Computer science is one of the key disciplines of the 21st century and affecting almost all modern industries. As a consequence, the possible career paths are very broad for graduates with a computer science degree and the job market is very favorable. The job market includes jobs such as software engineer, system integrator, information systems manager, data analyst, database administrator, application developer, cybersecurity analyst, IT consultant, or system analyst.
“The student body is great.”
“Jacobs is probably one of the top universities from which Microsoft hires software engineers in all of Germany.” (B. Mercer, Microsoft)
Start your career in one of the top tech industry-related companies
Graduates of the Computer Science program at Jacobs University have obtained positions in companies of the information technology sector such as Amazon, Cleversoft, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, SAP, Skype, 360 Treasury Systems, Twitter, Research Gate or VMware and within companies that are using information technology extensively such as the BMW Group, Deutsche Bank, KPMG, or Uber. Some graduates founded their own companies like Deep Web Solutions GmbH, Take Off Labs, or techOS GmbH.
Or continue your education at a leading university
Past graduates have also chosen to continue their education by enrolling into graduate programs at other German universities such as the RWTH Aachen, the Technical University Berlin, or the Technical University München; at other European universities such as the University of Amsterdam, the University of Cambridge, EPFL Lausanne, the University College London, the University of Oxford, or ETH Zürich; or at international universities such as the Carnegie Mellon University, Cornell University, or the University of Montreal.
We help you plan and start your individual career path
The Career Services Center (CSC) as well as the Jacobs Alumni Office help students in their career development. The CSC provides students with high quality training and coaching in CV creation, cover letter formulation, interview preparation, effective presenting, business etiquette and employer research as well as in many other aspects, thus helping students identify and follow up rewarding careers after their time at Jacobs University. Furthermore, the Alumni Office helps students establish a long-lasting and worldwide network which comes in handy when exploring job options in academia, industry, and elsewhere.