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1 Careers in CS & Engineering

2 CS & Engineering careers are not all this….

3 There is more to these fields than that

4 Why should I become a Computer Scientist

5 Top 10 Reasons to Major In Computing 1. Computing is part of everything we do! Computing and computer technology are part of just about everything that touches our lives from the cars we drive, to the movies we watch, to the ways businesses and governments deal with us 2. Expertise in computing enables you to solve complex, challenging problems. Computing is a discipline that offers rewarding and challenging possibilities for a wide range of people regardless of their range of interests.

6 Top 10 Reasons to Major In Computing 3. Computing enables you to make a positive difference in the world. Computing drives innovation in the sciences and also in engineering, business, entertainment and education. If you want to make a positive difference in the world, study computing. 4. Computing offers many types of lucrative careers. Computing jobs are among the highest paid and have the highest job satisfaction. Computing is very often associated with innovation, and developments in computing tend to drive it. This, in turn, is the key to national competitiveness.

7 Top 10 Reasons to Major In Computing 5. Computing jobs are here to stay, regardless of where you are located. There actually are more computing jobs than qualified people to fill them in the United States. If you consider the expected growth in computing, it’s easy to see that companies simply need more talent. 6. Expertise in computing helps you even if your primary career choice is something else. Having a computing major will provide you with a foundation of knowledge, problem solving and logical thinking that will serve as a competitive advantage to you in your career, in whatever field you choose.

8 Top 10 Reasons to Major In Computing 7. Computing offers great opportunities for true creativity and innovativeness. Creating high-quality computing solutions is a highly creative activity, and computing supports creative work in many other fields. The best solutions in computing exhibit high levels of elegance and beauty. 8. Computing has space for both collaborative work and individual effort. Computing is often about being part of a team that requires people with many different kinds of skills. Yet there is also plenty of space for individual flair and imagination.

9 Top 10 Reasons to Major In Computing 9. Computing is an essential part of well-rounded academic preparation. An increasing number of universities and employers see successful completion of a computer science course as a sign of academic well-roundedness. 10. Future opportunities in computing are without boundaries. Computing is one of those fields where it is almost impossible to predict what will happen next. This is why we cannot even begin to imagine all the ways that you can make a contribution to it and it can make your life’s work exciting and real.

10 Innovation is A Career in computing provides just that

11 Why should I become an Engineer?

12 Top 10 Reasons to Major In Engineering 1. Money It’s important to know that engineers are among the top-paid professions world-wide. 2. Prestige Along with doctors and lawyers, engineers are professionals who have a lot of prestige. You’ll gain a desired job image, and join a profession that supports national and global competitiveness, security, and rising living standards.

13 Top 10 Reasons to Major In Engineering 3. Professionalism Engineering programs worldwide are among the top, most-advanced educational programs. Being a member of an engineering society will give you access to information and technology that will help you do your work better and enjoy life 4. Flexibility And Choice Engineering offers so many choices and open up a road to flexible education. Engineering is a great choice that opens up many paths for the future.

14 Top 10 Reasons to Major In Engineering 5. Intellectual Development Engineering will help you grow and develop your ways of thinking. Becoming an engineer will force you to work on many transferable skills including problem- solving and critical reasoning 6. Entrepreneurship Provides you with the knowledge and skills to open up your own business and become your own boss. Having technical knowledge will allow you to make a product and center a business around it

15 Top 10 Reasons to Major In Engineering 7. Challenge Engineering is a challenge! 8. Creativity Engineering lets you exercise your judgment however you want. You’ll need to be creative to come up with solutions to fascinating problems, and you’ll be able to use both concrete knowledge and your own thoughts and views when coming up with a successful original design or development.

16 Top 10 Reasons to Major In Engineering 9. Discovery An engineering education will help you discover how the world works. Engineering is interconnected with science and research, and it will allow you to learn and discover a world of knowledge. 10. Society Needs You The work engineers do benefit the society and help it progress forward


18 Careers You can combine your passions with computer science and engineering DOT DIVA!

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