The technology advisor offers various resources and assistance to help our students pursue career roles of their choice in the technology field whether in a tech company or any other industry, e.g., data analytics, software engineering, and non-technical roles. We have provided a few links for resources to help you navigate to your career role of interest and to pursue internship and first destination opportunities. We encourage you to explore your interests through your own research, meeting with a career advisor, and speaking with alumni who have experience in the industry and the roles of interest to you. Below are a few of these resources.
In addition to the resource access you have through Handshake, check out a number of events, programs, and resources to help you navigate along your career exploration and development path through the CCI Webpage.
Tech roles for those who don’t code
e.g., product manager, program manager, technical writer, data analyst…
Guide to Computer Science Degree Programs http://www.computerscienceonline.org/degree-programs/
Technology Industry Trade Association
The Computing Technology Industry Association is an American non-profit trade association, issuing professional certifications for the information technology industry. It is considered one of the IT industry’s top trade associations. https://www.comptia.org/home
Tech Jobs for Good https://www.techjobsforgood.com/
Mathematical Association of America http://www.maa.org/
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics http://www.siam.org/
There are numerous offices and organizations at Middlebury and in the local community that may be of particular interest to STEM students.
- Peer STEM Tutors assist students in a wide range of math, science, social science, and related courses, including biology, chemistry, computer science, environmental science, economics, logic, mathematics, physics, psychology, and statistics. Some tutors run weekly drop-in sessions while others work with students in scheduled appointments.
- STEM and Quantitative Skills Support: Whether you are wondering what course to take, are already enrolled in a course with a quantitative component, or are working on a senior thesis, we have resources to help you. Professional and peer tutors are available to assist students in a wide variety of STEM subjects, including biology, chemistry, computer science, economics, environmental science, mathematics, philosophy, physics, psychology, and statistics. These services are free of charge to Middlebury College students.
- The Posse STEM Scholars
(You can find a complete listing of all of the student orgs at https://middlebury.collegiatelink.net/Organizations)
Middle Endian is Middlebury’s student led Computer Science club. It aims to cultivate community among Computer Science students and faculty, as well as complement the academic Computer Science curriculum on campus. Check out their website and events.
Underrepresented Students in STEM (UR-STEM)’s mission is to normalize the participation in STEM classes and careers, bridge the academic gap in students from different backgrounds, and improve retention of underrepresented students in the STEM fields by providing support systems and essential resources for success.
Women in Computer Science++ – The purpose of wiCs++ is to create a culture and space that welcomes historically underrepresented groups in the field of computer science.
Middlebury Consulting Group (MCG) is a non-profit student organization dedicated to providing consulting services to local businesses and nonprofits. MCG brings together students with distinct skill sets from various backgrounds to provide actionable and high-impact advisory to our clients.