Computing & Computer Technology

Interested in pursuing a future in Computing & Computer Technology? Find resources, events, opportunities, and advice to confirm your interest and kickstart your career.

Explore a career path in Computing & Computer Technology

As technology continues to advance and become essential to nearly every facet of society there are many opportunities for you to apply your interest and skills in computer science. With so many options, where do you even begin? To start, it can be helpful to consider:

What type of job would you enjoy? Software developer, hardware engineer, data scientist, product manager, UX researcher…the list goes on! As you explore career options in computing and computer technology, focus on what kinds of problems you like to solve and what specific skills you enjoy using.

What type of industry do you want to be a part of? There’s no shortage of tech jobs in tech companies, but you can also look for similar opportunities in industries that may intersect with your other interests – healthcare, education, gaming/entertainment, government, or research just to name a few.

 

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. 

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ELEVEL Academy (Programming, Project-Management, Machine Learning and more)

The German start-up “ELEVEL Academy” offers a variety of interactive, free 2 hour webinars – ranging from Programming, Project-Management to Machine Learning and more. The young company has set itself the task of enabling students and young professionals to learn …

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MIT Sloan Product Management Hackathon

The PM Hackathon is a Google sponsored event that is held annually by the Sloan Product Management club.

This is a week long team-based hackathon where you and your team (to a maximum of 5) submit a digital product prototype …

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Codewars

Improve your development skills for technical interviews by training with your peers on code kata that continuously challenge and push your coding practice.

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HackerRank

A platform that helps candidates sharpen their tech skills for technical interviews and pursue job opportunities.

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The German start-up “ELEVEL Academy” offers a variety of interactive, free 2 hour webinars – ranging from Programming, Project-Management to …

Improve your development skills for technical interviews by training with your peers on code kata that continuously challenge and push …

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