Your major is just the beginning...

Your major helps you develop knowledge, skills and abilities that employers seek.

To identify additional skills and abilities you have developed through your coursework, activities and work, consider using the reflection worksheets (accessible via B.hired > Resources) and/or Type Focus (accessible via B.hired > Resources).

To build your resume, please review Hiatt's sample resumes.

Internships

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The Brandeis Internship Exchange is a convenient online tool to find and share internship opportunities.

Just log on with your UNET ID and use the advanced search to search internships by major.

Computer Science

Overview
First Destination Data
Alumni Career Paths
Skills, Abilities & Knowledge
Internships
What to do with a degree in Computer Science
Sample of Occupations
Computer Science Web Sites
Graduate School Information

Overview

The undergraduate program in Computer Science teaches the theoretical fundamentals and practical aspects of computing, preparing students for creative jobs in the computer industry and/or for graduate school. In addition, our curriculum is a stimulating and useful preparation for a number of indirectly related professions, such as law, medicine, and economics. 

First Destination Data

The Hiatt Center is pleased to provide a list of organizations, titles and fields of alumni who majored in your discipline. Click here to download a sortable excel spreadsheet listing the first destination graduate programs and employment opportunities that Computer Science alumni from the classes of 2008-2012 secured within six months of graduation.

The diverse list is indicative of the wealth of transferable skills students cultivate as a Computer Science major at Brandeis.

Computer Science Alumni

The Hiatt Center is pleased to provide a list of organizations, titles and fields of alumni who majored in your discipline. The list represents a wide array of professions, which is indicative of the wealth of transferable skills students cultivate as a Computer Science major at Brandeis.

Year Company Title Industry
1999 IBM Global Business Services Consultant Consulting
1999 Electronic Data Systems Network Engineer Information Technology
2001 Turbine, Inc. Senior Player Support Representative Media and Entertainment
2002 Lehman Brothers Investment Associate Finance and Banking
2002 Children's Hospital Informatics Program User Experience Engineer Information Technology
2003 Vitale, Caturano, and Co Technology Consultant Information Technology
2003 Senior Financial Analyst The Boston Globe Media and Entertainment
2005 UFA Inc. Software Engineer Aerospace, Aviation, Defense
2006 ITA Software Software Engineer Information Technology
2007 Starwood Hotels & Resorts Infrastructure Security Architect Hospitality (Restaurant, Hotel, Travel)

Skills, Abilities & Knowledge

Your program of study at Brandeis University provides both field-specific knowledge and a broad range of transferable skills, abilities and knowledge that are sought after by all employers in all fields and enhance your experience and success in the world of work. To identify additional skills and abilities you have developed through coursework, activities and work, take TypeFocus

Internships 

In addition to you coursework, internships can be extremely beneficial as you develop academic and professional skills.  The Brandeis Internship Exchange is an easy and convenient online tool for you to find and share real internship opportunities.  Just log on with your UNET ID and use the advanced search to identify majors' internships.

What to Do with a Degree in Computer Science (.pdf)


Sample of Possible Occupations


Computer Science Web Sites

Graduate School Information and Resources