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.

 

IBM Blog: Five open-source AI tools to know

Open-source artificial intelligence (AI) refers to AI technologies where the source code is freely available for anyone to use, modify and distribute. When AI algorithms, pre-trained models, and data sets are available for public use and experimentation, creative AI applications …

By Ariel Ackermann
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Salesforce Blog: Embracing Change: A Tale of Professional Transformation & Possibilities

Marzena’s journey is marked by a relentless pursuit of knowledge, balancing full-time work, parenting, and career advancement. In this interview, she shares insights about the time commitment, live lectures, and independent study that shaped her learning experience. She highlights the …

By Ariel Ackermann
Ariel Ackermann
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Google Keyword Blog: 23 of our most helpful tips from 2023

From the launch of Bard and the Gemini-powered Pixel 8 Pro to the dozens of new features we rolled out across Search, Maps, Gmail and more, Google took helpfulness to a new level in 2023. If you’re hoping to enter …

By Ariel Ackermann
Ariel Ackermann
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Government Job & Internship Programs

The following job and internship programs are coordinated with government agencies and involve social impact, policy, and technology work responsibilities. See each website for additional information and applications.

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IAP Micro-internships are in Handshake – Apply now!

Looking for a short-term project or internship over IAP? Consider a micro-internship! Build skills, connect with employers and explore a career path. Check out these micro-internships:   

There are more projects in Handshake and it’s really easy to search for them.  …

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Tavi Sookhoo Assistant Director, Career Prototypes
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The following job and internship programs are coordinated with government agencies and involve social impact, policy, and technology work responsibilities. …

If you love technology and data, these are the careers for you.

From developing computer games to building secure financial …

In addition to Handshake, you can use the websites below to find jobs and internships related to computing and computer …

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