UChicago Career Advancement offers in-depth and immersive experiences that position you to launch a career in Software Engineering and beyond.
At UChicago, you have the opportunity to connect with leading faculty researchers in computer science through the Department of Computer Science, as well as engage directly with industry experts and a wide array of outstanding UChicago alumni in software engineering roles.
Explore this short Careers in Software Engineering video, and the resources below to chart your path to a successful career!
Dive deep into Software Engineering through a day-in-the-life experience with a current professional at employers such as Adobe, Facebook, or Google through UChicago's Job Shadowing Program.
Explore software engineering and experience innovation in action through local and overseas Career Trek experiences, including Technology Treks in San Francisco, CA or Seattle, WA, or the Technology and Entrepreneurship Trek in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Participate in career workshops to hone your skills and build your resume with interactive employer workshops, hackathons and competitions, and technical interview preparation and support.
Expand your skills with micro-internships, short projects that you can complete from anywhere in the world on your own schedule, through UChicago's Micro-Metcalf Program. Possible employer organizations include RhinoDox or TOPO, Inc.
Experience substantive internships throughout the academic year and into the summer with employers such as Amazon, Apple, IBM, or Microsoft through UChicago's Jeff Metcalf Internship Program.
Kimpton Fellows Program
Launch a fulfilling career in software engineering with a one-year paid fellowship after graduation with employers such as MIT Lincoln Lab, NowPow, or TruQua through UChicago's Kimpton Fellows Program.
Gain specialized knowledge by enrolling in a graduate program, such as an MS in Computer Science, PhD in Computer Science, or MS in Computational Analysis and Public Policy at UChicago or another top-tier university.