Top 10 jobs for Computer Science majors

From the newest phone apps to the next hottest tablet or phone, there’s no avoiding the buzz that surrounds tech culture. As future-forward as they sound, these advancements come directly from real people who are creating revolutionary, diverse systems. 

If you find yourself analyzing the latest and greatest tech releases, dreaming up your own tech creations, or even coming up with solutions to make current products better, then you might want to consider a career in the computer science field. Even if you didn’t major in computer science, there are many options that might excite you!

Computer Science Skills

When working in a field that changes and adapts constantly, being well-versed in problem-solving is a must. There will be times when the unit test of your code doesn’t go through successfully, or you have a long sprint to completing your next goal. In these situations, your flexibility and skill in working through a pressing problem will come in handy. 

Critical thinking is probably one of the first things that comes to mind when contemplating skills for computer science-oriented jobs; many roles in this field require lots of looking at screens, mulling over numbers, and testing code. It’s key for somebody in this field to be capable of understanding all sides of a problem–to analyze and edit things like a machine. 

However, a sense of creativity will also help you fully tap into your role. Once you’ve got the analytical side of the equation down, the drive to generate exciting, new ways of doing things is absolutely vital to great computer science work! 

Ahead, check out the 10 best jobs for computer science majors — and anyone else interested in the CS field.

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By Ariel Ackermann
Ariel Ackermann Assistant Director, Early Career Engagement