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Corporate America, Your Future Engineers Aren’t Attending Career Fairs Anymore

Written By Guest Contributor | September 11, 2014

Like the Western black rhino, hieroglyphics and video stores, college career fairs may soon be a relic of the past — particularly when it comes to recruiting software engineers.

Undergraduate enrollment in computer science programs continues to rise impressively, growing by double digits year-over-year. Pair that with the fact that employer demand for computer science majors is very steep — with CS majors earning some of the highest starting salaries in the country — it’s obvious that computer science and engineering knowledge is more valuable today than ever before. So why are universities and employers alike scrambling to keep up? Why is it seemingly so difficult to find skilled developers?

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