11/5/2009 Computers in your career

posted Nov 5, 2009, 6:32 AM by Abdulkader Alriyashi   [ updated Nov 5, 2009, 6:50 AM ]

·         Careers inside and outside the IT industry

o   Find an answer to the question, "What am I going to do if I choose technology as a major?"

o   Recognize the importance of technology for a successful career

o   Recognize careers that require using computers

o   Recognize different careers in IT industry

o   Identify some of the tasks of each career

o   Understand the term outsourcing

·         Essential questions   

o   List some of the careers outside IT field that require using computers?

o   What are the tasks that the hardware maintenance technicians is responsible for?

o   What are the products and services sales professionals sell?

o   What is the meaning of outsourcing? Give examples?

o   Why some companies resort to resourcing?

o   List some of the jobs that could be outsourced?

o   What is the main tasks for technical support specialists?

o   List some of the career in multimedia?

o   What are some careers opportunities in the internet?

·         Some of the careers, outside IT industry, that require using computers

o   Restaurant and Grocery store Manager

o   Courier Dispatchers

o   Construction Managers

o   Automotive Mechanics

·         Careers opportunities in the internet,

o   Web designers and web masters

o   Multimedia developers

o   programmers

·         Some of the careers in multimedia,

o   Art director

o   Interface Designer

o   Visual Designer

o   Animator

o   Sound producer

·         Your project

    • You will use one of the job search websites (ex. careerbuilder.com) to look for a job you are interested in. Then look up the requirements for that career.