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Trish
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      09-12-2006
Hi everyone...again,

I have a serious question here. I'm not playing around.

I went to a tech college for networking...in 98-2000. Six months before I
would have graduated and got my Associates Degree..the school closed it's
doors and went out of business. Stuck us all!

From there...I went to a place called Strategy Computers...I didn't want to
start all over again. This is one of those "quickie push you through schools
so they make their money..and leave you dry without a job...or proper
training." Anyway, I have been looking for a job since then. Absolutely no
luck. I went and did get A+ certified, and MCP for Windows NT 4.0
server...Network Essentials, NT Server for the Enterprise and TCP/IP. With
all this...I still cannot find a job.

Now I am going for my MCSDT. I'm hoping this will open a door for me.
Finally...Microsoft got the hint...and made an entry level certification.
Still I am trying to get a job...and cannot find one because I have no
experience.

I have repaired so many computers and have set so many home networks...all
for free...but I am told that this does not count as experience.

My question...I am in Washington State...please someone tell me...how do I
go about finding a job where someone is willing to take a chance on me? I am
a hard worker will work any and all hours...and no one will give me a
chance...or even an interview! Any advice...I would appreciate it. Does
Microsoft do internships? At this point...I'm willing to work for
free...just to get experience under my belt. I love this work...I just wish
I could find a job.

Thanks for any thoughts,
Trish
 
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Montreal MCT
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      09-13-2006
Hi Trish,

Please contact me off the forums at newsgroups at mitchgarvis dot com and
remind me it is about this post.

Best regards,

M
--
MDG, MCT
MCSA (2003), MCSA (2000), MCDST.
Certified Small Business Specialist
Visit my blog at http://www.mitpro.ca/Blogs/tabid/59/...2/Default.aspx


"Trish" wrote:

> Hi everyone...again,
>
> I have a serious question here. I'm not playing around.
>
> I went to a tech college for networking...in 98-2000. Six months before I
> would have graduated and got my Associates Degree..the school closed it's
> doors and went out of business. Stuck us all!
>
> From there...I went to a place called Strategy Computers...I didn't want to
> start all over again. This is one of those "quickie push you through schools
> so they make their money..and leave you dry without a job...or proper
> training." Anyway, I have been looking for a job since then. Absolutely no
> luck. I went and did get A+ certified, and MCP for Windows NT 4.0
> server...Network Essentials, NT Server for the Enterprise and TCP/IP. With
> all this...I still cannot find a job.
>
> Now I am going for my MCSDT. I'm hoping this will open a door for me.
> Finally...Microsoft got the hint...and made an entry level certification.
> Still I am trying to get a job...and cannot find one because I have no
> experience.
>
> I have repaired so many computers and have set so many home networks...all
> for free...but I am told that this does not count as experience.
>
> My question...I am in Washington State...please someone tell me...how do I
> go about finding a job where someone is willing to take a chance on me? I am
> a hard worker will work any and all hours...and no one will give me a
> chance...or even an interview! Any advice...I would appreciate it. Does
> Microsoft do internships? At this point...I'm willing to work for
> free...just to get experience under my belt. I love this work...I just wish
> I could find a job.
>
> Thanks for any thoughts,
> Trish

 
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Jeffrey W. Roach
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      09-13-2006
Hey Trish,

The Training company I work (www.netdesk.com) for has an intern program that
allows you to gain experience and for every 2 hours you work you get one
hour of class time (ie - Work 80 hours and sit a 5 day class). We are
located in downtown Seattle. Email http://www.velocityreviews.com/forums/(E-Mail Removed)


Jeff Roach - MCT


"Trish" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
news:(E-Mail Removed)...
> Hi everyone...again,
>
> I have a serious question here. I'm not playing around.
>
> I went to a tech college for networking...in 98-2000. Six months before I
> would have graduated and got my Associates Degree..the school closed it's
> doors and went out of business. Stuck us all!
>
> From there...I went to a place called Strategy Computers...I didn't want
> to
> start all over again. This is one of those "quickie push you through
> schools
> so they make their money..and leave you dry without a job...or proper
> training." Anyway, I have been looking for a job since then. Absolutely
> no
> luck. I went and did get A+ certified, and MCP for Windows NT 4.0
> server...Network Essentials, NT Server for the Enterprise and TCP/IP.
> With
> all this...I still cannot find a job.
>
> Now I am going for my MCSDT. I'm hoping this will open a door for me.
> Finally...Microsoft got the hint...and made an entry level certification.
> Still I am trying to get a job...and cannot find one because I have no
> experience.
>
> I have repaired so many computers and have set so many home networks...all
> for free...but I am told that this does not count as experience.
>
> My question...I am in Washington State...please someone tell me...how do I
> go about finding a job where someone is willing to take a chance on me? I
> am
> a hard worker will work any and all hours...and no one will give me a
> chance...or even an interview! Any advice...I would appreciate it. Does
> Microsoft do internships? At this point...I'm willing to work for
> free...just to get experience under my belt. I love this work...I just
> wish
> I could find a job.
>
> Thanks for any thoughts,
> Trish


 
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Montreal MCT
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      09-13-2006
Hi Jeff,

Frankly I think that is a briliant program. It gives the intern experience,
a reference on their CV, and classroom learning. I wish that there had been
such a program here in Montreal when I started out!

M
--
MDG, MCT
MCSA (2003), MCSA (2000), MCDST.
Certified Small Business Specialist
Visit my blog at http://www.mitpro.ca/Blogs/tabid/59/...2/Default.aspx


"Jeffrey W. Roach" wrote:

> Hey Trish,
>
> The Training company I work (www.netdesk.com) for has an intern program that
> allows you to gain experience and for every 2 hours you work you get one
> hour of class time (ie - Work 80 hours and sit a 5 day class). We are
> located in downtown Seattle. Email (E-Mail Removed)
>
>
> Jeff Roach - MCT
>
>
> "Trish" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
> news:(E-Mail Removed)...
> > Hi everyone...again,
> >
> > I have a serious question here. I'm not playing around.
> >
> > I went to a tech college for networking...in 98-2000. Six months before I
> > would have graduated and got my Associates Degree..the school closed it's
> > doors and went out of business. Stuck us all!
> >
> > From there...I went to a place called Strategy Computers...I didn't want
> > to
> > start all over again. This is one of those "quickie push you through
> > schools
> > so they make their money..and leave you dry without a job...or proper
> > training." Anyway, I have been looking for a job since then. Absolutely
> > no
> > luck. I went and did get A+ certified, and MCP for Windows NT 4.0
> > server...Network Essentials, NT Server for the Enterprise and TCP/IP.
> > With
> > all this...I still cannot find a job.
> >
> > Now I am going for my MCSDT. I'm hoping this will open a door for me.
> > Finally...Microsoft got the hint...and made an entry level certification.
> > Still I am trying to get a job...and cannot find one because I have no
> > experience.
> >
> > I have repaired so many computers and have set so many home networks...all
> > for free...but I am told that this does not count as experience.
> >
> > My question...I am in Washington State...please someone tell me...how do I
> > go about finding a job where someone is willing to take a chance on me? I
> > am
> > a hard worker will work any and all hours...and no one will give me a
> > chance...or even an interview! Any advice...I would appreciate it. Does
> > Microsoft do internships? At this point...I'm willing to work for
> > free...just to get experience under my belt. I love this work...I just
> > wish
> > I could find a job.
> >
> > Thanks for any thoughts,
> > Trish

>
>

 
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Jeffrey W. Roach
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      09-13-2006
Its a good program, we've been pretty sucessful with our Interns landing
jobs, I just had a student in 4357 who started his IT career as one of our
interns, now after 5 years he's a System Engineer for a Hospital.


Jeff Roach - MCT


"Montreal MCT" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
news:(E-Mail Removed)...
> Hi Jeff,
>
> Frankly I think that is a briliant program. It gives the intern
> experience,
> a reference on their CV, and classroom learning. I wish that there had
> been
> such a program here in Montreal when I started out!
>
> M
> --
> MDG, MCT
> MCSA (2003), MCSA (2000), MCDST.
> Certified Small Business Specialist
> Visit my blog at http://www.mitpro.ca/Blogs/tabid/59/...2/Default.aspx
>
>
> "Jeffrey W. Roach" wrote:
>
>> Hey Trish,
>>
>> The Training company I work (www.netdesk.com) for has an intern program
>> that
>> allows you to gain experience and for every 2 hours you work you get one
>> hour of class time (ie - Work 80 hours and sit a 5 day class). We are
>> located in downtown Seattle. Email (E-Mail Removed)
>>
>>
>> Jeff Roach - MCT
>>
>>
>> "Trish" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
>> news:(E-Mail Removed)...
>> > Hi everyone...again,
>> >
>> > I have a serious question here. I'm not playing around.
>> >
>> > I went to a tech college for networking...in 98-2000. Six months
>> > before I
>> > would have graduated and got my Associates Degree..the school closed
>> > it's
>> > doors and went out of business. Stuck us all!
>> >
>> > From there...I went to a place called Strategy Computers...I didn't
>> > want
>> > to
>> > start all over again. This is one of those "quickie push you through
>> > schools
>> > so they make their money..and leave you dry without a job...or proper
>> > training." Anyway, I have been looking for a job since then.
>> > Absolutely
>> > no
>> > luck. I went and did get A+ certified, and MCP for Windows NT 4.0
>> > server...Network Essentials, NT Server for the Enterprise and TCP/IP.
>> > With
>> > all this...I still cannot find a job.
>> >
>> > Now I am going for my MCSDT. I'm hoping this will open a door for me.
>> > Finally...Microsoft got the hint...and made an entry level
>> > certification.
>> > Still I am trying to get a job...and cannot find one because I have no
>> > experience.
>> >
>> > I have repaired so many computers and have set so many home
>> > networks...all
>> > for free...but I am told that this does not count as experience.
>> >
>> > My question...I am in Washington State...please someone tell me...how
>> > do I
>> > go about finding a job where someone is willing to take a chance on me?
>> > I
>> > am
>> > a hard worker will work any and all hours...and no one will give me a
>> > chance...or even an interview! Any advice...I would appreciate it.
>> > Does
>> > Microsoft do internships? At this point...I'm willing to work for
>> > free...just to get experience under my belt. I love this work...I just
>> > wish
>> > I could find a job.
>> >
>> > Thanks for any thoughts,
>> > Trish

>>
>>


 
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Trish
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      09-13-2006
Thank you...I'm going to check it out now! Then...continue studying.

"Jeffrey W. Roach" wrote:

> Hey Trish,
>
> The Training company I work (www.netdesk.com) for has an intern program that
> allows you to gain experience and for every 2 hours you work you get one
> hour of class time (ie - Work 80 hours and sit a 5 day class). We are
> located in downtown Seattle. Email (E-Mail Removed)
>
>
> Jeff Roach - MCT
>
>
> "Trish" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
> news:(E-Mail Removed)...
> > Hi everyone...again,
> >
> > I have a serious question here. I'm not playing around.
> >
> > I went to a tech college for networking...in 98-2000. Six months before I
> > would have graduated and got my Associates Degree..the school closed it's
> > doors and went out of business. Stuck us all!
> >
> > From there...I went to a place called Strategy Computers...I didn't want
> > to
> > start all over again. This is one of those "quickie push you through
> > schools
> > so they make their money..and leave you dry without a job...or proper
> > training." Anyway, I have been looking for a job since then. Absolutely
> > no
> > luck. I went and did get A+ certified, and MCP for Windows NT 4.0
> > server...Network Essentials, NT Server for the Enterprise and TCP/IP.
> > With
> > all this...I still cannot find a job.
> >
> > Now I am going for my MCSDT. I'm hoping this will open a door for me.
> > Finally...Microsoft got the hint...and made an entry level certification.
> > Still I am trying to get a job...and cannot find one because I have no
> > experience.
> >
> > I have repaired so many computers and have set so many home networks...all
> > for free...but I am told that this does not count as experience.
> >
> > My question...I am in Washington State...please someone tell me...how do I
> > go about finding a job where someone is willing to take a chance on me? I
> > am
> > a hard worker will work any and all hours...and no one will give me a
> > chance...or even an interview! Any advice...I would appreciate it. Does
> > Microsoft do internships? At this point...I'm willing to work for
> > free...just to get experience under my belt. I love this work...I just
> > wish
> > I could find a job.
> >
> > Thanks for any thoughts,
> > Trish

>
>

 
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Jeffrey W. Roach
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      09-14-2006
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Sorry for the inconvienence...


Jeff Roach - MCT


"Trish" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
news:(E-Mail Removed)...
> Thank you...I'm going to check it out now! Then...continue studying.
>
> "Jeffrey W. Roach" wrote:
>
>> Hey Trish,
>>
>> The Training company I work (www.netdesk.com) for has an intern program
>> that
>> allows you to gain experience and for every 2 hours you work you get one
>> hour of class time (ie - Work 80 hours and sit a 5 day class). We are
>> located in downtown Seattle. Email (E-Mail Removed)
>>
>>
>> Jeff Roach - MCT
>>
>>
>> "Trish" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
>> news:(E-Mail Removed)...
>> > Hi everyone...again,
>> >
>> > I have a serious question here. I'm not playing around.
>> >
>> > I went to a tech college for networking...in 98-2000. Six months
>> > before I
>> > would have graduated and got my Associates Degree..the school closed
>> > it's
>> > doors and went out of business. Stuck us all!
>> >
>> > From there...I went to a place called Strategy Computers...I didn't
>> > want
>> > to
>> > start all over again. This is one of those "quickie push you through
>> > schools
>> > so they make their money..and leave you dry without a job...or proper
>> > training." Anyway, I have been looking for a job since then.
>> > Absolutely
>> > no
>> > luck. I went and did get A+ certified, and MCP for Windows NT 4.0
>> > server...Network Essentials, NT Server for the Enterprise and TCP/IP.
>> > With
>> > all this...I still cannot find a job.
>> >
>> > Now I am going for my MCSDT. I'm hoping this will open a door for me.
>> > Finally...Microsoft got the hint...and made an entry level
>> > certification.
>> > Still I am trying to get a job...and cannot find one because I have no
>> > experience.
>> >
>> > I have repaired so many computers and have set so many home
>> > networks...all
>> > for free...but I am told that this does not count as experience.
>> >
>> > My question...I am in Washington State...please someone tell me...how
>> > do I
>> > go about finding a job where someone is willing to take a chance on me?
>> > I
>> > am
>> > a hard worker will work any and all hours...and no one will give me a
>> > chance...or even an interview! Any advice...I would appreciate it.
>> > Does
>> > Microsoft do internships? At this point...I'm willing to work for
>> > free...just to get experience under my belt. I love this work...I just
>> > wish
>> > I could find a job.
>> >
>> > Thanks for any thoughts,
>> > Trish

>>
>>


 
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      09-18-2006
Trish,

There are several places that you can look for a job here in WA that will
get you started. While most people don't think about them, I can give you a
couple of ideas. Just email me at darkvejita at gmail.com and I'll send you
the links I used to find 3 different jobs last summer. (I took the one I'm
at now and passed on the other 2).

Fortunately, we do have a fairly active job market here, so finding
something won't be too hard, depending on where you're located.

Let me know, and best of luck.


"Trish" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
news:(E-Mail Removed)...
> Hi everyone...again,
>
> I have a serious question here. I'm not playing around.
>
> I went to a tech college for networking...in 98-2000. Six months before I
> would have graduated and got my Associates Degree..the school closed it's
> doors and went out of business. Stuck us all!
>
> From there...I went to a place called Strategy Computers...I didn't want
> to
> start all over again. This is one of those "quickie push you through
> schools
> so they make their money..and leave you dry without a job...or proper
> training." Anyway, I have been looking for a job since then. Absolutely
> no
> luck. I went and did get A+ certified, and MCP for Windows NT 4.0
> server...Network Essentials, NT Server for the Enterprise and TCP/IP.
> With
> all this...I still cannot find a job.
>
> Now I am going for my MCSDT. I'm hoping this will open a door for me.
> Finally...Microsoft got the hint...and made an entry level certification.
> Still I am trying to get a job...and cannot find one because I have no
> experience.
>
> I have repaired so many computers and have set so many home networks...all
> for free...but I am told that this does not count as experience.
>
> My question...I am in Washington State...please someone tell me...how do I
> go about finding a job where someone is willing to take a chance on me? I
> am
> a hard worker will work any and all hours...and no one will give me a
> chance...or even an interview! Any advice...I would appreciate it. Does
> Microsoft do internships? At this point...I'm willing to work for
> free...just to get experience under my belt. I love this work...I just
> wish
> I could find a job.
>
> Thanks for any thoughts,
> Trish



 
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