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CIS Career Planning


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CIS Career Planning

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CIS Career Planning

  1. 1. Career Planning Jeremy Black, Ryan Heishman & Justin Moose
  2. 2. Computer Operator? <ul><li>Basically the Computer Operator really doesn’t operate computers at all. He or she actually oversees the usage of computers. Kind of weird isn’t it? They are being paid for doing the unneeded task of watching other people do their work, and paid well to boot! </li></ul><ul><li>The duties of computer operators vary with the size of the installation, the type of equipment used, and the policies of the employer. Generally, operators control the console of either a mainframe digital computer or a group of minicomputers. Working from operating instructions prepared by programmers, users, or operations managers, computer operators set controls on the computer and on peripheral devices required to run a particular job. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Groups of people sitting around on computers </li></ul><ul><li>Sitting in a place which can see all other computers in the room or walking from computer to computer making sure everything is going smoothly </li></ul><ul><li>Basic computer training from High School, College, or the Military </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Once you’re here, you’re pretty close to the top, no real need for improvement in this field. </li></ul><ul><li>Employment will go down by 25% by 2016 </li></ul><ul><li>$35,000 a year </li></ul>
  5. 5. College (the cheap way) <ul><li>Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3,665 students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic classes are required </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My group would easily get in </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Palau Community College </li></ul><ul><ul><li>649 students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HS diploma or GED </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to get in!!!1! $10 application fee!!!1! </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>University of Puerto Rico: Rio Piedras </li></ul><ul><ul><li>15,122 students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HS diploma or GED </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to get in </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Harvard College </li></ul><ul><ul><li>6,648 students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HS diploma or GED NOT required </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Very hard to get in </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Entry Level IT/Computer Positions <ul><li>At least a H.S. diploma </li></ul><ul><li>$25,000 - $40,000 /Year </li></ul><ul><li>REQUIREMENTS - Must be detail oriented. - Must be willing to learn new technology. - Must be able to comprehend information quickly. - High energy and willingness to learn! - At least a H.S. diploma </li></ul>
  8. 8. Cost of Living <ul><li>Pittsburg </li></ul><ul><li>$30,000 salary in Harrisburg </li></ul><ul><li>It's 7.8% cheaper to live in Pittsburgh </li></ul>