Careers in Computer Science

In this program, you’ll learn about different possible career paths within the field of computer science. You’ll meet experienced professionals across various different roles who will share what it’s like to do their job. You will also learn what skills to build and classes to take now to get into college.

Your Program Experts
Casey Mok
Casey Mok
Data Scientist
Manuel Aceituno
Manuel Aceituno
Software Engineer
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Expert Speakers

Casey Mok
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Casey Mok

Data Engineer, Masters in Applied Data Science from Syracuse University

Manuel Aceituno
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Manuel Aceituno

Software Engineer

We'll be adding more expert speakers on a regular basis. All speakers are subject to change and will include a mix of live and pre-recorded sessions.
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Program Outcomes

  • Explore and understand various career opportunities in computer science
  • Meet a diverse range of professionals and experts to learn about their career paths and roles
  • Take initiative to reach out for informational interviews with people in the industry
  • Learn from a group of passionate, motivated peers

Program Outline

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Note: Syllabus is subject to change based on availability of guest speakers
Week 1:
  • Program introduction
  • Overview of different careers in computer science
  • Deep dive into software engineering as a career
  • Q&A with expert guest
  • Discuss studying computer science in college and potential graduate programs
  • Kick-off informational interview project
Week 2:
  • What is data science?
  • Overview of different types of data-related jobs
  • Q&A with expert
  • Decide on 5 people to reach out to for informational interview
Week 3:
  • What is product management?
  • Overview of different roles in product management
  • Q&A with expert
  • Finalize questions and email / LinkedIn pitch for informational interviews
Weel 4:
  • What is UX?
  • Overview of different roles in UX and design
  • Why is security important?
  • Overview of different roles focused on security
  • Q&A with expert
  • Send informational interview requests

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What Makes Us Different

Every school has its own way of teaching and learning (aka “pedagogy”). Here's what you can expect from ours.

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Our programs are designed to fit your schedule. We offer live sessions that are recorded as well as asynchronous content.
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Working in the real-world is collaborative and team-based. You'll work with and learn from a cohort of motivated, talented peers.
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We believe you’ll learn by doing. You'll learn new skills AND you'll build something tangible in the real world.
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Build A Network
You'll build a vast network of peers and mentors that you can stay in touch with for years to come.
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College Ready
Colleges are looking for students who have done something different and made real things in the world. Ratio 21 will help you stand out.
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Leadership Opportunities
After completion of our programs, we have various leadership opportunities available including mentorship and a student advisory committee.
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Official Certificate
All students who complete the program will receive an official Ratio 21 Certificate of Completion.
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You'll have the opportunity to really take ownership over your individual experience and make the most of each session.

Reserve Your Seat


$99 per week

Our programs run for four weeks. You can pay week by week or sign up for the whole program at a discounted rate of $300.
Spots are filling up fast. Reserve your seat now for only $49 (deposit applied to your first week of the program).
Two one-hour Zoom sessions each week
Weekly projects that will be worked on asynchronously
Community of other passionate, driven students
Expert mentors to support you throughout the program
Money-back guarantee: love it, or we'll give you your money back
Need-based scholarships available for students who cannot afford the program
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