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Building an IT Career Ready Washington: 2015 and Beyond: Introduction

In considering what transforms someone who has even a mild curiosity about pursuing an academic and career pathway in IT, one of the primary questions is, what are the critical components that can produce an ideal IT
• student,
• graduate,
• job candidate, and finally,
• worker?

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Often, IT employers bemoan the lack of innovation and critical thinking in an IT graduate. Why do you think that is? What can a student do to “grow” their own capacity to innovate think critically?

Find out what IT students should be learning in order to “grow” their capacity to innovate and think critically.

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When you are training and/or mentoring a new IT employee, what are the main things you spend the most time on with them to improve their performance?

Find out what employability skills faculty could be incorporating in the classroom to improve on-the-job performances for college IT graduates.

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