IT jobs can get pretty down and dirty

Workers in some information technology industry jobs have to have tough skin

The information technology industry has its tough jobs, PC World reported.

People monitoring the Internet for unsightly content have to look at the disgusting material day after day. Others build IT infrastructure in war zones and repair undersea Internet cables that connect continents. In some countries, workers break down e-waste while exposing themselves to harmful chemicals to get at the valuable pieces, the magazine said.

But these aren't the only dirty IT jobs out there. Submit your comments below about the dirty IT jobs you've come across.

 

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Matthew Weigelt is a freelance journalist who writes about acquisition and procurement.

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