At Student Career Day, Aspiring IT Pros Glimpse a Career in Mainframe

Talk to any young mainframe professional and you will hear a familiar story: The biggest barrier preventing college graduates from pursuing a career in mainframe is simply awareness. Misty Decker would agree.

As Program Manager for the IBM Z Academic Initiative and the new organizer of Student Career Day at SHARE conferences, Decker said that once students find themselves learning about and interacting with the mainframe, it’s easy for them to see the possibilities of a career in the industry.