University of Vermont

CEMS Computer Science

Computer Science

Alumni with degrees in Computer Science pursue a wide variety of careers, both directly and indirectly related to their course of study. This is a representative sample of job titles from recent UVM alumni who majored in Computer Science.

Job Title

Career Industry

Database Administrator Food & Beverage
Day Trader Financial Services
Development Engineer Technology
Digital Integration Manager Healthcare Services
Enterprise Architect Financial Services
Executive Chef Dining & Hospitality
Patent Attorney Legal Services
Programmer/Analyst Insurance & Liability
Risk Management Financial Services
Scientist Healthcare Services
Senior Game Designer Gaming & Entertainment
Software Engineer Healthcare Services
Solutions Architect Technology
Vice President of Communications Aerospace Engineering

Recent Employers

Adobe Systems, Inc. Bose Corporation
Ernst & Young Google, Inc.
Hewlett-Packard IBM
Keurig Green Mountain Logic Supply
National Institutes of Health Red Hat
Yahoo, Inc.

Transferable Skills

In addition to the specialized material you study in your major, you will also gain useful transferable skills. Remember: it is essential to be able to articulate the skills you have gained.

Examples of transferable skills fostered while majoring in Computer Science

Critical Thinking Skills Leadership and Administration Skills Communication Skills

Develop problem solving and reasoning skills
Critical thinking

Efficiency
Systematic
Detail oriented
Deadline driven

Ability to simplify complex thoughts and concepts and present them in a clear and concise manner

Research and Investigation Skills Design and Planning Skills Information Management Skills

Quantitative and statistical expertise
Observation and classification skills

Thoroughness and attention to intricate details
Marketing ideas and products

Ability to multi-task
System design and maintenance
Organization of data

Interpersonal Skills Skills and Assessing Values Specialized Skills

Ability to work both independently and in team environments

Ability to work in the abstract and apply meaning to larger and broader societal questions and problems

Knowledge of various operating systems and their benefits and drawbacks
Programming language fluency

To learn more about majoring in Computer Science at UVM go to: http://www.uvm.edu/~cems/cs/

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