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Oracle Hypes DBA Careers for Non-College Grads


November 16, 2004

http://academy.oracle.com/

Oracle Academy now promises high-level Oracle careers to high-school students!

While most high school students are surfing the web, Academy students can control the net!

The site suggests that high school students might somehow be prepared for mission critical DBA jobs:

When a student finishes the Academy, they possess strong interview, presentation, collaboration, problem solving, resume preparation, and internship preparation skills in addition to the programming they will be learning.

In addition to technical skills, Oracle Academy promises "life skills" too, although the curriculum is not clear on the details:

Whether a student is planning a career in information technology, marketing, or acting, the Academy is the place to learn important life and IT skills.

Fortunately, the web site does reveal the requirement for a College Education, and show high school kids a income potential of up to $100,000 plus as a senior Oracle DBA. I wonder what the high school teacher (who makes $40k per year) thinks about these promises:

Perhaps some of the most high paying and thought provoking jobs in today's market are those in Information Technology. Imagine having a job where you are continually learning and constantly solving problems while having loads of fun and making lots of money. Here are a few of the potential career paths that a student may follow.

Path #1 Path #2
Title Entry Level Database Engineer  Jr. Consultant
Description Maintaining the integrity of data. Running queries against the database.  Go out to client sights.
Install and trouble shoot systems
Requirements 0 - 2 yrs. + Bachelors degree 0 - 3 yrs. + Bachelors degree
Salary $25,000 - $50,000 $35,000 - $45,000
      
Title Database Administrator Sales Consultant
Description Extensive analysis and problem solving. Maintain database configuration and ensure data feed accuracy and quality Assist Sales Representatives.
Present Applications and Systems to potential clients. Project Management and needs analysis
Requirements 2 - 5 yrs. + Bachelors degree 2 - 3 yrs. + Bachelors degree
Salary $65,000 - $90,000 $50,000 - $90,000 
      
Title Sr. Database Administrator Project Manger
Description Development, implementation, enhancement and maintenance of database. Support and Maintenance of the Databases Management of product design, engineering, implementation and integration. Initiating and maintaining partner relationships.
Requirements 5+ yrs. + Bachelors degree 4+ yrs. + Bachelors degree
Salary $100,000+ $90,000+


 

 
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