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.

 

Mining social media data for good

Erin Walk, a PhD student in social and engineering systems, studies the impact of social media on the Syrian conflict.

By Olivia Young | Office of Graduate Education | June 22, 2022

For Erin Walk, who has loved school since she was …

By Libby Doucet
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Taking the guesswork out of dental care with Artificial Intelligence

MIT alumni-founded Overjet analyzes and annotates dental X-rays to help dentists offer more comprehensive care.

By Zach Winn | June 24, 2022

Wardah Inam SM ’13, PhD ’16 is the co-founder of Overjet, a company using artificial intelligence to analyze and …

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“Data, data, data”

By Lydia Krasilnikova ’14, MEng ’16

With the advent of DNA sequencing and other techniques, computational biologist Bonnie Berger is using computer science and mathematics to tease insights from a deluge of biological information. The theme of her work, she …

By Libby Doucet
Libby Doucet Assistant Director, Career Advising and Training
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Advance Your Skills in the Blockchain

Demand for Blockchain skills has skyrocketed as companies in virtually all industries around the world rush to ensure they’re not missing opportunities or being outflanked by competitors adopting this digital, decentralized trust technology to their own needs. For those in …

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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 Director of MIT iHQ. These MIT connected startups are actively hiring, so submit your application as soon as possible.

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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 …