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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.

 

Paid Summer Internships @ MIT Connected Startups

If you’re still looking for a summer internship, check out this  list of  internship postings sourced by Tim Miano, Executive Director of MIT iHQ. These MIT connected startups are actively hiring, so submit your application as soon as possible.

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InterviewBit

InterviewBit is a platform to learn skills that you need for technology jobs. We help you polish your skills and get ready for the job, whether you are a fresh college graduate or a working professional.

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LeetCode

LeetCode is a platform to help enhance your skills and prepare for technical interviews.

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How to Evaluate Startup Offers

‘Equity compensation can be a confusing topic all by itself. Combine that with the complexity of offers from a startup company and you’ve got an offer that can be hard to evaluate and much more complicated than, “I make $120k/year.” …

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Kick Start – Google Coding Competition

Kick Start offers coders around the world the chance to develop and hone their programming skills through online-hosted competition rounds. The three-hour rounds feature a variety of algorithmic challenges, all developed by Google engineers so that you get a taste …

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Libby Doucet Assistant Director, Career Advising and Training
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Paid Summer Internships @ MIT Connected Startups

If you’re still looking for a summer internship, check out this  list of  internship postings sourced by Tim Miano, Executive …

How to Evaluate Startup Offers

‘Equity compensation can be a confusing topic all by itself. Combine that with the complexity of offers from a startup …

If you are pursuing a degree in computer science, Peterson’s has rounded up 9 scholarships to help you fund your …