You've done your research, created a network, and beefed up your resume. Now it's time to hit the job market. The list below shows some organizations that often recruit IU graduates from computer science and information technology majors. This list also shows some organizations where recent computer science and information technology graduates have gone to work. Remember that an education in these majors can prepare you for a number of careers.
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- Hagerty Consulting Inc. - Financial & Management positions
- Capital One - Analyst positions
- Emerging Markets Private Equity Association - Analyst, Research Department
- Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) - Data and Analyst positions
- State Farm Companies - IT/Systems positions
- Discovery Communications - Information Technology positions
- Facebook - Software Engineer positions
- Microsoft Corporation - Software Development positions
- inSourceCode, LLC - Data positions
- ATC, Inc. - Design Engineer positions
- Movoli - Content Editor positions
- Beacon Hill Technologies - Developer positions
- InternMatch - Software Engineer positions
- Amazon - Software Development Engineer positions
- BigMachines, Inc. - Software Engineer positions
- Egen Solutions Inc. - Java Developer positions
- Stanley Black & Decker - IT Division
Job Search Sites
These sites post jobs that relate directly to analysis, statistics, and math. Remember to use these sites in addition to your network of people to maximize your chance of finding good opportunities. Many of the professional associations listed in the Meet People tab will post industry-specific jobs. Look for a page titled “careers,“ “jobs,“ “employment,“ or “opportunities."
Keywords for Job Search
As you use the web to search for more opportunities, get creative with the search terms you use. Try the list below to maximize your results.
- Information Technology/IT
Organization & Company Research Resources
When you're preparing for a job interview, it pays to do your research. Use the resources here to learn about an organization's history, business, and culture. Once you have a good understanding of what the company's about, formulate a list of questions to ask during your interview. This will show your interviewer that you're genuinely interested in the job and give you a deeper understanding of what to expect if you're hired.
Common Interview Questions
Interviews can vary from one industry to another. Remember, interviewers are trying to assess your experience and your fit for a specific position, so depending on the position, your questions will vary greatly. This is a small sample of questions designed to help you understand the kind of field-specific questions you might be asked.
- Tell me about a difficult or complex programming assignment you’ve had. What steps did you take and how successful were you?
- What are the various tools and measures that can be implemented to secure data?
- Describe a time when you had to revise a program in order to make it more efficient.
- Have you had experience in maintaining a website?
- What have you done in the last year to improve your computer skills?
- How will you communicate with users who are laymen or maybe even first-time users?
- Many organizations need volunteer assistance to build their websites and support their IT functions, so consider approaching any organization you are interested in to build valuable experience while giving back.
- Create a section on your resume that highlights programming languages, skills, and certifications.