Software Development, Computer Programming
- Check out Intern Supply to see which tech companies are currently hiring.
- Practice coding challenges (read Cracking the Coding Interview by Gayle Laakmann McDowell) and working out solutions on a whiteboard.
- Work on independent projects and participate in hackathons to develop your skills and show initiative. You can keep up with the schedule of upcoming hackathons here.
- View our Career Planning Guide & Internship Orientation Guide. Here is an accessible PDF: Internship Orientation Guide.
Industry-Specific Job Boards
Recommended Professional Associations
A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership-based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Professional association websites can also offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.
- Association for Computing Machinery
- Association for Women in Computing
- Computing Research Association
- Data Science Association
- IEEE Computer Society
Company & Industry Research
- Business Insights: Essentials
- D&B Hoovers
- Summer Experience Database
- Code Ignite
- Engineering Career Guide – Networking Skills
- LinkedIn – Information Technology: Jobs, Job Postings, & Job Recruiters
- LinkedIn – Vanderbilt Career Insights Page
- Mango Connects