Accenture Federal Services Launch Apprenticeship Program

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Accenture Federal Services (AFS), which has pledged to employ 1,400 technology workers in St. Louis by 2025, plans to source a portion of that workforce through a new local apprenticeship program. The STL Partnership is proud to have worked with our regional partners in helping AFS expand and build the Advanced Technology Center in providing custom digital, cloud, automation, artificial intelligence and cyber solutions to federal government agencies.

John Goodman, CEO of AFS, said that with St. Louis’ skilled workforce, vibrant technology ecosystem and community commitment to collaboration between government, civic, business, academic and community partners, AFS will fit nicely in the region.

The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership worked with AllianceSTL , Missouri PartnershipMissouri Department of Economic Development and Ameren Missouri to make sure AFS’s needs were addressed and met.

“We have have worked with our community partners to help bring this opportunity to St. Louis” said Rodney Crim, CEO and President of the STL Partnership. “AFS’ pledge to employ 1,400 workers shows their dedication to investing in this region.”

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