more, please visit metova.com or metova.com/jobs.