Arnold Research Grant recipients Denis Halilovic ('19, Computer & Data Science and Mathematics) and Dr. Robert Machado (Chair of Humanities, Director and Associate Professor of English) provide a glimpse into their development of the RainbowReader, a new digital humanities application that couples algorithmic forms of linguistic analysis and methods of data visualization to help reveal the ways in which color is used within and across verbal texts. Among its many applications, the RainbowReader aspires to contribute to our ability not only to better understand the social world, but to contribute toward its progressive change.
What Can You Do with a Computer and Data Science Degree?
Software Development career opportunities are more exciting than ever. The Bureau of Labor & Statistics states employment of software developers, quality assurance analysts, and testers is projected to grow 22 percent from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations. The median annual wage for software developers, quality assurance analysts, and testers was $110,140 in May 2020.
Erik Kaufman '20, a triple major in math, computer & data science, and audio & music production, accepted a full-time position with Lockheed Martin, but plans to continue pursuing music as a hobby.
Chloe McCarty '18 learned about WebpageFX when the president of the company contacted her via LinkedIn, now she's working for them as a web developer.
Alumni, Aubrey Heilman discusses the abundance of jobs within the data science field. Heilman reminisces about her actuarial science and economics classes as well as the preparation LVC gave her.
For computer science major Doug Keeney, a summer internship led straight to a full-time job.
was the median salary for a software developer in 2018.
of LVC computer science graduates had a job offer in the industry within one month of graduation.
growth is projected for the software market by 2028.