CS Career Connection
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.
Amica Mutual Insurance Company
Atlantic Health System
Bank of New York Mellon
Boston Medical Center
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
NBT Bank, N.A.
The RMR Group
YourCare Health Plan
Analytics Software Engineer
Business Intelligence Architect
Business Intelligence Manager
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Information Officer
Client Solutions Manager
Computer Forensic Examiner
Configuration Management Engineer
Consulting Technical Manager
Cryptographic Vulnerability Analyst
Cyber Network Defense Captain
Cyber Security Operations Specialist
Data Governance Director
Data Management Consultant
Data Warehouse Developer
Enterprise Security Architect
Enterprise Systems Analyst
Front End Developer
Full Stack Software Engineer
Head of Risk Assurance
Information Security Manager
IS Project Manager
IS Software Engineer
IT Cyber Security Analyst
IT Project Manager | Scrum Master
Oracle BI Developer
Quality Assurance Engineer
R&D Info Systems Analyst
SQL Database Administrator
Systems Security Engineer
Unix Systems Administrator
UX Front End Developer
Web Application Developer
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.
TECH Talk Archives
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics September 28th
BU IS&T – Salesforce in Higher Ed and Nonprofit Institutions March 5th
Technologies Behind DevOps February 20th
Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems – DevSecOps and Software Factories January 30th
Faculty Panel Series November 6th
The RMR Group October 4th
Faculty Panel Series September 20th – Recording Available
Predictive Analytics using Amazon Web Services April 3rd
Global Innovation Labs March 15th
Next Caller February 12th
EMC Pivitol Services December 4th
Akamai October 30th
AFL Global September 18th
Raytheon April 23rd
Beechwoods Software April 3rd
Release Engineering 101 March 25th
Charles River Analytics Feb 26th
NetCracker Technology January 30th
Digitas LBi November 24th
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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/