James Mazza, left, and Amber Samuels, right, working at the Department of Education.
We recently spoke with three ITWorks graduates to catch up with them about how their new careers in information technology are going. Hayden Dugan, from the Philadelphia class of Spring 2015 is currently working at Amtrak. Amber Samuels, now working in the Delaware Department of Education (employed through Versalign), graduated with the Delaware class of Fall 2015. And last but not least, James Mazza, from the Las Vegas Spring 2016 class, has started his career working for Goodwill of Southern Nevada. Read on to learn more about how these ITWorks graduates are doing now!
The demand for data scientists, analysts, and big data experts is strong, and educational institutions are scrambling to meet the demand.
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ITWorks students begin their internships, included as part of the ITWorks program, in just a few short weeks. ITWorks includes this element in the 16-week program curriculum because internships are of paramount importance to getting a job later on.