How Computer Science Grads Can Job Hunt Like Experienced Pros
There’s potentially a big payday ahead for computer-science (CS) graduates who navigate the job market like mid-career pros rather than novices. With many top students receiving multiple offers, those who target specific companies, compare deals, and negotiate effectively can ensure that they accept the very best offer. Most 2018 graduates earning engineering and computer-science degrees are expected to command the highest starting salaries at the bachelor’s-degree level, according to a survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Salaries for engineering majors are projected to average $66,521, while computer science graduates are expected to average $66,005. Are you wise beyond your years? Here are a few strategies to make your first job search a huge success.