Good plan there SA. And he does the exact same job as well, though now he's a diesel tech on cranes and huge front loaders rather than M-1's and the like.
> No discouragement here... it is just a side venture. I am in the military and
> will be for the next 11 years when I "retire" at 38... so my degree really
> doesn't mean a whole lot sense most people that retire from the military end up
> getting jobs as a contractor/civilian equivalent of what they were doing.
> My initial plan is to teach CS after I retire though either in high school or
> college or some sort. Which a degree in CS would (in my opinion) be much better
> than a IT degree... but who knows till it happens.
> > I don't want to discourage you, but at least on the west coast there are not a
> > lot of junior positions open for anyone with either degree. The job market is
> > saturated with candidates, such that people just out of college aren't getting
> > work. My suggestion is to try for some internships, or some coding projects
> > can put on your resume.
> > > I don't know who goes to slashdot here but they had a long bullheaded
> > discussion
> > > about CS vs IT degree.
> > >
> > > What are your experience with this (assuming some of you have either a CS or
> > IT
> > > degree or have a friend with one). I am 8 classes shy of having a BS of CS.
> > > couldn't care less whether I do a "CS" job or "IT" but I imagine the money
> > > probably different.
> > >