Networking is a fantastic resource for learning more about job opportunities. Consider interacting with one of the following groups here in the Bay Area:
XX + UX
SJSU UXA (user experience association)
IxDA (Interaction Design Association)
Data Driven Women
Silicon Valley Data Analytics Meetup
Marketing Technology, Analytics and Data Science Meetup
The SJSU Career Center has excellent tools for connecting students with internship opportunities. See their internships page here, and click on SJSU Handshake.
Applied computing in the media
As technology becomes increasingly present in our lives, the need for interdisciplinary training becomes increasingly obvious as well. Below you can find articles and books discussing the importance of combining social science knowledge and computer programming skills to prepare students for careers in the digital age.
The Big Data Boom is the Innovation Story of Our Time (The Atlantic)
Looking for programming help outside the classroom?