Information Technology Career Information Resources
Here are some links to organizations that provide more information about a career in computers and information technology.
Computer Careers - General
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), is the country's oldest scientific and educational computer society. It offers memberships to students and computer professionals.
The National Workforce Center for Emerging Technologies works with students and educators to develop best practices and standards for education in the computer science field. Registered users have access to a database of information pertaining to eight information technology career clusters.
The IEEE Computer Society is the largest branch of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. It provides technical information and services to computer professionals.
Computer Support and Systems Administration
The Association of Computer Support Specialists has information about careers in computer support, including articles contributed by its members.
The Association of Support Professionals website includes job listings and career information.
The System Administrators Guild is a professional organization dedicated to promoting computer systems administration as a career. It promotes standards of practice, and promotes educational activities.
Certification and Accreditation Organizations
Information about the Certified Computing Professional designation is offered by the Institute for Certification of Computing Professionals.
Learn more about the A+ and Net+ Certifications, along with other industry certification programs at the CompTIA website.
Get more information on the industry certification programs offered by Microsoft at the Microsoft Learning website.