Careers with Code is a guide for secondary school students, showcasing exciting and diverse careers that start with computer science (CS), but can be pursued through combinations of CS with other fields, global challenges and areas of their own passion.
Launched in support of President Obama’s Computer Science for All initiative (CS for All), the US edition of Careers with Code smashes stereotypes around typical computer science careers, and showcases CS as the undeniable champion for amazing future careers. It’s a one-stop mag for resources, step-by-step checklists and inspiring ideas to inspire and motivate students to create their CS pathway. 100,000 copies will be distributed initially via Google’s outreach partners and the fibre network cities in New York, Charlotte, Atlanta, Austin, Kansas City and San Francisco.
In the US there are expected to be one million unfilled jobs by 2020. Careers with Code addresses both the need for more skilled workers in these areas, and also the need to include greater diversity in culture and gender within the tech sector. It smashes stereotypes around typical computer science careers, showcases CS as the undeniable champion for amazing future careers, and addresses the need for more skilled computer science (CS) workers and to increase culture and gender diversity in the tech sector.