Mantis™ Participates in Tech Square Job Fair

Mantis recruits for Cross Functional Team to join in Innovative STEM education think tank.
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Mantis booth at Tech Square Job Fair - CEO Laron Walker and Tech students
Mantis booth at Tech Square Job Fair - CEO Laron Walker and Tech students
 
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ATLANTA - April 12, 2016 - PRLog -- Enthused to meet face-to-face with some of the best students attending Georgia Technical Institute of Technology, members representing the Mantis brand of HipScience,LLC. attended the Tech Square Job Fair held March 31.

Sponsored by Sage, Square on Fifth and Sandbox ATL, the event was held Thursday afternoon, March 31, 2016, at The Garage located at 848 Spring St. NW in Midtown Atlanta.   About 400 students made their way around the venue talking with over twenty organizations that were in search of future talent.  The job fair made for a great two-way dialogue wherein both the job seeker and those hiring could learn about one another in a casual environment.

Fortified with very interesting projects in their queue, Mantis was eager to engage with participants. The team brought a few of their STEM kits and sensor products to make the experience more hands-on and engaging. While, not exactly a startup, Mantis constantly embarks on new projects that can involve everything from 3D printing to wearable sensors to K-12 classroom or hobbyist climate stations.

"Tech Square Job Fair removed the barriers of a normal job fair and allowed students to demonstrate their passion for coding rather than focusing on merely selling themselves. Hearing stories about their work with radar technology, or how improvements were made off of existing technologies, is far more valuable than a resume", said Evan McCullough, a Mantis Representative .  Another representative observed that by "engaging in actual conversation", students are able to get a sense of the available opportunities helping them "hone in on specifics" of the career they want to pursue.  "And of course, we hope that the types of projects and opportunities that our organization offers put Mantis in the running", the representative added.

The Mantis team left the event excited about the talented individuals they had met. "We are an organization that focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math and when it comes to those subjects, Georgia Tech puts out some of the best.  We can attest to the University's success through our own interviewing, hiring and intern experiences", said Mantis CEO, Laron Walker.   "Tech does a great job of preparing individuals for STEM professions where there is increasing demand and career longevity. With offices in nearby Midtown, and having just acquired space at the GA Tech Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC), we are committing to our involvement with the University and especially the student entrepreneurial community."

To keep up-to-date on other Mantis event appearances (like the upcoming Scratch Day on May14) and to be the first to know about forthcoming product and crowdfunding launches, follow @MantisSTEM on Twitter or like their MantisSTEM page on Facebook.

About Georgia Institute of Technology:  Ranked as the 5th best engineering college in the nation by US News & World Report in 2016, Georgia Institute of Technology is a public institution that was founded in 1885. Also known as Georgia Tech, it is located in the heart of Atlanta and has six colleges.

About Mantis:  Headquartered in Atlanta and with a location in Orlando, Mantis is a brand division of HipScience, LLC.  HipScience is an embedded sensor company, embedding sensors so they talk and play with other relevant technology. The Mantis brand of sensors and probes is designed with STEM education in mind promoting an open platform and standards-based curriculum. With over 15 years of experience in the aerospace industry, the company has been designing and engineering sensors that embed in wearable items, education tools, and commercial/industrial devices. Visit us at http://www.mantisopenstem.com to learn more!

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