17 December 2020
D.J. Joachim, a current student at Lord Fairfax Community College (expected graduation: December 2020) talks about his path to a cybersecurity degree that began in the kitchen before studying abroad in Germany where he interned in the technology field AND learned how to repair pianos before returning the states to try his hand at being an entrepreneur.
D.J. explained the importance of finding and then following your passion and offered advice for anyone second guessing a return to higher education and talked about how valuable intern opportunities can be.
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Founded in 1970, Lord Fairfax Community College is a multi-campus public institution of higher education. With four locations — Middletown, Warrenton, Luray-Page County and most recently, Vint Hill— the College serves eight localities in the Shenandoah Valley and northern Piedmont regions. The localities are the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren and the city of Winchester. LFCC offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to providing access to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs offered on site by a four-year institution. LFCC also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. LFCC serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.
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