The Computing Technology concentration prepares students for careers in information technology in which knowledge of computer programming, applications, and computing systems are used in businesses or other organizational settings. Computing technology students can be employed as computer programmers, web developers, network and system administrators, computing consultants, and business analysts. 

Common employers

  • Apple
  • Blue HorseShoe Solutions
  • Charles Schwab
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • KPMG
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Schneider Electric
  • Travelport

Common job titles

  • Analyst
  • Application Developer
  • Business Analyst
  • Operations Specialist 
  • Operations Specialist 
  • Technical Consultant 
  • Systems Software Engineer 
  • Database Applications Specialist 
  • Computer Science Teacher 

Factors of success

  • Engagement with the CSU Career Center
  • Internship or research involvement
  • GPA
  • On campus employment

Career checklist

  • Run for a leadership role in a student organization. 
  • Update your resume and/or CV for internships or on-campus jobs.
  • Attend an appointment or drop-in at the Career Center to discuss job/internship search strategies and tips for interviewing. 
  • Apply for undergraduate internship options: https://compsci.colostate.edu/undergraduate-students/career-resources/
  • Learn about graduate school options in the Computer Science Department: https://compsci.colostate.edu/degrees/
  • If planning on attending graduate school, make an appointment with a Career Educator to create a plan. 
  • Update your resume and/or CV. 
  • Present research at CSU:
  • Attend a mock interview session at the Career Center to prepare for the job search or graduate school interviews. 
  • Attend many networking events to meet employers and increase your chances of landing a job. 
  • Ask three professors and/or employers to be professional references. 
  • You may continue to use the Career Center for guidance! All services are still available to you at no cost for one year after graduation and for a small fee after that.