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Computer Programming Jobs Anchorage AK

When considering a career as a computer programmer ,a four-year degree from an accredited school is essential to opening doors for you after graduation. During your time in the classroom, it is important to take classes that teach the following skills.

Anchorage Job Center Midtown
(907) 269-4759
3301 Eagle Street, Suite 101
Anchorage, AK
 
Anchorage Gambell Job Center
(907) 269-6414
400 Gambell Street
Anchorage, AK
 
Eagle River Job Center
(907) 696-6832
11723 Old Glenn Hwy., B-4
Eagle River, AK
 
Kotzebue Job Center
(907) 442-3280
333 Shore Ave
Kotzebue, AK
 
Glenallen Job Center
(907) 822-3350
Mile 186.5 Glenn Highway
Glenallen, AK
 
A C C F T Local 2404
(907) 562-2660
3211 Providence Dr
Anchorage, AK
 
Anchorage Job Center Muldoon
(907) 269-0000
1251 Muldoon Rd., Suite 114
Anchorage, AK
 
Eagle River Job Center
(907) 696-6832
11723 Old Glenn Hwy., B-4
Eagle River, AK
 
Bristol Bay Job Center
(907) 842-5579
503 Wood River Rd
Dillingham, AK
 
Laborers Union Local 942
(907) 456-4584
2740 Davis Rd
Fairbanks, AK
 

Computer Programming Jobs

By Steven Bryan

When asked to describe his typical work day, computer programmer Peter Gibbons, the everyman hero of the movie Office Space, said that he tends to space out a few hours each day, and, in a given week, he probably does "about 15 minutes of real, actual work." In reality, computer programmers spend quite a bit of time working on assignments, as well as addressing the business needs of clients and associates.

Preparing for a programming career

When considering a career as a computer programmer ,a four-year degree from an accredited school is essential to opening doors for you after graduation. During your time in the classroom, it is important to take classes that teach the following skills:

  • Computer languages
    Perl, Java and other languages are an essential part of any computer programming curriculum. The actual language itself is not as important as the programming concepts you learn in class, however. At the end of the semester, you should be able to debug and troubleshoot programs, which is what most employers hire new programmers to do.
  • Excellent writing and public speaking skills
    Computer programmers need to speak and write in languages other than COBOL or Java. During the work day, you will find yourself in meetings, on conference calls with clients and sending emails to the departments that you support within your company. Good written and oral communication skills make you stand out when compared to your colleagues. In business corresp...

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