“Smart Summer” with SKIDATA

Technology & IT summer vacation weeks in Salzburg: IT juniors take a look at SKIDATA

Young men and women aged 12 to 16 can take a peek at Salzburg's most successful IT companies - including SKIDATA, the global market leader for access solutions - during the "Smart Summer" technology and IT summer vacation weeks taking place from July 17 to August 4, 2017. On July 20, 2017, SKIDATA invites enthusiastic IT up-and-comers to their headquarters in Grödig, Austria. With the intention of awakening curiosity and excitement for technical professions, young people have the opportunity to learn more about the company and get involved themselves.

"Program participants can look forward to taking apart a computer and putting it back together, getting a closer look into the world of software development and much more. They should see how exciting technical jobs are and that math is important in more places than just the classroom," says Barbara Köglhaider, SKIDATA Recruiting Specialist. Responsible for junior staff development at SKIDATA, she and her colleagues are eagerly looking forward to the event on July 20, 2017.

Hands-on IT, technology and software at SKIDATA

SKIDATA will show students the variety in IT jobs in order to get them excited about a technology, software or IT apprenticeship or internship. After a snack in the cafeteria, they are treated to a company tour with a first glimpse at the world of SKIDATA ticketing systems and access solutions. Then, the rookies take part in workshops in which they learn about various job descriptions and training opportunities at SKIDATA. Students experience first-hand how exciting training in an IT profession can be. "What does a software developer do? How is a computer built? The participants get answers to their questions and we really hope that this hands-on event inspires them to choose career training in technology," explains Köglhaider.

Fit for the future with a technical apprenticeship or internship with SKIDATA

Gaining access to SKIDATA is possible with an apprenticeship or internship in our various technology departments. An apprenticeship or internship with SKIDATA means comprehensively and proficiently learning a trade or getting an in-depth look at everyday life in a company. Above all, training and internships at SKIDATA mean getting to know your own strengths, and correctly putting your talents and skills to good use. From their first day on, SKIDATA apprentices and interns are fully-fledged members of the company whose opinions are valued. As a state certified training company, SKIDATA offers the following skilled trades with the best prospects for the future:

· Electronics technician - applied electronics
· Mechatronic technician
· Information technologies - technician
· Information technologies - computer specialist
· Office administrator
· Media specialist - media design
· Operating logistics clerk

Choosing a career is an important decision and everyone should be very well informed when making it. SKIDATA therefore offers many internships, as your first experience in a job you want to do makes choosing the right training much easier. Find more information about careers at SKIDATA by visiting If you are looking for an apprenticeship, be sure to check out:

Career events: get to know SKIDATA in person

SKIDATA appears at many career fairs and events. Representatives from the SKIDATA team answer interested potential new recruits' questions about apprenticeships and internships in the IT industry. The next career fairs and events take place this fall:


SKIDATA is an international leading company for access solutions and management. More than 10,000 SKIDATA installations in ski resorts, sports stadiums, airports, shopping centers, cities, spas and wellness facilities, exhibition centers and amusement parks worldwide ensure safe and reliable access and access control for people and vehicles. SKIDATA places great value in offering solutions that are intuitive, easy to operate and secure. With their integrated concepts, SKIDATA helps clients optimize performance and maximize profits. The SKIDATA Group ( is a member of the publicly traded Swiss Kudelski Group (, a leader in digital security solutions.

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5083 Grödig/Salzburg
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