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How's the job market where you live?

Discussion in 'Computers & Technology' started by canadmos, Feb 13, 2013.

  1. canadmos Well-Known Member

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    I'm currently in college studying computer sciences and am gearing myself towards becoming some sort of Junior Administrator with a healthy background in data communication security. I'm doing this up here in Toronto and I have always been open to eventually moving to the States (lived in Denver for two years and loved it), if the right opportunity pops up. As long as I don't fail any courses, I should be graduating in the Spring of 2014.

    How is the job market looking where all of you work (specifically speaking to anyone in IT)? Any hotspots or booming areas? I really have no clue what is happening down there.

    I should have an internship term coming in September, too. Anyone have an opening? Haha. Willing to work for beer and a place to crash with my bike!
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  2. jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    sorry, america's full.
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  3. StiHacka Active Member

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    If you are after booming areas, ask in India or China.
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  4. canadmos Well-Known Member

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    I guess overseas would be an option. Know anyone that has done that? At my school there are tons of international students from that area....

    Damnit :(
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  5. rockofullr confused

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    Tech sector in the SF bay area is making a come back.

    Lots of jobs and money are flying around here again.
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  6. IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    his funny accent would be right at home.
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  7. johnbryanpeters Hero

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    www.competitive.com (Burlingon, VT). We have interns. If you're interested send us a resume and a cover letter.
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  8. stevew unique white person

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    if you are in toronto you should be at the quest for fire/the highest order/surinam show right fvcking now...
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  9. bean New Member

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    There are lots of tech jobs in Boulder. Particularly for programmers. There's been a continual shortage of those over the past few years.
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  10. $tinkle Expert on blowing

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    know 2 ppl from DC who moved there recently.
    one's a PM, the other BD/bus capture
    neither would have a gig if it weren't for their developers, so yeah...what you said.
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  11. $tinkle Expert on blowing

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    arrived to my inbox a min ago:
    implied requirement is ability to disassemble & shoot any "recovered" SKS or kalishikov, and having graduated SERE school
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  12. canadmos Well-Known Member

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    That sounds like a sweet job opportunity haha

    I am honestly so confused right now. I want to persue administration or network design of some sort after I graduate, but I am doing best in my programming classes...Even though I don't fully enjoy writing code. And with that said, the only programming classes I've taken has been for asp, BASH and and Perl.

    I just can't wait to graduate and be done stressing about all these rediculous assignments, tests and exams. Not to mention the boring as all **** literature courses I usually get stuck with.
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  13. bean New Member

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    The ridiculous assignments don't end when you get a job. But you get paid for completing them.
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  14. binary visions The voice of reason

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    Pursue what you enjoy.

    I hate writing code. It's useful to be able to do some coding/scripting in virtually all areas of IT, so it's good knowledge to have and a good skill to employ, but if you have to do it all day every day, and you don't like it, you're going to want to jump off a bridge.

    Your school doesn't have a more IT focused degree, instead of getting a computer science degree and not wanting to pursue computer science?
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  15. $tinkle Expert on blowing

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    redneckognize!
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