February 2015

Top 20 STEM Careers from USNews: #1 #2 #3 #4 #9 #12 #13 #16 #18 all Require a CSE Degree

The best STEM jobs according to US News & World Report tells us that 9 out of the top 20 careers require a Computer Science and Engineering degree, or equivalent.

  • Software Developer is ranked the #1 best career.
  • Computer Systems Analyst is #2.
  • Information Security Analyst is #3.
  • Web Developer is #4.
  • IT Manager is #9.
  • Computer Systems Administrator is #12.
  • Database Administrator is #13.
  • Computer Programmer is #16.
  • Computer Support Specialist is #18.

Developer(s) for Start-up App

Our team of business majors and computer science majors are looking for help! Are you proficient in PHP and jQuery? Do you have a knowledge of Model View Controller? We have an opportunity for you to get on the ground level of a start-up application that helps out political campaigns. Last election cycle $4 Billion was spent and big data is the key to winning elections! The 2016 election year is coming up fast and we need developers who can work quickly and as a team to get this app built. It is currently a web-app, however we want to move it to iOS and Android platforms.

SCANA Looking for a Junior Analyst

SCANA is extending a posting for summer internships for a JUNIOR ANALYST Intern position for the summer. This position is ideally suited for students interested in the business & customer side of computing. This would be good for a computing major who prefers not want to be a programmer or in the hardware side, or for business or other majors who have strong analytical skills. Info is below on and on our website www.scana.com, job # 965880:

Mobile/Web Application Development Opportunity at HelpMonger

Do you like learning new programming skills? Have you ever wondered what programming is like in the real world? Do you want gain practical experience developing a mobile app or javascript application that people will love? HelpMonger, is an innovative app that allows users to send tweets-like messages to request immediate help from others nearby. We currently have a few internship spots for students who would want to learn about developing mobile and web application.

Part-Time Undergraduate IT Assistant for USC Foundations Office

USC Foundations (1027 Barnwell st) is looking for a computer science student to assist our IT staff with basic end user support, AV for meetings, and peripheral installation and inventory. We would prefer a sophomore student with a 3.2 GPA or better. We are very flexible around classes and allow students to choose their working hours. Pay for the position will be $10.50 an hour.

ColumbiaDevelopers Guild is Back. First Meetup is March 5.


This group serves as a networking and training forum for developers in the Midlands. I want to include academia in this group. I believe that students and professionals will have a lot to share and learn from each other.

This group will meet once a month at ITology. Right now, this is slated to be the first Thursday in each month. Our first meeting will be March 5.

SC Governor's School for Science and Math Needs Computer Science Instructor

GSSM seeks an exceptional Computer Science instructor to start by August 2015. Applicants should have a Master’s degree, Ph.D. preferred, and a love of teaching. Desired qualifications include a strong content background in Computer Science and experience in teaching Computer Science at college or advanced high school levels, knowledge and application of technology, an understanding of gifted learners, enthusiasm for teaching motivated and talented high-school-aged students and an ability to advise students in the completion of senior research projects.

Research Associate in Software Development at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Immediate Need for a Post-Master’s or Post-Bachelor’s Research Associate in Software Development at Oak Ridge National Laboratory!

ORAU announces a Research Associate position in Software Development with the Environmental Sciences Division of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Recent Bachelor’s or Master’s graduates in Computer Science or a related discipline, with a strong background in software development are encouraged to apply for the position. The Associate will be involved in various software development and applied data management activities that support projects in Earth Sciences Informatics at ORNL.

City Internships Program 2015

I am getting in touch as I would like to re-introduce City Internships' global internship programs to you and your students.

Our programs are designed for students looking to gain valuable work experience across London, Los Angeles, New York and Hong Kong.

We have received a tremendous number of applications from exceptionally impressive students since the application process for the summer program opened in November.

Physician Group Seeking CS Intern

I am a physician at Palmetto Health Richland and am seeking your assistance in finding an intern. This would be an unpaid internship with our hospitalist group to create a program to help divide and organize our patient lists. All we have to offer is an excellent recommendation upon completion.

Our hospitalist group manages and average of 130-160 patients on a daily basis. We developed and have been using a mathematical algorithm to divide the patient census to create an equitable workload for each provider.

Web Development Needed at Sociology Department

Programmer needed to develop application for web-based experiments with human participants, funded by the Army Research Office. Graduate or undergraduate students with hands-on programming experience using Javascript are encouraged to apply. This position commences as soon as possible and may be extended pending continued grant funding. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Application Developer at Synechron

I wanted to reach out to you about our newly developed junior associate program at Synechron, for students graduating in computing programs. Synechron Inc., is a global leader in architecting and developing IT-powered strategies for emerging and evolving businesses across industries.

We are currently recruiting for seniors graduating in May 2015, and I feel this could be a great opportunity for many of your club members. I have attached information for you to pass along to them, if you think they would be of interest.