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High school students explore technology careers at State Tech

State Technical College of Missouri is once again hosting the 2011 Computer Professions on Demand (CPoD) next week at the main campus in Linn, June 19-24.

The program is specifically designed for high school students throughout the state of Missouri to spend a week 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 State Technical College of Missouri.  Scheulen can be reached by phone at 573.897.5000 or email at stephanie.scheulen@statetechmo.edu.

Donations from several mid-Missouri businesses help underwrite the expenses of the week-long event.  Donors include: The Active Network, ANSRWARE, CDW-G – Pranav Parekh, Central Dairy, Central Technology Services, Cisco Systems, Columbia College, Custom Screen Printing & Embroidery, DST Systems, Graves Menu Maker Foods, Huber and Associates, Inc., Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce, Jefferson City Coca-Cola, Jefferson City Information Technology Coalition, Legends Bank, Lincoln University, State Technical College of Missouri, Mid-Missouri Tech Prep Consortium, RKV Technologies, Inc., Rose International, Sprint, Synergies In Sync, Sysco, and Three Rivers Electric Cooperative.

With more than 35 programs, State Technical College of Missouri is Missouri’s only public two-year technical college with a statewide mission.   STC has campuses in Linn, Mexico and Jefferson City.  STC prepares students for profitable employment and a life of learning.    

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