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Life after college

Software engineers and programmers are needed in virtually every sector of the economy, making this career path one of the fastest growing job markets in the United States. Our rigorous, detail-oriented, and challenging curriculum prepares our students for life beyond the classroom. You'll get the necessary experience to be highly competitive in the workforce.

Our graduates go on to do incredible things as software engineers, developers, analysts, and programmers. Some even go on to further their education at some of the nation's top universities in computer science. Take a look below at the kinds of careers are graduates are finding — see where this degree may lead you.

What are UWEC graduates doing with their computer science degree?

  • Google, Software Engineer
  • Microsoft, Software Engineer
  • Amazon, Software Development Engineer
  • IMDB, Software Development Engineer
  • Intel, Physical Design Engineer
  • NVIDIA, Full Stack Engineer
  • Seagate, Firmware Test Engineer
  • IBM, Software Developer
  • Cray, Software Engineer
  • Oracle, Application Developer
  • Mayo Clinic, Analyst/Programmer
  • Verizon, Software Developer
  • 3M, Software Engineer
  • Liberty Mutual, IT Analyst
  • Kohl's, Programmer Analyst
  • Marshfield Clinic Information Services, Software Developer
  • Great Lakes Higher Education, Software Developer
  • JAMF, Software Engineer
  • Target, Software Engineer
  • Cargill, IT Business Analyst
  • Humana, Software Developer
  • Magnet 360, Software Developer
  • Help Systems, Software Engineer
  • Solutia Consulting, Associate Consultant

Career guidance

UW-Eau Claire has a talented and dedicated staff of career service professionals ready to help students from all majors navigate the transition from school to work life, and can help you be successful in that first job hunt. Call or stop in to arrange a session with career counseling — it will be time well spent. From finding internships in your field to résumé writing assistance, all your career launching needs can be met by this staff.

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Stay connected

It's true what they say, "once a Blugold, always a Blugold." It's very important to us that our graduates stay connected and always feel that they are part of the Blugold family. In addition to big events like Homecoming and the Viennese Ball, alumni are encouraged to stop and visit anytime, and to stay in touch with the Alumni Association. There are all sorts of gatherings and even alumni travel opportunities, so be sure to update your contact information. 

Connect with Alumni Association

Music grad strikes a chord

Computer science minor Zach Halmstad now provides innovative solutions to companies using Apple products around the world. His inspiration for founding JAMF Software, one of the country’s fastest growing technology companies, came during his student employment at UWEC.

Tech success story
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