Inspiring Success

A blog from Creating IT Futures

  • May 14, 2015

    Consultant model of internship offers students experience, plus support to emerging and small businesses

    Interns at the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce gain valuable IT work experience helping small businesses with their web and social media needs
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  • May 4, 2015

    Shared managed model of internship offers employers flexibility

    With structure and supervision, interns at IBM successfully complete projects while working in remote locations
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  • April 27, 2015

    Meet Melissa Lopez, call center manager for ASI System Integration

    Women can succeed in the IT industry just as well as men, says Melissa Lopez
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  • April 13, 2015

    Fourteen IT-Ready Graduates Are Ready To Join the IT Workforce

    At this month’s IT-Ready graduation in Minneapolis, James Afdahl, former chief financial officer for GED Testing Service, remarked, “I can see the camaraderie and team building [of these new graduates]. They have the certificate and training, and now they have the confidence to land the job. Employers want more people from IT-Ready.”
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  • March 30, 2015

    Bringing your A game to Plan B

    Kevin Rose had a career game plan in place — until suddenly he didn’t. IT-Ready helped him develop a new and improved one.
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  • March 26, 2015

    Building Tech Confidence and Camaraderie In Female Students

    Samantha Sianez, a junior at El Dorado High School in El Paso, is not the type of person who likes to just flip through books. She enjoys hands-on work and found that she wanted to be involved in tech. Passing the CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Security+ exams back to back this month, she has set her dreams on working in cyber security.
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