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CIS 170: Intro to Computer Information Systems

Use this guide to complete your career exploration assignment using solid research skills.

Assignment Description and Requirements

From the course Blackboard:

Description: Students will write a career information paper. This document should contain the following information: required education, location and availability of jobs, expected salary range, types of technology used, and predictions such as issues, additional required education, changes for this career, etc. in five, ten, twenty years for the students’ career path.

Requirements: The paper will be written using the APA 7 style. The document is to include: a professional cover page, an abstract, a minimum of two informative pages, and a bibliography.

Overview of Information

What You'll Find in this Guide

  • The basic rules for formatting papers in APA style.
  • How to format your cover page and abstract.
  • Some ideas for what to research.
  • How to use some government web resources to find useful information
  • Other places to go for research.
  • Tips for effective searching.
  • What are citations and how to create APA citations. 
  • Example papers, useful links, and other resources.

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