Hiram College

a firm foundation

A Hiram education ensures that students have been exposed to studies across many disciplines and graduate with the critical thinking skills needed to enter a variety of career fields or graduate study. The applied computer science major allows students to explore opportunities in a number of computer and technology-related fields.

Helpful Resources

CS Graduate Acceptance Estimator
This webpage helps undergraduate students who want to attend graduate school in evaluating their chances of acceptance for graduate school.

Graduate Student Resources Page
This page was designed as a resource for current and future grad students. If you’re thinking about applying to, attending, finishing, (or quitting) grad school, you may find something of interest here.

Information for CS PhD’s (and future ones)
Useful pointers for CS Ph.D. Students.

Employment Opportunities
This file is for students/graduates in CS who are looking for employment opportunities. The file will be updated as announcements of openings are received from employers. The most recent openings will appear at the beginning of the file.

ACM Career newsletter
The ACM’s newsletter on jobs and careers. It is an excellent source of new information.

Northeast Ohio Jobs
CareerBoard.com brings 24/7 access to employment opportunities within your community- or your destination. CareerBoard began by bringing hiring companies together with local candidates in N.E. Ohio. Today, we are opening CareerBoards in NEW AREAS MONTHLY!

America’s Job Bank
Are you looking for your DREAM JOB? There are currently 1,615,577 available jobs. Look for them here.

Career Builder
Career Builder, “where employers and job seekers go first,” is the leading employment site on the Web. According to Nielsen-I/PRO, an independent site auditor, Career Builder records more than 4.5 million visitors per month.Career Builder averages more than 474,000 job searches each day and 56.9 million hits per month. It is the recipient of numerous awards for ease of use, functionality, and design and was recently highlighted on “Good Morning America” as “the most easy to use site.”

Career Path
CareerPath.com is the leading career management site on the World Wide Web for job seekers and employers. Powered by the nation’s leading newspapers and employers, CareerPath.com offers job seekers the greatest number of the most current jobs available and for employers a complete line of recruitment solutions.

The National Academies
Advisers to the Nation on Science, Engineering and Medicine – The National Academies perform an unparalleled public service by bringing together committees of experts in all areas of scientific and technological endeavor. These experts serve pro bono to address critical national issues and give advice to the federal government and the public.

Career Development Manual
This resource has a list of links that provide helpful information about the different things that a jobseeker should do to find suitable employment.

CareerSite Job Search
CareerSite.com Recruiter is the first free “one-stop” e-recruiting service that enables fast and easy e-recruiting for small businesses. By combining a personalized tool that automates your hiring processes with a method that seamlessly connects you with the best e-recruiting services, the CareerSite.com Recruiter gives you everything you need to e-recruit effortlessly.

The ComputerJobs Store
Computer Jobs and Career Management Resources for Technology Professionals.

E-span JobOptions
Job Database, Private resume Builder and Recruitment Resource.

Monster Board
Search more than 342,715 jobs now! The new Monster.com job search has more options for better results.


FinAid: The Financial Aid Information Page
FinAid was established in the fall of 1994 as a public service. This award-winning site has grown into the most comprehensive annotated collection of information about student financial aid on the web.

Association for Computing Machinery
Association for Computing Machinery Founded in 1947, ACM is the world’s first educational and scientific computing society. Today, our members – over 80,000 computing professionals and students world-wide – and the public turn to ACM for authoritative publications, pioneering conferences, and visionary leadership for the new millennium.

Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility
Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (CPSR) is a public-interest alliance of computer scientists and others concerned about the impact of computer technology on society. We work to influence decisions regarding the development and use of computers because those decisions have far-reaching consequences and reflect our basic values and priorities.

Computing Research Association
The Computing Research Association (CRA) is an association of more than 180 North American academic departments of computer science and computer engineering (CS&CE); laboratories and centers in industry, government, and academia engaging in basic computing research; and affiliated professional societies.

IEEE Computer Society
Members and nonmembers alike can explore highlights of important recent coverage from the Computer Society’s magazines, journals, and conferences in our current focus: The State of the Internet. For more cutting-edge research from the leading minds in our industry, join the Society.

Computer Careers
The goal of this web site is to provide additional details that will help you prepare for a career in this area. In particular, we hope this site can help you decide how to develop the skills you need to be successful in a computing career . a journey that ordinarily begins with an undergraduate degree in a computing- related discipline.