Career Ideas for Teens in Information Technology

Career Ideas for Teens in Information Technology

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ISBN-13: 9780816069217
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/28/2006
Series: Career Ideas for Teens Series
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsv
Welcome to Your Future1
Section 1Discover You at Work5
Big Question #1Who Are You?6
Big Question #2What Are Your Interests and Strengths?9
Big Question #3What Are Your Work Values?12
Big Question #4What Is Your Work Personality?17
Section 2Explore Your Options31
Artificial Intelligence Scientist35
Bioinformatician38
CAD (Computer-Aided Design) Technician41
Chief Information Officer43
Computer Animator46
Computer Control Operator48
Computer Forensics Expert51
Computer Game Designer54
Computer Operator56
Computer Programmer58
Computer Repair Technician61
Computer Sales Representative64
Computer Science Teacher67
Computer Security Specialist69
Computer Support Specialist72
Database Administrator74
Database Modeler77
Desktop Publisher79
E-Commerce Administrator81
Global Network Architect84
Hardware Engineer87
Information Architect90
Information Broker92
Instructional Designer94
Multimedia Developer97
Nanotechnologist99
Semiconductor Processor101
Software Developer103
Software Tester106
Systems Analyst108
Technical Writer111
Telecommunications Engineer114
Usability Specialist116
Webmaster118
Wireless Engineer121
Big Question #5Do You Have the Right Skills?124
More Career Ideas in Information Technology127
Big Question #6Are You on the Right Path?129
Section 3Experiment with Success133
Big Question #7Who Knows What You Need to Know?135
Ask the Experts138
Big Question #8How Can You Find Out What a Career Is Really Like?156
Big Question #9How Do You Know When You've Made the Right Choice?162
Big Question #10What's Next?166
A Final Word169
Appendix171
Index177

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