Cool Careers for Girls in Computers (Cool Careers for Girls by Ceel Pasternak, Linda Thornburg PDF

By Ceel Pasternak, Linda Thornburg

ISBN-10: 0585320101

ISBN-13: 9780585320106

ISBN-10: 1570231060

ISBN-13: 9781570231063

Written specially for ladies a long time from eleven to fourteen years, this identify profiles 10 girls operating in pcs. each one girl finds how she broke into her box, the character of her paintings, and why she loves what she does. Books during this well known, hugely acclaimed sequence take a desirable examine interesting non-traditional careers for ladies. packed with inviting pictures and pictures, every one quantity describes the careers of 10-11 ladies. those girls have been like a few ladies this present day - they dreamed of winning careers yet frequently did not recognize what they desired to do or easy methods to move approximately pursuing a occupation that might be significant to them. via sharing their tales, they supply younger readers with reliable position types and ideal suggestion for getting ready for his or her specific careers. The upbeat and informative pages, written in an age-appropriate sort, inspire occupation exploration and develop ladies' occupation horizons. The ebook additionally presents: a character record for every task; abilities and actual calls for; schooling necessities; lists of books, video clips, and internet sites; wage diversity; and companies institutions to touch.

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Memorial Day weekend, and took 7 weeks maternity leave. During those weeks, Carol and John decided they wanted to leave S h o r t l y afterward a t age 28, Carol had to be treated for skin cancer. She and her husband had planned on having children, but the doctor advised them to wait 5 years to be sure Carol was free of cancer. m. She was steadily promoted and became a vice president. In his job at Merrill Lynch, John was also working long hours and doing a lot of traveling. When the 5 years passed, Carol knew she had to get a different job that didn’t require such long hours, because she wanted to have a child.

She went t o school a t night, part time, and it took more than 5 years to earn her Master’s in in late and work contacted by the Oracle company that makes software, including the Oracle database-she accepted their job offer. and integrate its various systems. ) She sold DMR services and got new cus- At Oracle, Teresa got experience tomers. She did a lot of guest speak- managing projects. She moved from ing to let people know about this being a technician on a project, to young company. One service she sold doing some of the technical but also was the year 2000 work, and she was the being project leader, t o being a member of the Information Tech- management.

I knew a “It was the 80s, it was Silicon Valley, lot of the people and liked them and the microprocessor had kicked in, the company,” says Elizabeth. “They Unix had kicked in, it was the boom needed an account representative to years,” she explains. Elizabeth be- sell their computer consulting ser- came regional manager in just 3 vices. My husband recommended me years, still selling the company’s ser- for the job, and I got it. So although I vices and going after contracts, but got my law degree a t the end of the now also supervising other account four years, I never worked as an at- managers.

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