"We graduate about 35 students per year, and almost all of them have immediate post-graduation employment: some elect to continue their education in graduate school at top universities, while most accept full-time employment in industry, including both applied and technology companies."
Dr. Paul Wagner, department chair

More information on setting up internships, along with more companies interested in Computer Science students for internships and full-time job positions

Internships and Jobs

Graduates from Eau Claire in Computer Science are in great demand. A sample of the major job titles, employers and locations includes:

  • Programmer/Analyst, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, WI.
  • Design Verification Intern, Cray Inc., Chippewa Falls, WI.
  • Software Engineer, Great Lakes Higher Education Corp., Madison, WI.
  • Software Engineer, Liberty Mutual, Wausau, WI.
  • Systems Specialist, Northwestern Mutual, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Design Engineer, Silicon Logic Engineering, Eau Claire, WI.
  • Programmer, Menards, Eau Claire, WI.
  • Software Developer, IBM, Rochester, MN
  • Programmer/Analyst, McKesson Corp., Golden Valley, MN.
  • Software Developer, C.H. Robinson, Eden Prairie, MN.
  • Software Engineer, 3M, St. Paul, MN.
  • Systems Analyst, Lockheed Martin, Aurora, CO.
  • Software Engineering Intern, VMWare, Palo Alto, CA.

In addition, a few graduates each year elect to continue their education at the graduate level at some of this nation's top universities in computer science.

Opportunities to meet with recruiters and learn about companies are in abundance. Career Services hosts a Career Conference every Fall, in conjunction with this event, the Computer Science department has CS Breakfast where students can meet recruiters on a one-on-one basis. During the Spring semester, Career Services also hosts Internship Mania in order to connect students with possible internships across the country. The evening before this event, the student organization Women in Information Technology Systems hosts a Pre-Internship Mania Social which is similar to the CS Breakfast.