SCIENCE, ENVIRONMENT & TECHNOLOGY

As the world becomes more connected through technology, the demands on technology intensify and become more complex. Information is more accessible than ever, but how can we verify its reliability? What kind of environmental footprints are we leaving behind for the future generations and what can we do to minimize or curve the damage? Working in this field might help answer some of those questions.

Information Technology


Potential Career Paths

As important as it is for technology to work, it’s almost equally as important that it is easy to understand, visually appealing, and quickly delivers what users seek. That is why, in addition to traditional careers in information technology (IT managers, software engineer, technical support), new jobs are being introduced. User experience specialists, technical writers, creative content strategists, and market researchers are recent examples.


Suggested Majors

For a career in this field, suggested majors include Communications, Economics, English, Fine Arts, Journalism, Psychology, Science and Technology Studies, and  Sociology.

Skills
Needed

Creative problem solving, critical thinking, and superior analytical skills will be essential to success in this field. Other valuable skills include technical skills in computer software, presentation skills, and the ability to see and understand things from the perspective of others.


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