Information technology workers are in a growing and always changing field. You might work with computer hardware, software, multimedia, or network systems. You might design new computer equipment or work on a new computer game.
Some information technology workers support and manage computer hardware. For example, you might make sure the networks are working or manage a network that links people across the world. Or, you might support others and answer questions about specific software or hardware.
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Hobbies & Activities related to this industry:
- Business Professionals of America (BPA)
- Skills USA
- School newspaper or yearbook
- Set up computers and install software.
- Job shadow the technology coordinator at a high school or college.
- Use multimedia for school projects.
- Create a web page for a local organization.
- Set up your own local area network (LAN) for gaming.
- Volunteer to provide technical support for a nonprofit agency.
- Create your own webpage with a database and interactive elements.
Source: Minnesota CAREERwise
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