USC CAIS Summer Fellowship

The University of Southern California (USC) is inviting applications for its USC CAIS Summer Fellowship. The program is open to visitors who are Ph.D. students or junior researchers (postdocs, assistant professors, or other early career researchers). The goal of the program is to invite researchers to conduct exciting research within the context of the USC CAIS mission and in collaboration with other USC CAIS researchers.

Provided By:

The University of Southern California is one of the world’s leading private research universities. Today, USC is home to more than 44,000 students and over 4,800 full-time faculties and is located in the heart of one of the biggest metropolises in the world.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: $18,000
  • Deadline: January 22, 2018, 11:59 p.m. PST
  • Winner Announcement: Not Known

Eligibility:

To receive the fellowship, a beneficiary must:

  • Visitors who are Ph.D. students or junior researchers (postdocs, assistant professors, or other early career researchers).
  • Who speak and write in English.
  • If you are currently an F1 visa holder at another institution, you will need to receive permission from your home institution to participate in the USC CAIS summer fellowship program.
  • USC students, faculty, and staff are ineligible for the USC CAIS summer fellowship program.
  • USC CAIS invites applications for computer science, social science (e.g., social work, public health), and conservation science for visiting summer fellows.

Instructions for Applying:

To be applying all application material must be submitted to Hailey Winetrobe, USC CAIS Center Operations Coordinator: hwinetro-at-usc.edu.

Supporting Documents:

You will be required to submit the following:

  • You’re CV
  • Two (max three) short letters of recommendation (500 words are reasonable)
  • Max 500-word personal statement that explains your motivation for conducting research focused on “AI for Social Good.”
  • In your statement, please specify if you are interested in a 1-, 2-, or 3-month fellowship.

Award Amount:

Fellows will be paid with a stipend in accordance with their academic level.

  • Ph.D. students will earn $4,000 per month.
  • Postdoctoral fellows will earn $6,000 per month.
  • Assistant professors will earn $8,000 per month.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.cais.usc.edu/get-involved/opportunities/

Contact Information:

Have any query you can contact the USC CAIS Center Operations Coordinator, Hailey Winetrobe, at hwinetro-at-usc.edu.

L’Oréal USA for Women in Science Fellowship Program

With the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the L’Oréal USA establishes “L’Oréal USA for Women in Science Fellowship Program”. Applicants to the fellowship program must be current postdoctoral associates or begin their postdoctoral position by February 3, 2017. The world needs science, and science needs women because women in science have the power to change the world.

Provided By:

L’Oréal S.A. is a French cosmetics company. For more than a century, L’Oréal has devoted itself solely to one business: beauty. It is a business rich in meaning, as it enables all individuals to express their personalities, gain self-confidence and open up to others.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: Total $3,00,000
  • Deadline: February 2nd, 2018
  • Winner Announcement: Not Known

Eligibility:

All Scholarship applicants must be:

  • Must have a conferred Ph.D. and have started in a postdoctoral research position by February 2, 2018
  • Must maintain the status of postdoctoral researcher throughout the fellowship year
  • Must be American born, naturalized citizen or permanent resident
  • Must be affiliated with a U.S. based academic or research institution
  • Must plan to conduct their postdoctoral studies and research in the U.S.
  • Must be involved in basic research in the life and physical/material sciences, engineering & technology, computer science and mathematics
  • Cannot be in a faculty position
  • Must commit to at least twenty hours of activity in support of women and girls in science (e.g. mentoring, classroom visits, media, events)
  • Must be available the week of October 22, 2018, for the For Women in Science Awards Week

Instructions for Applying:

You can apply online or offline both for the scholarship:

You can apply online at the given link: https://lorealfwis.aaas.org/login/indexA.cfm

All application material must mail directly from all references  L’Oréal USA for Women in Science C/O AAAS Attn: Janaya Thompson/Education and Human Resources 1200 New York Avenue, NW, 6th Floor Washington, D.C. 20005.

Supporting Documents:

Applicants need to provide three letters of recommendation.

  • The first letter must be a mentor or former advisor.
  • The second letter must be from your post-doctoral advisor.
  • The third letter may be from someone of your choice.

Award Amount:

The fellowship program awards five women postdoctoral scientists annually with grants of $60,000 each.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.lorealusa.com/csr-commitments/l%E2%80%99or%C3%A9al-usa-for-women-in-science-program

Google Lime Scholarship

Award Amount: $10,000 for US students, $5,000 for Canadian students

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 10, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Are you passionate about computer science and technology? Google LLC is pleased to provide “Google Lime Scholarship”. Undergraduate and graduate or Ph.D. students who are enrolled at a university in the U.S. or Canada (freshmen/first years and international students studying in the U.S. or Canada) are invited to apply. Google is committed to helping the innovators of the future make the most of their talents by providing scholarships and networking retreats for computer science students with disabilities.

Host Institution:

Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, software, and hardware. Google was founded in 1998 by Larry Pageand Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University, in California.

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the student must possess:

  • A current undergraduate, graduate or Ph.D. student enrolled at a university in the U.S. or Canada (freshmen/first years and international students studying in the U.S. or Canada.
  • Continuing current studies or intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student in a new program (e.g., graduating and pursuing an advanced degree) at a university in the U.S. or Canada in the 2018-2019 academic year.
  • Pursuing a Computer Science or Computer Engineering degree, or a degree in a closely related technical field (such as software engineering; or electrical engineering with a heavy computer science course load).
  • Maintaining a strong academic performance.
  • Exemplify leadership and demonstrate a commitment to and passion for computer science and technology
  • Previous Google Lime Scholars are unfortunately not able to be considered

Instructions for Applying:

If you are interested to apply then firstly you must create an account by the given link:

https://www.limeconnect.com/programs/

Supporting Documents:

As part of your application, you must upload the following documents:

  • Contact, education and experience information
  • Current resume & unofficial transcripts
  • Three essays – this is your opportunity to show us your passion for computer science
  • Two recommendation letters from a professor, adviser or supervisor

Award Description:

  • Selected students will be invited to attend the annual Google Scholars’ Retreat at the Googleplex in Mountain View, California, in summer 2018.
  • The scholarship provides $10,000for those studying in the US.
  • The scholarship provides $5,000 for those studying in Canada.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.limeconnect.com/programs/page/google-lime-scholarship

Google Travel and Conference Grants

Award Amount: $500

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: January 15, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Google Inc. provides you an amazing opportunity to receive this “Google Travel and Conference Grants”. The resident of North America who is 18 years of age or older are eligible to apply for this grant program. Google provides the grant to help break down the barriers that prevent underrepresented groups in computer science from attending leading tech conferences.

Host Institution:

Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, software, and hardware. Google was founded in 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University, in California.

Eligibility:

All Scholarship applicants must be:

  • Be a resident of North America.
  • Be 18 years of age or older.
  • Work or study in computer science, computer engineering, information technology, to a technical field related to the conference subject.
  • Have a strong academic and/or professional background with demonstrated leadership ability.
  • Be able to attend the core days of one of the conference.

Instructions for Applying:

Applications for the grant must be completed by the given link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdSCJDiFvGdPYRaiIJ7MhG9KE7KLS-Y803P1Z7MiW_OjIdgMw/viewform

Award Description:

The winner of this year’s award will receive $500.

Detailed Information Link:

https://edu.google.com/scholarships/google-travel-and-conference-grants/#!north-america

Contact Information:

For any questions on North America grants, you can contact to travel-grants-at-google.com.

Famous Computer Scientists

Are you interested in computer science subjects and want to know who invented programming language, Google, Facebook, Search Engine etc? We have searched the list of world’s famous computer scientists who have paved the way for us how technology has evolved.

We have given a brief introduction of world’s best scientists named as Sergey Brin, Tim Berners-Lee, Larry Page, and Mark Zuckerberg etc who invented Google, Facebook, Search Engine, Programming Languages etc. Just take a look, get inspired and motivated by their achievements.

Sergey Brin

Sergey BrinSergey Brin is the co-founder of Google and American computer scientist and internet entrepreneur. He earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Maryland better than ignorance. After graduation, he enrolled at Stanford University and completes the Ph.D. in computer science.

He has a good command in data mining and search engine. The Economist referred to Brin as an “Enlightenment Man”, and as someone who believes that “knowledge is always good, and certainly always better than ignorance” As of October 2017, Brin is the 13th richest person in the world.

Nationality: American
Born: 21 August 1973 (age 44), Moscow, Russia
Famous for: Co-founder of Google, Directing of X
Net worth: 47.2 billion USD (2017)

Tim Berners-Lee

Tim Berners-LeeTim Berners-Lee is a British computer scientist and English engineer, also known as TimBL who has single-handedly changed the course of human history. He is known as the inventor of the World Wide Web. In 1989, he proposed a new information management system and provides the successful communication between a Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) client and server via the internet.

Tim Berners-Lee is a founder and president of the Open Data Institute. He received the 2016 Turing Award “for inventing the World Wide Web the first web browser, and the fundamental protocols and algorithms allowing the Web to scale”.

Nationality: British
Born: 8 June 1955 (age 62), London, United Kingdom
Famous for: World Wide Web
Net Worth: $50,000,000

Larry Page

Larry PageLarry Page is a co-founder of Google with Sergey Brin and also an American computer scientist. He is the inventor of PageRank, the foundation of Google’s search ranking algorithm and an important part of the company’s initial success.

Page and Brin used the former’s basic HTML programming skills to set up a simple search page for users. As of 2014, Page’s estimated personal wealth exceeded $32 million, securing his spot as the 17th richest man in the world.

Nationality: American
Born: 26 March 1973 (age 44), East Lansing, Michigan, United States
Famous for: Co-founder of Google Inc., CEO of Alphabet Inc, PageRank
Net worth: 48.5 billion USD (2017)

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark ZuckerbergMark Zuckberg is the famous American computer programmer and internet entrepreneur responsible for developing Facebook in his Harvard dorm room. In the present time, He is a chairman and chief executive officer of Facebook.

Zuckerberg developed an interest in computers at an early age. In the 12 years, he used Atari BASIC to create a messaging program he named “Zucknet. Though his official salary as CEO of Facebook is exactly $1, Zuckerberg’s personal wealth is estimated at $33.1 billion.

Nationality: American
Born: May 14, 1984 (age 33) White Plains, New York, U.S.
Famous for: Co-founder of Facebook
Net worth: 75.2 billion USD (2017)

Bill Gates

Bill GatesWilliam Henry Gates III is a most powerful man in the world. He is a co-founder and former chief executive of Microsoft. He is also famous business magnate, investor, author, and philanthropist. Gates and his Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen started Microsoft which became the world’s largest PC software company.

Gates is one of the best-known entrepreneurs of the PC and will always be best known as a computer programmer and inventor. He is consistently ranked on the Forbes list of wealthiest people and is currently the second richest person in the world.

Nationality: American
Born: 28 October 1955 (age 62), Seattle, Washington, United States
Famous for: Co-founder of Microsoft
Net worth: 89.5 billion USD (2017)

Ben Goodger

Ben GoodgerBen Goodger is a British software engineer and famous computer scientist in the world. He is an employee of Netscape Communications Corporation and the Mozilla Foundation. Currently, Goodger is a lead in the user experience department at Google, where his main focus is the continued development and success of Google Chrome.

Nationality: British New Zealander
Born: London, England
Famous for: Lead in the user experience department at Google
Net worth: $6 Million

John D. Carmack

John D. CarmackJohn D. Carmack is a successful American game programmer. He is the co-founder of id Software, and the current lead programmer of related id Computer Games. Carmack is best known for his innovations in 3D graphics, such as his Carmack’s Reverse algorithm for shadow volumes.

Carmack’s engines have also been licensed for use in other influential first-person shooters such as Half-Life, Call of Duty and Medal of Honor. These innovations have been licensed for use and implemented into the design of other influential, first-person shooter games, including Call of Duty, Half-Life, and Medal of Honor.

Nationality: American
Born: 20 August 1970 (age 47), Roeland Park, Kansas, United States
Famous For: Co-Founder of Id Software
Net worth: $4 Million

Linus Torvalds

Linus TorvaldsLinus Benedict Torvalds is a great computer scientist and Finnish-American software engineer. He is the creator, and for a long time, principal developer of the Linux kernel. Linux has been adapted into thousands of variations and many web servers run using the system.

In 2012, He was honored Millennium Technology Prize by the Technology Academy Finland “in recognition of his creation of a new open-source operating system for computers leading to the widely used Linux kernel”.

Nationality: Finnish, American
Born: Linus Benedict Torvalds December 28, 1969 (age 47) Helsinki, Finland
Famous For: Developer of the Linux Kernel
Net worth: $150 Million

Elon Musk

Elon MuskElon Reeve Musk is Canadian American business magnate, investor, and engineer. He is responsible for founding companies like SpaceX, Tesla Motors, and SolarCity, and for his futuristic (and currently only hypothetical) high-speed transportation system is known as the Hyperloop.

Elon Musk goals include reducing global warming through sustainable energy production and consumption, and reducing the “risk of human extinction” by “making life multiplanetar. He currently acts as the CEO and CTO, CEO, and Chairman of SpaceX, Tesla Motors, and SolarCity respectively.

Nationality: Canadian American
Born: 28 June 1971 (age 46), Pretoria, South Africa
Famous For: CEO, and Chairman of SpaceX, Tesla Motors, and SolarCity
Net worth: 19.9 billion USD (2017)

James Gosling

James GoslingJames Arthur Gosling is a lead designer and computer scientist in the world. He is a software developer best known for his participation in the development of the popular Java programming language.

Gosling is generally credited with creating the original Java design and implementing the original compiler and virtual machine.In 2002, Gosling was awarded The Economist Innovation Award, and in 2007, he was named an Officer in the Order of Canada, the second highest civilian honor.

Nationality: Canadian
Born: 19 May 1955 (age 62), Calgary, Canada
Famous For: Developer of the Java Programming Language
Net worth: $7 Million

 

Top Computer Science Scholarships

Students working toward a degree in computer science have a long list of scholarship options ranging from private groups to government agencies. So, if you are interested to study in computer major and looking scholarships in the field then hurry up!! We’ve compiled a list of Top Computer Science Scholarships to support the need for increased numbers of skilled workers, creators, and designers. There are many scholarships available for qualified computer science students that help prospective U.S. and international students pay for their computer science or engineering degrees.

Our scholarship list is open to all graduate, undergraduate, high school, and international students. Students interested in information technology may be eligible for computer science majors scholarships. All these given scholarships award range from up to $1000 to more than $10,000 every year. So go ahead, don’t waste any time. Apply today!!

The Generation Google Scholarship

At Google, they believe information should be universally accessible. Hence they are offering Generation Google Scholarship to inspire and help students become future leaders in computing and technology by breaking down the barriers that prevent them from entering these fields. The scholarship is open to undergraduate, graduate and high school students. Selected students will receive 10,000 USD (for those studying in the US) or 5,000 CAD (for those studying in Canada) for the 2017-2018 school year.

Provided By: Google Inc.
Course: Computer science, computer engineering or a closely related technical field
Award: $10,000 USD or $5,000 CAD
Eligibility: Undergraduate, graduate and high school students
Deadline:  December 11th, 2017.
Apply Now: https://edu.google.com/scholarships/the-generation-google-scholarship/

Microsoft Tuition Scholarship

The scholarship is open to students pursuing Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related STEM degree.  To apply, you must be enrolled full time in a bachelor’s degree program at a four-year college or university in the United States, Canada, or Mexico at the time the application is submitted. Recipients receive partial tuition covered for one academic year as posted by the financial aid office at your college or university.

Provided By: Microsoft Inc.
Course: Bachelor’s degree
Award: Tuition
Eligibility: College or university students
Deadline:  February 9, 2018.
Apply Now: https://careers.microsoft.com/students/scholarships

Top Computer Science Scholarships

The Google SVA Scholarship

As part of their commitment to military veterans, Google established the Google SVA Scholarship in partnership with Student Veterans of America. The scholarship provides assistance to student veterans who are pursuing university degrees in the field of computer science in the U.S. Selected students will receive 10,000 USD for the 2018 – 2019 school year and will be invited to attend the Google Scholars’ Retreat in the summer of 2018.

Provided By: Google Inc.
Course: Degrees courses
Award: 10,000 USD
Eligibility: Undergraduate and graduate students
Deadline:  November 14, 2017, at noon 12:00 PM EST.
Apply Now: https://edu.google.com/scholarships/google-sva-scholarship/

AFCEA War Veterans Scholarships

The AFCEA Educational Foundation is dedicated to providing academic support to U.S. military personnel. The program is open to U.S. citizens who are currently enrolled and attending classes in an Undergraduate program part time or full time in an eligible STEM major degree program at a four-year accredited college or university in the United States as a sophomores or juniors at the time of application.

Provided By: AFCEA Educational Foundation
Course: STEM major degree
Award: $2,500
Eligibility: An overall 3.0 GPA is required.
Deadline:  November 15, 2017.
Apply Now: https://www.developingcareer.com/afcea-war-veterans-scholarships/

AgoraPulse Social Media Management Scholarship

The AgoraPulse is pleased to announce a highly competitive award the AgoraPulse Social Media Management Scholarship for high school and college students who are interested in Social Media Management. The program is open to any high school or University student in the world who are studying in the fields of Business, Marketing, Computer Science, Communications, or IT.

Provided By: The AgoraPulse
Course: Multiple courses
Award: $1,000
Eligibility: High school or college/university student
Deadline:  December 15th of each year.
Apply Now: https://www.developingcareer.com/agorapulse-social-media-management-scholarship/

Top Computer Science Scholarships

Lone Star College System T-STEM Scholarship

Lone Star College System (LSCS) is proud to be announcing an exciting scholarship opportunity named as “T-STEM Scholarship”. If you are majoring in following Computer & Information Sciences, Engineering (A.S.), Biological Sciences (A.S.), Dental Hygiene (A.A.S.), Allied Health and Medical Assistant, Allied Health Diagnostic then you can apply for the scholarship.

Provided By: Lone Star College System (LSCS)
Course: Multiple courses
Award: $2,500
Eligibility: Transcript showing at least 3.0 GPA
Deadline:  December 5, 2017.
Apply Now: https://www.developingcareer.com/lone-star-college-system-t-stem-scholarship/

The Google Lime Scholarship Program

The application for the Google Lime Scholarship Program is now open! The highly selective program is open to accomplished undergraduate, graduate or Ph.D. students, who are pursuing a computer science or computer engineering degree, or a degree in a closely related technical field in college or university. Selected students will receive 10,000 USD (for those studying in the US) or 5,000 CAD (for those studying in Canada) for the 2018-2019 school year and will be invited to attend the Google Scholars’ Retreat in the summer of 2018.

Provided By: Lime Connect
Course: Degree Courses
Award: $10,000 USD or 5,000 CAD
Eligibility: A current undergraduate, graduate or Ph.D. student
Deadline: December 10, 2017, at 11:59 PM PT.
Apply Now: https://edu.google.com/scholarships/the-google-lime-scholarship/

The Apriorit Scholarship

Apriorit wants to support young people passionate about IT and planning to build their career in this field. That’s why they offer an educational technology grant for high school seniors and graduate students in the USA, who have been enrolled at a college or university for a computer engineering or computer science program this year.

Provided By: Apriorit
Course: Computer engineering or computer science
Award: $1000
Eligibility: High school seniors and graduate students
Deadline:  July 1, 2018.
Apply Now: https://www.apriorit.com/student-scholarships

Top Computer Science Scholarships

CCA STEM Scholarships

The Community College of Aurora is excited to award scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) made possible through a grant from the National Science Foundation. Scholarships are designed to support students pursuing STEM-related degrees at CCA. At least 12 scholarships will be awarded per academic year up to $2500 per semester ($5000 per year maximum).

Provided By: Community College of Aurora
Course: STEM-related degrees
Award: $5000
Eligibility: Students pursuing STEM-related degrees
Deadline:  June 15th Annually.
Apply Now: https://www.ccaurora.edu/concurrent-enrollment/stem-scholarships

The Women Techmakers Scholarship

Google Inc. is pleased to announce the Women Techmakers Scholarship Program. The program is open to female students who are currently enrolled at an accredited university for the 2017-2018 academic year and studying computer science, computer engineering or a closely related technical field. Women Techmakers Scholars will each receive $10,000 USD (for students in the US) or $5,000 CAD (for students in Canada) for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Provided By: Google Inc.
Course: Computer science, computer engineering or a closely related technical field
Award: $10,000 USD or $5,000 CAD
Eligibility: Bachelors, Masters or Ph.D. program
Deadline:  December 11th, 2017.
Apply Now: https://www.womentechmakers.com/scholars

The ExCEL scholarship

At the Loyola University of Chicago, the Department of Computer Science is pleased to offer an ExCEL scholarship. The program is open to students who are enrolled full time in a degree program. The program will provide scholarships and other services to academically talented students who are in need of financial support. Scholarship awards are in the amount of at least $5,000 per year (subject to financial need). Graduate students will also receive 9 credits of tuition remission, valued at over $8,000.

Provided By: Department of Computer Science at Loyola University of Chicago
Course: Degree courses
Award: $5,000 & over $8,000
Eligibility: Graduate and undergraduate students
Deadline:  February 15 annually.
Apply Now: https://luc.edu/cs/financial/excelprogram/

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Computer Science Degree Career Options

The Computer Science is a type of bachelor’s degree. It also is known as Bachelor of Computer Science or Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, BCompSc or BCS or BS CS or B.Sc. CS. This degree usually awarded after three or four years of collegiate study in computer science. The computer science is technically not engineering a program that provides students with a foundation in computer systems, hardware, and software.

The degree in computer science is the study of computers and computational systems that prepare students for a specific computer-related career, such as software engineering or game design.

What Can You Do With a Computer Science Degree?

While you’re considering earning a computer science degree, you’re probably curious about what your options will be after graduation. If you are interested in Computer Science and have a bachelor’s degree in this field that you are not sure exactly what to do with, then we suggest you what you can do with your computer science degree. Pick the degree in Computer Science program of your liking and begin your path to technological enlightenment today!

Career: Where Your Degree Would Be Useful Include

A career in Computer Science means that you can design and analyze new computer systems, study robotics, and even research artificial intelligence.

  • Digital copywriter
  • IT sales professional
  • IT trainer
  • Nanotechnologist
  • Network engineer
  • PPC specialist
  • Product manager
  • Secondary school teacher
  • Social media manager
  • Technical author
  • UX designer
  • Web content manager

Computer Science Degree Career Options

Job Options: Jobs Can You Get With A Computer Science Degree

Take your computer science degree to develop better career opportunities and increase your knowledge in the field. A degree in Computer Science can opens doors to many new and exciting jobs. To help you in your research, we analyzed the most common job postings for computer science degree holders:

  • Jobs directly related to your degree include:
  • Application analyst
  • Business analyst
  • Data analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Games developer
  • Information systems manager
  • IT consultant
  • Multimedia programmer
  • SEO specialist
  • Systems analyst
  • Systems developer
  • UX analyst
  • Web designer
  • Web developer

Computer Science Degree Skills

Computing degrees combine theoretical study and practical projects, teaching you subject-specific skills including:

  • Programming languages
  • Hardware architecture and construction
  • Network design and engineering
  • Software engineering
  • Multimedia design
  • Software tools and packages
  • Problem-solving
  • Retrieval of information
  • Numeracy
  • Coping with the rapid technological changes in computing

Related Degrees of Computer Science

  • Bachelor of Software Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Computing
  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Computer Information Systems
  • Bachelor of computer design

Same Core as Computer Science

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc) in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering (B.Tech)
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Mathematics in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Engineering (BEng or BE) in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Computing in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Computer Science) – BSE (CS)
  • Bachelor of Computer Security in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc or BS) in Computer Science (BSc CS or BSCS or BSc (Comp)

Computer Science Degree Career Options

Typical Requirements of Computer Science

  • Because computer science is a wide field, courses required to earn a bachelor of computer science degree varies. A typical list of course requirements includes topics such as Computer programming, Programming Paradigms, Algorithms, Data structures, Logic & Computation, and Computer architecture.
  • Some schools may place more emphasis on mathematics and require additional courses such as Linear algebra, Calculus, Probability theory and statistics, Combinatorics and discrete mathematics, and Differential calculus and math.
  • Beyond the basic set of computer science courses, students can typically choose additional courses from a variety of different fields, such as: Theory of computation, Operating systems, Numerical computation, Compilers, compiler design, Real-time computing, Distributed systems, Computer networking, Data communication, Computer graphics, Artificial intelligence, Human-computer interaction, Information theory, Software testing, and Information assurance.
  • Some schools allow students to specialize in a certain area of computer science.

Scholarships and Free Online Courses for Computer Science

If you are studying in Computer Science major and looking a program like an internship, scholarship or free online courses in the same field, then hurry up!! Here many scholarships are widely available.

Inclusion@Google: Autism Edition Summer Internship Program

Google is seeking applicants for Autism Edition Summer 2018 Internship Program from individuals in the U.S. who identify as being on the Autism Spectrum and are interested in a technical internship in Software Engineering. To eligible, the applicants must be currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related technical field. This program will give you an opportunity to work on complex computer science solutions, and also collaborate on multitudes of smaller projects that have universal appeal – which requires research, awareness, interactivity, and asking questions.

Provided By: Google Inc.
Salary: Not known
Eligibility: Must be studying in the U.S.
Deadline: November 3, 2017.
Apply Now: https://www.developingcareer.com/inclusiongoogle-autism-edition-summer-internship-program/

Avila University Advancing Cohorts of Excellence in STEM Scholarship

Avila University provides scholarship opportunity to students with an unparalleled education with strong results. STEM scholarships are open for new freshmen students entering Avila University in fall 2018. When stacked with your other Avila scholarships your combination of scholarships can range from $10,000-$20,000 per year.

Provided By: Avila University
Course: Degree course
Award: $10,000-$20,000
Eligibility: Freshmen students
Deadline: November 1, 2017.
Apply Now: https://www.developingcareer.com/avila-university-advancing-cohorts-of-excellence-in-stem-scholarship/

Microsoft Tuition Scholarship Program

Microsoft is pleased to announce tuition scholarships to encourage students to pursue studies in Computer Science and related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) disciplines. You must be enrolled full time in a bachelor’s degree program at a four-year college or university in the United States, Canada, or Mexico at the time the application. Recipients of scholarships will be awarded in recognition of their demonstrated passion for technology, academic excellence, and leadership while working to push the software industry forward.

Provided By: Microsoft Inc.
Course: Computer Science and related STEM
Award: Not known
Eligibility: Must be enrolled full time in a bachelor’s degree program
Deadline:  January 26, 2018.
Apply Now: https://www.developingcareer.com/microsoft-tuition-scholarship-program/

Computer Science Degree Career Options

AFCEA War Veterans Scholarships

The AFCEA Educational Foundation is dedicated to providing academic support to U.S. military personnel. The program is open to U.S. citizens who are currently enrolled and attending classes in an Undergraduate program part time or full time in an eligible STEM major degree program at a four-year accredited college or university in the United States as a sophomores or juniors at the time of application.

Provided By: AFCEA Educational Foundation
Course: Degree Courses
Award: $2,500
Eligibility: An overall 3.0 GPA is required
Deadline:  November 15, 2017.
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AgoraPulse Social Media Management Scholarship

The AgoraPulse is pleased to announce a highly competitive award the AgoraPulse Social Media Management Scholarship for high school and college students who are interested in Social Media Management.The program is open to any high school or University student in the world who are studying in the fields of Business, Marketing, Computer Science, Communications, or IT.

Provided By: AgoraPulse
Course: Degree Courses
Award: $1,000
Eligibility: High school and college students
Deadline:  December 15th of each year.
Apply Now: https://www.developingcareer.com/agorapulse-social-media-management-scholarship/

Free Online Course on Microsoft Office Fundamentals: Outlook Word and Excel

Microsoft is glad to announce you a free online course named as “Microsoft Office Fundamentals: Outlook, Word, and Excel”. In this course, you will learn how to create and manage Word documents, organize information in tables, perform calculations on data, create graphs and charts, organize your email Inbox, and manage email automatically. You will also learn how to create and edit Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, and emails with Microsoft Office in this course for beginners.

Provided By: Microsoft Inc.
Subject: Computer Science
Duration: 6 weeks
Requirement: Anyone
Start Date: December 11, 2017.
Apply Now: https://www.developingcareer.com/free-online-course-on-microsoft-office-fundamentals-outlook-word-and-excel/

Free Online Course on Video Game Design and Balance

Rochester Institute of Technology offers you a free online course named as “Video Game Design and Balance”. In this course, you’ll enter the mind of a professional game designer. You’ll learn how to design different types of games, understand the commonalities between them and learn what is at the core of every game design, including game balance and why it is key to game design. You will also learn about the video game design process and experiment with effective methods for balancing a game’s mechanics.

Provided By: Rochester Institute of Technology
Subject: Computer Science
Duration: 5 weeks
Requirement: Anyone
Start Date: January 2, 2018.
Apply Now: https://www.freeeducator.com/free-online-course-on-video-game-design-and-balance/

Computer Science Degree Career Options

Free Online Course on Introduction to Java Programming: Writing Good Code

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) University introduces you a free online course named as “Introduction to Java Programming: Writing Good Code”. In this course, you will learn to program in an easy and interactive way and enter the fascinating world of computer science. This is an introductory course to learn programming with Java designed to teach how to code good programs in Java, understanding “good” as both correct and efficient. Basic principles of software engineering will be introduced to make it easier for our future self and others to reuse code. Ethical issues and the intellectual property of our programs will also be addressed in the last part of this course. Examples and case studies will be provided so that learners can implement simple but increasingly complex programs in Java.

Provided By: Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Subject: Computer Science
Duration: 5 weeks
Requirement: Anyone
Start Date: November 7, 2017.
Apply Now: https://www.freeeducator.com/free-online-course-on-introduction-to-java-programming-writing-good-code/

Free Online Course on Microsoft Office Fundamentals: Outlook, Word, and Excel

Microsoft is glad to announce you a free online course named as “Microsoft Office Fundamentals: Outlook, Word, and Excel”. In this course, you will learn how to create and manage Word documents, organize information in tables, perform calculations on data, create graphs and charts, organize your email Inbox, and manage email automatically. You will also learn how to create and edit Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, and emails with Microsoft Office in this course for beginners.

Provided By: Microsoft Inc.
Subject: Computer Science
Duration: 6 weeks
Requirement: Anyone
Start Date: December 11, 2017.
Apply Now: https://www.freeeducator.com/free-online-course-on-microsoft-office-fundamentals-outlook-word-and-excel/

Free Online Course on Delivering a Data Warehouse in the Cloud

Microsoft is glad to announce you a free online course named as Delivering a Data Warehouse in the Cloud. In this computer science course, you will learn how to deploy, design, and load data using Microsoft’s Azure SQL Data Warehouse or SQL DW. You’ll learn about data distribution, compressed in-memory indexes, PolyBase for Big Data, and elastic scale. Learn how to deploy, design, and load data using Microsoft’s Azure SQL Data Warehouse. It is a Self-Paced course.

Provided By: Microsoft Inc.
Subject: Computer Science
Duration: 6 weeks
Requirement: Anyone
Start Date: Self-Paced
Apply Now: https://www.freeeducator.com/free-online-course-on-delivering-a-data-warehouse-in-the-cloud/

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Loyola University Chicago ExCEL Scholarship Program

Award Amount: $5,000 plus 9 credits of tuition remission, valued at over $8,000

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: February 1 Annual

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Through support by the National Science Foundation, the Department of Computer Science has established an “ExCEL Scholarship Program”. This program will cultivate a community of scholars across all academic levels and a variety of computing-related degree programs. The scholarship recipients will focus on academic merit and career and leadership potential.

Host Institution:

Loyola University Chicago (often referred to as Loyola or LUC) is a private American Catholic Research University located in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1870 by the Jesuits, today Loyola is one of the largest Catholic universities in the nation and a major contributor to Chicago’s economic and cultural capital.

Eligibility:

All Scholarship applicants must be:

  • Be citizens of the United States, nationals of the United States (as defined in section 101(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act), aliens admitted as refugees under section 207 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, or aliens lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence.
  • Be enrolled full time in a degree program offered by the Department of Computer Science (including programs that are joint with other Arts and Sciences departments). Eligible degree programs are:
  • Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics, Communications Networks, and Security, Computer Science, Computer Science and Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics, Information Technology, or Software Development (See Undergraduate Programs.)
  • Master of Science in Computer Science, Software Technology, or Information Technology (See Graduate Programs.)
  • Demonstrate financial need, defined for undergraduate students by the US Department of Education rules for need-based Federal financial aid, or, for graduate students, defined as financial eligibility for Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GANN).

Instructions for Applying:

Award Description:

  • Scholarship awards are in the amount of at least $5,000 per year (subject to financial need).
  • Graduate students will also receive 9 credits of tuition remission, valued at over $8,000.

Detailed Information Link:

https://luc.edu/cs/financial/excelprogram/

BETSOL Software Development Company Scholarship

Award Amount: $500

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: December 18th, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

BETSOL Software Development Company is excited to announce one-time scholarship program, named as “Spring $500 US Scholarship”. To be eligible, the applicants must be actively enrolled in college or be accepted for the upcoming quarter or semester. The program will support students development and as well as it will invest in education and the next generation of software-engineering talent.

Host Institution:

BETSOL is a rapidly growing custom development and software development company in the US. It specializes in the development of custom software applications and offshore software outsourcing services. Specifically, their company carries out custom programming, database design, client-server and internet/intranet software application development.

Eligibility:

Eligible applicants will be evaluated using the following criteria:

  • The applicants must be a US citizen or a permanent US resident.
  • The applicants must be majoring in Computer Science or related field.
  • The applicants must hold a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • The applicants must be actively enrolled in college or be accepted for the upcoming quarter or semester. Proof of enrollment and/or acceptance must be submitted at the time of application.

Instructions for Applying:

  • In order to apply, complete 250-350 word essay answering one of two questions:

What are the key technologies that you want to see in the future?

OR

What technology or app do you think is missing out there that needs to be built?

Award Description:

BETSOL Software Development Company will provide an award up to $500. This is a one-time scholarship for US students.Any and all content may be used in future BETSOL marketing.

Detailed Information Link:

https://betsol.com/betsol-spring-2018-500-us-scholarship/

Wartburg College Academically and Civically Engaged Scientists Scholarship

Award Amount: $10,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline: February 15, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The Wartburg College is inviting the applications for their Academically and Civically Engaged Scientists Scholarship Program.The scholarship program is open to a full-time Wartburg student majoring in Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Neuroscience, Physics or the K-12 teaching option of any of these fields. It also includes those students in a year-long program with activities ranging from mentoring to community service projects.

Host Institution:

Wartburg College is a four-year liberal arts college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America located in Waverly, Iowa. Wartburg West is in Denver, Colorado. As of 2012, the most popular programs of study at Wartburg were (in order): business, biology, elementary education, and speech communication/rhetoric.

Eligibility:

In order to participate in the scholarship, entrants must meet the following criteria:

  • The applicants must be US citizenship or permanent residency.
  • The applicants must be successful completion of at least one science or math class each year of high school (and each semester at Wartburg for current students).
  • The applicants must be 0 or 4.0 GPA in all previous math and science classes (in high school or college).
  • The applicants must be a full-time Wartburg student majoring in Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Neuroscience, Physics or the K-12 teaching.
  • The applicants must act subject and composite scores

Instructions for Applying:

In order to apply, the applicants will provide an application essay on the topic, that is given below :

  • How is your chosen STEM field used to the benefit of the (local, regional, national, or global) community?
  • All applicants will apply for this program through the given link is: http://www.wartburg.edu/aces-application

Award Description:

The Wartburg College will provide an award up to $10,000 for each of the 5 years of the grant to high-achieving STEM students.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.wartburg.edu/aces/

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, contact directly toDr LeAnn Faidley, 319-352-8340, ACES Program PI, Dr. Christine DeVries, 319-352-8712, ACES Program co-PI, Dr. Mariah Birgen, 319-352-8565, ACES Program co-PI.

Google Inc. Women Techmakers Scholars Program

Award Amount: $10,000 for US students and $5,000 for Canadian students

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 11th, 2017 at 11:59 pm PT

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Google is proud to honor Anita’s memory and support women in technology with the “Women Techmakers Scholars Program”. Through the scholarship program – Google is furthering Dr. Anita Borg’s vision of creating gender equality in the field of computer science by encouraging women to excel in computing and technology and become active leaders and role models in the field.

Host Institution:

Google Inc. is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, software, and hardware.

Eligibility:

All Scholarship applicants must be:

  • To apply applicant Identify as female.
  • Currently, be enrolled at an accredited university for the 2017-2018 academic year
  • Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student in a Bachelors, Masters or Ph.D. program at a university in the United States or Canada for the 2018-2019 academic year
  • Be studying computer science, computer engineering or a closely related technical field
  • Demonstrate a strong academic record
  • Exemplify leadership and demonstrate passion for increasing the involvement of women in computer science

Instructions for Applying:

If you are interested to apply for the scholarship, you may check the given link: https://services.google.com/fb/forms/2018WTMSP-USCAN/

Supporting Documents:

Submit the following information as part of their package:

  • Responses to four essay questions
  • Current resume
  • Two letters of reference from a professor, instructor, adviser or supervisor

Award Description:

The scholarships will be award 10,000 for US students and $5,000 for students in Canada.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.womentechmakers.com/scholars

Contact Information:

Have any question, you can email to WTMScholars-at-google.com.

Udacity Google Developer Scholarship

Award Amount: Varies

Number of Awards: 2500 Web Developer seats available

Deadline: November 30, 2017  (8:59 pm PST)

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Are you interested to earn a Developer Scholarship from Google? Hurry up! The Udacity, Inc. is excited to announce the “Udacity Google Developer Scholarship”. Here is a scholarship open to US residents who are eager to master web and mobile development skills. The program is provided to higher education for the basic human right, and they seek to empower those students to advance their education.

Host Institution:

Udacity is a for-profit educational organization founded by Sebastian Thrun, David Stevens, and Mike Sokolsky offering massive open online courses (MOOCs).Udacity mission is to bring accessible, affordable, engaging, and highly effective higher education to the world.

Eligibility:

Eligible applicants will be evaluated using the following criteria:

  • The applicants must be legal residents of the United States
  • The applicants must be 18 years of age or older at the time of entry.
  • No programming experience required.
  • Join the rapidly growing community of mobile and web developers in cities and towns across the US.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant must create a new account or log-in to register and submit an online application through the given link:

https://auth.udacity.com/sign-up?next=https%3A%2F%2Fadmissions.udacity.com%2Fapply%2Fgrow-with-google-scholarships

Award Description:

This is a fully funded scholarship. Potential Winners will be required to sign, notarize, and return an Affidavit or Declaration of Eligibility, a Liability/Publicity.

  • Top 1,500 students from the Beginner Track will be awarded scholarships to the Front-End Web Developer Nanodegree Program.
  • Top 1,000 students from the Intermediate Track will be awarded scholarships to the Mobile Web Specialist Nanodegree Program.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.udacity.com/grow-with-google

Lone Star College System T-STEM Scholarship

Award Amount:  $2,500

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Lone Star College System (LSCS) is proud to be announcing an exciting scholarship opportunity named as “T-STEM Scholarship”. If you are majoring in following Computer & Information Sciences, Engineering (A.S.), Biological Sciences (A.S.), Dental Hygiene (A.A.S.), Allied Health and Medical Assistant, Allied Health Diagnostic then you can apply for the scholarship. Scholarships may help you to achieve your education goals.

Host Institution:

Lone Star College System (LSCS) is a publicly funded, two-year, United States community college system serving the northern portions of the Greater Houston, Texas, area. With “more than 83,000 credit students each semester, and a total enrollment of 95,000 students,” Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, and the fastest-growing community college system in the United States.

Eligibility:

Please see the basic entry requirements below

First Year Eligibility

  • Transcript showing 3.0 GPA in Mathematics and Sciences courses from high school
  • LSC enrollment and self-declaration of a major in a T-STEM Instructional Program (See above)
  • If employed by a T-STEM business/industry partner, limited to working 15 hours per week.
  • Registration with Selective Service System or exemption (male students)

Second Year Eligibility

  • Documentation to show the enrollment
  • Transcript showing at least 3.0 GPA
  • Completion of at least 80 % of all semester credit hours attempted during each semester of the prior academic year
  • Completion of at least 30 semester credit hours during the first academic year
  • If employed by a T-STEM business/industry partner, limited to working 15 hours per week.
  • Registration with Selective Service System or exemption (male students)

Instructions for Applying:

Interested applicants must apply through the given link:

http://www.lonestar.edu/admissions-application.htm?header

Award Description:

The successful applicant will receive the sum of $2,500.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.lonestar.edu/t-stem.htm

Contact Information:

If you have any questions or assistance, please contact to:

Mr. Tranell Milburn at Tranell.Milburn-at-LoneStar.edu
Mr. Heather Lehr at Heather.L.Lehr-at-LoneStar.edu

Quincy University Computer Technician Job

Title: Computer Technician

Salary Range: Not Known

Consideration Date: Ongoing

Brief Description:

If you are a professional who is interested in joining collaborative teams then you have an amazing chance Quincy University seeks qualified applicants for the full-time position of Computer Technician. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of desktop operating systems, routinely thinks outside the box to solve problems quickly and understands what customer service is all about. The Computer Technician will be responsible for supporting users’ applications, repairing computers, and performing technical and system diagnostics as required.

Hosted By:

Quincy University (QU) is a private liberal arts Catholic university in the Franciscan tradition. It is located in Quincy, Illinois, United States, and enrolls around 1,100 students. The institution is known for its commitment to service-learning and the Franciscan tradition.

Eligibility:

Please see the basic entry requirements below

  • Training in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience
  • Experience as a Computer Technician or Desktop Support Specialist
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft operating systems
  • Experience with Apple and Linux skills preferred
  • Able to read and understand technical manuals
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects effectively

How to Apply:

Complete your application form, all materials, including transcript, must be addressed to:

Director of Human Resources
1800 College Ave
Quincy, IL 62301
Or

Email to hr-at-quincy.edu

Supporting Documents:

The fellowship recipient’s school must provide:

  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Three professional references

Financial Assistantship:

Benefits package includes Blue Cross Blue Shield health and dental, Flex Spending, VSP Vision, Life Insurance, LTD, STD, paid vacation, sick days, paid holidays, and tuition remission.

More Information:

http://www.quincy.edu/services/hr/employment-opportunities/

Top Computer Science Schools

Are you passionate about the computer study? Looking for the best schools that are offering Computer Science Degrees? If you want to study for the Computer Science degree and trying to decide which school is best for you, then Hurry Up!! To your further help, here we have assembled a list of Top Computer Science Schools.

The Computer Science option is designed to educate students who will attain professional practice in Computer Science, or in related engineering fields, or attend graduate or professional school, and, ultimately, become leaders in engineering, science, academia, industry and public service.

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is an independent, coeducational, private research university based in the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts. Established in 1861, MIT aims to ‘further knowledge and prepare students in science, technology and other fields of study that will best benefit the nation and the world today.

  • Address: 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
  • Acceptance Rate: 7.9% (2016)
  • Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Open Admissions: Yes
  • Phone: +1 617-253-1000
  • Website: http://web.mit.edu/

Stanford University

Stanford University has one of the largest campuses in the US and is one of the most prestigious universities in the world. It was established in 1885 and opened six years later as a co-educational and non-denominational private institution. Its location, less than an hour’s drive south of San Francisco next to Palo Alto, is in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley, and the university is known for its entrepreneurial spirit.

  • Address: 450 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
  • Acceptance Rate: 4.8% (2016)
  • Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Open Admissions: Yes
  • Phone: +1 650-723-2300
  • Website: https://www.stanford.edu/

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The University of California, Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, a public research university, is regarded as one of the most prestigious state universities in the US. Part of the University of California System, it was founded in 1868.Berkeley’s creation stemmed from a vision in the state constitution of a university that would “contribute even more than California’s gold to the glory and happiness of advancing generations”.

  • Address: Berkeley, CA, USA
  • Acceptance Rate: 17.5% (2016)
  • Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Open Admissions: Yes
  • Phone: +1 510-642-6000
  • Website: http://www.berkeley.edu/

Harvard University

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, established in 1636, whose history, influence, and wealth have made it one of the world’s most prestigious universities. Harvard University is a private institution that was founded in 1636. Harvard is a large, highly residential research university.

  • Address: Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
  • Acceptance Rate: 5.4% (2016)
  • Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Open Admissions: Yes
  • Phone: +1 617-495-1000
  • Website: https://www.harvard.edu/

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California Institute of Technology

The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is a world-renowned science and engineering research and education institution, where extraordinary faculty and students seek answers to complex questions, discover new knowledge, lead innovation, and transform the future. The university has a competitive admissions process ensuring that only a small number of the most gifted students are admitted.

  • Address: 1200 E California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
  • Acceptance Rate: 8% (2016)
  • Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Open Admissions: Yes
  • Phone: +1 626-395-6811
  • Website: http://www.caltech.edu/

Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is a private, global research university, and one of just 25 universities to be admitted to the World Economic Forum’s Global University Leaders Forum. Established in 1900 by the famous industrialist Andrew Carnegie, initially as the Carnegie Technical Schools, the university became the Carnegie Institute of Technology in 1912. In 1967 it merged with the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research, resulting in its present incarnation.

  • Address: 5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
  • Acceptance Rate: 13.7% (2016)
  • Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Open Admissions: Yes
  • Phone: +1 412-268-2000
  • Website: http://www.cmu.edu/

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Cornell University

Cornell University is a private Ivy League university with a mission to “discover, preserve, and disseminate knowledge”. A federal land-grant university with a private endowment, Cornell has six locations across the world. Its main campus in Ithaca, New York State, covers 2,300 acres of the Finger Lakes region and is so extensive that students can go hiking without even leaving the university.

  • Address: Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
  • Acceptance Rate: 14.1% (2016)
  • Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Open Admissions: Yes
  • Phone: +1 607-254-4636
  • Website: http://www.cornell.edu/

The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, founded in 1867, is the flagship campus of the University of Illinois. It is the second oldest public university in the state of Illinois, after Illinois State University, and is made up of 17 colleges offering about 150 different study programmes.  The institution is spread out over some 647 building set on a 4,500-acre campus.

  • Address: Champaign, IL, USA
  • Acceptance Rate: 66% (2015)
  • Sector: Public, 4-year or above
  • Open Admissions: Yes
  • Phone: +1 217-333-1000
  • Website: http://illinois.edu/

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University of Washington-Seattle Campus

The University of Washington is a large, public flagship research university in Seattle, Washington, established in 1861. Washington is one of the oldest universities on the West Coast.  Washington is a member of the Association of American Universities and is consistently ranked among the top 15 universities in the world by a variety of international publications.

  • Address: Seattle, WA 98195, USA
  • Acceptance Rate: 45% (2016)
  • Sector: Public, 4-year or above
  • Open Admissions: Yes
  • Phone: +1 206-543-2100
  • Website: http://www.washington.edu/

Princeton University

Princeton is one of the oldest universities in the US and is regarded as one of the world’s most illustrious higher education institutions. Founded in 1746 as the College of New Jersey, it was officially renamed Princeton University in 1896 in honor of the area where it is based, opening its famous graduate school in 1900.

  • Address: Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
  • Acceptance Rate: 6.5% (2016)
  • Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Open Admissions: Yes
  • Phone: 609-258-3000
  • Website: https://www.princeton.edu/

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University of Washington Product Manager Intern

Title: Product Manager Intern

Salary Range: Not Known

Consideration Date: Ongoing

Brief Description:

At the University of Washington, Redfin is announcing a Product Manager Intern position– Seattle & San Francisco. As a Product Manager Intern, you’ll join a small, passionate team working to empower customers and real estate agents by delivering delightful user experiences that solve real problems. Most interns’ projects go into production within the 12-week internship, so you’ll experience the full lifecycle, including receiving and reacting to user feedback. You will work with engineers to build an execution plan for your product and prioritize what’s most important. Redfin is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

Hosted By:

The University of Washington (commonly referred to as UW, simply Washington, or informally “U-Dub”) is a large, public flagship research university in Seattle, Washington, established in 1861. Washington is one of the oldest universities on the West Coast. It has three campuses, with the oldest and largest being located in the University District of Seattle and two others in Tacoma and Bothell.

Eligibility:

  • Working toward a degree in computer science (CS), engineering, or another related field
  • Ability to synthesize information to help identify what a winning product looks like and how it will succeed strategically with our users
  • Communication skills that allow you to articulate the vision for your product and get others excited about it
  • Leadership skills that allow you to partner with our engineers and business executives
  • Customer service focus and a zeal for building addictive user experiences
  • Knowledge and interest in human-computer interactions and basic CS fundamentals

How to Apply:

Applicants can be applying for the internship by the given link:

https://washington-csm.symplicity.com/students/index.php?mode=form&id=a7e8b52b247ab490d7b042d19a8b47e9&s=jobs&ss=jobs&signin_tab=0

Financial Assistantship:

  • Competitive compensation packages with a salary
  • Relocation and housing stipend
  • Strong startup culture with catered lunches, casual dress code, happy hours, and more

More Information:

https://careers.uw.edu/jobs/redfin-product-manager-intern-seattle-san-francisco/

Inclusion@Google: Autism Edition Summer Internship Program

Title: Inclusion@Google: Autism Edition Summer 2018 Internship Program

Salary Range: Not Known

Consideration Date: November 3, 2017, at 11:59pm PST

Brief Description:

Google is seeking applicants for Autism Edition Summer 2018 Internship Program from individuals in the U.S. who identify as being on the Autism Spectrum and are interested in a technical internship in Software Engineering. Join Google for a unique 12-14 week paid internship in summer 2018 that offers personal and professional development, executive speaker series, and community-building. This program will give you an opportunity to work on complex computer science solutions, and also collaborate on multitudes of smaller projects that have universal appeal – which requires research, awareness, interactivity, and asking questions.

Hosted By:

Google Inc. is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, software, and hardware. Google was founded in 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University, in California. Together, they own about 14 percent of its shares and control 56 percent of the stockholder voting power through supervoting stock. They incorporated Google as a privately held company on September 4, 1998.

Eligibility:

Applicants must be:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related technical field.
  • Must be currently enrolled in a full-time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship.
  • Must be studying in the U.S.
  • Must be a person on the Autism Spectrum.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong ability to recognize the pattern, focus for long periods of time, tolerance for repetition and very strong attention to detail.
  • Proficient in using the internet, word-processing and spreadsheet programs.
  • Experience in systems software.
  • Expected graduation date in the winter of 2018 or summer 2019.
  • Completed projects or classes focused on Data Structures and Algorithms.
  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux or Windows environment, and APIs.
  • Familiarity with TCP/IP and network programming.
  • Implementation skills (C++, C, Java, Python).

How to Apply:

Interested applicants can apply by the given link:

https://www.limeconnect.com/programs/

More Information:

https://www.limeconnect.com/programs/page/inclusiongoogle-autism-edition-summer-2018-internship-program

Microsoft Tuition Scholarship Program

Award Amount: Partial tuition covered for one academic year

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: January 26, 2018

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Microsoft is pleased to announce tuition scholarships to encourage students to pursue studies in Computer Science and related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) disciplines. You must be enrolled full time in a bachelor’s degree program at a four-year college or university in the United States, Canada, or Mexico at the time the application. Recipients of scholarships will be awarded in recognition of their demonstrated passion for technology, academic excellence, and leadership while working to push the software industry forward.

Host Institution:

Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington. It develops, manufactures, licenses supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and services.

Eligibility:

The list eligibility criteria are given below:

  • You must be enrolled full time in a bachelor’s degree program at a four-year college or university in the United States, Canada, or Mexico at the time the application is submitted
  • The scholarship is open to students pursuing Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related STEM degree
  • Maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average out of a possible 4.0, or a 4.0 cumulative grade point average out of a possible 5.0

Instructions for Applying:

In order for an application to consider all interested applicant may check the given link:

https://careers.microsoft.com/students/scholarships

Award Description:

  • Recipients receive partial tuition covered for one academic year as posted by the financial aid office at your college or university
  • Microsoft will make a one-time payment to the designated school, and amounts are not transferable to other academic institutions
  • You may use the funds for tuition only – not for other costs listed on your bursar bills, such as room and board

Detailed Information Link:

https://careers.microsoft.com/students/scholarships

United Negro College Fund Wm Wrigley Scholarship

Award Amount: $5,000

Number of Awards: Not known

Deadline:  October 6, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF)is pleased to announce the Wm Wrigley scholarship. To eligible, candidates should be majoring engineering (chemical, mechanical, electrical, industrial), business, finance, accounting, chemistry, economics, computer science or marketing.The program provides financial assistance to junior and seniors who are attending a UNCF college/university during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Host Institution:

The United Negro College Fund, or UNCF, is an American philanthropic organization that funds scholarships for black students and general scholarship funds for 37 private historically black colleges and universities. It was incorporated on April 25, 1944, by Frederick D. Patterson, Mary McLeod Bethune, and others, its headquartered at 1805 7th Street, NW in Washington, D.C.

Eligibility:

  • Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Candidates should be majoring engineering (chemical, mechanical, electrical, industrial), business, finance, accounting, chemistry, economics, computer science or marketing
  • Junior and senior students attending a UNCF college/university during the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • Academic Classification: college junior, college senior, college 5th-year senior

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online application through the given link: https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/8f7e7906-179f-4966-b669-e87be6fac099?auto=Apply

Supporting Documents:

In order to have a completed application package, candidates must include:

  • Authorization form
  • Essay (prompt and instructions located in the appropriate section)
  • Transcript

Award Description:

The scholarship will provide an award up to $5,000 depending on the financial need of the student as verified by the attending University or College.

Detailed Information Link:

https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/8f7e7906-179f-4966-b669-e87be6fac099

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, contact by email to Kenya Gray at kenya.gray-at-uncf.org

NetherRealm Studios Senior Software Engineer Assistantship

Title: Senior Software Engineer

Salary Range: Not Known

Consideration Date: Ongoing

Brief Description:

NetherRealm Studios, part of the Warner Bros seeks application for Senior Software Engineer to implement cutting-edge tools and engine features. A great work ethic, excellent core engineering skills, and the ability to forward think problems are all critical. Experience in memory management and parallelism will be a huge asset.

  • Modify and extend core engine systems with a focus on future technology.
  • Work with artists, designers, and gameplay engineers to implement editor functionality and improve overall workflow for the team.
  • Optimize critical code paths in the engine and tools

Hosted By:

NetherRealm Studios is an American video game developer based in Chicago, Illinois. The company was founded in 2010 replacing WB Games Chicago and Midway Games, which purchased assets in 2009 that, were formerly owned by Midway Games Chicago after Midway filed for bankruptcy.

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the applicants must possess

  • B.S in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or other relevant fields.
  • A minimum of 5 years professional experience developing in C++ and at least one shipped AAA title.
  • Experience working on the Xbox One and PS4 platforms strongly desired.
  • Unreal engine experience a plus.
  • Excellent C/C++ programming skills.
  • The ability to write efficient and optimized code.
  • Experience in one or more of animation, physics, rendering, tools architecture or other game-centric disciplines.
  • Experience writing multithreaded code (preferred).

How to Apply:

Applicants can go through the given link to apply for this job position: https://www.usajobs.gov/

More Information:

https://www.warnell.uga.edu/forestry-aid-general-1

AFCEA War Veterans Scholarships

Award Amount: $2,500

Number of Awards: 1

Deadline: November 15, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The AFCEA Educational Foundation is dedicated to providing academic support to U.S. military personnel. The program is open to U.S. citizens who are currently enrolled and attending classes in an Undergraduate program part time or full time in an eligible STEM major degree program at a four-year accredited college or university in the United States as a sophomores or juniors at the time of application. The purpose of the program helps to persons on active duty in the uniformed military services, to honorably discharged U.S. military veterans.

Host Institution:

AFCEA is a member-based, non-profit international organization that has helped members advance information technology, communications, and electronics capabilities since 1946. The AFCEA Educational Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing educational incentives, opportunities, and assistance for people engaged in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

Eligibility:

Applicants must be:

  • U.S. citizen currently enrolled and attending a four-year accredited college or university in the United States as a sophomores or juniors at the time of application. Freshman and senior level students are ineligible to apply.  You cannot apply the year you are graduating.
  • Enrolled part time or full time in an eligible undergraduate degree program.
  • An overall 3.0 GPA is required.
  • Candidates must be majoring in the following C4I-related fields related to the mission of AFCEA: Biometry/Biometrics, Computer Engineering, Computer Forensics Science, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computer Systems, Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Geospatial Science, Information Science, Information Technology, Information Resource Management, Intelligence, Mathematics, Network Engineering, Network Security, Operations, Research, Physics, Robotics Engineering, Robotics Technology, Statistics, Strategic Intelligence, and Telecommunications Engineering
  • Served in Afghanistan and/or Iraq War (from 2003 to present) – provide DD214 or Certificate of Service. Paperwork must verify service in Afghanistan and Iraq.  Remove SSN.
  • War Veteran Teacher Certification Program: Students actively pursuing a credential/licensure for the purpose of teaching STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) subjects at a U.S. elementary, middle/intermediate and high schools are eligible.
  • Current credential and licensure students must have completed a bachelor’s of science degree. Expected graduation/completion date cannot be in the year the scholarship is awarded.

Instructions for Applying:

In order to apply, the applicant must submit online application through the given link: https://www.afcea.org/dynform/forminp.jsp?fid=7293

Supporting Documents:

  • Names and email addresses for at least two letters of recommendation:
  1. At least one letter should be from a faculty member in your chosen major having personal knowledge of your degree program, achievements, and potential.
  2. One letter can be from your current employer or relevant current public service agency.
  • Transcripts showing all college-level study and courses currently in progress
  • Copy of current Certificate of Service or Discharge Form DD214 must be provided and shows service in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Submitting Details:

Transcripts must be issued by the Registrar’s office – electronic submissions preferred to edfoundation-at-afcea.org.

  • If an electronic transcript is not possible, may Mail to- CasmereKistner, AFCEA Educational Foundation, 4400 Fair Lakes Court, Fairfax, VA 22033-3899

Award Description:

Merit-based scholarships of $2,500 will be awarded. Scholarship awards are subject to availability of funding.  Scholarship awards can be used to assist with tuition, course-related expenses, such as mandatory and lab fees, books, supplies and equipment that are required for the courses at the university.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.afcea.org/site/?q=foundation/scholarships/war-veterans

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding your eligibility, contact the Educational Foundation by email at edfoundation-at-afcea.org

AgoraPulse Social Media Management Scholarship

Award Amount: $1,000

Number of Awards:  1

Deadline: December 15th of each year

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

The AgoraPulse is pleased to announce a highly competitive award the AgoraPulse Social Media Management Scholarship for high school and college students who are interested in Social Media Management.The program is open to any high school or University student in the world who are studying in the fields of Business, Marketing, Computer Science, Communications, or IT. The AgoraPulse always excited to see what the next generation of marketing leaders thinks is great social media management!

Host Institution:

Agorapulse was launched on 1 September 2011.It allows businesses to effortlessly manage their Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Google+ pages. Publish, monitor, report, and more! It is an affordable, easy-to-use social media management tool that allows businesses and agencies to effortlessly manage their social accounts.

Eligibility:

To eligible, the applicant:

  • Studying in the fields of Business, Marketing, Computer Science, Communications, or IT is recommended but not required.
  • Any high school or college/university student in the world
  • Current employees, officers, directors, and agents of Agorapulse and its related companies and members of their immediate families (defined as spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and persons residing at the same address are not eligible to win. Void where prohibited.
  • Being passionate about social media is an absolute must

How to Apply:

To applying, the students must submit an essay on the given link: https://www.agorapulse.com/social-media-management-scholarship

  • A brief essay explaining the best use of social media management — the act of engaging with a targeted audience on social media to increase brand visibility and build trust and top of mind awareness — that they have seen.
  • In 5 paragraphs or less, you should share what you saw (feel free to link to it if it’s online), how it made you feel, the call-to-action, and ultimately explain why you feel it was the best use of social media that you have ever seen for the purposes of achieving business goals (typically increasing revenue and profits through increased brand visibility and top of mind awareness).

Financial Aid and Award Amount:

One (1) winner will receive a scholarship in the amount of out thousands dollars ($1,000).

Link for More Information:

https://www.agorapulse.com/social-media-management-scholarship

Free Online Course on Microsoft Office Fundamentals: Outlook Word and Excel

Microsoft is glad to announce you a free online course named as “Microsoft Office Fundamentals: Outlook, Word, and Excel”. In this course, you will learn how to create and manage Word documents, organize information in tables, perform calculations on data, create graphs and charts, organize your email Inbox, and manage email automatically. You will also learn how to create and edit Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, and emails with Microsoft Office in this course for beginners. This course will start on December 11, 2017.

Course Summary

  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Commitment:4-6 hours per week
  • Subject:  Computer Science
  • Institution:  Microsoft
  • Languages: English
  • Price: Free
  • Session:Starts on December 11, 2017
  • Requirement:  Anyone
  • Certificate Available: Yes

Who Developed the Course

  • About University: Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Redmond, Washington, that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics, and personal computers and services.
  • Mission of University: Microsoft Corporation’s mission is “to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more”.

Target Audience

Basic computer skills

Where Could This Lead You

  • Importance of the Subject in Today’s Scenario: The Damelin program in Fundamentals of Microsoft Office is designed for learners working in a Windows environment or those who have completed the Computer Skills for Windows and Office program, wanting to acquire additional PC skills.
  • Your Career Option: There are lots of interesting career options you can consider after completing the course:
  1. Office 365 Technical Support Engineer
  2. Product Manager – Telco Platform

Get Extra Benefits

Pursue a Verified Certificate to highlight the knowledge and skills you gain ($99)

  • Official and Verified:Receive an instructor-signed certificate with the institution’s logo to verify your achievement and increase your job prospects
  • Easily Shareable: Add the certificate to your CV or resume, or post it directly on LinkedIn
  • Proven Motivator: Give yourself an additional incentive to complete the course

How to Join This Course

You should register yourself through the given link of join this free online course: https://courses.edx.org/register

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Create and edit Word documents
  • Create and perform data calculations with Excel spreadsheets
  • Manage your email and calendar in Outlook

Who Will You Learn With

  • Robert Deupree Jr.: Robert Deupree Jr. is a Senior Content Developer on the Microsoft Learning eXperiences team. After a first career as a marine biologist, Robert joined Microsoft as a biology writer for Encarta Encyclopedia and has continued creating Microsoft training content for over 20 years.
  • Doug Thomas: Doug Thomas used to review movies and rent you — or your parents — VHS tapes. After 8 years at Amazon — doing much of the same thing — he came to Microsoft Office to get away from all of that. While being a site manager, he had an idea to get other people to create videos about Office.

Suggested Reading

You can refer this books: Office 2016 For Seniors For Dummies by Faithe Wempen

Conclusion

  • Importance of Course: At the end of this course you will understand how to create and edit Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, and emails with Microsoft Office in this course for beginners.
  • Importance of Certificate: By the Certificate of Achievement you will be able to prove your success when applying for jobs or courses. You can display it on your LinkedIn or CV.

Detailed Information

For more information about the course, you may visit the given link:

https://www.edx.org/course/microsoft-office-fundamentals-outlook-microsoft-cld261x#!