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13 Key Industries in Colorado

You might have heard that Colorado’s job market is strong and that unemployment is impressively low (2.7%, in fact). That means there are a lot of job opportunities in the state—and potential career paths to consider. But maybe you want to know more specifics. What are the big industries fueling our economy? Where are we […]

What is the Internet of Things (IoT)?

Internet of Things (IoT) can mean different things to different people, depending on the context. IoT may be implemented on an industrial scale within advanced manufacturing, power grid automation, or smart cities. In the home and for personal appliances, IoT is implemented on a consumer scale. The technologies and disciplines underlying the industrial and consumer […]

Hands-On Training for Computer Networking Students

Industry in Colorado finds it difficult to fill “middle-skills” positions – the jobs skilled technicians fill. There’s research to back this up from Burning Glass. It found that middle-skill jobs in Colorado take 16 percent longer to fill than middle-skills jobs in the rest of the country. Manufacturers, as a subset of industry, have an […]

What Can I Do with a Computer Information Systems Degree?

Computer Information Systems covers such a broad range of computer skills that it’s become a field for specialists. You could be a database administrator, programmer, network administrator, computer technician, or web developer. Companies large and small – from the Hewlett-Packards of the world to a start-up down the street – need people skilled in CIS-related […]

Living the American Dream

Roberto Arrece-Toro

Roberto came to the United States from Peru in 2002 to live the American Dream. “Since I came to this country,” he says, “I’ve moved up. I’m trying to be a professional and get a decent job.” Studying CIS To live the American Dream, Roberto learned English through the adult education program at the St. […]

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