Computer Career Info

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We will use this workspace to explore computer careers and share this knowledge with other students interested in pursuing computer careers.

To start, here are some websites with good information about careers in the computer industry.

Two organizations that many computer professionals belong to include:

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

      ACM Computing Careers Website

      ACM Computer Careers Brochure for download

The Institiute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

      IEEE Computing Careers Information

      IEEE Computer Society

According to the ACM, the following are the major areas of computer careers today:

  • Computer Engineering (CE)
  • Computer Science (CS)
  • Information Systems (IS)
  • Professionals in Information Technology (IT)
  • Software Engineers (SE)

With a computer career, you can work in almost any industry – from medicine to gaming.