Computers are used in virtually every industry, which requires people specialized in computer science to maintain the databases and develop useful programs to suit the needs of the businesses and their patrons around the globe. Computer scientists work to develop and design new hardware and software programs and to maintain and incorporate new technologies.
The following occupations represent some career opportunities available to computer science majors. Some will require additional education. For more information visit the Career Center in Lucina 220.
Aerospace Engineer Air Traffic Controller Artificial Intelligence ProgrammerComputer Consultant Computer EngineerComputer Installation SpecialistComputer Marketing/Sales Rep. Computer Programmer Computer ScientistComputer Systems ManagerComputer Test SpecialistContract AdministratorCost Estimator/Analyst Engineer External Auditor Industrial Transportation SpecialistInformation Scientist Inventory Control Specialist Market Research Analyst MathematicianNetwork AdministratorNumerical Analyst Operations Research Analyst Physicist Public Health Statistician Research Analyst Software Development Specialist Software Support Specialist Systems AnalystTechnical Support Rep.Technical Writer
Resources available in the Career Center, Lucina 220:
100 Jobs in Technology (OCC 105.5)Careers for Computer Buffs & Other Technological Types (OCC PT 8)Careers in Focus: Computer & Video Game Design (OCC 44)Careers in Focus: Computers (OCC 45.5)College Majors Handbook (MAJ 6)Exploring Tech Careers (OCC 209.99)Great Jobs for Computer Science Majors (OCC 46)Occupational Outlook Handbook (JS JO 20)Opportunities in Computer Science Careers (OCC 49)Opportunities in High Tech Careers (OCC 106)
BSU Dept. of Computer Science: http://www.bsu.edu/cs/Great Links to Explore (BSU Career Center)America’s Career InfoNet: http://www.acinet.orgEmployment Outlook: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0854971.htmlIndianaINTERNnet: http://www.indianaintern.net/home.asp Internships.comInternships USA.comVault Career InsiderO*NET: http://online.onetcenter.orgOccupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/Salary Wizard: http://www.salary.comVolunteer Match: http://www.volunteermatch.org
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