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How can I find contacts to land job with a computer science degree?

Click to Connect With a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science

Earning an online bachelors degree in computer science is only the beginning: Then you must actually find a job. A strong and competitive job search actually begins far in advance!

Use your homework and project assignments to make contact with professionals in the field by joining email groups or discussion forums. Create a name for yourself by contributing valuable feedback or collaborating on real life assignments. To do this most successfully you will want to create a public persona with a name that becomes recognizable then routinely and regularly participate in those forums or projects that represent the type of work you hope to eventually pursue full-time. It's also a good idea to create a personal website with dedicated email and link back to the site whenever possible. Be sure to take advantage of inexpensive blogs to showcase your interest areas and knowledge.

Finally, consider joining a social networking site to cultivate professional affiliations early in your college career with peers, professors and business leaders. If you make a habit of this beginning early, you will create an impressive and sizable history by the time you graduate!

   

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