The opportunity is now.
Opportunities for integrators are growing like crazy. The AV industry, for example, reached $114 billion in size in 2016. The security/life safety industry grew to $350 billion in 2016. The only thing holding these industries back: a shortage of skilled communication technology professionals.
IGNITE is your on-ramp to opportunities to design, install, integrate, service, create, sell, market, and distribute AV, communications, security, life safety, and IT/networking solutions for organizations of all kinds.
They design, install and service AV solutions - from command centers to stadium displays.
You'll find opportunities at communications giants as well as industry startups.
These businesses sell and distribute the latest communications technology gear.
Are the technology sector and systems integration industry right for me?
Salaries are great.
So are the benefits.
Great performers can advance quickly. At whatever level you enter the industry, opportunities abound to grow in your career.
Worried you’re not qualified?
You can be a high school grad or an experienced pro. All you need is a willingness to learn and a desire to advance.
Are you starting with just a high school diploma?
The easiest point of entry is to become an AV Technician, then branch out into design engineering, project management, sales and more.
Expore our job seeker resources.
What AV Pros say about Ignite
"I see IGNITE as a way of doing something proactive rather than complaining about a shortage of talent in our industry. It's so energizing to visit with students who are exploring their career choices."
"The IGNITE program is really starting to gain traction. I'm very excited to see ambassadors come on board and outreach to STEM programs and technical schools."
"I'm a big fan of growing our own talent through the IGNITE program and internships. I'm thrilled to be one of the IGNITE ambassadors, able to spread the word about this industry."
"IGNITE definitely has legs; we are met with wide-open arms when we make school visits and explain how great this industry can be for job-seekers looking to make an impact in a high-demand workplace."