Computer Science Careers at a Glance

Employment and Average Salary in Computer Science Careers

  • 0 Employed Nationwide
  • $0 Annual Mean Salary
    Nationwide

Number of Degrees in Computer Science

  • Bachelor's
  • Master's
  • Doctoral

Job Boards

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  1. ComputerJobs
    IEEE Computer Society Jobs
    Computer Security Institute Job Board
    Association for Computing Machinery Career & Job Center
    The Computer Research Association Job Announcements

Professional Organizations

  1. IEEE Computer Society

    IEEE Computer Society

    A thorough source of conferences, publications, research, and networking, the IEEE Computer society offers technology professionals access to continuing education and a community of support.


  2. Association for Computing Machinery

    Association for Computing Machinery

    A membership organization designed for professionals employed within the computer sciences, ACM offers publications, career assistance, and professional development opportunities.


  3. USENIX: The Advanced Computing Systems Association

    USENIX: The Advanced Computing Systems Association

    USENIX is an association for professionals who work with computing systems. It offers both professional and student development programs, which foster research and publications into advanced computational methods and theories.


  4. The Computing Research Association

    The Computing Research Association

    CRA unites professionals across computer science fields to promote education and research. It offers events, continuing education resources, and a job board to its members.


  5. Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications

    Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications

    A non-profit association, ICST supports research by offering conferences, journals, workshops, and lectures for its members.


  6. Computer Security Institute

    Computer Security Institute

    CSI is a membership organization that serves professionals who work in information security. Members can take advantage of career assistance, networking opportunities, and publications.


Publications

  1. Computing in Science & Engineering Magazine

    Computing in Science & Engineering Magazine

    This journal explores the use of computer science within scientific and engineering fields. It presents both research and techniques to help solve computational problems.


  2. IEEE Security and Privacy

    IEEE Security and Privacy

    This journal publishes up-to-date information on research concerning information security.


  3. IEEE Software

    IEEE Software

    A publication specifically for software professionals, this journal focuses on the theory and practices within software performance and analysis.


  4. ACM Inroads

    ACM Inroads

    Specifically for people who have an interest in computing education, this journal consists of articles written by scholars and experts within computing educational careers.


  5. Computing Reviews

    Computing Reviews

    This is an online publication that reviews computing literature.


Calendar of Events

  1. conference

    Wearables DevCon

    March 5-7: Get practical answers to real problems, learn tangible steps to real-world implementation of the next.generation of computing devices.


  2. conference

    9th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security ICCWS-2014

    March 24-25: The conference will provide the opportunity for the cyber warfare and security community of interest and practice to gather and exchange their views on the current …


  3. conference

    Big Data TechCon

    March 31-April 2: The conference features how-to classes and tutorials for IT and Big Data professionals.


  4. conference

    2014 International Conference on Mechatronics and Robotics

    April 2-3: The conference will be held every year to make it an ideal platform for people to share views and experiences in Mechatronics and Robotics and related areas. 


  5. conference

    The 11th International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations

    April 7-9: This is an annual event focusing on state of the art technologies pertaining to digital information and communications.


  6. other

    7th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium

    April 9-11: The conference focuses on the technologies that drive online learning effectiveness, highlighting research, applications and best practices of important emerging …


Social Networks

  1. IEEE Computer Society Members

    A LinkedIn group specifically designed for members of the IEEE society, this forum allows computer science professionals to network and share resources.


  2. Computer & Software Engineering Professionals

    Specifically for students and professionals in computer and software engineering, this group offers networking in a members-only environment.


  3. Computer Science Education Week

    CSEDWeek is a closed group dedicated to increasing awareness of the computer science field. Its goal is to encourage students to find enjoyment in computer science education, and to promote future professionals within the field.


  4. Elsevier Computer Science

    Elsevier produces publications over computer science topics. This LinkedIn group keeps members up-to-date on those publications, as well as research within the industry.


  5. Cloud Computing

    This LinkedIn group provides discussion over the process of cloud computing.


  6. Programming

    This is a Google+ group that encourages discussion over computer and application programming.


  7. Artificial Intelligence - Computer Science

    Dedicated to artificial intelligence and machines, this group fosters communication about computer science.


  8. Web Development

    This is a Google+ group that offers networking and discussion over the field of web development and design.


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Resume Samples

  1. Clarkson University

    This is an example resume for a student seeking an entry-level position in the computer science field.

    University of California at Fullerton

    The second resume in this list is an example of a resume for a graduate seeking a computer science career.

    Nova Southeastern University

    This is an example resume for a graduate seeking a career in computer science.

    Virginia Tech

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