Diego Mendez

Diego Mendez Alumni Profile
Computer and Information Technology '13
IT Analyst – Information Security for Zimmer Inc.

What factors led you to pursue a career in IT?

Technology has always been an important part of my life, since little I wanted to know what was behind all those flashing lights and low-def images. Later, I realized that the hottest trends were aiming to IT and I didn’t want to miss it.  Now, the skills learned are employed not only in my job but in every single aspect of my daily activities.

Did you participate in internships?
Yes, I did. I had an internship at Zimmer which served as a launching platform for a full-time position there.

What advice would you give to current or prospective CIT students?
Opportunities are not found in every corner, and your time is now. Internalize all the knowledge offered inside those classrooms, from your professors, from your classmates, from your own experience.