Computer Science

Overview

Computer science majors often work as programmers, network or database specialists. They are the designers, creators, and inventors of new technology. By creating new technology, or finding alternative uses for existing resources, they solve complex business, scientific, and general computing problems. 

Manhattan College Resources

Sample Employers

Sample Job Titles

  • Database administrators
  • Computer scientists 
  • Computer analysts
  • Applications developer
  • Computer animator
  • IT Manager 
  • Systems analyst
  • Web developer
  • Computer programmer
  • Computer engineer

Sample Industry

  • Banking Industry
  • Financial Institutions
  • Insurance Industry

Job Listing Sites

  • Pathways to Science: To find programs such as undergraduate summer research opportunities, graduate fellowships, postdoctoral positions, as well as resources and materials pertaining to recruitment, retention, and mentoring
  • National Science Foundation REU Sites: The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation
  • American Academy for Advancement of Science: A resource list of AAAS career development programs
  • NSA Internships: The National Security Agency offers internships, a co-op program, and scholarships
  • Dice: A website with technology jobs as well as advice and resources for the industry
  • ComputerWorld: News, reviews, and jobs in technology
  • Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society (ISA): ISA develops industry standards, certifies industry professionals, provides training, publishes technical articles, and hosts conferences/exhibitions for automation professionals
  • ComputerJobs.com: A helpful site that will, after you submit your resume, send you only the job postings that are relevant to your aspirations and your experiences
  • ComputerWork.com: One of the largest job boards in the country, this website offers the ability to search by technical skills, job titles, descriptions, or locations
  • Creativeheads.net: Jobs in video games, animation, VFX, and software/technology industries
  • Adafruit: Job board for designers, makers, artists, and engineers
  • Krop: Exciting opportunities for people with technical or computer-based backgrounds who would like to work in creative environments
  • Tech-centric: Offers computer science job listings in many locations throughout the US
  • StartUply: List of start-up jobs

Professional Associations

Graduate Schools