South Korea’s Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT) is recruiting extended reality, artificial intelligence, and non-fungible token (NFT) experts for its upcoming boot camp designed to train future metaverse professionals. 

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  • MSIT is launching what it calls the nation’s first “metaverse academy” in May to nurture 180 specialists. 
  • The ministry said 27 international firms, including Microsoft, Adobe, and The Sandbox, have agreed to provide metaverse academy trainees with experience and employment opportunities.

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