Microsoft Student Career Portal
I teach at various training centers. Several of them offer mentored-learning solutions and special courses for students who are changing their careers from other professions to Information Technology (IT). Even in today’s economy, IT is considered to be a lucrative field. According to IDC research, the number of IT jobs between the end of 2009 and 2013 worldwide will rise by 5.8 million.
Microsoft has a special portal for students called Microsoft Student Career Portal. For students, Microsoft provides training, certifications, IT career guidance, learning paths, and lots of special offers associated with the most commonly recognized IT job roles in the industry. And on of the many benefits is that students can get up to 55% off for certification exams. Click here for more details.
While you are at it, you might want to check out Certification Magazine’s 2009 Salary Survey.