Here are resources for helping students learn about careers in computer science (and related fields).
- What’s Your Passion – dotdiva.org
- Counselors for Computing (C4C) – National Center for Women & IT (NCWIT)
- What will your dream job be in the digital future? – BBC (United Kingdom)
- CSTA Source repository (search on “career” resources ) – Computer Science Teachers Association
- Outreach Roadshow presentation/conversation – CMU Women@SCS
- Engineer Your Life and Engineer Girl
- Inspiring Tech Careers – CareerMash, IT Assoc. of Canada
Computational literacy can contribute to practically any career. It’s important to remember that we’re teaching computing so that some kids will be computer scientists, but all kids will benefit from fluency in computing. Here are some videos that illustrate this.
- Digital Directions by BusinessTas, a government office of Tasmania (Australia), demonstrating how creative use of computing is helping tourist destinations, farms, and many other businesses across the state. 25 videos.
These resources are formal, data-centric presentations:
- Computing Degrees & Careers – Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the premier professional organization for computer science
- Computer and Information Technology Occupations – U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
- CS Employment, Salaries, Enrollments, Ranking, and Trends – University of Chicago at Illinois (UIC) (last updated 2012)