More jobs. More opportunities. More money. Women with technical skills have more of everything.
By 2020 there will be 1.4 million computing-related job openings in the United States. But based on current graduation levels, only 32 percent of those will be filled.
So when you choose to pursue a tech career, you’re opening yourself up to literally millions of job opportunities. And high-paying ones at that.
Starting salaries for tech-related fields are some of the highest around.
In fact, of the top 20 occupations with the highest median earnings for women, five fall within the tech arena. Even better, there’s almost no wage gap between women and men in tech. In other words, choosing a career in tech is a sound financial decision.
Any Career Interest Can Lead to a Career in Tech
Look around you. Technology is in everything you see. It’s also part of virtually every occupation on Earth. Create IT, manage IT, consult about IT, teach IT, use IT in research, be an entrepreneur with IT, understand IT, link IT to your interests and you will have the edge in the job market!
Interested in art? Become a web developer or an interactive advertising specialist. Got a head for business? Become an enterprise architect or a data scientist. Interested in health care? Think about a career in health informatics. Want to change the world? Start by becoming more tech savvy.
Today’s tech professionals work in highly collaborative units. Teamwork and communication are the name of the game.
Check out our student profiles to see how the women with technical skills of IU are using tech in their career plans. Or head over to the Faculty section to see how faculty connect to technology across a multitude of disciplines.
Ready. Set. Get Techie!
Join CEWiT and you’ll find a vibrant community of women dedicated to helping each other excel in the world of technology.”