You Are the Future. Are You Ready?
Own an iPod? How would you like to invent the next iPod? While your friends sit around playing GameBoy, why not become the king or queen of GameBoy software developers?
Your future is your choice!
BDPA offers some new choices.
Join BDPA to discover skills you may not know you have, make new friends and interact with professionals who respect you and are ready to help you make good choices. Technology is where the action is, even if you don't think you want to make it a career. See what BDPA has to offer.
BDPA's Student Information Technology Education & Scholarship (SITES) Program for high school members is a series of hands-on training, computer camps and mentoring that culminates with select teams traveling to the National High School Computer Competition held in conjunction with our national conference. Students from across the country match IT skills, competing for college scholarships.
Our College Student Internship Program partners our corporate sponsors with members majoring in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or an IT-related curriculum. Academic courses are combined with practical on-the-job experience to help you prepare for immediate employment and advancement. You also can participate in our College Mentoring Program for assistance in career development.
BDPA offers many positive role models who are willing to help you become the next generation of IT professionals and executives. Additionally, you will acquire important business skills that add to your potential to advance, such as:
- Effective speaking and writing
- Delivering impressive presentations
- Setting and meeting goals
- Team building
- Time management