In this Strength-in-Numbers series article, we speak with Amy Alexander, Senior Biomedical Engineer at Mayo Clinic where she converts 2-D radiological images into 3D-printed models. Amy discusses what she believes can be done to improve participation by women in the technology industry.
The 2018 Aspirations in Computing Awards ceremony, was held on April 17th. 35 Minnesota high school young women were recognized for their technology related interests and achievements.
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.