Well, you join the military and get the expensive training and OJT for "free". Then when you get out, its easy. SEE?!?!?!?!
Back to tv shows, has anyone watched the pilot for The After? New show on Amazon by Chris Carter, the creator of the X-Files. Will check it out this week at some point.
If you want to make real money in IT you have to get away from being an admin.
Being billable isn't a sure thing, and, in my experience, it comes with quality of life concessions.
The clearance, however, is the lube that allows you to ease yourself up the public sectors anus.
DC metro, dude. Robbing the government is the main industry.
I know that and my entire group is based in DC and covers DC with no clearances. I'm going to come over to your house and use the bathroom. We can finish this conversation through the bathroom door.