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What Can You Do With A Degree In Computer And Information Science?

CIS_lrgYou can do just about anything with a degree in computer and information science!

As part of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Computer and Information Science is committed to mentoring students as they build the elemental skills that employers want: communications, analysis, problem-solving and resourcefulness.

Max Kohl

Making a living playing—and building—games

Max Kohl (Computer and Information Science, ’16) is a software engineer who makes video games.    
Nate Potter

Beyond Technical Skills

Nate Potter (Computer and Information Science, ’15) was hired as a cloud software engineer at Intel Corp.    

Here’s just a sampling of interesting jobs other recent alumni have landed:

– Data specialist, IDX

– IT, Direct Marketing Solutions

– Associate developer, Bot & Dolly

– Roboticist, Google, Inc.

– Software development engineer,

– Developer, Three C Interactive

– Engineer I, Pipeworks Software, Inc.

– Software tester, Revenue Solutions Inc.

– Software engineer, Book Bite

– Web developer, 2plus2 Partners Inc.

– Implementation consultant, Fast Enterprises LLC

– Associate software engineer, L3 Communication

– Business assistant analyst, Nike, Inc.

– Tech analyst, Symantec Corporation

– System hardware technician, Bi-Mart Corp

– Web developer, Metal Toad Media

– Software engineer, Cavium Networks

– Co-founder and CEO,

– Programmer, iTech Northwest

– Information technology consultant, University of Oregon

– Designer, Pipeworks Software, Inc.

– Contractor, Microsoft

– Software engineer, Intel Corporation

– Chief technology officer, Esri R&D Center

– Database administrator, Ethics Point, Inc.

– Senior web application engineer, SubmitNet, Inc.

– IS developer, Office of Portland Advancement

– Quality engineer, Viewpoint Construction

– Network administrator, The Kryptiq Corporation

– President,


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