Minnesota State IT Center of Excellence

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
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
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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Jan
07

Strength in Numbers – Catalyst for Cultural Change

It’s one thing to talk about corporate diversity and inclusion, and yet another to actually implement it in an effective way. In this article, we get an inside view of how Director of Software Engineering, Julie Gallenberg, is helping to influence company culture and the well-being of her colleagues, and the staff she leads at Minneapolis-based information security company, Code42.

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Dec
03

Going the Distance with IT Exploration Learning in Greater Minnesota

A pilot project funded and supported by Minnesota State – IT Center of Excellence and Lyft Career Pathways helped the IT Exploration partners to design and develop the distance offering that involves the study of computer hardware maintenance and repair, software development (including gaming), network administration, telecommunications, data analytics, and cyber security.

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Nov
29

Strength in Numbers – Leads to a Culture of Trust

Minnesota-based Merrill Corporation is laser focused on building trustworthy business relationships. And, inside its corporate walls, tech executives like Peg Mickelson are helping to create a culture of trust that encourages and supports women seeking careers in technology.

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