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Career Information for Computer Scientists 

  • Nova Scotia ICT sector facts (source NSBI, 2016):
    • There are 23,000 Nova Scotians employed in ICT related jobs.
    • Nova Scotia has the highest number of graduates per capita in ICT fields in Canada.
    • Nova Scotia is ranked number one in Canada for operating costs in software development.
    • The Nova Scotia ICT industry is 1,000 establishments strong, accounting for 8.2 per cent of Nova Scotia’s business sector output.
  • Career Opportunities at Acadia University
  • Acadia University Co-operative Education - Co-operative Education allows students to obtain real work experience in the Computer Science field before graduation.
  • FocusIT - a site by the ICTC where university students and prospective students can learn about careers in the IT field.
  • CIPS - The Canadian Information Processing Society focuses on maintaining and enhancing IT professionalism.
  • Women in IT - Information regarding women in IT careers.
  • Computer Science Canada - student programming blog - A blog with information about what is going on in computer science in Canada.
  • Computer Science Teachers Association - An organization with information about teaching Computer Science at a K-12 level.
  • ACM Computing Careers Website - Learn about some really cool careers in computing!

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