Career Information

Graduates enter the workforce with the skills and knowledge required to support and troubleshoot computer and information technology systems within a wide range of computing environments. Graduates are prepared to obtain entry-level employment in IT positions such as, desktop support technician, help desk specialist, computer support specialist, network support specialist, network and computer systems administrator, and web developer.
 
The following links contain career and employment information for jobs within the computer and information technology field.
 
CompTIA TechCareer Compass (TCC) (http://tcc.comptia.org/default.aspx)
TCC is a worldwide Information Technology (IT) repository for resources critical in attracting, training and developing properly skilled IT workers.  The followign is a direct link to the Job Roles area of TCC -- http://tcc.comptia.org/job_roles.aspx -- and would be a good place to explore the following job titles: (Tip: one on the Job Roles page, select View all Job Titles from the drop down menu to the right of Select your serarch criteria)
Help Desk Technician
Network Administrator
Network Support Technician
PC Technician
Alaska Career Ladder  (http://labor.alaska.gov/research/careerladder/home.htm)
The career ladder is designed to help identify occupations that are most likely to lead to advancement to or from a particular occupation. Click the "Choose and Occupation" link (green box, upper right), and explore the following occupations.
Computer Support Specialist
Computer Systems Administrators
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
Occupational Information Network (O*NET) (http://online.onetcenter.org/)
The O*NET program is the nation's primary source of occupational information. There are a lot of different ways to explore the O*Net site. The following is a direct link is to the O*NET Information Technology Career Cluster -- http://online.onetcenter.org/find/career?c=11&g=Go -- and would be a good link to begin exploring the following job classifications:
Information Support Services, Computer Support Specialists
Information Support Services, Web Administrators
Network Systems, Computer Security Specialists
Network Systems, Network and Computer Systems Administrators
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