Careers in IT: How to Get Your First Job

This course is a practical guide for students moving from school to their first job in Information Technology. It covers the job hunt process from beginning to end.
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(153)
Level
Beginner
Updated
June 5, 2015
Duration
4h 8m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(153)
Level
Beginner
Updated
June 5, 2015
Duration
4h 8m
Description

This course is a practical guide for students moving from school to their first job in Information Technology. It covers the importance of school (hint: not just grades!) and how to develop the skills that employers are looking for today. The course walks students through the job hunting process from beginning to end: building soft skills and technical experience, writing a resume and cover letter, looking for jobs, interviewing, and finally accepting a job offer. It also provides answers to frequently asked questions about getting that first job in IT.

About the author
About the author

Amber is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and Microsoft Certified Professional Developer with 15+ years experience working with and teaching Microsoft technologies. She also focuses on professional skills, bridging the gap between techies and non-techies. For her work as a training leader, Amber received Training magazine's 2013 Emerging Training Leader award.

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