Friends of Computer Science (FoCS) is our primary platform to help companies network with students, build relationships with students, and improve recruiting outcomes.

Key Benefits

Networking & Recruiting Events

Companies who want to build on career fairs and job boards can attend our computer science-specific fall and spring networking events. The FoCS Fall Career Brunch and Spring Reconnect Night give companies access to hundreds of internship and career-ready computer science students.

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Tech Talks & Info Sessions

Build your brand and expand your appeal by hosting talks and info sessions to educate students on priority technologies and how they can build a career with your company.

Relationship Building Activities

Build meaningful relationships with students by interacting with them through social events, student organizations, and other activities that comprise daily life in UT Computer Science.

Custom Events

Have your own recruiting strategies that work for you? We can support that. Our FoCS relationship managers can help you understand how to deploy your preferred recruiting methods while FoCS drives marketing and attendance.

In response to COVID-19, FoCS will be providing industry partners with virtual and hybrid engagement opportunities for Fall 2021 as we transition back to campus.

  • Corporate Partners


    Government & Startups


  • Lainey Corliss

    Kirsten Goodin

    Program Manager, Corporate & Employer Relations

Contact us to learn more about which option works best for you.

How It Works

  • Strategy

    We collaborate with you through customized engagement strategies and offer feedback on how you can effectively engage with UTCS students.

  • Visibility

    We ensure that UTCS students are fully informed about FoCS sponsored events, engagement, and outreach through email, social media, and digital marketing.

  • Support

    We help our partners navigate the daunting task of university outreach by providing logistical support.

  • Through attending FoCS recruiting events, I quickly became comfortable with the recruiting process and started forming valuable connections. Now, I find myself able to converse openly and honestly with the many recruiters I have built relationships with.

    Mikayla Moore, UT Computer Science 2021

Meet Our Partners

  • Partnering with FoCS for the past 7 years has been key to our success in campus recruiting at UT Austin. FoCS gives Bloomberg the opportunity to connect with some of the top CS students in the country!

    Amy Petcoff, Bloomberg

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We're here to to help you choose the option that's right for you.