Careers and graduate school in computer science

Students majoring in computer science learn the foundation of the discipline from both a theoretical and practical standpoint, including an array of current technologies such as Java and network programming. Graduates are prepared to immediately enter the computer science profession, or to be competitive in entering graduate school.

Jobs held by recent computer science alumni

In recent years Dickinson computer science majors have gone on to a number of different careers, including those listed below. These are jobs held by Dickinson alumni, classes of 2003–2008.

 Employer Position 

BBN Technologies

Staff Engineer

BST Global

Application Technical Support Representative

Charity Navigator

Program Analyst

FactSet Research Systems, Inc.

Software Engineer

Highmark Blue Shield

Senior Software Developer

Insert Key Solutions

Software Developer

JPL Video Productions

Web Coordinator

Lockheed Martin Corporation

Software Engineer

Oakwood Financial Technologies

Director of Software Development

SMART Consulting LLC

Senior Consultant

Texas Medical Institute of Technology

Web Developer/Product Manager

U.S. Army


Unbound Medicine

Software Developer

Other resources

Here are some excellent websites about careers in computer science

If you have additional questions, please speak with a faculty member in the department or visit the Dickinson Career Center.