Resources for IT Alumni
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Official WGU IT Alumni Group
Collaborate with other WGU graduates through this landing page. Post jobs, class notes, interact on the message board, and find a few friends. The new alumni group pages offer a whole new level of flexible online interaction and engagement for WGU alumni.
WGU Information Security and Assurance Center
Collaborate with WGU students and graduates at the ISA Center! You can participate in live events regarding Information Assurance.
Career Resources for IT Graduates
This section offers a number of links to packaged job searches, WGU's Career Services, and a great online Resume engine–Optimal Resume. Blog and career feeds are also available from the LinkedIn's social network.
Continuing Education and Professional Development
Access a number of online resources and enhance your technical skill set. Links to the World Wide Web Consortium, the Open Courseware network, and Skillport are available here.
Free Software Resources
WGU is currently building a directory of free software utilities and resources for WGU students and graduates. In the meantime, take a look at THE directory for free, open-source software utilities for any kind of professional. You name it, they've got it: SOURCEFORGE.NET
Software Testing Forums
Software Testing Forums.com is an IT information-sharing community, constantly monitored by 14 Software Quality Assurance professionals. While this forum is heavily slanted towards the Software Quality Assurance industry, it's readily available for anyone with questions that are IT related. Its moderators and forum members are from all over the world and have different levels of "real world" IT experience and skill sets.
Currently, Software Quality Engineering (sqe.com) is providing members with free digital subscriptions to Better Software magazine. There are many more free IT resource tools on the way, so be sure to check back often.
Please feel free to use Software Testing Forums.com as an additional resource for your IT educational needs. Go to www.softwaretestingforums.com.