IT offers great career opportunities in today’s economy…
...as companies rely more and more on technology for their competitive success. That’s why the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the number of IT careers available to software developers is expected to increase 34% by 2020! MSN.com reports that IT jobs comprise 12 of the Top 25 Highest Paying Jobs with the most openings.
“Before attending TechSmart KC I was a high school teacher working long hours with little pay. Now I have found my TRUE passion as a software developer. I love waking up every day. I don't see IT as a job but a way of life.”— Cody Evans, Application Support Specialist (2012)
So what does an IT person actually do?
The answer is that it depends. There are two general areas of technology – networking and programming (or coding). Within these two areas are a multitude of different jobs such as security, communications, network analyst, software developer, mobile apps developer, website development and even gaming. The actual day-to-day activities of your position depend upon the role you choose.
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Gain experience and advance your career.
One of the best things about technology is the opportunity to grow your career. Your entry-level opportunity in technology is not just a job. It’s the first step in your IT career. As you gain experience and technical skills (like the experienced IT professionals that train with our Corporate Division), you will advance your career into higher paying jobs with more prestige and responsibilities.