Career Ideas for Teens in Information Technologyby Diane Lindsey Reeves
What's the most boring question adults ask teens? "So ... what do you want to be when you grow up?" If you're like many teens, your answer might be "I don't know!" It's natural to feel a bit overwhelmed when there are thousands of options available. But now is a great time to start discovering what's out there-as you go through high school and on to the next level.
Whatever your interests and abilities, there's a career out there with your name on it-something that will fulfill and excite you and provide a paycheck too! The Career Ideas for Teens series shows you the many opportunities available and includes questions and activities that will help you to discover your strengths and talents and find out which careers interest you. Among 10 key self-discovery questions asked are: "What Are Your Interests and Strengths?" "What Is Your Work Personality?" "Do You Have the Right Skills?" and "How Can You Find Out What a Career is Really Like?" Activities include the Work Interest Profiler, a test that reveals your work personality and which careers best fit your personality type. Each book contains at least 35 career profiles, each with a career description, relevant organizations and resources, and activity suggestions.
Computers and the Internet are indispensable resources in today's world. Information technology professionals develop, create, maintain, and operate computer-related technologies. From the technical to the creative, these careers offer something for everyone. Careers profiled in Career Ideas for Teens in Information Technology include: Artificial intelligence scientist, Bioinformatician, Computer animator, Computer game designer, Computer support specialist, Desktop publisher, E-commerce administrator, Information broker, Nanotechnologist, Security specialist, Software developer, Wireless engineer, And more.
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