Dandelion Program: Recruiting Now
Apply Now, applications close at 5:00 pm on Monday 27 May 2019.
The DXC Dandelion Program is designed to recruit people from within the autism community and this round of applications is for individuals who would like to be trained
and work in the data services arena for roles based in Canberra. DXC is partnering with the at the Department of Social Services (DSS)
to establish an Autism at Work Program, based on-site in Canberra. DSS is a large federal government agency, who provide a range of programs
and services for the Australian community - their mission is to improve the wellbeing of individuals and families in Australian communities.
This is a great opportunity for individuals to become part of a forward-thinking team with a commitment to providing high quality and innovative services. Find out more on Facebook & LinkedIn.
Dandelion Program: Resources
The DXC Dandelion Program aims to integrate people with autism into DXC’s workforce has made its resources available via Cornell University to help other organisations leverage the knowledge and experience from the program. These resources can be used by organisations to support
and promote neurodiversity in their workforce to create a sustainable program that retains employees and increases opportunities for people
on the autism spectrum.
Find out more:
- DXC Dandelion Program - 2018 in Review (PDF)
- DXC Technology Launches Dandelion Program Assessment Centre at New Office Opening in Canberra (article)
- DXC Technology and pymetrics Announce Development of Neuroscience Games to Help People on the Autism Spectrum (article)
- DXC Technology Launches Dandelion Program’s Autism Work Experience Course at University of Queensland (article)
- DXC Technology joins with ANZ Banking Group for autism research (article)
- Internships to help autistic students to explore talents (article)
- Robot helps teach children on autism spectrum in Chisholm (article)
- The DXC Dandelion Work Experience Program Extends to Canberra with Local University Partnerships (article)
- The Dandelion Project (radio segment)
- Dandelion Program - Autism@Work 2017 (video).
If you interested please register at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DXC has also set up two Neurodiversity Hubs with Swinburne Universityand the University of Queensland. There are plans to set up a neurodiversity hub in Canberra too. Watch this space for more information.
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