What can I do with a major in software engineering?

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Examples of where alumni in your major are working

Companies:
Lockheed Martin
Thomson Reuters
Revenue Solutions, Inc.

Titles:
Software Engineer
Software Engineering Associate
Engineer

Search for employers hiring graduates in your major

Employers in NY: 7,946
Employers in US: 125,090

 

Explore the numerous career fields related to your major

Software

Areas

Employers

Developers
Sales departments 

Information/Strategies

Stay up to date on technology.
Be familiar with government hiring procedures.

Business

Areas

Software Development
Technician
Computer and information systems management

Employers

For-profit and non-profit businesses/agencies

Information/Strategies

Obtain an advanced degree in Business or Management.
Seek out and complete internships.
Join relevant clubs and organizations.
Stay up to date on technology.

Government

Areas

Softare Development
Technician

Employers

Government agencies
Armed Forces

Information/Strategies

Seek out and complete internships.
Join relevant clubs and organizations.
Stay up to date on technology.
Be familiar with government hiring procedures.

Education

Areas

Teaching
Research

Employers

High schools
Colleges/Universities 

Information/Strategies

Seek out teaching experience with teaching assistant positions and/or tutoring.
Obtain an advanced degree in Education.
Many colleges and universities require a Ph.D. in field.
Stay up to date on technology.

General information and strategies

  • Continue to study after formal instruction ends to stay up to date on new and upcoming technology. 
  • Enhance problem-solving skills.
  • Enhance interpersonal communication skills. 
  • Develop excellent writing skills. 
  • Develop excellent oral presentation skills. 
  • Develop accounting and budgeting skills.