How do I find an internships and jobs? How can I find out about graduate programs in CS?
The Boston College Career Center has a wealth of information about graduate programs, internships, and jobs. Additionally, the Computer Science department posts information about jobs and internships on its Career Resources page.
What student organizations does Computer Science Department have?
The Computer Science Society is the student chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery and is very active. ACM is the professional organization for Computer and Information Scientists. There are many benefits of student membership. ACM sponsors educational evening seminars, and the Spring department barbeque.
WICS is our Women in Computer Science Chapter. WICS organizes service and social events for all Computer Science students, and encourages a sense of community within the department. Specifically, WICS has organized a career night, pool night, and two highly successful Christmas Yankee Swaps. All students, particularly women, are encouraged to join WICS.
What kind of computer should I buy?
The CS department doesn't require or recommend a specific laptop computer. Students and faculty use both PCs and Macs. We recommend you choose based on your personal preference. View information about purchasing laptop options at BC.