Minnesota State – IT Center of Excellence is excited to announce that our work and collaboration with high schools and colleges in Minnesota to perfect an Information Technology (IT) Exploration curriculum has produced a high quality resource which is now available for use in your school.
Register now for an upcoming 30 minute introduction webinar.
IT Exploration Introduction Webinar
April 23, 2019 3:40pm – 4:10pm
May 8, 2019 3:40pm -4:10pm
A number of organizations have completed Career Outlook surveys for 2018 and beyond. The summary of findings have a nice outlook for students in the data science, computer science and/or information technology areas. In 2018, Glassdoor (www.glassdoor.com) listed the 50 best jobs in the United States. Their job ratings included job satisfaction, number of job openings and base salary. Out of the top 50 jobs, fifteen (15) are in the technology arenas, with many being in the Top 10!
New Directions in IT Education is the annual Minnesota State Faculty Conference that provides an opportunity for educators and industry leaders to interact with their peers and influence the direction of education. This year’s conference will be held May 15-17, 2019 at North Hennepin Community and Technical College in Brooklyn Park, MN.
As a continuation of our series, we feature Rachel Whitcomb, Vice President of Supply Chain Technology at Target Corporation. Rachel shares transformative insights into the role mentors can play in shaping mentees’ careers…
On Friday March 1, thirteen faculty from across the state braved snowy skies and roads to gather for lunch during the annual SIGCSE Technical Symposium in Minneapolis, to learn about the new D2L Career Readiness Modules being offered by ITCOE. Wilson Garland, Janice Aanenson and Chad Eckes from ITCOE provided information and took questions about the Modules, as well as discussed the needs for improved Career Readiness curriculum options for faculty to offer in their classes.
Experts say a good job interview starts well before the job seeker and interviewer meet. Preparation can be as important as the interview itself. Researching, practicing, and dressing appropriately are the first steps to making the most of a job interview. During Veritas Technologies Professional Workshop, honorees received these following tips: