Computer Information Technology

  • Computer Information Students Prepare for Life After Ferris

    April 15th, 2014  Beyond the classroom, students can further their professional development by joining the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP). This registered student organization is an opportunity for students in Computer Information Systems (CIS) and Computer Information Technology (CIT), as well as other computer related degrees, to develop the professional side of their college career. The organization hosts speakers, company tours, trips to a national conference, resume assistance, and anything else that might begin to prepare students for their futures. President of the organization, Jay Reed, a senior in the Computer Information Systems program said, “Our goal is to connect students to a job or an internship.” As president, Reed is the general assistant for the other executive board...
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  • Real World Experience for IT students

    October 11th, 2012Association for Information Technology Professionals By: Olivia Adams Information Technology students are expanding their networks and gaining professional, real world experience through the Association for Information Technology Professionals (AITP).  AITP welcomes any IT students along with CIS, CIT, and ISI majors. This organization is available to those who are interested in gaining more experience and creating networks.  Ferris State senior and AITP president, Arielle Kohler, has found that her membership with this nationally recognized chapter has provided her with valuable experience and knowledge. “AITP is here to help any of these types of majors to gain professional experience as well as leadership and transferable skills that are needed for the workforce,” said Kohler.  “It also provides a social...
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  • Current Student: Erika Jordan

    April 25th, 2012Erika Jordan is a junior in the CIT program. Where are you from? Ypsilanti, MI. Why did you choose the CIT program, especially being a female? My original major was graphic design and I didn't pass the sophomore portfolio, so I had to switch programs. I've always been interested in computers, so I shadowed my aunt who works with them. That led me to choose CIT as my new major. I heard the program was good and the career options are really interesting to me. Our program doesn't have many females, but I would encourage more to join. What do you want to do as a career after graduating from the CIT program? I want to continue working with...
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