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A career in computer science is a lifelong commitment to understanding new technologies and working individually and in teams to develop creative ways  use technology in the real world, often impacting millions of people.

Many Fortune 500 tech companies and startups around the world are involved primarily in solving real-world problems by designing their own innovative software and applications. Most organizations need an information infrastructure and have an information technology staff to keep them running. 

Our graduates have gone on to work locally, around the world and from their homes with their own business. Some notable companies include Amazon, Microsoft, National Labs, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Boeing, Visa, etc.

Job Outlook

The Bureau of Labor and Statistics ( consistently ranks careers in computer science fields as growing much faster than average, with wages much higher than average.

Employment of computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. These occupations are projected to add about 557,100 new jobs. Demand for these workers will stem from greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, and information security.

Typical CS Careers and Salaries

Median annual wage for computer and information technology occupations was $86,320 in May 2018 according to

  • Computer Programmers: $84,280
  • Software Developers: $105,590
  • Computer Network Architects: $109,020
  • Computer System Analysts: $88,740
  • Information Security Analysts: $98,350
  • Web Developers: $69,430

Current Internship and Job Opportunities

Visit the Computer Science and Engineering Internship and Job page for detail information on current internship and job opportunities.