Joe Sepielli, Computer Programming Department Head at Augusta Tech says, "There's plenty of opportunity out there. Good paying jobs up to outstanding paying jobs."
Getting a job starts here. In the classroom.
But it's not just any classroom. It's a computer science class room, filled with the latest technology.
Joe Sepielli teaches students how to write programs on these computers.
Joe Sepielli, Computer Programming Department Head at Augusta Tech says, "It's interesting, fun work, challenging. Folks that like to solve problems, like to solve puzzles, that's what a computer programmer does every day."
Sepielli's goal is to get his students jobs as fast as possible. He says the number of students signing up for his classes has been increasing.
One of them is on the verge of graduation at the end of the upcoming Fall semester.
Adam Lutes, computer science student at Augusta Tech says, "All the suffering must be worth it in the end and once I get my degree on stage hopefully there will be a job for me in Augusta."
Lutes's says his goal in five years is to be successful with a solid foundation in the computer science field.
Adam Lutes, computer science student at Augusta Tech says, "Being like the head developer of a company where I get to have my own team under me."
Bottom line, Sepielli says things look bright for the future of computer science students, especially in the CSRA.
Joe Sepielli, Computer Programming Department Head at Augusta Tech says, "Things are looking real good in Augusta. Lots of new companies moving in. The ADP had a big influence in the area and of course the NSA putting the building out there at Fort Gordon. So there's a lot of IT jobs that have come into the area."
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