ITS is a growing field: The U.S. Department of Labor expects jobs for network and computer systems administrators to increase by nearly 28 percent by 2020. Increasing demand for high-tech communication systems in all sectors of the economy, combined with the impending retirement of the baby boom generation, means that there should be many jobs available in ITS.
Here are some resources to help you in your job search.
McClure School of Information and Telecommunication Systems
ITS alumni stay in touch with the McClure School family — other alumni and students — in several ways: they use the school’s email list service to spread the word about job opportunities and through membership in the McClure School’s LinkedIn group.
Ohio University Career and Leadership Development Center
Bobcat CareerLink is your key campus resource for job hunting. It carries job listings and information on employers, helps you prepare for interviews, and assists with resume writing.
U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Occupational Outlook Handbook contains the latest government research on jobs, including salary data that can help you when negotiating pay.
Click here to see the OOH section on Computer and Information Technology Occupations.
The National Compensation Survey has more detailed information on pay by field, occupation, and location.
Recent MITS graduates are working for:
- American International
- AT&T Telecommunications Analyst
- Azercell Telecom
- BMB Group
- Boeing Company
- Chase Bank
- Cincinnati Bell
- Cisco Systems
- Global Telecom & Technology
- Interactive Data Systems
- Millicom International Cellular
- Nationwide Insurance
- Netsmart Technologies
- OPNET Technologies
- Pacific Lutheran University
- Paladin Protective Systems
- PowerNet Global
- Progressive Insurance
- Queclink Wireless Solutions Ltd.
- Rackspace Hosting
- Tech Mahindra Ltd
- The Bradford Group
- The World Bank
- Time Warner Cable-Midwest Region
- University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
- US Army
- Verizon Business