CS Career Connection

Job Board

The MET CS Job Board features technical positions typically sent directly from employers for MET CS students. If you are interested in a position, please respond to the contact information provided. While we review positions prior to posting, we also recommend that you always remain vigilant in your job and internship search.  Check out BU’s Career Center’s Jobs 101 for details regarding how to time your job search, what documents you will need and tips to avoid scams.

Where will a degree from MET CS take you?
Below is a short list of companies that recent alums work at as well as their job titles.

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TECH Talks


TECH Talks are an excellent opportunity for students to hear from employers and industry experts on current trends, challenges, research, and employment opportunities. Students are encouraged to bring their resume when employers come to campus to discuss job and internship opportunities.

Need help updating your resume? Visit the Center for Career Development.
Resume services for online degree students/alumni through SMARTHINKING.



MET Career Development Office

MET Career Development—in collaboration with BU’s Center for Career Development (CCD) and Alumni & Friends office as well as Metropolitan College’s academic departments and programs —offers career guidance and coaching, programs, and resources to matriculated online and in-person degree-seeking students across MET academic disciplines.

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BU’s Center for Career Development & Handshake

An essential resource for students who require assistance in searching for job opportunities, updating resumes, learning about networking events and connecting with Alumni. Visit bu.edu/careers. Handshake is BU’s online hub for career resources, including internship and job listings, in the U.S. as well as around the world. These are provided exclusively for undergraduate and graduate degree seeking students, and alumni. You’ll have 24/7 access and be able to sign up for on-campus events, schedule a career counseling appointment, and upload multiple resumes, cover letters, and other employment-related documents.

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Vmock Resume

Boston University is partnering with VMock to bring students a new and improved experience of reviewing resumes! VMock is an online tool that will let you upload your resume from wherever you are. Your resume is benchmarked against your peers and evaluated with smart data analytics.

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Smarthinking for Online Students

Available to online students and alumni of the online program. Smarthinking provides access to resume and cover letter review as well as live interview practice and coaching.

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Career Advisory Network

BU’s CAN offers students the opportunity to speak with alumni who have volunteered to speak about their careers and offer advice. There are over 6,000 alumni representing a wide variety of industry and locals available on this network.

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Project Management Professional (PMP) Overview

Free Non-credit course for Boston University MET students. This course facilitates self-study preparation for PMI’s certification exam: Project Management Professional (PMP). Register by sending an email of interest to Professor Kanabar at Kanabar@bu.edu. The course is offered twice a year in June and December.

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Software & Application Innovation Lab (SAIL)

Software engineers at the Software & Application Innovation Lab (SAIL) contribute to a variety of cutting-edge computational and data-driven research efforts while developing their skills in the latest technologies within a professional software engineering environment. The projects undertaken by SAIL software engineers have tangible and direct impacts on academic research, public service, and industry partners in healthcare, finance, and technology. Contact the SAIL Team for more details on internships and full time positions.

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Salary Negotiation Resources

Salary Negotiation Workshop

AAUW and the city of Boston have partnered to run salary negotiation workshops across the city with the goal of closing the gender pay gap. They also have an online version of this workshop at https://salary.aauw.org/.

Salary Negotiation Guide

MoneyGeek.com offers a ten-step system for negotiating a salary. The guide also has a section specific to women negotiating their salary and a Q&A with a career coach. Find it online: https://www.moneygeek.com/careers/resources/salary-negotiation/ . Tips for students and recent graduates are also available: https://www.moneygeek.com/careers/resources/salary-negotiation-for-college-students/