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A Great Career Choice for Students: Software Testing
Graduates Should Get ISTQB Certified

4 Reasons Students Should Choose Software Testing

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As summer graces us with its laid-back feeling, offering a break from school, the excitement of your future is beginning to build. Whether you are closer to graduation or just recently graduated, did you know that being a software tester could hold the key to your future? Surprisingly, the unassuming profession of software tester offers a wealth of jobs and ongoing advancement. It can be an ideal choice for everyone who is looking for a fulfilling career.
Imagine this: If you embark on this journey now, by midsummer you could proudly hold the ISTQB Foundation Level Certification that employers request in job openings. Embrace your free time and turn it into a productive summer. The American Software Testing Qualifications Board (ASTQB – ISTQB in the U.S.) has free resources and tips on how to prepare for the ISTQB Foundation Level exam.  

When you get your ISTQB certification through ASTQB or our official ISTQB exam provider AT*SQA you receive these exclusive, free benefits that will put you in front of employers:

  • You'll be listed in the Official U.S. List of Certified Software Testers™
  • You can appear in the AT*Work™ directory of software testers who are available for hire
  • You will earn Testing Tiers® points that increase your level and raise your profile with employers

Follow your passion for exploration and choose a career path that has the possibility of endless growth. If you are a student trying to decide on a profession or someone interested in a career change, read our free white paper that has four reasons you should consider becoming a software tester.

Read Why Students Should Get Certified
Official U.S. List of Certified Software Testers

3 Ways the Official U.S. List Helps You 

The only way to appear on our Official U.S. List of Certified Software Testers™, earn points toward your Testing Tiers® ranking, and be eligible for the AT*Work™ directory searched by employers is to register for your certification exam through ASTQB and our official ISTQB exam provider AT*SQA

No matter where you live in the world, being on our Official U.S. List of Certified Software Testers™ can help you and your employer in 3 ways:
  1. It can help you get jobs with American companies. American companies and governmental organizations check with ASTQB & AT*SQA to see if you are certified. Why? Because ASTQB is the official U.S. board for ISTQB certification and AT*SQA is our official ISTQB exam provider. If you're on this list, companies know you took the official U.S. Board's American English ISTQB exam
  2. It could help your company get contracts with American companies. Your inclusion on the Official U.S. List of Certified Software Testers™ is a bonus for your company because it demonstrates your commitment to working with a U.S.-based software quality team. That's a big deal.
  3. It makes you and your company more prominent. AT*SQA and ASTQB promote the importance of hiring individuals on our Official U.S. List of Certified Software Testers™, and our ads have been seen more than 50 million times. That makes your certification accomplishment more well-known to U.S. employers and clients every day! Don't forget that ASTQB and AT*SQA will also give you Testing Tiers® points that increase your level on the list.

Of course, ASTQB & AT*SQA also add you to the ISTQB Successful Candidate Register! Register for your ISTQB exam through ASTQB or our official ISTQB exam provider AT*SQA now to get on both lists and earn Testing Tiers® ranking points.

Take Your ISTQB Exam at Home Anywhere

Did you know you can take your ISTQB exam from ASTQB & AT*SQA anywhere in the world? You've always been able to do so through a testing center, but now you can also do so from home!

Make sure you're keeping up with other testers so your career stays strong. Register now at our exam provider AT*SQA to take your ISTQB exam at home

Contact us if you need assistance or have questions. We can make the process easy for you.
Official U.S. List of Certified Testers
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