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What Can I Do with a Degree in Computer Science

Skills

As an graduate of Computer Science, you have many employability skills that are currently in demand. It is important that you are able to communicate these skills to potential employers. Some of these skills include:

  • Abstract and formal researching
  • Programming language concepts
  • Knowledge of operating systems
  • Ability to organize simplify
  • Ability to think logically and critically
  • Detail-oriented and thorough
  • Designing and conceptualizing systems
  • Ability to classify and systemize
  • Research ability
  • Possess curiosity, creativity and innovative talents
  • Statistical anaylsis
  • Oral & written communication skills
  • Numerical computation
  • Analytical & quantitative abilities and strong problem solving skills

Potential Career Options

  • Application Developer
  • Artificial Intelligence Programmer
  • Computer Consultant
  • Computer Engineer
  • Computer Facilities Manager
  • Computer Installation & Test Specialist
  • Computer Marketing/Sales Representative
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Scientist
  • Computer-Aided Design Technician
  • Computing Consultant
  • Database Administrator
  • Electronic Commerce Specialist
  • Information Scientist
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Network Architect
  • Network Programmer
  • Numerical Analyst
  • Production Support Specialist
  • Programmer Analyst
  • Software Analyst
  • Software Development Specialist
  • Software Engineer
  • Software Support Specialist
  • Systems Analyst
  • Systems Architect/Engineer
  • Systems Programmer
  • Teacher
  • Technical Support Representative
  • Technical Writer
  • Telecommunications Specialist

Employment Prospects in this Area of Study

Job futures (www.jobfutures.ca) is a website that informs you of employment prospects for various areas of employment and in specific occupations. Here you can compare annual salaries and average unemployment rates of Canadian graduates.

Gain Experience Related to Your Studies

  • Advertising agencies
  • Computer and programming services throughout the private and public sectors
  • Computer consulting firms
  • Computer manufacturers
  • Consulting companies providing software-related information technology services
  • Educational institutions
  • Governments
  • Industries specializing in electronic processing of information
  • Research institutions

You can also gain experience in the following work fields:

  • Administration
  • Aerospace
  • Applications: database design, analysis and administration
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer system design and analysis
  • Engineering knowledge for expert systems
  • Information technology and data processing
  • Research operations
  • Simulation
  • Software engineering
  • Teaching 
  • Telecommunications

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