Life after CS@CU

Preparing for Life after Columbia
UG Employment after CS@CU
UG Graduate Schools after CS@CU
MS Employment after CS@CU
PhD Employment after CS@CU
Alumni Connection
Alumni Resources


Preparing for Life after Columbia

Columbia University and the Department of Computer Science provide opportunities for students to explore their career options and to prepare for their job search.

Center for Career Education

The Center provides career counseling services to current students and alumni. Students are encouraged to visit the Center as soon as they start their studies at Columbia.

The Center's services include:

  • Career counseling to explore career options
  • Help with resume writing and interview skills including Mock Interviews
  • Career Fairs
  • Providing department specific workshops

Please visit their website for more information.

Workshops at CS@CU

The Department, in conjunction with the Center for Career Education and corporate partners, conducts career-related workshops for our students. Some of the workshops that we have throughout the year are:

  • Resume Writing Workshop
  • Interview Skills Workshop 
  • Federal Jobs Workshop 
  • Mock Interview with a company recruiter
  • Alumni Career Panel

MICE Job Postings

The Computer Science Department has its own job listings. Our students can subscribe to job announcements through the Departmental database called MICE.

Company Information Sessions

In addition to the MICE Job listings, the Department conducts company Information Sessions throughout the academic year. These Information Sessions allow students to interact with company representatives directly. Some of the companies that have held Information Sessions in the Department are:

  • Apple
  • Amazon
  • Bloomberg
  • BlackRock Solutions
  • Deutche Bank
  • Facebook
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Intelligent Search Technologies
  • Microsoft
  • Startup companies (Venmo, Knewton, etc)
  • Tradeweb
  • US Military

Life After CS@CU

The following lists show examples of the positions our graduates have landed after Columbia.

UG Employment after CS@CU

InstitutionPosition
Mt. Sinai School of MedicineClinical Research Assistant
FacebookSoftware Engineer
BuzzientSoftware Developer
RedHatSoftware Developer Intern
Goldman SachsTechnology Analyst
Bain and CompanyAssociate Consultant
MicrosoftProgram Manager
Wireless GenerationSoftware Developer
FactSetSoftware Developer
Lockheed MartinSoftware Engineer Associate
WerumJava Programmer
Drop.ioProgrammer
Morgan StanleyTechnology Training Program
212MediaDevelopment Intern

UG Graduate Schools after CS@CU

InstitutionField of Study
Carnegie Mellon UniversityComputer Science
Yale UniversityStatistics
Yale UniversityTechnical Design and Production
Columbia UniversityComputer Science
Columbia UniversityMathematics
University of California, San FranciscoBioinfomatics
Harvard UniversityPhysics
University of MarylandComputer Science

MS Employment after CS@CU

Company
AmazonAmazon Game Studios
Bank of America
Bloomberg
FactSet Research Systems
Goldman Sachs
GoogleMathworks
Microsoft
Morgan Stanley
Nvidia
VMTurbo
VMWare
Yahoo!

PhD Employment after CS@CU

Faculty Positions
Ben Gurion University (Israel), Columbia University, Cooper Union, Dartmouth College, Duke University, Emory University, Georgia Tech, MIT, New York University,  Rutger University, Steven Institute of Technology, University of California (Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara),  University of Edinburgh (UK), University of Chicago, University of Crete (Greece), University of Michigan, University of North Caroline, University of Pennsylvania, University of Texas (Austin), US Military Academy, Williams College
Industry Positions
Accenture, AT&T Research (scientist), Enterra Solutions (Chief Scientist & Technology Officer), Eurobank (Director of IT), Foursquare (data scientist), Goldman Sachs, Google (researcher), IBM (researcher), Microsoft (researcher), Nokia Research Center, NSA, Sandia National Labs, SRI International, Telefonica

Alumni Connection

Alumni are important members of CS@CU community.
Some of the ways that keep alumni connected to CS@CU are:

If you are an Alum and would like us to keep you informed of upcoming events,
please contact .

Alumni Resources