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EXPLORE COMPUTER SCIENCE CAREERS

VirtualJobShadow.com and CS4NC.ORG have joined forces to empower North Carolina students to explore the many rewarding career possibilities in Computer Science. Flourishing in all industries, these careers are not only in-demand, but also very well paying. If you want to be on the cutting edge of technology, check out some of these exciting careers.

 
Application Developer
Computer programmers write code to create software programs. They turn the program designs created by software developers and engineers into instructions that a computer can follow. Career Details
 
Software Developer - Video Games
Love video games? Don't just play them--build them! Watch how Joseph turned his childhood passion into a dream career with Iron Galaxy! Career Details
 
Digital Forensics Specialist
If you watch modern crime shows, then you probably know that digital devices get hauled away at crime scenes for investigative analysis. Enter Dr. Maynes, a self-proclaimed computer "nerd." It's his job to help analyze digital. Make no mistake, it's very cool to be a nerd. Watch! Career Details
 
Information Security Administrator
Meet cyber-world superhero, Darrell Carter. As an information security administrator for the Georgia Technical College System, Mr. Carter spends his days protecting the data of students and tracking down the bad guys who try to steal it. Career Details
 
Video Game Quality Assurance Tester
Got what it takes to be a QA tester for video games? You need a sharp eye, a critical mind, and a passion for games. If you have all three, this might just be your perfect career! Career Details
 
GIS Agricultural Analyst
By 2050, 9 BILLION people will live on Earth. How will farmers produce enough crops? With GIS technology and sustainable farming methods. Watch! Career Details
 
Software Developer
Software developers are the creative minds behind computer programs. Some develop the applications that allow people to do specific tasks on a computer or other device. Others develop the underlying systems that run the devices or control networks. Career Details
 
Software Engineer
Regardless if you're interested in developing front end or back end solutions, software engineers need to natural problem solvers to deliver the best products. Shadow Ron to see why teamwork skills are just as important as Java Script , PHP, or Python. Career Details
 
Virtual Reality Developer
Next time your parents question how much time you spend playing VR games, let them know you're conducting research for your future career! VR is a rapidly growing field! Shadow Justin to see what it takes to become a VR developer. Career Details