Explore careers in the technology sector by exploring the links below. Found a career you're interested in? Stop by our office or make an appointment via Handshake with a career advisor and begin networking to learn more.

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Quick Links: Job and Internship Resources | Student Organizations & Departmental Resources | Alumni to Know

Job and Internship Resources

Programming, Systems & IT

  • Computer Jobs - Job board and create job alerts
  • Computer World - Articles on recent tech news and blogs
  • DICE - Job board and career advice (professional docs, networking, etc.)
  • GE Jobs - Information about working at GE and application
  • Web Professionals - Jobs in web design, development, security, search marketing, and engineering

Startup Opportunities

  • ANGEL - Search for job opportunities in different startups
  • Digital NYC - Resource for NYC's startups and technology information; brings together companies, jobs, and blogs
  • The Muse - Business, IT, Sales, and Marketing with cutting-edge companies
  • Venture Loop - Search for jobs in startups

Gaming, Animation, TV & Film

Digital Forensics

  • CSI - Resource for learning about forensics career including jobs, articles, and videos
  • Forensic Internships - List of forensic science internship opportunities

Technical Interviewing Resources

Research & Other General Opportunities

  • Career Karma - List of in-demand tech jobs and blog
  • Computer Science Online - Guidebook combines expert interviews, career advice and start up knowledge to supply the most up-to-date and accurate information about the growing computer science industry
  • IEEE Society Job Board - Network of professionals and job search resources
  • - New website for candidates interested in internships and full-time jobs in the intelligence community (Defense Intelligence Agency, National Security Agency, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Office of the Director of National Intelligence). Site hosts Job Exploration Tool in addition to postings. Security clearances can take up to 12 months - apply in the spring (2018) for the summer after next (2019). Juniors can apply for full-time positions starting after graduation
  • Jobs in Social Media - Search for jobs in social media; also includes a career blog
  • Research Experience for Undergraduates by NSF - National Science Foundation funds a large number of research opportunities for undergraduate students through its REU Sites program. An REU Site consists of a group of ten or so undergraduates who work in the research programs of the host institution

Student Organizations & Departmental Resources

  • Computer Science Department Opportunities
  • Women in Technology and Science (WITS) - WITS combats the societal idea that only boys should be pushed to excel in math and science. Our mission is to encourage young women to pursue science and technology by giving girls from local middle and elementary schools an opportunity to perform science experiments from all disciplines during the school year.

Alumni To Know

One of the best ways to explore careers and find job opportunities is to network with progressional. Below are some alumni who have experience in the field and have volunteered to be a resource. To connect with someone, log in to Colonnade Connections and find their contact information. Not sure how to begin networking? Stop by our office to get started.  

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Data Analytics

The demand for data analysts has been growing every day, and many aspects of data analytics make it a very attractive field. With use of technology, data analytics makes interpreting great amounts of information very efficient. Data analysts are expected to understand not only how to read data, but also how to interpret and present it in a meaningful way.