Find out what Johanna Aqui, who recently joined Bellevue College as a developer lead, and has 14 years in the IT field does in her job. She shares how programming is much more than what you might think it is; how it involves creativity, problem-solving, and how she enjoys success when she produces something that not only works, but improves a system. Essentially, Johanna finds enormous satisfaction in delivering a workable solution to a client.

She also stresses how valuable an internship is and why, whether paid or not, it’s one of the best investments of time as a student, whether you are in high school or college. Johanna additionally, highlights how promoting yourself and networking can lead to internships and jobs. Take a moment, watch and listen as Johanna gives you valuable advice on how to launch your IT career.

This is one of a series videos being created for the 2012-2013 "A Day in the Life of an IT Professional: A Five Minute Story". It is sponsored by the Center of Excellence for Information and Computing Technology. It was written, filmed, directed and produced by Robert Johnson, Jr. of Sunny Norway, a film production company based out of Seattle, WA. (sunnynorway.com)

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