Computer Science 103:

Web Development

Gregory M. Kapfhammer


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Why Should You Study Computer Science?

Become an Active Creator of Valued Technology

Take on a Rewarding Intellectual Challenge

Internships and Careers

"Computer science: It's where the jobs are. It's also where the future is."

Edward D. Lazowska

Evidence to Support this Assertion?

The third best-rated job in the world

4 of the 10 top highest paid, highest growth jobs


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Evidence to Support this Assertion?

51,474 students graduate with a degree ...

...122,300 open positions needing that degree!


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Evidence to Support this Assertion?

4.2 million jobs by 2020

Among the fastest growing fields in the USA


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Evidence to Support this Assertion?

1.4 million American big data workers in 2015

4.4 million global big data workers in 2015


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Potential Careers Options?

Software engineer

Data scientist


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Potential Careers Options?

Web developer

Web tester


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Potential Careers Options?

Front-end designer

Systems administrator


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Wow!

Schedule a meeting during office hours to learn more about internship and career opportunities

Visit the Office of Career Education to talk about your professional future

Actively search for opportunities — there are many of them available to you!


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More than Just Getting an Internship or Job

Many Rewards

Create useful web-based software

Lifelong learning opportunities

Branch out into many fields

Share with the world


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Others ways to start smiling?

Start working on assignments early

Plan ahead, be proactive and diligent

Visit often during my office hours

Ask questions of classmates via Slack

Regularly interact with the TAs and tutors


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Say Hello!

Meet someone in the class you do not know

Studying computer science? Say what is cool!

Studying computer science? Say the challenges!

Focusing on a different area? Say why web design!

Focusing on a different area? Explain your major!


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