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 you can access 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 e-mail list service to spread the word about job opportunities and through membership in the McClure School’s LinkedIn group.

TSMA, the Telecommunication Systems Management Association, helps its members prepare resumes and find jobs.

Ohio University Career and Leadership Development Center

Click here for a schedule of upcoming CLDC Career Fairs.

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. Click here to download the Student User Guide to get started.

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.

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