Career Success

Why Computer Science & Innovation?

Extraordinary computer scientists who can envision ideal solutions to difficult technical challenges will always be in high demand in our tech-driven society. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of computer and information research scientists is projected to grow 19 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations.

The computer science field offers a world of exciting career possibilities:

  • Software engineer

  • Medical engineer

  • Mobile application developer

  • Game programmer

  • Database designer

  • Systems analyst

Champlain  Computer Science & Innovation Graduates Are Ready.

Our graduates become sought-after professionals throughout the region, across the country, and internationally. Students are working with software development in diverse fields, such as finance and aerospace.  Job placements for Computer Science & Innovation graduates are outstanding, with 100% of traditional Computer Science & Innovation graduates from the Class of 2019 employed or continuing their education within six months of graduation. Of those employed, 87% are in positions related to their career goals or are continuing their education.

Here are just a few positions accepted by recent Computer Science & Innovation graduates:

  • Allscripts // Associate Software Engineer // South Burlington, VT and Raleigh, NC

  • Cox Automotive // Software Engineer // Burlington, VT 

  • Global Foundries // Test Development Engineer // Essex Junction, VT

  • Logic Supply // Product Development Engineer // South Burlington, VT

  • Wayfair // Software Engineer // Boston, MA

  • // Software Engineer // Burlington, VT

Read more about Champlain students' career success.

Champlain College Class of 2019 Joins the Workforce 

Champlain's Career Collaborative team surveys alumni six months after graduation to find out how job searches are going. The College-wide results below are based on an outstanding 91% response rate—significantly higher than most post-graduation college surveys.

  • 91% are either employed or continuing their education within six months after graduating.
  • 88% of the graduates who are employed indicated that their jobs are related to their career goals.
  • 89% also indicated that they had completed one or more internships or other experiential learning opportunities before graduation.

The Results Are Clear

Our graduates are thriving; their Champlain education prepared them with real-world experience that sets them apart in their field.