Additional Resources

Below are additional resources that will help students find out more about the MIS industry, jobs and internships.


The University of Arizona Career Services

A variety of wonderful tools, articles and resources for all students and alumni. Including:

  • Career fairs and events
  • Job postings
  • News and articles
  • Resume and interviewing help
  • Online personality/career tests
  • MIS salary information and surveys 

Eller Professional Development Center (for undergraduate students only)

The Eller Professional Development Center (PDC) strives to empower a diverse student population that actively manages career choices in the global marketplace, to develop the best-prepared job seekers, and to maximize students' chances for success by providing highly personalized services.The PDC offers student walk-in hours with Professional Development Associates, or appointments with the Eller Career Coaches. View the PDC website.


UA Computer-Based Training (CBT)

Offers free computer training to UA students, faculty, and staff. Currently the UA has a contract with the Virtual Training Center to provide access to over 700 courses and 14,200 video tutorials, covering a broad range of topics and applications. Most tutorials have between five and fifteen hours of content. Each tutorial is divided into lessons from 2-10 minutes long on average. The tutorials are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Each lesson is available as a Flash or QuickTime movie (.mov file) that opens in a new browser window. You may open and work in a software application while watching the lesson and may stop, start, rewind, and review each lesson as often as desired.

Visit the UA CBT Website  for more information or log in to the Virtual Training Center with you NetID. is an employment website focusing on local recruiting in 18 U.S. cities. Visit here.

United States Department of Labor - Bureau of Labor Statistics - Occuptional Employment Statistics

#11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers (Within this job category, professionals plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.)

As per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics employment of computer and information occupations are projected to grow by 22 percent, adding 758,800 new jobs from 2010 to 2020.

Demand for workers in these occupations will be driven by the continuing need for businesses, government agencies, and other organizations to adopt and utilize the latest technologies. Workers in these occupations will be needed to develop software, increase cybersecurity, and update existing network infrastructure.

Visit the Occupational Employment Statistics site to find out more about the industry profile, reate customized tables on the industry and median salary range by state, etc. Visit the Occupational Employment Statistics for MIS professionals here.


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Featuring 400,000 entry-level jobs and internships from 25,000+ employers, AfterCollege reaches more than 5,000,000 users each year, including 18,000 faculty, student group and administrative contacts at over 2,000 colleges and universities. Visit AfterCollege here.