Great Jobs for Computer Science Majors 2nd Ed. [NOOK Book]


What can I do with a degree in computer science?

The first step toward the rest of your life starts with that question, and the answer is right here. Get on the right path now for a satisfying and rewarding career in computers by learning to match your skills and interests...

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Great Jobs for Computer Science Majors 2nd Ed.

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What can I do with a degree in computer science?

The first step toward the rest of your life starts with that question, and the answer is right here. Get on the right path now for a satisfying and rewarding career in computers by learning to match your skills and interests with exciting employment opportunities. Great Jobs for Computer Science Majors will help you:

  • Assess your strengths and interests
  • Choose the ideal location
  • Establish your standard of living
  • Explore unusual career paths
  • Identify the best employers
  • Set a strategy for getting the job you want
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071415552
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 10/1/2002
  • Series: Great Jobs For... Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,124,884
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Jan Goldberg has written extensively in the vocational guidance area for many well-respected career publications and publishers. As a feature writer, she has contributed to top local and national magazines. She was named to the New York Public Library's List of Books for the Teen Age for the Year 2000 for her book, What's Bad About Being Too Good?

Series Codevelopers and Contributing Authors
Stephen E. Lambert is the director of career services at Plymouth State College in New Hampshire. He codeveloped this series with Julie DeGalan, a former administrator and career counselor at Plymouth State College.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Computer Science: A Degree with Endless Possibilities vii
Part 1 The Job Search
1 The Self-Assessment 3
2 The Resume and Cover Letter 25
3 Researching Careers 51
4 Networking 69
5 Interviewing 83
6 Networking or Interview Follow-Up 93
7 Job Offer Considerations 99
8 The Graduate School Choice 105
Part 2 The Career Paths
9 Introduction to the Computer Science Career Paths 117
10 Path 1: Computer Scientists and Systems Analysts 121
11 Path 2: Management Analysts and Consultants 143
12 Path 3: Operations Research Analysts 157
13 Path 4: Computer Operators and Programmers 165
14 Path 5: Computer Sales and Service 179
15 Path 6: Other Computer Science Careers 191
Appendix Colleges and Universities with Computer Science Programs 205
Additional Resources 217
Index 221
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