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5 Easy Ways to Start an IT Career

5 Easy Ways to Start an IT Career

Eric Dahl / InsideTech

December 09, 2008

It’s never easy to get a job when every job posting you see requires some experience. That’s the chicken and egg problem you face when training for a new career, and it’s especially prominent in the IT industry.

So where are the entry-level IT careers? And how should can you start building experience without getting a job or before you finish school? We’ve compiled five of the best ways to get your IT career off to a start (plus in this guide to easy ways to begin an IT career.

1. Find a Tech Internship



2. Do Some Volunteer Work



3. Become a “Minipreneur”



4. Get a Temp Job



5. Build a Facebook App



Ready to get started? Then check out our career profiles on these entry-level IT jobs:

Help Desk / Tech Support

PC Repair

QA Specialist

Web Designer


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