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Internships and Employment Opportunities in Computer Science

Internships and Cooperative Education

The Department of Computer Science encourages students, starting in their freshman year, to participate in ECU’s Cooperative Education/Intern program, and offers academic credit for qualifying co-op/internships in the computer science field. Using co-op and internships, students can integrate classroom study with professional experiences in the major.

Opportunities include:

  • Alternating semesters of full time work and full time study
  • Part-time work while taking classes
  • Summer work
  • International work

Employment Prospects

The global need for computer science and software engineering professionals is projected to increase over the next decade. This has been reflected in the large number of ECU graduates hired by companies like:

  • IBM
  • Microsoft
  • Rural Sourcing Inc.
  • Westinghouse
  • NASA
  • National Institute of Health
  • SAS
  • DSM Pharmaceuticals
  • Duke University
  • Credit Suisse
  • Red Hat
  • Cisco
  • Disney World
  • NSA
  • National Weather Service
  • Purdue Pharmaceuticals
  • Raytheon
  • and many others

For additional details please contact:

Mr. Bobby Hoggard
Email: hoggardr@ecu.edu
Phone: (252) 328-9695