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Spring 2017

    What is MIS?

    What the MIS major is:

  • Branch of business that deals with the technology side of a business
  • Essentially, we use technology to help businesses succeed
  • Career paths for MIS Graduates include:
  •  Business Analyst
  •  Database Administrator
  •  Web/Systems/Software Developer
  •  IT Development Project Management
  •  Many more!
  • Many of these positions have potential for a six figure salary and the job market is booming!

    What MISA is and what we do:

  • MISA is an organization that connects students to companies in our field; we offer a glimpse of what's out there for a MIS major.
  • We invite various professionals within our field to present to our members the possibilities of a career in MIS.
  • Many companies recruit students from Sac State majoring in MIS.
  • Our main goal is to help members get involved and network to help build a successful future after they graduate.

     Misconceptions:

  • Must be good at computers
  • Your job will be too technical
  • Only for computer nerds

    Why join?

·    Networking opportunities:

  • Get to know the students and faculty that can help you understand all aspects about the major.
  • Meet people in the IT field and build your professional network.
  • Get to see professionals from various companies and establish a connection that may lead to a step-up in the job market.

·     Leadership skills:

  • We offer leadership opportunities that allow you to step out of your comfort zone and get involved.
  • In this competitive job market, simply becoming a MISA leader could get you that small step above someone else for the job.

·     Enhanced knowledge and experience:

  • Learn about different positions offered in the IT field.
  • MISA can help you learn more about the major and the companies that specialize in it.

·    Social networking:

  • Get to know the other students of the major with MISA social events.

·    Personal Benefits:

  • Dreamspark Access, which is free access to many of Microsoft's software that would normally cost money
  • MISA T-shirt
  • MISA Stole for graduating members
  • Employment & Intern opportunities

    Membership Dues:

  •        Fee $30
  •        Due date February 16th , 2017
  •        Must be paid in cash or check during a general or it meeting.

   How to join?

  • Click here to fill out the MISA Application Form.
  • Show up to one of our meetings, you are always welcomed, it is that easy.

 

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