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What kind of job can get with.

  1. Nov 20, 2007 #1
    What kind of job can get with........

    A bachelor's degree in computer science???
    I've looked into it a bit but I can never seem to get a definite Answer
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 20, 2007 #2
    Anything that involves a computer.
  4. Nov 21, 2007 #3

    Computer Science is primarily concerned with information processes, the structure and procedures needed to represent them, and the systems needed to implement them. Spanning a broad spectrum of basic and applied subdisciplines which range from foundations in logic and the computational complexity of algorithms through compilers, operating systems, and databases, the discipline continues to expand in terms of new architectures, networks, vision, robotics, and computer-aided design.

    A Sample of Related Occupations

    Applications Programmer Artificial Intelligence Specialist CAD/CAM Designer
    Computer Engineer Computer Programmer Computer Systems Manager
    Database Manager Electronic Data Processing Auditor Manager, Management Info Systems
    Operations Research Specialist Operating Systems Programmer Special Effects (FX) Specialist
    Systems Analyst Systems Programmer Systems Software Developer
    Technical Sales Representative Technical Support Representative Technical Writer

    Types of Employers

    Private and Non-profit Organizations

    Accounting Firms

    Engineering Firms


    Hospitals/Health Care Organizations

    Banks/Financial Service Firms

    Insurance Companies

    Colleges & Universities

    Manufacturing Firms

    Communications Companies

    Online Service Providers

    Computer Consulting Services

    Research Organizations

    Computer Hardware & Software Vendors

    Retail Stores

    Computer Service Firms

    Telecommunications Firms

    Data Processing Companies

    Utility Companies

    Electronics Manufacturers

    Government Agencies

    Central Intelligence Agency

    Department of Treasury

    Commodity Futures Trading Commission

    Federal Bureau of Investigation

    Department of Agriculture

    Federal Trade Commission

    Department of Commerce

    General Accounting Office

    Department of Defense

    Library of Congress

    Department of Energy

    National Aeronautic and Space Administration

    Department of Justice

    Securities and Exchange Commission

    Department of Labor

    Small Business Administration

    Department of Transportation
  5. Nov 21, 2007 #4
    Interesting ........ and do u happen to know if those are all desk jobs??
    because i wanna go into the computer science field but I don't wanna
    be confined to a chair all day long..... i wanna like help ppl and stuff
    and perhaps like create things. but i don't know exactly what type of
    career is for me in the computer sciences
  6. Nov 21, 2007 #5
    Well I'm a computer science major and I am interning with IBM and all I do is sit at my desk all day and program.

    I do however get up to drink coffee.

    I'll help my mentor do things that requires me to help people, but mainly, its a desk job!

    when you say "Like create things" what do you mean?

    You create and design software everyday which is fun to me, but if you mean physical things, you might want to look into EE or CE, its more hands on design.

    My uncle on the other hand is the only Programmer at the company he works at, so he's making big bucks, but he's also the TECH GUY. Meaning he does everything related to computers, very busy, but always doing something new.

    Its really hard to get this type of position though because not many company's will just have 1 tech guy, they will have less qualified people to fix computers (like computer tech people) and Comp Sci to do the software design/programming. Computer ENgineers or Information System Technology majors to network admin, etc.
    Last edited: Nov 21, 2007
  7. Nov 21, 2007 #6
    Ow. I'd be very careful with your choice of career, if I were you.

    Computer science is mostly done in cubicles. Not entirely... there are field engineers who go out and do customer installations and deal with problems on site, but most CS jobs are just sitting down and programming. And if you were interested in being creative, even the field engineer positions wouldn't suit you... field engineers are usually not the people who create the programs.
  8. Nov 21, 2007 #7
    you could howerver, go into mangement once your a comp sci, and all you do is go to meetings for the rest of yoru life and sign papers hah but you get to move around at least.
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