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For an IT graduate (whether a 2- or 4-year degree) about to enter the workforce, we asked our IT Professionals what are the top five IT courses and subsequent IT concepts/competencies they should have mastered? For example, networking, programming, database design/development, etc.

For an IT graduate (whether a 2- or 4-year degree) about to enter the workforce, IT Professionals list the top IT courses, subsequent IT concepts/competencies, and employability skills they should have mastered by the time they are ready to look for a job.

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What Constitutes the Ideal IT Student?

IT faculty can think about the ideal IT student attributes and consider how they might embed them as part of the IT student’s classroom experience.

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Watch Two New “The Life of an IT Professional: A Five Minute Story” Videos

The Center has added two new IT professionals telling their story about their academic and career pathways in the ever-changing, exciting, and innovative world of information technology. We catch up with Andrew Craswell, now a software engineer, and Johanna Aqui, a developer lead. So, take a few minutes to listen and learn!

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