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Novacoast is a Santa Barbara based IT Professional Services and Product Development Company. Eron Howard, Novacoast's Vice
 

Summary: Novacoast is a Santa Barbara based IT Professional Services and
Product Development Company. Eron Howard, Novacoast's Vice
President of Development and UCSB Alum, coordinates Novacoast's
recruiting and intern program with UC Santa Barbara. Today, 25-
30% of all Novacvoast employees are UCSB alumnus. Based on the
nature of Novacoast's business, they have very stringent skill set
requirements for the type of customer facing consulting developers
they employ.
Novacoast has been recruiting top-
engineers exclusively out of UC Santa
Barbara for over 5 years. Eron noticed,
once the word got out about the quality
of Computer Science majors who were
graduating from UC Santa Barbara,
competing for top quality software
engineering graduates became more challenging as Microsoft,
Apple, Google and others moved in. Novacoast was attending fall
and spring career fairs on campus and discovered the best students
were not the ones necessarily attending these events. They then
decided they needed to step up their campus penetration efforts to

  

Source: Akhmedov, Azer - Department of Mathematics, University of California at Santa Barbara

 

Collections: Mathematics