There's a shortfall of over 5,000 graduates every year.
The creation of new graduate positions at Sidero in Athlone will help meet the demand for staff in the cloud computing sector, according to TUS.
The midlands company is creating 75 new jobs following an investment of €4.5 million - some of which will be offered to students on their graduate placement programme.
The Techonological University of the Shannon says they've been working closely Sidero over the last ten years to generate industry-ready graduates.
Head of Department of Computer and Software Engineering at TUS, Dr. Enda Fallon says there's a shortfall of over 5,000 graduates every year: