College & Career Readiness

February 2020

A monthly newsletter that highlights different college majors, trades, and the military.

HAPPY FEBRUARY!

COLLEGE MAJOR

COMPUTER SCIENCE

Computer science is very broad so the job market after graduating with this degree is very wide for this high demand career. Only those interested in the science, not just the money, pursue this degree.


Here are some helpful web sites about majoring in computer science:


Pros and Cons of a Computer Science degree


About...Computer Science Engineering


Should I major in Computer Science?

TRADE

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) CERTIFICATIONS

Earning an IT certification is a great way to finesse your tech skills and help break into the field. Gaining an entry-level job is the first step to gaining experience and further education is necessary to advance your career.


Check out these websites:


IT Certification Programs to jumpstart your career


How Information Technology works


IT certification programs through CCBC

MILITARY

NAVY

The Navy was officially established in 1775. Their primary mission is to maintain the freedom of the seas, or “A Global Force for Good.” The Navy makes it possible for the US to use the seas where and when it’s needed. If you’re interested in sailing boats, flying airplanes, driving submarines, or any in between, there is a job for you.


Check out these websites for more information:


Navy - Frequently Asked Questions


Joining the Navy: An Overview


From Musicians to the Navy Seals...Careers in the Navy

One last thought...

WHAT IS MINDFULNESS?

Mindfulness is the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something.