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Internships and Careers

 

Internships

A great way to gain practical job experience is with an internship.  Recent undergraduate mathematics and computer science students obtained internships with the following companies.

  • Argonne National Lab - Argonne, IL
  • Bechtel Plant Machinery - Monroeville, PA
  • BurghSoft - Pittsburgh, PA
  • CORE - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Ernest & Young - Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago
  • Highmark, Inc. - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Imagine Careers - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Intel - Hillsboro, OR
  • Kennametal - Latrobe and Pittsburgh, PA
  • Lockheed Martin - Philadelphia, PA
  • Management Science Associates - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Mercer - Louisville, KY
  • PNC Financial Services - Pittsburgh, PA
  • PPG Industries - Pittsburgh, PA
  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, (POE) Program - Memphis, TN
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Trademark Vision - Pittsburgh, PA
  • University of Colorado (REU) - Colorado Springs, CO
  • University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX

 

Careers

Over 90 percent of recent graduates have gone to graduate school and/or have found employment related to their computer science major.  Employers include:

  • Pixar (R&D in Computer Generated Imaging)
  • EA Sports (game development)
  • FBI (cyber security)
  • Raytheon (first-responder command system)

Some of our students have received graduate assistantships in computer science PhD programs at a number of major institutions, including:

  • University of California at Berkeley
  • University of Wisconsin at Madison
  • University of Washington
  • Notre Dame
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • University of Waterloo

Many of our other recent graduates are involved in Java/C#, Web, or mobile device (iPhone etc.) development.

Visit Duquesne's Career Services for more information on:

  • skills you will acquire as a computer science major;
  • potential careers you'll be qualified to begin;
  • types of employers offering these careers;
  • strategies to enhance your marketability for various careers.