Resources

Classroom teaching

Networking

Networking is a fantastic resource for learning more about job opportunities. Consider interacting with one of the following groups here in the Bay Area:

Bay Chi
UXPA
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

 

 

Internships

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 Fuzzy and the Techie

The Big Data Boom is the Innovation Story of Our Time (The Atlantic)

The A/B Test: Inside the Technology That's Changing the Rules of Business (Wired) 

Universities Rush to Add Data Science Majors as Demand Explodes (SF Chronicle)

 

Looking for programming help outside the classroom?

Try these freely available resources for furthering your programming skills on your own:
Coursera
Code Academy
Khan Academy