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Data visualization tools provide a user-friendly way to see and understand information and be able to recognize trends, outliers, or patterns in the data.

Top Data Visualization Tools That Employers Are Looking For

Understanding a ton of numbers, facts, and random data is not always the most intuitive. With the advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) and the widespread use of cloud-native software, data visualization tools have become important ways to communicate better and understand large quantities of data. We all know the most common data visualization tools such […]

By Abigail Lindsey

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Here’s What You Can Create with SQL Programming

If you’re hoping to become an expert in data management or data analysis, SQL should be at the top of your skill list. Not only is it a unique programming language to learn, but there are limitless creations to be made with SQL. What is SQL Programming?  SQL, which stands for Structured Query Language, is […]

By Sophia Acevedo

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Software Developer vs Software Engineer – What is the Difference?

While these two jobs may seem similar because they both build and maintain software, in actuality, there are substantial differences between the roles of software developer vs software engineer. When it comes to factors like their role, education, and salary, software developers and software engineers are distinct careers approaching software development in different ways. Deciding […]

By Sophia Acevedo

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Why a CompTIA Security+ Certification is Important for Cybersecurity Professionals

Why a CompTIA Security+ Certification is Important for Cybersecurity Professionals

In today’s world, we’re constantly online and exposed to cybercrime. As the threat of cyberattacks continues to grow, so does the need for cybersecurity professionals who can mitigate these threats. The CompTIA Security+ certification is one way to show employers you have a deep understanding of information security. Furthermore, it can help prepare you for […]

By Heather Zielinski

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Here is a rundown of the Swift vs Objective-C programming language contest, and how they stack up against each other.

Swift vs Objective-C Programming Languages: Everything You Need to Know

Here is a rundown of the Swift vs Objective-C programming language contest, and how they stack up against each other: Objective-C Programming Language Objective-C is an object-oriented programming language used by NeXT Computer Inc., a company founded by Steve Jobs in the 90s. It utilizes two languages, C and Smalltalk. This coding language uses the […]

By Heather Zielinski

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Become an iOS Developer in 2021: The Ultimate Guide

Become an iOS Developer in 2021: The Ultimate Guide

iPhones are unique to Android phones because their applications use the Apple iOS operating systems. As a result, mobile application developers interested in creating applications for these devices need to have specific skills to develop effective apps. An iOS developer wields the expertise of iOS and the capabilities of traditional mobile application developers. They can […]

By Sophia Acevedo

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AI vs Machine Learning: What’s the Difference?

Knowing key differences between AI and machine learning are important for industry professionals who are interested and invested in pushing technology forward.  Role of AI vs Machine Learning AI allows for computers and machines to mimic human intelligence. It allows robots to do many things outside of their normal range of capabilities, like recognize patterns, […]

By Sophia Acevedo

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What Jobs Can I Get With a Data Science Certification?

Having a data science certification lets a potential employer know that you have a solid understanding of core data science concepts. It also shows that these skills have been tested and approved by an independent third-party accreditation from a university or national data science organization.  Data science certifications can be incredibly valuable for people who […]

By Heather Zielinski

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How can we encourage more women in tech careers?

How Can we Get More Women in Tech Careers?

By working in this field you are able to obtain a valuable education and skill set, opportunities for growth and promotion, and the security of financial and job stability. However, women in tech are significantly underrepresented in the workforce. Even though there has been progression in the past few years, it is still widely known […]

By Abigail Lindsey and Sophia Acevedo

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Fulfilling Jobs in Technology for Game-Changers

The technology industry is far more expansive than some might believe. It isn’t just about creating technology for your everyday needs — and it most definitely isn’t boring. If you’re someone who passionately believes in finding ways to make our world better, here are five fulfilling jobs in technology that should be on your radar. […]

By Sophia Acevedo

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How to Learn Python From Scratch

It may seem intimidating to learn Python, especially when you don’t have any prior experience in coding. However, it’s an easy program to learn, and with a few tips, it can be a quick language to learn from scratch. Python, an interpreted general-purpose programming language, can be a tremendous asset when learning to make websites. […]

By Sophia Acevedo

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How Hard Is it to Learn SQL Online?

To obtain a data science job, you must learn programming languages that focus on data organization and management. Structured Query Language (SQL) can be a great language to learn as it allows data scientists to manage and manipulate data using databases.  Though this programming language may seem challenging, SQL is fairly easy to learn. SQL […]

By Sophia Acevedo

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How Data Science Is Transforming Healthcare

A positive result of all this data being collected is job creation in many fields, including the healthcare, for those who can work with data. Let’s take a look at how data science is transforming healthcare. What is Data Science? To understand how data science is transforming healthcare, we must first understand data science itself. […]

By SCI Administrator

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By Alicia Diller

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Enrique H.
Welding

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Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator

“I made a complete career change when I started my training at Southern Careers Institute. I needed a stable career to continue providing for my growing family. SCI provided me with the medical terminology and know how that I needed to understand and acquire a career in the medical field. SCI taught me that it doesn’t matter where you are in life right now; you always have room to advance and learn.”

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Medical Assistant

“I am extremely grateful for the assistance I received from SCI’s Career Services team. I enjoy where I work and what I do. SCI has helped me succeed in life by getting me the necessary education and by making me a stronger and more confident person.”

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Raquel S.

“Once I graduated from SCI, I had a sense of accomplishment that helped me through the job search process. SCI provided me with the opportunity to brush up on my skills, extend my accounting knowledge, and they boosted my self-confidence. I went to work two days after my last day of school.”

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Annette D.
Business Accounting

“When my youngest child graduated from high school, I told my husband that it was my time. I went back to school to change careers after spending 37 years in the business field. At SCI, the instructors are professional, and they care about what they are teaching you, as well as expect you to give 100% in return. I had problems understanding how to draw in syringes and give injections. I requested extra help from a knowledgeable instructor, and I was able to receive one-on-one training. Today, I draw injections for approximately 100 patients each week. I am very confident in what I’ve learned. SCI has given me the chance to do what I always wanted to do. Thank you for my education. I am doing wonderful.”

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“I am now a certified Lab Tech. SCI helped me get an externship, and I came out with a job. After my little sister had cancer, I knew I wanted a career in the medical field that allowed me to help others. I am happy about what I do.”

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