by Ethan Paquet
When the pandemic began, everybody was forced to change the way they worked, learned, and communicated with each other. We relied on computers and technology more than we ever had before. As we are possibly drawing near to declaring post-pandemic, The Information and Communications Technology Council says the demand for technology is here to stay and will lead to 250,000 jobs by 2025.
If you are a student with a talent or interest in using computers, this is great news as you can start making career plans and connections related to this industry. In the May 2023 issue of The Employment Journey, we cover the PEI IT Alliance’s Cybersecurity Program for junior high and high school students. This program creates teams that enter into the CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Defense Competition.
The top teams earn all-expenses-paid trips to the National Finals Competition, where they can network with sponsor representatives and earn national recognition and scholarship money, which can be used to pay for your college or university education.
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