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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

All Duquesne students are able to use Handshake through the Center for Career Services to assist in finding internships.

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.