Judy Lynn Opinaldo
All the best!
Be creative and open to different ideas and approached. Also, take any available opportunity to share your knowledge, perhaps with kids. When hiring, I always look for the applicant,s outside activities. It shows giving back and work/life balance.
Computer science degrees will help is getting your job in IT. You might also participate in code-a-thons in your area that gives you experience working in a team and thinking about different ways to solve a problem.