Services for Students


The College of Natural Sciences Career Design Center offers a number of resources to students. Be sure to contact cnsrecruit [at] austin [dot] utexas [dot] edu or visit to take advantage your free eRecruiting account that keeps you up-to-date on employer information sessions; job and internship listings by email; on-campus interviews. The Career Design Center also offers on-campus workshops, mock salary negotiations and interviews, resume and cover letter critiques, fall and spring career fairs, career and graduate school advising, and help finding full and part-time jobs, internships, or cooperative education.

Friends of Computer Science

Check out the companies that currently partner with the department through Friends of Computer Science (FoCS). These companies invest in students and department endeavors, offer great careers and internships, and provide an insider's perspective of their company.

FoCS Partners


We are transforming the health care industry by helping doctors better manage their practices, their patients, and their cash flow. Our goal is to bring order to the chaos of the U.S. healthcare system by harnessing the power of the cloud to modernize healthcare. We develop easy to use, ultra powerful, cloud based tools which allow medical professionals to focus on what they do best – treat patients. Our challenge: make this system work, while it’s running! Come help us solve this problem!

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There’s an energy that’s created when smart people gather to do things that will change the world. It’s what inspires explorers and entrepreneurs. And it’s what inspires us at Blackbaud. Blackbaud was founded on the idea that technology can be a medium for social change. Over the last thirty years, we’ve delivered software solutions to the nonprofit sector, helping mission-driven organizations manage operations and engage supporters. We have the satisfaction of knowing that our solutions are making a difference every day, allowing our clients to focus their time and resources on what they do best: changing the world.

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Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company’s strength delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 315,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg’s enterprise solutions build on the company’s core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively.

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Boeing is the world’s leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft combined. Additionally, Boeing designs and manufactures rotorcraft, electronic and defense systems, missiles, satellites, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems. As a major service provider to NASA, Boeing is the prime contractor for the International Space Station. The company also provides numerous military and commercial airline support services. Boeing provides products and support services to customers in 150 countries and is one of the largest U.S. exporters in terms of sales.

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Caesars Entertainment Group

Caesars Entertainment Corporation is the world’s most geographically diversified casino entertainment company. With 53 casino resorts in seven countries, Caesars Entertainment has the most recognized brands in the industry. Leading brands include Caesars, Planet Hollywood, Horseshoe, and the World Series of Poker. We have 70,000 employees, $9B in revenue, 42,000 hotel rooms, and 3 million square feet of gaming space.

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Central Intelligence Agency

Why work for a company when you can serve your nation?

The Central Intelligence Agency is the premier agency responsible for providing global intelligence on the ever-changing political, social, economic, technological and military environment. Here, your paramount goal and mission will be to protect the national security of the United States. Virtually any job you can imagine is available at the CIA — plus, some you can’t even imagine.

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Chevron is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies and conducts business worldwide. Our success is driven by our people and their commitment to get results the right way—by operating responsibly, executing with excellence, applying innovative technologies and capturing new opportunities for profitable growth. We are involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. We explore for, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute transportation fuels and lubricants; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power and produce geothermal energy; provide energy efficiency solutions; and develop the energy resources of the future, including research for advanced biofuels. Come visit us to find out more about career opportunities at Chevron.

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ConocoPhillips an international energy company, is the third largest integrated energy company in the United States and the second largest refiner in the United States. The company is known worldwide for its technological expertise in deepwater exploration and production, reservoir management and exploitation, 3-D seismic technology, high-grade petroleum coke upgrading and sulfur removal. ConocoPhillips operates in more than 40 countries and has approximately 35,600 employees.

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Dante's mission is to build an intuitive platform created by innovative people that enables customers to deliver game-changing solutions. We are a consulting firm with a product that we have built and use to bring our clients’ offerings to market in rapid time. Technology is only part of the solution and not the solution itself. If you like working alongside the brightest and most engaging teammates in the industry while interacting directly with client stakeholders, then Dante is the place for you.

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Dell is the world's leading computer company. From the server, storage and professional services needs of the largest global corporations, to those of consumers at home, Dell sells more systems globally than any computer company, placing it No. 25 on the Fortune 500. Dell's climb to market leadership is the result of a persistent focus on delivering the best possible customer experience by directly selling standards-based computing products and services.


At Dropbox we’re building the home for people’s most important stuff - their photos, docs, and other treasured information. Our small team of engineers builds the thousands of complex parts that seamlessly handle over a billion files a day for over 200 million users, while delivering a product that’s easy enough for your grandparents to use. While we’ve built a great foundation, we’ve only just begun…

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eBay, Inc.

With more than 94 million active users globally, eBay is the world's largest online marketplace, where practically anyone can buy and sell practically anything. Founded in 1995, eBay connects a diverse and passionate community of individual buyers and sellers, as well as small businesses. Their collective impact on e-commerce is staggering: In 2010, the total worth of goods sold on eBay was $62 billion -- more than $2,000 every second. For the latest stories about eBay, including recent financial performance.

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EOG Resources, Inc.

EOG Resources, Inc. is one of the largest independent (non-integrated) crude oil and natural gas companies in the United States with proved reserves in the United States, Canada, Trinidad, the United Kingdom and China. EOG Resources, Inc. is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and is traded under the ticker symbol “EOG.”

EOG’s goals remain consistent—to deliver the highest stockholder appreciation measured by stockholder returns and to be the most profitable independent exploration and production company in terms of return on capital employed.

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Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them. People use Facebook to keep up with friends, upload an unlimited number of photos, share links and videos, and learn more about the people they meet.

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Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.

Fujitsu Network Communications Inc., headquartered in Richardson, Texas, is an innovator in Connection-Oriented Ethernet and optical transport technologies. A market leader in packet optical networking solutions, WDM and SONET, Fujitsu offers a broad portfolio of multivendor network services as well as end-to-end solutions for design, implementation, migration, support and management of optical networks. For seven consecutive years Fujitsu has been named the U.S. photonics patent leader.

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General Motors Foundation

At the new General Motors, we are passionate about designing, building and selling the world’s best vehicles. This vision unites us as a team each and every day and is the hallmark of our customer-driven culture.  

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Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Founded in 1998 by Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program, which is the largest and fastest growing in the industry, provides businesses of all sizes with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. Google is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia.

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HBK Capital Management

HBK Capital Management is an alternative investment firm currently managing approximately $8 billion in capital. The firm was founded in 1991 and employs approximately 200 individuals in Dallas, New York, London, and Charlottesville. Among the top-rated and longest-tenured hedge funds in the world, we have a refreshingly transparent and team-focused culture. Investment teams look to our proprietary software for real time insight into markets and to aid in formulating and executing strategies.

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Hewlett Packard

At HP, we believe in the power of ideas. From cutting edge personal digital equipment to the most powerful IT solutions, we use ideas to put technology to work for everyone. And we believe that ideas thrive best in a teamwork culture. That is why everyone at every level in every function is encouraged to have original ideas, to express them and to share them. We believe anything can be achieved if you really believe in it, and we will invest in your ideas to change lives and working practices. It is all to do with what sets us apart as a company. At HP we work across borders, and without limits. Global virtual teams share resources and pool their brainpower to solve business issues and meet personal goals. Each individual is valued for the unique skills, experiences and perspective they bring. That’s how we work at HP. And it’s how ideas – and people – grow.

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IBM is a worldwide multinational corporation which strives to lead in the creation, development and manufacture of the industry's most advanced information technologies, including computer systems, software, networking systems, storage devices and microelectronics. IBM's worldwide network of solutions and services professionals translates these advanced technologies into business value for our customers.

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Indeed is the #1 job search engine worldwide. Since 2004, Indeed has given job seekers free access to millions of jobs from thousands of company websites and job boards. Our core mission is to help people get jobs. To make this possible, we built an amazing platform that handles 5 billion job search queries from over 140 million unique visitors per month. This platform relies on a massive, distributed, location-aware storage of job and job seeker data. It delivers highly relevant search results to job seekers around the world in real-time using powerful, ad-hoc analytics. We are a fast-growing company that accomplished a lot with a small and focused team. We deliver 2+ million unique visitors per engineer, which is on par with industry leaders such as Facebook. We are going to accomplish even more as we continue to build more great products. Come join our team!

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Information Technology Services, The University of Texas at Austin


Information Technology Services (ITS) provides, innovative, customer-focused, and robust technology solutions to the campus community. The organization values professionalism, honest and open dialogue, and a commitment to high quality customer service. Working for ITS exposes you to new technologies and a collaborative work environment.  With a combination of student, faculty, and staff input, ITS is an excellent resource within the campus community.


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We changed the world with Words With Friends. We led the charge in the mobile gaming revolution by making beloved games that brought the world together. We created 100 million new gamers out of people who had never played games before in their lives. It was totally awesome.

Now we’re starting a new revolution. We’re creating a mecca of game development in Austin, with world-class people, culture, and compensation. We are inventing a series of sexy and dangerous new games on a host of diverse platforms. If you’re an elite engineer and you’re passionate about games, drop us a line. We’re looking for heroes.

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Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin is a premier systems integration company of 132,500 employees of whom 55,000 are scientists and engineers. Of those, 30,000 are software and systems engineers. Sales are $31.8 Billion and the company has a backlog of $76.9 Billion. Lockheed Martin business areas range from aeronautics to space as well as information and technical services and electronic systems.

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Microsoft is on the forefront of technology because of the people who work here. Creative and passionate people who love what they do. From operating systems, to applications, to games, to internet technologies, we're ushering in the next generation of computing. By creating and supporting software that furthers understanding, lightens workloads and increases communication, we're changing the way people work, live and play.

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National Instruments

National Instruments is a technology pioneer and leader in virtual instrumentation - a revolutionary concept that has changed the way engineers and scientists approach measurement and automation. Leveraging the PC and its related technologies, virtual instrumentation increases productivity and lowers costs through easy-to-integrate software, such as the NI LabVIEW graphical development environment, and modular hardware, such as PXI modules for data acquisition, instrument control and machine vision. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, NI has more than 3,200 employees and direct operations in 40 countries. In 2003, the company sold products to more than 25,000 companies in 90 countries. For the past five years, FORTUNE magazine named NI one of the 100 best companies to work for in America.

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Pariveda Solutions

Pariveda Solutions is a growing, national consulting firm focused on career development operating within a local project delivery model. Solving the technical & strategic challenges of our clients may include designing custom software, mobile application development, portal & enterprise content management, cloud computing, refine an IT strategy or negotiate a software vendor contract. Our focus is simple—start with the right people, deliver consistent value and partner with our clients.


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Qualcomm is a FORTUNE 500(r) company and a global leader in developing next-generation wireless technology. Ranked among the "100 Best Companies to Work For," Qualcomm innovates new ways to communicate. Qualcomm employs over 15,000 individuals around the globe. If you'd like to join others who share your passion for innovation, explore a career at Qualcomm. To learn more visit

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Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX) is the global leader in hybrid cloud and founder of OpenStack®, the open-source operating system for the cloud. Hundreds of thousands of customers look to Rackspace to deliver the best-fit infrastructure for their IT needs, leveraging a product portfolio that allows workloads to run where they perform best—whether on the public cloud, private cloud, dedicated servers, or a combination of platforms. The company's award-winning Fanatical Support® helps customers successfully architect, deploy, and run their most critical applications. Headquartered in San Antonio, TX, Rackspace operates data centers on four continents. Rackspace is featured on Fortune's list of 100 Best Companies to Work For.

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Write code today for millions of people to use tomorrow. RetailMeNot is actively looking for wicked-smart undergrad computer scientists for summer internships and full time positions. You will work in our hip headquarters in vibrant downtown Austin and be mentored by the best and brightest technical talent.

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Salesforce is the global leader in customer relationship management (CRM) software. We pioneered the shift to cloud computing, and today we’re delivering the next generation of social, mobile and cloud technologies that help companies revolutionize the way they sell, service, market and innovate–and become customer companies. We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, the World’s Most Innovative Company according to Forbes and one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our “more human, less corporate” culture is built around doing work that matters, winning as a team and celebrating success.

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Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia National Laboratories is a national security laboratory involved in a variety of research, development and engineering programs to help secure a peaceful and free world through technology.  We develop and deliver science-based solutions to prevent the spread of weapons of mass destruction, defend against terrorism, protect our national infrastructures, ensure stable energy and water supplies, provide new capabilities to our armed forces, and sustain, modernize, and protect our nuclear weapon stockpile.  

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Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) is the leading oilfield services company supplying technology, project management and information solutions that optimize performance for customers working in the international oil and gas industry. We are committed to excellence in technical innovation, teamwork and creating value for our customers, our shareholders and our employees. At the well site, in our global connectivity centers and in our R&E facilities, we are working to optimize customer performance in a safe and environmentally sound manner. Schlumberger is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about careers in Schlumberger, visit

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Spiceworks’ innovative model combines a network management app with an online community of over 2.4 million IT pros who rely on Spiceworks to carry out their day-to-day IT responsibilities and to connect with each other to exchange tips, IT advice…even jokes! We’re blazing trails and changing the way today’s tech products are managed, marketed, and sold. And, given we’re growing by 2,500 new users a day, it’s no surprise Forbes coined Spiceworks the “future of media.”

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Square is making commerce easy for everyone. Whether a business needs to accept credit cards, manage a full point of sale system, or sell online, Square offers simple and affordable tools so businesses of all sizes can start, run, and grow. The company began with a free credit card reader for the iPhone, iPad, and Android devices, allowing businesses to accept credit cards anywhere, anytime, for one low, transparent rate. Square now offers a full suite of hardware and software tools including Square Register, Square Market, Square Wallet, and Square Stand.

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State Farm

Seeking an internship or career in one of the nation’s largest IT shops, you’ve come to the right place—a company consistently ranked among the 100 Best Places to Work in IT* and recognized as an employer of choice.

State Farm’s mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams. On the surface, State Farm is a top insurance and financial services provider.

Dig deeper and you’ll find vast information technology required to do what we do, on the massive scale that we do it. And the State Farm Systems Department is at the center of it all.

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Thomson Reuters

We are the leading source of intelligent information for the world’s businesses and professionals, providing customers with competitive advantage. Intelligent information is a unique synthesis of human intelligence, industry expertise and innovative technology that provides decision-makers with the knowledge to act, enabling them to make better decisions faster. We deliver this must-have insight to the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world’s most trusted news organization. With over 50,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world.

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Two Sigma

At Two Sigma, we like to solve hard problems. What kinds of problems do you want to solve? At our core, we’re a technology company applying our talents to the domain of investment management. We’ve created a system that combines artificial intelligence and keen human insight—a system that’s constantly learning, improving, and advancing. We’re a destination for the intellectually curious who want to learn, invent, create, and watch what they build make a difference. Start a conversation. Please contact campus-careers [at] twosigma [dot] com.

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Union Pacific Railroad

Union Pacific Railroad, a Fortune 200 company, is one of America’s premier transportation and logistics companies. UP operates more than 32,000 route miles in the western two-thirds of the United States and serves many of the fastest-growing U.S. population centers. Union Pacific is a leader in developing and applying new technology to efficiently move freight in a safe and environmentally-friendly manner, while operating one of the most advanced telecommunication networks. UP is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, with a satellite IT facility in Austin, Texas. To learn more about careers at Union Pacific, visit

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At VMware, we thrive on forward momentum. We are an engine of opportunity fueled by the transformative products and solutions we bring to market, the passion and trust we inspire in our customers, and our collaborative drive to imagine, define and deliver the future of IT through cloud computing. Through our strong ties to the academic community, we strive to connect with top university students to infuse new ideas into the innovation culture at VMware. As a student, the contributions that you make are both real and amplified, impacting the company,our customers and the larger community.

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Walmart Stores Inc.

Our mission is the same, from Home Office to our 10,600 stores in 27 countries - Walmart helps people around the world save money and live better. We do this through innovative thinking, leadership through service, and above all, our commitement to the customer. Each week, more than 245 million customers and members visit our stores and e-commerce websites. These customers include moms, dads, families, and even college students in over 1,000 communities. In serving our community, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation gave more than $1 billion in cash and in-kind contributions around the world - making Walmart one of Forbes "Most Charitable" corporations in the world. 

With fiscal year 2013 sales of approximately $466 billion, Walmart is a Fortune 1 company. 

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