Yale Computer Science Industry Guide

Computer Science Industry Guide


Your Guide to Pursuing Opportunities within Computer Science

Hiring Timeline for Computer Science

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Application Deadlines February – March


 


Prepare

Get Involved

  • Join Yale student organizations like WGiCS, and YCS
  • Participate in Hackathons: Hackathons are an excellent way to put your CS and problem solving skills to the test, along with generating great experience for a resume. YHack is Yale’s largest hackathon, but there are more opportunities that exist.
  • Stay up to date with Industry News by subscribing to news sources like TechCrunch and VentureBeat

Use your Network

  • Utilize Yale Career Link to view upcoming recruiting events and job/internship opportunities currently available to Yale Applicants
    • Utilize Yale Career Link resources:
      • Peer Networking Lists: see where recent undergrads and grads have interned by going to Resources/ Career Library and lookin at the YC Class List, or YC Summer Experiences spreadsheets
      • Employer Directory for Recruiter Contacts: See if Yale has a direct contact with a company of interest by searching in Yale Career Link Employers/ Employer Directory
  • Join Cross Campus to network with Alumni from the Yale Alumni Association
  • Reach out to faculty you know or have worked for to connect you to their contacts in companies and fields of interest.

Get Advice

  • Meet with the Office of Career Strategy:
    • Learn about jobs and career paths in Computer Science
    • Have your resume and cover letter reviewed
    • Practice technical interviewing with our technical interview specialist