Four local high school students signed deferred employment contracts with Moscow hi-tech companies at the opening of Quantorum, a children's technology park hosted at Technopolis Moscow. One of the students, Nickolay Chufarovsky, a runner-up of All-Russian Mathematics Competition, signed an agreement with Profilum.
The ceremony was attended by Moscow mayor Sergey Sobyanin, Russian education and science minister Olga Vassilieva, and RF presidential aide Andrey Belousov.
Using criteria designed by the Department of Science, Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship, Moscow Agency of Innovations jointly with the Center of Teaching Arts and Moscow hi-tech companies selected candidates for signing deferred employment contracts among winners and runners-up of academic competitions.
Such contracts will guarantee talented high schoolers secure jobs in the future. According to the documents, young people will be officially employed in two months or less after they provide the employers with certificates of secondary professional or higher education.