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IT careers involve the design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia and systems integration services. The IT industry is a dynamic and entrepreneurial working environment that has a revolutionary impact on the economy and society. Besides careers in the IT industry, IT careers are available in every sector of the economy—from Financial Services to Medical Services, Business to Engineering and Environmental Services.Anyone preparing for an IT career should have a solid grounding in math and science.
A career in IT is challenging and ever-changing. Those who pursue jobs in the IT sector will quickly discover ongoing opportunities to learn about and work with exciting new technologies that are transforming our world. IT education can be obtained in four-year colleges, two-year community colleges, technical colleges and institutes, and high schools. Even in time of economic downturn, there is still a large market for people with IT skills in organizations of all sizes. The Information Technology Association of America reports that U.S. employers will have about 1.1 million IT jobs to fill over the next 12 months. ITA expects continued growth opportunities within the IT field. Each of the IT Academy programs offer exciting and challenging career opportunities. The knowledge and skills identified form a strong foundation for success whether in a post-secondary institution, high school or at the workplace.
Intense training of this caliber is rare in a high school environment and few high schools nationwide offer complete training these five career pathways. The IT Academy is an extraordinary opportunity to start an IT career early.