Data & Technology

Applying information and logic for understanding, solution, and invention


What is the Data & Technology career cluster?

Careers in Data & Technology involve information analysis, critical thinking, and programming to illuminate issues and trends, solve complex real-world problems, and drive innovation. This cluster includes roles and responsibilities relating to computer systems, hardware, software, statistics, mathematics, programming, video game development, and data analytics.

Data & Technology professionals are in huge demand, and serve increasingly vital functions within a vast variety of industries—not just internet and technology, but also healthcare, finance, natural resources, retail, marketing, government, entertainment, and beyond. They often get to (and like to) work independently, think about and analyze ideas, solve abstract problems, and may have strong math, science, and analytical abilities.

How to Get a Data Science Internship

Data science is an exciting career path because you can apply your skills to various industries and business contexts. If you’re interested in using data to help businesses find answers for a living, your best bet is to get started …

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Top 16+ Jobs for Computer Science Majors

The best jobs for computer science majors include well-paying careers with high projected employment growth rates over the coming years. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), computer science jobs have a median annual salary of $97,430. Considering …

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Full-Stack Developer vs. Software Engineer

Developing and building software involves many people, each with their own special set of skills. In terms of a full-stack developer vs. software engineer, full-stack developers are just a type, or subset, of software engineers. In general, a full-stack developer …

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A New Way for Job Seekers to Stand Out to IT Recruiters

Natalie Van Kleef Conley

Product Lead, IT Support Professional Certificate

Almost two years ago, Grow with Google introduced the IT Support Professional Certificate, a program that helps people prepare for entry-level roles in IT, with no experience or degree necessary. …

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A Day in the Life of a Data Scientist: What to Expect

Every IT job has an air of mystery to its roles and responsibilities. If you’re beginning a career in data science, you may be wondering what a day in the life of a data scientist looks like. There are several …

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Data & Technology Example Resumes

Data & Technology resumes typically include…
Skills section that includes the specific names of software, programming languages, or processes that …

Alumni Connections

Charlie Aaronson

Alumni Willing to Help, Alumni Willing to Mentor
  • Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Sales Representative

Tarique Abedin

Alumni Willing to Help, Alumni Willing to Mentor
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Sr. Technical Account Manager Citrix Systems Inc

Donna Abella

Alumni Willing to Help
  • Chino Hills, California
  • Unemployed Unemployed

David Ackerman

Alumni Willing to Help, Alumni Willing to Mentor
  • Scottsdale, Arizona
  • General Manager Alluvion Communications

Nikky Adeniran

Alumni Willing to Help
  • Avondale, Arizona
  • Student Worker University of Arizona

Jessie Allen

Alumni Willing to Help, Alumni Willing to Mentor
  • Tucson, Arizona
  • Director of Marketing and Communications University of Arizona BIO5 Institute

Brittany Allen

Alumni Willing to Help
  • Tucson, Arizona
  • Customer Service Representative Afni, Inc.

Christopher Allison

Alumni Willing to Help, Alumni Willing to Mentor
  • California
  • Document Specialist Loandocsolutions

Coby Allred

Alumni Willing to Help
  • Seattle, Washington
  • Software Engineer Microsoft

Bader Alzahrani

Alumni Willing to Help, Alumni Willing to Mentor
  • Riyadh, Riyadh Province
  • Consultant

Melissa Ambrus

Alumni Willing to Help, Alumni Willing to Mentor
  • Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Analytic Consultant Wells Fargo & Company

Natalie Amgott, PhD

Alumni Willing to Help, Alumni Willing to Mentor
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Associate Director of Online Language Learning Carnegie Mellon University

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