Students get first hand look at Discovery Works
March 24, 2006

Students get first hand look at Discovery Works

Secondary school students and others from the Community and Technical colleges have an excellent job opportunity awaiting them this year.

Discovery Works, a litigation support and document coding company that operates in capital Kingstown, will be making approximately 100-150 job opportunities available. The company’s current staff stands at approximately 200 employees.

On March 21 -22, Discovery Works held its first open day for fifth form students throughout St.Vincent and the Grenadines and the general public. {{more}}

“We want students to know Discovery Works has opportunities for them when they finish school,” said Kevin Jessamy, General Manager of Discovery Works.

Jessamy added: “We’re allowing the students who are about to finish school this year an opportunity to see what happens at Discovery Works and try to get them in the jobs that we have available.”

The general manager said there are opportunities available in the technical and bibliographical coding areas. The company does work for lawyers who work for large companies in the United States.

English, Mathematics and a typing speed of 35 words per minute are the required qualifications for employment at Discovery Works.

Jessamy said employees are given a starting salary of $5.25 per hour while night workers are being paid additional allowances and provided with transportation, all this plus a monthly incentive programme based on productivity and performance.