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Professional Computer Science B.S. Degree – Career Services

Eric Byers in his new job at GarminEric Byers was one of the first graduates of the Professional Computer Science B.S. Degree Program. Just two months into a 6-month internship with Garmin, he was offered a permanent job as Aviation Software Engineer 1.

The intent of Professional Computer Science Degree Program is to link students with the available jobs in computer science. The following events and resources are designed to help you to achieve success with your career.

Career Showcase
The Career Showcase is an event held twice a year in Portland, Ore. to introduce students to networking with company representatives. Visit the Career Showcase page for more details, or view more videos of industry representatives giving career advice and talking about the culture of their workplace.

Ecampus Career Services
OSU devotes an experienced career counselor, Kyle Cassady, to work specifically with Ecampus students as they explore their unique interests, values, personalities and skills. You can call Kyle at 541-737-5420. To learn more about how she can help you along your career development visit the career website at Ecampus.

Job and Internship Search
Beaver Careers is OSU Career Services’ online career management system and it is a great way for students and alums to get started in their job or internship search. The OSU Office of Career Services offers free services including workshops, webinars, counseling, and career fairs for students and alumni up to a year after graduation.

Resume Building
Jen Busick Stewart, outreach coordinator at OSU Career Services, spoke on how to build and effective resume. Go to the resumes page to view the video and handouts.

Interviewing Tips
Collected on this page are links to videos and resources to help you prepare for interviewing.

LinkedIn
Start networking! Join these groups on LinkedIn:

Having an on-line resume is just as important as having one on paper. Here’s are some “how to build your profile” sites to help get you started.