What can you do with a career in computer science?
Hiram College graduates with a major in Computer Science are well-prepared for further study in graduate school or many different types of positions in the computing field, whether working for a company in the computing field, doing consulting work, or doing development, IT, or other computing work for companies in a wide variety of industries. Hiram College alumni can be found at a wide variety of organizations, including Microsoft, Intel, HP, Amazon, Progressive, Sherwin Williams, Great Lakes Publishing, Acumen Solutions, Nationwide Insurance, and Cleveland Clinic. Job titles (first destination) include Technical Consultant, Helpdesk Technician, Associate Application Developer, Software Engineer, Software Developer, QA Tester, and Network Project Engineer. Recent students have received full scholarships at Notre Dame University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for further study in Computer Science immediately after graduating. Many of our students are also supported by their companies to further their studies at a masters’ level at institutions local to their job or online. A few of our students took an entrepreneurial path and now run successful companies of their own.
Research and 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.
ACM Career newsletter
The ACM’s newsletter on jobs and careers. It is an excellent source of new information.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.