Career Advice

For information about career opportunities, visit our Jobs/Research Opportunities Page.

Interviews & Industry

Interview Skills Workshop
Some tips and sample interview questions.

Interviewing In A Nutshell
Tips for successful interviews from Jennifer Li, a Women@SCS alumna, including specific company interview methods.

SCS Career Center
Very informational site on the tools of the trade—resumes, cover letters, interviewing, career fairs, and lots more! Be sure to reach out to Kevin Collins, the SCS Career Consultant for any questions.

Graduate School

Advice on Getting a Ph.D School in Computer Science
Various Sources

Advice on Enjoying Your Graduate Program
Various Sources

Choosing a Graduate School in Computer Science
By Rachel Pottinger


A Guide to Computer Science Careers
By Michael Hoffman

Public Speaking Workshop
Tips and resources for improving your public speaking skills.

Strategies for Effective Networking at Business Gatherings
Learn effective networking techniques and impress potential employers.

Women Don't Ask: Negotiation and the Gender Divide, by Linda Babcock & Sarah Laschever
Learn to initiate negotiation—and not just for your salary.

Linda Babcock is a professor of Economics at the Heinz School at Carnegie Mellon.
When Babcock asked why so many male graduate students were teaching their own courses and most female students were assigned as assistants, her dean said: "More men ask. The women just don't ask."