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  • 2015 Projects to Innovation Workshop

    2015 Projects to Innovation Workshop

  • Fall 2014 UG Research/Internship Workshop

    Fall 2014 UG Research/Internship Workshop

  • High School Day 2014

    High School Day 2014

  • 2013 Internship/Undergrad Research Workshop

    2013 Internship/Undergrad Research Workshop

  • Computer Science Get-Together 2012

    Computer Science Get-Together 2012

  • CS Education Week 2012

    CS Education Week 2012

  • Student Recognition Spring 2013

    Student Recognition Spring 2013

  • CS Education Week 2013

    CS Education Week 2013

  • Microsoft Workshop

    Microsoft Workshop

  • Computer Programming Video

    Computer Programming Video

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        Department of CompSciLogoWeb

The Computer Science major at UW-Whitewater complements a robust technological presence on campus, which includes programs in Information Technology and Media Arts & Game Development.

The major is geared toward students who want to pursue careers in software engineering, commercial software production, systems programming, Web development, and network, database, or computer design. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, half of the 10 fastest-growing careers for college graduates are computer science-related.

The Computer Science Department offers a liberal arts major, leading to a Bachelor of Science with or Bachelor of Arts in computer science. There are two emphasis options: a general (requires a minor) or comprehensive emphasis.

Sample 4-year plans are posted in the Student Resources page.

In addition, the department offers several minors/emphases for students who would like a stronger background in computer science to complement their chosen major.

Congratulations Alex Hall!

Alex Hall Headshot for web

March 2015: He has received a National Science Foundation Research Fellowship for Computer Graphics and Visualization. Alex is a 2013 graduate of our program, currently pursuing a Ph.D. degree at the University of California-Berkeley. While attending UW-W, Alex participated in undergraduate research projects including Interactive Degree Planner with Drs. Gunawardena, Samaranayake and Thao and NSF supported Computer Visioning research with Dr. Mukherjee.

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Internships at Rebate Bus

Click here for more information on internships for a Sun Prairie, WI based company.

Opportunities to tutor

Tutor.com.  is looking for tutors. They offer tutoring in Algebra, Calculus, College Statistics, Geometry, Trigonometry, Discrete Math and more. To apply, go to: http://www.tutor.com/apply
One you finish the application you can take our Computer Science Principles exam. When this exam is passed you will have an opportunity to take one or all of our exams in the following areas: C++, Python, Visual Basic, or Java. Tutor.com is the world’s largest and highest-rated online learning service. We have been providing live, on-demand, one-to-one learning solutions for students and professionals since 2001. The Tutor.com community of more than 3,000 professional experts has delivered 12 million tutoring and professional development sessions in a proprietary online classroom.

Maverick Software hiring students

Maverick Software Consulting currently has 4 new open positions with clients in the Twin Cities. Some Web Development, Java Development, C# and Automated testing. We train the students in on the tools and technologies, provide a laptop and a manager to help mentor the students and show them the ropes. Workplace is negotiable.
Apply online at
http://www.mavericksoftware.com/STUDENTS/Apply.aspx

Forward Health now hiring

Forward Health Group in Madison, WI is looking for a summer intern for the Application Development department. Located on Capital Square, Forward Health Group, is looking for a highly motivated individual to join their Application Development department. This individual should have some knowledge of a front end language (html, css, javascript, etc.) and some knowledge of a back end language (php, python, java, c++, etc.). Please send your resume to preston.brink@forwardhealthgroup.com if you are interested.

End of Semester Celebration a Success

Thank you to everyone who came out for our End of Semester Celebration to recognize our Spring/Summer 2016 graduates (27!) and learn a little bit about AlphaGo. You can view the album on our Facebook page. group photo (640x283)