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Career Ideas for Teens in Information Technology, Second Edition
  • Trim Size: 7 3/8 X 9 1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0816082677
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-8267-4
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $45.00
  • Imprint: Ferguson
  • Published: 04/01/2012
  • Dewey Number: 004
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 192

Summary

Praise for the previous edition:
"...provides students with a fun and hands-on way to explore their interests and options for a future career."—Tech Directions

The current generation is the first one born into a fully wired society. Computers, the Internet, mobile computing devices, and cell phones are as commonplace today as radios and color televisions were 20 years ago. Technology has infiltrated virtually every industry and impacts—in one way or another—every profession imaginable and computers have become an essential tool for everyone from auto mechanics to stockbrokers. Experts predict that this is only the beginning of an amazing technological infrastructure to come in the future, which is good news for anyone interested in a career in information technology.

Career Ideas for Teens in Information Technology, Second Edition explores the many technical and creative jobs in this field that are expected to grow.

Job articles include:

  • Artificial intelligence scientist
  • Chief information officer
  • Computer programmer
  • Hardware engineer
  • Network administrator
  • Social media manager
  • Video game designer
  • Webmaster.

Specifications

Full-color illustrations. Index. Appendix.

About the Author(s)

Diane Lindsey Reeves is the founder of Bright Futures Press. She holds an undergraduate degree in elementary education as well as a master's-level certification in applied communications. She is the author or coauthor of several books and series of books, including the Career Ideas for Kids and Virtual Apprentice series for Ferguson's. Reeves also conducts workshops on teaching career-planning skills to students. She resides in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Gail Karlitz is an author and editor of nonfiction materials for young people and holds master's degrees in education and finance. She has taught pre-K through high school, published Careers and Colleges magazine for high school students, and led parenting workshops. She has coauthored several books in the Virtual Apprentice series for Ferguson's. She lives in Stamford, Connecticut.

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