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.

 

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MIT Podcasts: AI in Hiring Trends

The dramatic advancements in AI over the past few years are omnipresent in the job search, and this collection of podcasts from MIT’s In Machines We Trust can shed light on ways AI might affect your experience in the job …

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Computing & computer technology job/internship search sites

In addition to Handshake, you can use the websites below to find jobs and internships related to computing and computer technology. CAPD has not vetted opportunities listed here, so use your best judgement and reach out to CAPD if you …

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NEUROTECHX

Neurotechx has job and internship postings at the intersection of neuroscience and computer science. This resource offers opportunities in academia and industry.

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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.

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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 …