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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