2012 CNS Career Fair & Startup Village


The 2012 CNS Career Fair, held on February 2nd at the Frank Erwin Center, had 126 employers in attendance seeking candidates for full-time, part-time, internship and co-op positions. Computer Science students and alumni were in high demand, with 91% (115) of employers interested in them. Seventeen of those employers were our Friends of Computer Science (FoCS) partners. FoCS partners at the Career Fair were recognized with a special FoCS ribbon to drive CS students to their booths.

FoCS partners in attendance this year:

Startup Village

UTCS, UT CNS and the startup community joined together to pilot the first "Startup Village" at the Career Fair. This initial opportunity provided a platform for startup companies to build their brand and provide information about employment opportunities to students. Startup Village, a specially reserved and themed section of the larger Career Fair, enjoyed heavy student traffic as students stopped to talk about entrepreneurial opportunities with a number of companies ranging from gaming to a social media site for families to mobile computing and media to software development.

Companies attending this year:

If you are a startup company interested in being considered for the next Startup Village, please email oea [at] cs [dot] utexas [dot] edu.

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