Elon computing sciences students have been successful in a variety of career settings as well as in graduate school. Computing sciences graduates have been on employers' "most wanted" lists, and Elon graduates are presently working as developers for mobile, desktop, web and enterprise applications, systems programmers, system managers, systems analysts, database managers, software engineers, consultants, and technicians. Computing sciences job opportunities will remain plentiful as 62% of the growth in jobs in science-related fields through 2020 will be in Computer Science.
Elon graduates in computing sciences have been hired after graduation by companies including AppNexus, AT&T, Bayer Healthcare, Cisco, Credit Suisse, Duke Medical Center, Federal Express, Google, IBM, Intel, JP Morgan Chase, Lockheed Martin, Microsoft, Mitre Corporation and SAS as well as in many governmental positions.
Computing sciences graduates are also successful in graduate school, many of them on full scholarships. Recent graduates have pursued further study in graduate programs at Carnegie Mellon, Clemson, DePaul, Georgia Tech, Illinois, Johns Hopkins University , North Carolina State, University of Maryland, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Charlotte, Wake Forest, William and Mary and Virginia Tech.
In the map below, you can see a visual representation of the many places and opportunities computing sciences majors have pursued in recent years. You may also view a larger map or a text version of the map.
The blue markers indicate the location of Elon computing sciences majors who have attained jobs.
The yellow markers indicate the locations where computing sciences majors have completed internships.
The red markers indicate the schools where computing sciences majors are pursuing graduate studies.
View Elon University Career Services: Computing Science Outcome Map 2008-2010 in a larger map
The Student Professional Development Center - Office of Career Services at Elon University provides assistance to students as they pursue a career in computing sciences. To schedule an appointment, call 278-6538 or come to Moseley 140 and ask to be scheduled with Sara Shechter, Assistant Director of Career Services for Arts & Sciences or René Jackson, Career Advisor for Graduate School Programs.
Check the following resources from Career Services: