Career Experience

Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities

Build your marketability and shape your experience while still in school.

Every company in today's job market needs computer scientists, computer engineers, and software engineers. As a result, our graduates begin strong careers right out of college.

undergraduate programs

high placement rate

Eighty percent of our students receive their first job offers before their diplomas.
graduate programs

ideal location

The university is within walking distance of dozens of thriving startups and companies.
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generous salaries

Graduates of our program enjoy average starting salaries of $70,000.

Just a few places our graduates go:

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Don't Panic Labs logo
Sandhills Publishing logo
Pen Link logo
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Cerner logo
Microsoft logo
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Assurity logo
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Union Pacific logo
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Our department hosts several career-oriented events throughout the year to help students make connections with representatives from these companies and many others. Many organizations regularly visit our department and set up booths at career fairs or outside our Student Resource Center, and some even invite our students on special tours of their own facilities.

State of the Practice event
Employer Visit
Reverse Pitch event
Career Fair
State of the Practice event

Students can also search for career opportunities through the university's own job search site, Handshake. Handshake is the place for university students to search and apply for internships, co-ops, part-time and full-time jobs. It can also be used by employers to post opportunities and share upcoming career events.

Handshake Login

And don't forget: Not all of our graduates go on to work for companies. Many of them have also had very successful careers in computer science teaching and research fields. Check out the research opportunities available within our department.

Research and Innovation

Our department also offers students the opportunity to receive course credit for internships. Enrolling for an internship is different from enrolling for a regular course, so be sure to discuss this option with an academic advisor.

Enroll for Internship Credit

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