Careers in Computing
Sunday, February 23.
1:00 – 2:00 Hands-on demos
2:00 – 4:00 Panel
Find us at the west end of the 1st floor!
Have you ever wondered what it means to have a career in computing? Are you interested in learning the schooling needed to become a programmer? Do you just want to know how what your interests might lead to?
Join the West Lafayette Public Library STEAM Department for a Careers in Computing afternoon! Get hands-on at our demo stations featuring simulations, bots, and more. Then enjoy refreshments and get advice from tech professionals from a variety of jobs, backgrounds, and skillsets. Ask your own questions or just listen to the panelists as they discuss their careers in computing.
Ed Finkler – Software Developer, DelMar Software Development; Chair, Open Sourcing Mental Illness
Lynn Floyd – MIS Director, Indiana State Library
Sean Foley – ITAP Network Administrator, Purdue University
Mallory Herbert – Network Engineer, Wintek
Yue Zhao – Software Developer, DelMar Software Development
Jr. high, high school and college students welcome! RSVPs requested but not required.
Watch our Young Adult page for updates.