Shazia Khan

Technology Director
Information Technology and Services
Washington D.C. Metro Area







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Answer to: What are my job options if I want to work in tech but don't want to be an engineer?

Hi Greg - I too was like you. I love technology and the only real technology majors at my school seemed to be Computer Science or Electrical and Computer Engineering. I chose the Engineering route because I didn't want to write computer code all day and then switched to IT at a different school be


Answer to: Can someone clarify what the difference is between Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Computer Engineering is?

Great question!!! I was confused about this as well when I was going to college. I started out as an Electrical and Computer Engineering major and later changed to Information Technology. Computer Science - This is basically programming - think JAVA, C++, etc. A sample career would be a Java Deve


Answer to: How do I get a paid internship during college?

You can use job search sites to find the right opportunities. Job boards that I highly recommend are: 1. 2. 3. Dice (IT related) 4. It looks like there is also a great internship site: Don't forget to reach out to your college counselo


Answer to: What should I do?

You have plenty of time to decide on what you want to be! You can always do both as well! You can do even do more than 2 things, the opportunities are endless! Don't put limits on yourself!


Answer to: Is it worth being a decent student in a well accredited university or a great student at a normally accredited university?

You should apply! There is a difference in the quality of education you receive from one school to the next. If you feel like you're not being challenged enough and want to go to a better school, I would encourage you to apply. The name of your school does make a difference on your resume when yo


Answer to: How do you start to promote a new company you wanna start up

Start with a business case! There are lots of great examples on the internet for business cases. Make sure you understand and can promote the business case for your company. Laying out your thoughts in a simple format will help you think about all of the questions an investor would ask before inv


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