No matter what field you’re interested in, there are IT jobs in every industry.
IT PROFESSIONALS WORK IN INDUSTRIES LIKE THESE AND OTHERS.
IT jobs are everywhere, and can be found in companies big and small
If these non-technical skills are your strong point, IT might be right for you:
IT jobs are abundant all throughout the country and around the world!
Less than half (45%) of girls surveyed think IT jobs pay well.
Only 19% of girls surveyed believe it’s easy to find an IT job.
But right now, in the U.S. alone, there are over 850,000 IT job postings in a variety of industries!
Plus: IT jobs will continue to grow at a projected increase of 17% by 2022.
Once you’ve decided that IT is for you, validate what you’ve learned through certification. IT education and certification help you get a great job and grow your career.
93% of hiring managers believe IT certifications are valuable in validating expertise.
80% of employers reward their staff for passing certification exams with an increase in salary or pay, public recognition, bonus or promotion.
CompTIA’s vendor neutral certifications give you vendor-independent validation of technical skills and have enormous credibility, especially for entry-level job seekers like students.
With all the different paths IT can take you, you’ll want to explore your options.
The IT job market needs young women like you.
Find out more about what role you can play in IT at: Comptia.org/AWITCareers
Sources: HR Perceptions of IT Training and Certification, February 2015; U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics - Occupational Employment Statistics, January 2014;
CompTIA Employment Snapshot, Q4, 2014; CompTIA The Multigenerational Workforce study, 2015; CompTIA IT Employment Snapshot, Q1 2016; EMSI