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Computer Science Major

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Possible Job Titles

  • Air-traffic controller
  • Actuary
  • Stockbroker
  • Architect
  • Technical illustrator
  • Computer analyst
  • Data processing manager
  • Data reduction analyst
  • Securities trader/banking
  • Director of vital statistics
  • Engineering analyst
  • Environmental planner
  • Fund raiser
  • Information scientist
  • Management trainee
  • Market research analyst
  • Meteorologist
  • Purchasing agent
  • Dir. of institutional research
  • Computer applications engineer
  • Accountant; budget, cost sys.
  • Statistician- applied, mathematical
  • Airplane navigator
  • Budget officer
  • Teacher/college
  • Demographer
  • Draftsman
  • Financial analyst
  • Insurance agent/broker
  • Mathematical technician

Typical Places of Employment

  • Banks, Savings/Commercial
  • Weather bureaus and companies
  • Business corporations
  • Agriculture Department
  • College and schools
  • Civil Service Commission
  • Educational institutions
  • Consumer Affairs Commission
  • Insurance companies
  • Defense Department
  • Investment firms
  • General Accounting Office
  • Manufacturing industries
  • Management & Budget Office
  • Professional journals
  • Research & development firms
  • National Science Foundation
  • Securities & Exchange Comm.
  • Test developmentcorporations
  • Treasury Department

Typical Work Activities

  • Performing ambiguous tasks
  • Doing scientific or laboratory work
  • Working independently
  • Solving problems through thinking
  • Conducting research andanalyses
  • Collecting and organizing data

Additional Info in Career Services

These publications must be used in the "Browsing" Library of Career Services. There are also many brochures and magazines such as Resume Writing, Interviewing and Job Choices that you may take with you.

To see a complete list of career books located at the Career Services Office click here.

  • Careers for Cybersurfers and Other Online Types
  • Great Jobs for Computer Science Majors
  • Handbook of Scientific and Technical Careers

To see a complete list of career books located at the Career Services Office click here.

  • Job Opportunities: Engineering and Computer Science
  • Opportunities in CAD/CAM Careers
  • Winning Resumes for Computer Personnel

Related Links: Further Explore this Career Field

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