professional development

Applied Materials Foundation Invests in the Teaching Profession

Applied Materials Foundation Invests in the Teaching Profession

Underlying all of the Applied Materials Foundation investments in education is our belief in the vital role that teachers play. We invest in the recruitment of the most promising candidates as well as support and professional development throughout their careers, and efforts to retain the very best educators. The quality of the induction and first few years of teaching can shape the long-term effectiveness of educators and determine if they persist in the profession.
Employee Reflects on Career in IT

Employee Reflects on Career in IT

Applied Materials' Christi Marrufo shares her career path in the high tech industry in a recent issue of Workforce Diversity for Engineering and IT Professionals magazine.In a feature on computer science as a top career field, Christi details her responsibilities as Director of Front End Services, Global Information Services, and speaks to what she enjoys most about working in the IT industry.  Below is an excerpt from the article: