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Mar
20

TOP 10 IT CAREERS FOR 2019

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!

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Mar
13

Register now for the New Directions In IT Education – Minnesota State IT Faculty Conference

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.

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Mar
13

2019 Aspirations in Computing Certificate of Distinction and Rising Star Honorees

The Minnesota Aspirations in Computing Awards Committee congratulates 65 young women from Minnesota High Schools for being recognized as a Certificate of Distinction or Rising Star Honoree The National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) selected 45 Certificate of Distinction Honorees whose scores were relatively strong, as evidenced by their engagement in a variety [...]
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Mar
05

Strength in Numbers — Maximizing Influence to Drive Career Success

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…

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Feb
28

7 Tips for Job Interview Success

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:

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Feb
19

2019 New Directions in Technology: Join Us at the Table

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. Minnesota State IT Center of Excellence invites industry partners, employers and faculty members from across Minnesota State to this annual event. The New [...]
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Feb
01

Strength in Numbers – Leads to Transformative Policies

Numerous studies, including Google’s two-year quest to build the perfect team, reveal that creating a diverse culture with a foundation of respect and trust leads to high performing teams. Developing policies that support these values is helping to transform work environments that benefit organizations, employees, and customers.

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Jan
17

Where Are They Now: Caroline Zeng

The Where are They Now? series provides an exclusive look into their lives, exposing their personal and professional interests, their favorite learning and enrichment experiences, and their education and career plans. This article features Caroline Zeng, a 2018 Minnesota State Winner and National Honorable Mention.

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