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Computer Science

Careers in Computer Science

As computer technology has permeated every aspect of modern life, computing professionals have come to find themselves working in a wide variety of environments. There are job opportunities to be found in companies that are focused on providing computer technology to its clients, and job opportunities in organizations that use computer technology to deliver services to its clients.

According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers Job Outlook 2013 survey, employers anticipate hiring 13 percent more Class of 2013 college graduates than they hired from the Class of 2012, with Computer and Information Science among the top 10 degrees in demand.

Forbes magazine reported that Software Design and Development professionals have one of the most recession-proof and highest paid jobs.

The U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics projects computer scientists to be one of the fastest growing occupations over the next decade, resulting in excellent employment prospects, and high demand.

At La Sierra University, there are on-campus employment opportunities that provide students with internship, working experience in computer technical support, networking, and system administration. If you are planning to join an internship program, please review the department's Internship Guidelines.

Just in the Inland Empire, there are a number of companies and institutions that are hiring Computer Science graduates. These include:

More job and internship opportunities are available here:

The following external link provides more information on careers in computer science: http://www.khake.com/page17.html

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Department of Mathematics & Computer Science

La Sierra University

4500 Riverwalk Parkway

Riverside, CA 92515-8247


951.785.2197 (voice)

951.785.2164 (fax)


Office Location:

Room 247 in Price Science Complex


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