As a student in DCTC's Software Development program, you have many opportunities to make connections in the industry through your involvement in professional clubs and organizations.
Student Clubs and Organizations
DCTC features active, industry-relevant clubs for Software Development students right on campus. Getting involved in these clubs allows you to make the most of your college experience and gives you an edge when seeking employment. The following clubs are open to all Software Development students:
IT (Information Technology) Club
Are you a gamer or have a burning desire to learn more about how computers work? The DCTC IT Club welcomes beginners and experts alike while providing our members with the opportunity to explore their computer related interests, develop marketable IT abilities, and gain a supportive network from both fellow peers and mentors who share their same interests.
Business Professionals of America (BPA)
Business Professionals of America is the leading CTSO (Career Technical Student Organization) for students pursuing careers in accounting, business management, office administration, information technology and other related career fields.
Lions are an international network of 1.3 million people from over 200 countries who work together to answer the needs that challenge communities around the world. Students will be able to help determine the types of services the club will provide based on the needs of the campus and surrounding community.
SkillsUSA is a national non-profit organization for students in trade, industrial, technical, and health occupation programs in community and technical colleges. There are nearly 100 competitions through SkillsUSA that relate to programs of study at DCTC or leadership skills. Students who compete and take first place in Minnesota will advance to nationals. Participation is SkillsUSA is a great addition to your resume!
For a complete list of extra curricular opportunities at DCTC, visit our Campus Life page.