Employers like computer science
graduates because of their innate smarts, but some shy away from hiring them because of their lack of business and real-world development skills. To help put your degree in context, here are three stories to bear in mind as you transition from the academic world to the workplace.
Computer science degrees come with a common misconception, which often discourages students from pursuing those studies: They’ll turn you into an isolated code cruncher. That’s not really the case.
Where can are the best opportunities? Think software, mobile apps and Big Data to start.
Beginning college is a big adjustment for anyone, but it can be especially daunting for computer science majors. After all, they’re jumping into a tough curriculum that’s very different from the work they did in high school, and even those who’ve taken CS will face big changes.