[rescue] Mozilla Firefox

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Mon Apr 26 13:49:05 CDT 2004

I attended a (now) non-existant technical school (Airco Computer Learning Center), and studied mainframe programming there. My first job was in Operations at a large couple-dozen E3090/600 shop - paid well, was intersting work, and underwrote my last 12 months of college...

I'd recommend Operations to anyone interested in "Big Iron" - those shops nearly always prefer to hire from within, and may have good training/tuition reimbursement programs as well...

The path from human paper burster/tape librarian to console operator, to jr systems programmer is well-worn, and a good way to start. Now, of course, these are 24x7 shops, so shift work is the norm...

> From: Kevin <kevin at mpcf.com>
> Date: 2004/04/26 Mon PM 06:05:08 GMT
> To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> Subject: Re: [rescue] Mozilla Firefox
> Where would you (or anyone here for that matter) recommend
> someone look to if they are interested in learning about
> mainframe computing?
> /KRM
> On Mon, 26 Apr 2004 17:00:48 +0000
> Lionel Peterson <lionel4287 at verizon.net> wrote:
> >
> > Well, I think there will always be a critical mass of
> > "Mainframe-capable" IT professionals into the forseeable
> > future. It's just a shame all those "Certified" programmers
> > from the technical schools choose not to study Mainframes, and
> > instead focused on PC Hardware/Network Manager training... 
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