CS Journeys
Careers with Computer Science

Careers in computer science and technology can be fun and rewarding. But what does a person working in these fields really do? With a vast variety of jobs and companies, there's not just one answer to this question. Watch the videos below to meet some of the people who are tackling big problems in creative ways, then use one of the interactive tools below to learn more about fields and careers that interest you. View opportunities to apply your new CS knowledge outside the classroom, and connect directly with college students and CS professionals at College Confidential or Career Village.

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Careers in Tech videos

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Viewing Guide and Reflection Worksheet

Teachers, check out our viewing guide for using these videos in class. Guide also includes reflection worksheet for students in grade 6 and up.

Careers with CS video viewing guide

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More videos and resources showcasing career paths with computer science

TECHNOLOchicas

Features dozens of video profiles of Latina women in CS careers.






At Your Fingertips

One-hour documentary follows three young adults traveling across the country to talk with software engineers, data scientists, product managers, and more. Includes a viewing guide for classroom use.

CareerOneStop videos

Hundreds of videos profiling a vast range of career paths. Videos are arranged in clusters, by related types of work. Career details are also searchable by title and geographical area.


TechPrep by Facebook

Profiles of Facebook employees in different careers, featuring job descriptions and visual timelines of career paths.




Unreal Futures by Epic Games

Learning pathways feature industry overview videos, project tutorials, and career guides. Account creation is required.



ComputerScience.org - Careers

Features career overviews, descriptions of required hard and soft skillsets, career FAQs, and universities that offer related programs.


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View careers that match your interests with one of these interactive tools

The Roadmap from Roadtrip Nation

The Roadmap from Roadtrip Nation

With the Roadmap, view career paths that align with your interests. Features video interviews with more than 1,000 professionals and steps for getting started.

3-question assessment takes just a moment or two. Great for middle school and up.

Career Girls Quiz

Career Girls: Career Quiz

CareerGirls.org is a video-based career exploration tool for girls. Contains the largest online collection of career guidance videos focusing on diverse and accomplished women.

1-question assessment takes just a moment or two. Great for middle school and up.

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The O*NET Interest Profiler

The O*NET Interest Profiler can help you find out what your interests are and what kinds of careers you might want to explore.

60-question assessment takes 15-20 minutes. Great for high school and up.


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Apply your new CS knowledge outside the classroom

Hackathons and competitions

Put your CS knowledge to use building apps for good, designing solutions to problems in your local community, or building a really cool project to feature in a global showcase!

Clubs and afterschool

Join a coding club or afterschool program to build community, meet new friends, and learn more about computer science and technology!



Camps and immersion programs

Take the next step with summer immersion programs—connect directly with CS professionals, learn all about careers with computer science, and make an impact with hands-on learning!

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Connect with college students and professionals in fields and roles that interest you

Career Village

Career Village

Get your questions, about any role or industry, answered by real professionals on Career Village. Account creation is required.

College Confidential

College Confidential

Connect with college students on College Confidential to ask questions about college majors. Account creation is required.

View more mentorship and community options.



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