Career Journeys in Information Technology

Information Technology

From the technician who works on cable installations for Comcast, to the people designing Microsoft computers or troubleshooting them for a busy corporate office, there are many ways to work in Information Technology. IT is one of 16 industry clusters that the U.S. Department of Labor defines and monitors to track employment trends. Learn more about the U.S. Department of Labor’s industry clusters and their economic outlook. Adults using these resources to help students explore careers may also find it helpful to use the Career Journeys Supplemental Materials we’ve prepared for teachers and counselors.

Helping a city and its youth become more tech savvy

As Digital Inclusion Director for the City of Pittsburgh and as Founder of Beta Builders, Maximillian Dennison is trying to make technology accessible to all.

Tech CEO went from studying psychology to teaching to IT

As Founder and Chief Executive Officer of a company that provides IT support, Leia Shilobod sees herself and her employees as crisis counselors.

Business development took her outside her comfort zone

As Director of Information Technology and Director of Diversity & Inclusion for the Pittsburgh Technology Council, Gina Winstead needs people skills, and she didn’t let shyness stop her from building them.