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for Students

This page contains information of special interest to Undergraduate and Graduate Students.


Research Opportunities

  • Conquer, a site intended to help undergraduates in computing fields find summer research opportunities and resources for applying to graduate school.


Grad School Options


Graduate Students

Job Hunting with a Ph.D.

For academic jobs

  • Taulbee Survey provides salary and demographic data for faculty in CS & CE;
  • CRA's Forsythe List of North American departments granting Ph.D.s in CS & CE can be used to find department websites and contact information.

Career Building


  • Sisters-mentoring (previously known as sisters-academia) is a moderated mailing list to provide mentoring to Ph.D. students and faculty members (particularly junior faculty) in computer science, computer engineering, or information technology to assist them in being more successful in academic research careers.

  • CRA is a co-sponsor of the Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference, which highlights the technical contributions and career interests of diverse people in computing fields.

  • CRA-W Grad Cohort for Women Program holds workshops intended for Computer Science and Engineering students in their first year of grad school. Students meet for two days with 10-15 senior researchers who share pertinent information on the transition from student to researcher as well as more personal information and insights about their experiences.

  • CRA was the original sponsoring organization of the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, which celebrates the technical contributions of women in computing.

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