"My job is a constant challenge. There are always opportunities to learn new things. I never get bored."
In Canada, there are over 3 million cellular phones activated.
Meilleur is a technical support specialist for Bell Intrigna. She designs
telecommunications systems for her clients.
Louise says you need to understand technology to excel in telecommunications. But even in such a technical industry, Louise says her job allows her to be creative. She enjoys composing something new for a client.
Did you know? The global telecommunications market is worth $600 billion US and it's expected to double or triple over the next ten years.
Louise's advice to other women considering a career in telecommunications is to get as much technical training as possible, and network. Build your network by going to related seminars and becoming a member of different associations. Then stay in touch with everyone you meet from the industry.
salary range for a position such as Louise’s is between $55,000 and $75,000
a year. She works 37.5 hours per week.
Education: 2 year Telecommunications Management program at Vancouver Community College