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How do I make an impression at my future summer internship?

I’m a junior in college doing a software engineering internship in the upcoming summer. Someone advised me that I should make sure to get great references from this internship. What’s the best way to do that? Should I excel at work? Should I be more friendly? Is there some strategy or practice...

#networking #business #internship #computer #computer-software #tech-industry

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Simona H | Project Manager Hello Anina,This is a great question and one that takes some ...

What major did you study in college and was it useful in your career?

I'm considering being a computer software developer and I want to know what degree would get me there. What colleges would you recommend for this career? #computer-software #software-engineer...

#college-major

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Posted by Rachel G.’s Avatar Rachel G.
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Arun Vijayvergiya | Software Engineer at Airbnb Hi Rachel,I think the obvious answer is the right one here. ...

Dentistry or Computer engineering

Hello I was wondering what major is better (Makes more money, wouldn't need much time to find a suting job opportunity)etc.. I have 2 majors in mind (Dentistry & Computer engineering) I'd love Dentistry because of 1: I can make my own clinic 2: I am my own boss 3.I am pretty good in...

#majors #medical #engineering #computer-engineer #computer #dentistry #computer-software

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Active Dec 06 at 03:17 AM

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Posted by Odai I.’s Avatar Odai I.
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Steve A. | Managing the Business of IT The key is NOT how much you will make, don't even ...

I want to major in computer science. What classes should I take?

I want to do something like cyber security or write code for companys. #computer-science #programming #computer-engineering...

#computer-software

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Active Nov 27 at 09:58 PM

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Posted by Gerardo M.’s Avatar Gerardo M.
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Eric Willisson | Software Engineer at Google Hi!I'm going to guess from your question that you are in ...

Would it be good to study web design in London?

I want to be a web and graphic designer. I’m an American student. Is it a good idea? Or is programming overseas difficult. Also is it difficult for an American student to study in London?#webdesign #london #graphicdesign #international #studyabroad #webdesigner #britain #graphic-design...

#interior-design #computer-software #design #webdevolopment

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Active Nov 27 at 10:08 PM

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Posted by Akira M.’s Avatar Akira M.
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Bonnie Allen | Assoc. Director Technology Try Udacity; they have Nanodegree programs that will allow you to ...

What is a good major/career path for a current DACA student?

I am currently going into my Junior year of College. I have already received an associates of science degree, and I am pursuing a bachelor's degree. With the uncertainty that has arisen with regards to the future of DACA students, I have put a lot of emphasis on trying to choose the "correct...

#bachelorsdegree #career #daca #college-majors #accounting #career-counseling #computer-software #computer-science

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Active May 08 at 07:28 PM

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Posted by Antonio P.’s Avatar Antonio P.
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Jennifer Shone | Assurance Associate at PwC Hi Antonio, I was in your position not too long ago. ...

What is the day to day like being a software developer?

Depending on where you work, what are your hours like and what do you do. #computer-software #softwaredeveloper #technology...

#game-development

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Active Dec 05 at 06:00 PM

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Posted by Bryan M.’s Avatar Bryan M.
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David Brandl | Experienced Associate - Software Developer at PwC I've worked as a Developer, Technical Lead (in charge of a ...

What does a computer engineer do?

What does a computer engineer do? What are the career options for a computer engineer? What does a day in the life of a computer engineer entail? #engineering #women-in-tech #women-in-stem #computer-engineering #stem #girls-in-stem #girls-who-code #computer-software #computer-hardware...

#computer-science #computer-programming

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Active Oct 16 at 02:41 PM

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Posted by Gillian C.’s Avatar Gillian C.
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Andrew Durrett | ISO QMS Systems Engineer at Dell Barbara and Ken have shared some good information with you. I ...
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James Garvin | Customer Success Manager at Okta, Inc. It shouldn't be that hard. Of course location will determine exactly ...

What is the difference between data science and machine learning?

I've been looking into data science careers, and I know that it is closely related with machine learning and big data. I'm confused as to what the difference between data science and machine learning is, and also how big data plays in a part in both fields. What exactly is data science and...

#data-science #data-mining #machine-learning #big-data #data-visualization #data-analysis #computer-science #data #computer-software

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Active May 19 at 04:28 AM

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Posted by Albert P.’s Avatar Albert P.
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Kurt Werntgen | Business Intelligence Manager "data science" is a more broad category, and "machine learning" is ...

What are the best data science courses/nanodegrees I can take online?

I'm currently a third year computer science major, and I've recently discovered a passion for data science and machine learning. I've been trying to learn more about it, and I've found many online resources (Udacity's data analyst, machine learning nano degrees, Stanford's Intro to Machine...

#machine-learning #data-mining #big-data #data-visualization #data-analysis #computer-science #data #computer-software #data-science

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Active Nov 14 at 06:20 PM

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Posted by Albert P.’s Avatar Albert P.
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Douglas Ring | Focusing on realizing the “impossible” through the lenses ... Hi Albert, you ask a great question. There are so many ...

For computer scientists, what does your work day look like, how does it impact other fields and the environment, and what were some education?

Hello I was wondering if someone could answer some questions I have for a school assignment pertaining to post-secondary opportunities in the field of computer science. I would really appreciate it if someone provided some answers to the following questions: -What does a typical day look...

#computer-science #technology #computer-software #information-technology

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Active Nov 14 at 07:37 PM

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Chirag R. Shah | Security Architecture & Engineering -What does a typical day look like for you? --> I ...

How do I get started in the field of data science/big data/machine learning?

I'm a third year computer science major, and I've been trying to learn more about data science/big data/machine learning. There aren't any classes offered at the college that I'm attending that cover these topics, and I'm a little lost as to how I would get started in any of these fields. What...

#data-science #big-data #data-analysis #analytics #engineering #software-engineering #machine-learning #computer-engineering #computer-software

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Active Nov 14 at 06:32 PM

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Posted by Albert P.’s Avatar Albert P.
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Dhairya Dalal | NLP and Machine Learning @ Talla Hi Albert, Excited to see you interested in data science and ...

What are jobs like with a computer science/computer engineering degree? As well as other tech jobs.

I'm a junior in high school. I am part of my schools tech academy and I hope to find a career in tech when I get older. I want to major in computer sciences or computer engineering. I'm interested in video games,baseball and cars. I just really don't know what the jobs are like in these majors....

#computer-hardware #computer #computer-security #computer-engineering #computer-science #computer-software #computer-programming

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Active Jul 14 at 01:51 AM

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Posted by Jalaal D.’s Avatar Jalaal D.
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Greg Roelofs | Software engineer, data infrastructure at LinkedIn So just to clarify terms up front, computer science is primarily ...

What programming languages should I know to impress potential employers?

My goal is to make a very comfortable life for myself but I need to get hired for that to happen. So what should I learn? Should I just try to learn every language I can or will that be a useless effort? #computer #computer-software #computer-science...

#information-technology

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Active Nov 13 at 06:50 PM

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Posted by Samuel A.’s Avatar Samuel A.
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Dhairya Dalal | NLP and Machine Learning @ Talla Hi Samuel, Awesome to see you're interested in programming and computer ...

A few questions for a videogame programmer...

What is your current profession? What did you want to be when you were in high school? What kind of student were you? What tips would you give to a high school student hoping to go into game programming? What did you major in, and at what college? What is something unexpected that you found out...

#video-games #computer-games #game-development #game-design #computer-software #video-game-design

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Active Apr 04 at 05:22 AM

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Posted by s L.’s Avatar s L.
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Ed Magnin | Ed Magnin is a 35+ year game industry ... What is your current profession?game developer (producer)What did you want to ...

For those who went into the field of Computer Science, what jobs did you find yourself gravitating towards?

I find that there's so much opportunity when it comes to the field of Computer Science. There's a variety of different jobs that you can get, from being a software developer to a systems security administrator. I personally enjoy the programming side of Computer Science, so I believe becoming a...

#computer-software #technology

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Active May 01 at 01:32 AM

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Posted by Wesley M.’s Avatar Wesley M.
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Anita Balaraman | Product Management and Marketing Leader With traditionally disparate fields merging together, computer science and music, or ...

For those that have gone into the field of software development, what would you say is one of the most interesting programs you've created?

I've always been into coding and plan to go into the field of computer science when I'm in college. I find it interesting when people tell me all the amazing things they were able to create with their knowledge of different coding languages. #technology...

#computer-software

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Active Nov 13 at 08:24 PM

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Posted by Wesley M.’s Avatar Wesley M.
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Greg Roelofs | Software engineer, data infrastructure at LinkedIn I think the vast majority of professional software development is collaborative, ...

How should a computer science major keep up with the constant changes in the field and with technology itself ?

I'm a computer science major and I constantly hear about new strategies, programming languages, and technologies that are supposed to be the next big thing. It would be impossible to keep up with all of them, but, in order to stay up to date, how do I tell which new thing is the best to invest...

#technology #computer-software #tech #programming #stem

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Active Nov 28 at 06:06 PM

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Posted by Jeancarlo B.’s Avatar Jeancarlo B.
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Victoria German | Sr. Mgr. Ntwrk Security & HSO Member Hi Jeancarlo,This is a wonderful question! Technology is changing so quickly ...

i want to create my own gaming company

how do i do this? what team mates do i need for this to work?...

#computer-software

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Active Apr 29 at 10:41 AM

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Posted by ali N.’s Avatar ali N.
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Jennifer Galvin | Technology Sales Strategist at Okta Why not attend a local meetup on the subject? https://www.meetup.com/MontrealUnityGames/?_cookie-check=P0x-0_Ns5GgFYyyd I ...

What is like being such a well know company for videogames and is it hard?

I am asking this because video game creating has always interested me. How such made things flow so well like a movie and run so smooth. #video-games #computer-software #software...

#software-engineering

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Active Apr 22 at 04:57 AM

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Posted by Sean P.’s Avatar Sean P.
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Daniel Moy | Google Software Engineer I don't mean to burst your bubble because if that's really ...

What are specific jobs and careers involving computer programming?

I am curious as to what specific careers people can have in the computer programming field. Since there are many languages that people can learn, I was also wondering what languages fit with certain careers. #computer-programming #computer-software...

#computer-science

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Active Nov 14 at 05:45 PM

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Posted by Jordan P.’s Avatar Jordan P.
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Shafeeque Qazi | Senior Engineering Manager at Okta, Inc. I assume you are interested in knowing more about Software Engineering. ...

Can I pursue more than 3 majors at the same time? Or should i just settle for a double major?

Is there a way to be able to major in multiple things (3 or more at the same time).? Or should I just settle for a double major in Law (earn a Juris Doctor Degree) and Computer science (Computer Software Engineering)? #attorney #computer-software #computer...

#lawyer

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Active Nov 05 at 11:10 PM

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Posted by Cristopher M.’s Avatar Cristopher M.
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Michael Green | Multidimensional Attorney, Educator & Motivator Hi Christopher,It is possible, but you would really need to weigh ...

What is the daily life of a computer technician?

Currently, I am an 11th grader in high school and am wondering what it is like being a computer technician because I am currently looking for different career options in the field of technology and computers. #computers #engineering #computer-software...

#information-technology

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Active May 15 at 12:41 AM

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Posted by Ivan R.’s Avatar Ivan R.
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Satyajeet Dhumne | Business Intelligence Program Director (BICC Leader), MSMIT Hello. This is a great but very broad question. In the ...

How to improve my CV as a computer Engineering student?

I'm a third year engineering student, and I studied different courses like (java, data structure, networking, mobile apps, AI, micro, electronics, and other topics ), but the issue is that when I want to apply for an internship or a research program especially internationally I have nothing...

#computer-networking #computer-engineering #artificial-intelligence #career-development #programming #career-choice #engineering #career-counseling #career-path #computer-software #computer-hardware #computer-programming

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Active Jun 16 at 08:04 AM

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Posted by Maya M.’s Avatar Maya M.
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Natasha Mamoun | Technology Consultant PricewaterhouseCoopers Hi Maya! I think you are doing an amazing job thinking ...

What software do market analysts use?

Hi everyone, I want to invest my winter break into learning a new skill. What softwares do market research analysts use? I know they would use some VBAs and will vary depending on the firm and market they are in, but what would you recommend me to learn over the next three weeks? What...

#business-analysis #vba #statistics #marketing #market-research #research #analytics #data-analysis #databases #computer-software #e-learning #software

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Active Nov 27 at 08:25 PM

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Posted by Danny L.’s Avatar Danny L.
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Ross Schapheer | Analyst at AT&T Danny, it's good that you are spending your winter break to ...

Does the Air Force or Army provide more computer based careers?

Hello, I'm wondering which branch of service provides more computer-based jobs once you enter. As I am considering joining the military I want to know which branch provides the more computer-based careers. Please detail to me the quality of the computer careers available and the chances of...

#military #computer-software #computers #air-force #army

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Active Sep 06 at 04:01 PM

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Posted by Deshawn H.’s Avatar Deshawn H.
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John McDonald | Splice Service Technician Hello Deshawn!First let me applaud you on interest of entering our Profession ...

What programming languages must you know for IT management or software engineer?

I know a couple languages, mostly high level but I was wondering If I have to learn C or C++ or ABC . I know python, bootstrap, html, css, java script, learning ruby and rails, and I am learning php and sql. #software-engineering #technology #web-development #computer-software #software...

#java #javascript #coding #html #it-management #css

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Active May 01 at 03:34 PM

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Abe Taha | Partner Group Eng Manager at Microsoft Programming languages come and go every N years, but the ideas ...

What is the beginners salary for a software engineer?

I want to know how much I will be getting $. #technology #money #software #software-engineering...

#computer-software

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Active Apr 10 at 03:41 PM

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Posted by hadi G.’s Avatar hadi G.
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Ryan A. Lopez | Western IL based Process Consultant, Analyst & Project ... Hello Hadi G. There are plenty of good ways to find ...

What are some software engineers' work stories?

So I could see if i would like to keep going with my future work.. #technology #computer-software #software...

#software-engineering

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Active Nov 14 at 06:42 PM

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Chris Lindsey | Software Engineer @ Airbnb Hey Hadi! I've been working as a software engineer for the ...

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