Tomorrow’s Enterprising Scientists: Computer Software Designers and Specialists

Tomorrow’s Enterprising Scientists: Computer Software Designers and Specialists


Computer software helps us communicate with others, entertains us, and assists us in doing work. But who does the work of putting the software together, deciding how it will work and how people use it? Whether checking your e-mail inbox, playing your favorite video game, or writing a paper, you are using computer software that had to be designed and developed by groups of skilled workers. The young adults of today will be the job force of tomorrow, so choosing a career that will best fit with the needs of the changing world will be important to job satisfaction and a successful life. With the vast array of career and job options, it will also be important for young adults to understand which work will be the best match for their interests, talents, goals, and personality types. Certain careers are expected to gain importance within the early decades of the twenty-first century. Jobs related to computer software are on track to grow faster than the average rate for all occupations. Careers in computer software will prove to be a vital part of the coming decades of the twenty-first century, just as they have been in its first decade. Who will companies and organizations turn to when they need advice about communications and computer technology? Who will create tomorrow's software-the next useful tool that will change the world or the newest million-selling game? Could it be you?

SKU: 978-1-68265-104-9
Product ID: 3351


From the series New Careers for the 21st Century: Finding Your Role in the Global Renewal
Grade Range: 7th – 12th
Page Count: 64
Lexile Level: 1350L

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