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The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, October 25, 1985, Page 2, Image 2

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i ?The Dmly Tnr Heel Trifinv. October '25.. 1W" By TODD GOSSETT Sutl Wiftv .lobs in computer programing arc declining, but . there are still many job opportunities available in the Held, said panel members in a discussion sponsored b I NC Career Planning and Placement last week. The panel included Bill North and Rod Stewart of Burlington Industries. Rick McGee of IBM, and Katherine Higgins of Broadway & Seymore. ."How are the salaries?" What is the job situation like?" These arc the questions most frequently asked by computer programming students, according to Marsha Harris, director of Career, Planning and Placement and host of the panel discussion. She said salaries averaged $25,056 a year for 1 985 UNC computer graduates reporting job acceptance through July 1 985., The reported salaries ranged from a high of $30,000 to a low of $! 8,000 a year. In responding to questions about the job market, Harris said the need for programmers was declining. "Today, there are only one and a half jobs for every programming graduate, down from a peak of four a few years back," she said. Higgins, of Broadway and Seymore (a Charlotte based systems analyst company), said her company desired good communication skills, job flexibility and the ability to reason analytically in potential employees. "All these qualities help our employees to work smoothly and efficiently and as team," said Higgins. North said that at the corporate level there were with telecommunications, operations research, office technology and automation. Stewart, representing Burlington's Glass Fabrics Division, said that on the divisional level the computer operation was smaller and required fewer pro grammers than in the past. Rick McGee, a senior programmer with IBM, said his company employed around 10,000 programmers in the Triangle. McGee's division. Communication Products, is involved with telecommunications data. He recom mended learning a high level language, keeping grades up, gaining work experience and learning systems protocol to prepare for a career in programming. The panel discussion was part of a continuing program sponsored by the planning and placement service. Sunday, October 27 3:30 PM Memorial Hall featuring Acclaimed Piano Soloist . Kristin Merscher with conductor Gerhardt Zimmerman Special Student Price 05.00 Limited Availability Union Box Office and at the door HOMECOMING.- OS WE'RE BRINGING BACK SPIRIT & TRADITION Join Us For Those Homecoming Events HOKICOMING ACTIVITIES Friday, Oct. 25 3:00 pm-Homecoming Parade Franklin St. to Ramshead Parking Lot where we will have a pep rally to wish the team Qood luck. 8:00 pm-STEVEN WRIGHT Comedian in Memorial Hall Saturday, Oct. 26 1 1:00 am-Homecoming BBQ Fetzer Field-Tickets $7.50 thru Alumni Association or at the gate. 100 pm-UNC defeats Florida State on National 7V. Halftime crowning of queen. Postgame Alumni Mixer Carolina Inn Open Bar $3.00 4:30 pm-BlueWhite Basketball game. Senior Class Homecoming Activities Friday, Oct. 25 Senior Day at Carolina Pride wear your Senior Class T-Shirt and receive a .10 discount. Carolina Pride will match that 10 in a donation to the Senior Class -Meet at 2:45 at Phillips Hal' to march in Homecoming Parade. Look for the Senior Float! 5:00 pm-Seniors' private party at He's Not Here. Saturday, Oct. 26 UNC Homecoming Game ."' against the Florida State Seminoles. Senior block includes card section with a "special" senior card stunt. 1985-86 WEIL LECTURE ON AMERICAN CITIZENSHIP by NANCY LANDON KASSEBAUM United States Senator, Kansas will speak on "LABELS" Monday, October 28, 1985 - Memorial Hall 8 p.m. Sponsored by the Chancellor's Committee on Established Lectures Owen graduate SCHOOL OF Management Considering an MBA? Be Sure to Buy Homecoming T-Shlrfs and Bullons a!;;::';r'';;v;:':-' 21 151 E. 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