IEEE Computer Society for Students

Enhance Your Education in Computer Science & Engineering

Countless Opportunities to Create Connections & Build Knowledge

Student Member Benefits


The IEEE Computer Society offers countless opportunities for students to connect with a global, and local, community of computing professionals to exchange ideas and learn from one other.

Membership broadens the opportunities with additional member-only resources:

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Supplement your studies with real-world educational opportunities. Computer science professionals require continued education in addition to degrees in higher education and/or extensive work experience. Learn the latest methodology and technology in your career path to help prepare for after college.

Focus Areas

Career opportunities in computer science and engineering vary widely. The Computer Society provides resources to help students navigate the landscape in academia and private industry worldwide.

Careers in Computer Science and Computer Engineering
Career Guide: How to Determine if You Should Be a Computer Research Scientist
Software Engineering Podcast on Career Strategy

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Soft Skills

Successful engineers often need good communication and collaboration skills. Developing soft skills, like communication, empathy, and conflict resolution, can help improve your career prospects. Take advantage of these resources designed to improve soft skills for computing professionals.

  • Build Your Career Webinars These monthly interactive webinars allow live viewers to ask questions directly to speakers on careers paths and tips to practice their soft skills.

  • Tech News for Career Development Visit our blog specifically tailored to help computer science and engineering students like you start their career. Read interviews from top tier professionals like Susan Landau.

Student Awards & Scholarships

US $40,000+ are available to computer science and engineering students every year.

We host 3 awards dedicated to honoring student members with academic and volunteering achievements. These are open to both undergraduate and graduate student members.

Learn about tips and guidelines for applying to awards and contests.

Get Inspired

Challenge your skills and collaborate on new educational experiences with other passionate students in computing. Expand your network with other Computer Society student members to find future job opportunities in your specific field.