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Computer Science Department

Jobs & Resources

See below for information about internships, research experiences, graduate schools, fellowships, full time jobs, national professional organizations, and local professional organizations.

Internship & Research Experience Resources

DePauw University Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program
With funding from the National Science Foundation, DePauw University has hosted a Computer Science research experiences for undergraduates (REU) program from the summer of 1994 through the present.  The program gives students the opportunity to collaborate with faculty members on a ten-week research project.

National Science Foundation Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Programs This site provides a listing of summer research programs funded by the National Science Foundation. The Programs are hosted at universities and research laboratories across the country, including at DePauw.

Pathways to Science Database of Summer Opportunities
This site provides a searchable database of summer research opportunities, as well as other research and support programs for students majoring in a variety of sciences including computer science.

Internships and Research Experiences Associated with Oak Ridge National Laboratory
This site provides links to numerous internships and research experiences that are associated with Oak Ridge National Laboratory.  Some of the programs are open to International students while others are limited to U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

AfterCollege
A website with resources for entry-level and part-time jobs, and internships.

IndianaIntern.Net
A website that helps match Indiana college and high school students with open internships in the state.

Internships.Com
A website that provides an interface to a database of internship opportunities that is searchable by major and city.  The site also has tips on constructing resumes and cover letters, preparing for interviews, etc.

iD Tech Camps
This company organizes summer youth technology camps at colleges and universities across the country.  They hire college student to work as counselors and technology instructors.  In the past they have hired DePauw students ranging from first-year students to seniors, and including both domestic and international students.

DePauw University Hubbard Center for Student Engagement
DePauw's Hubbard Center provides support related to internships, job searches and graduate school preparation.

Graduate School & Fellowship Resources

U.S. News and World Report Information On Finding A Graduate Program
This site provides various services for students who are trying to learn about graduate programs in various disciplines. For example there are rankings of graduate programs by discipline and subdiscipline (computer science is listed under engineering) and links to articles that give advice on how to pick a graduate school.

Peterson's Guide To Graduate Programs
This site will also be of interest to students who are considering graduate school. You can search for information about graduate programs based on a variety of key fields (geographical location, discipline, etc.)

DePauw Information on Nationally Competitive Scholarships for Graduates
This site provides information for DePauw students who want to learn about nationally competitive scholarships that support graduate study, travel, and independent projects after graduation.

DePauw University Professional Opportunities Office
DePauw's Professional Opportunities Office provides support related to internships, job searches and graduate school preparation.

Interview Preparation Resources

ProgrammerInterview.Com
A website with suggestions for preparing for interviews for technical positions.  Reviews major topics and offers advice for answering technical and non-technical questions.

Programming Interviews Exposed: Secrets to Landing your Next Job
A traditional (paper) book with with suggestions for preparing for interviews for technical positions.  Reviews major topics and offers advice for answering technical and non-technical questions including salary negotiations.  Third edition published in fall 2012.  Earlier editions have been published over the past decade.

Cost of Living Comparison Calculator
This on-line calculator can help you compare job offers in different cities based on the cost of living in those cities.  The calculator also shows average salaries for various jobs in the city you plan to relocate to.

Responding to the "Expected Salary" Question
This web site gives advice on responding to questions about expected salaries and salary ranges. 

Job Search Resources

AfterCollege
A website with resources for entry-level and part-time jobs, and internships.

ComputerWorld Magazine career opportunities page.
Includes a service that allows you to fill out a profile of your skills so that interested companies can email you regarding job openings.

ACM Student Web
This site contains information of interest to Computer Science students including career options in Computer Science, scholarships, sample resumes, etc.

DePauw University Professional Opportunities Office
DePauw's Professional Opportunities Office provides support related to internships, job searches and graduate school preparation.

Local Professional Organizations

DePauw's Student ACM Chapter
DePauw students organize a local chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) called ACM @ DePauw. The group sponsors various events to help students interested in computer science to learn more about the discipline.

DePauw’s Student ACM-W Chapter
DePauw's ACM-W Chapter is affiliated with the international organization, ACM's Women in Computing. ACM-W celebrates, informs and supports women in computing.

Indianapolis Software Meetups
Meetups are informal regional meetings of people with similar interests.  There are a number of software related meetups in Indianapolis, many of which meet monthy.  Participating in meetups is a great way to network and to learn more about new technologies.

National Professional Organizations

ACM (Association for Computing Machinery)
The Association for Computing Machinery is the national professional association for computer scientists.

The Assocation for Women in Computing
The Association for Women in Computing is an association of women and men that promotes women in computing.

Computing Scholars of Tomorrow Alliance
The Alliance is a national network of dedicated students, faculty, and staff that provides empowering experiences and programs to ensure the success of minority scholars in computing related fields. There are many ways to become involved with this group.