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Beyond the Classroom

Learning isn’t limited to the classroom at Mills. Take a look at some of the opportunities you can have while studying computer science.


Events & Activities
  • Talks and Panel Discussions—Learn about computer science careers and emerging trends from Mills alumnae, corporate recruiters, and other professionals.
  • Workshops—Participate in hands-on, collaborative learning experiences, such as hackathons, to create solutions for community issues.
  • Off-Campus Tours—Visit the headquarters of such industry leaders as Google, Yelp, Salesforce, and Square.
  • Mills Computer Club—This student-run organization seeks to promote technical skills and professional opportunities for Mills students (undergraduate and graduate) interested in computer science and its related careers.
  • Grace Hopper Conference—Each year, a group of Mills computer science students attends this national conference for women in computer science. Mini-grants funded by alumnae are available to help fund conference travel.

Internships
Mills computer science students have earned internships at leading companies such as Uber, SpaceX, Gap, and Veeva Systems.
What Can I Do with a Computer Science Degree from Mills?

Computer science graduates can expect some of the highest starting salaries of any field of study. Our recent graduates have used their Mills education to succeed in such positions as:


Engineer
Apple

Engineering Manager
Google

Software Design Engineer
Microsoft

Senior SAP Business Analyst
Nike

Math Teacher
Oakland Technical High School

Software Developer
ThoughtWorks

Business Systems Analyst
Gap

Software Engineer
Google

Vice President of Analytics
MSCI

Senior Technical Program Manager
Nordstrom

Senior Technical Engineer
Oracle

Associate Professor of Computer Science
University of San Francisco