High School students to explore computer technology careers

June 6, 2016

State Technical College of Missouri is once again hosting the 2016 Computer Professions on Demand (CPoD) this month at the main campus in Linn, June 26-29.

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 Amanda Barch at State Technical College of Missouri.  Barch can be reached by phone at 573.897.5000 or email at amanda.barch@statetechmo.edu.

Donations from several businesses help underwrite the expenses of the event. Donors include: Central Technology Services, Columbia College, Custom Screen Printing & Embroidery, EMC Corporation, GFI Digital, Jan Grecian, Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce-IT Roundtable Committee, Legends Bank, Missouri Farm Bureau, MTW Solutions, Rose International, Inc., State of Missouri Information Technology Services Division, State Technical College of Missouri, Towner Communication Systems, Veterans United Home Loans, Wipro Infocrossing.