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High school students explore technology careers at Linn State

Linn State Technical College is once again hosting the 2013 Computer Professions on Demand (CPoD) next week at the main campus in Linn, June 23-26.

The program is specifically designed for high school students throughout the state of Missouri to spend four days learning about career possibilities in the computer technology field.  All participants will:

  • Gain hands-on experience through training sessions.
  • Work as a team to develop a technical presentation for the closing session.
  • Learn about project management, networks and basic concepts of how a computer works.
  • Visit mid-Missouri businesses and state agencies to learn more about the use of information technology systems.

For a complete schedule or to interview participants, please contact Stephanie Scheulen at Linn State Technical College.  Scheulen can be reached by phone at 573.897.5000 or email at stephanie.scheulen@linnstate.edu.

Donations from several businesses help underwrite the expenses of the event.  Donors include: AOS, CDW-G, Central Technology Services, Cisco, Custom Screen Printing & Embroidery, DST Systems, Inc., EMC Corporation, Huber & Associates, Inc., IBM Corporation, iWE Studio, J.Ventures/Jan Grecian, Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce, Jefferson City Information Technology Coalition, Legends Bank, Lincoln University, Linn State Technical College, Missouri Office of Administration, Information Technology Services Division, Rosanna Bisges, Rose International, Scholastic Inc., Three Rivers Electric Cooperative, Wipro.

Linn Sate Technical College is Missouri’s only state technical college.  Hands-on technical courses balanced with a strong foundation in communication, problem solving, decision-making and critical thinking prepare graduates for profitable employment and a life of learning.  

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