Careers in Information Technology

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400 Pages
30 Essays
Subject & Name Index
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October 2016 · 1 volume · 400 pages · 8"x10"

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Careers in Information Technology
This ongoing series serves as a stepping stone in understanding specific careers and provides a wealth of information on the education and training needed within each profession along with a look towards the future of the field with an informative employment outlook.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment in all computer occupations is expected to increase by 22% by 2020. Give your students and researchers the information they need to learn about the many, varied career paths in information technology with our latest Careers title. This publication highlights twenty-three growing and in demand fields in information technology. Merging scholarship with occupational development, this single comprehensive guidebook provides information technology students with necessary insight into potential careers, and provides instruction on what job seekers can expect in terms of training, advancement, earnings, job prospects, working conditions, relevant associations, and more.

Careers in Information Technology examines 23 potential career paths in Information Technology, including:

• Computer Engineer
• Computer Programmer
• Robotics Technician
• Database Administrator
• Information Security Analyst
• Multimedia Artist & Animator
• Software Developer
• Web Administrator

Each chapter ranges in length from 3,500 to 4,500 words and begins with a snapshot of the occupation that includes career clusters, interests, earnings and employment outlook. Information-packed chapters provide real-world information about these in-demand professions, including: A Day in the Life, Work Environment, Education & Training, Earnings & Advancement, Employment Outlook, Networking Contacts, Areas with the Highest Employment Levels, and Conversations with Real Professionals.

This title is specifically designed for a high school and undergraduate audience and is edited to align with secondary or high school curriculum standards. This title is an indispensible reference for anyone looking to excel in the information technology field.