Department of Information Systems - Careers in Information Systems

Careers in Information Systems

The W. P. Carey Department of Information Systems has a reputation for quality, and is known for developing high-caliber information management, computer information systems, and business analytics professionals. A top destination for recruiters across the country and beyond, Fortune 500 companies along with governmental agencies and nonprofit organizations are interested in hiring our graduates.

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Meet the Demand

With a degree in computer information systems, information management, or business data analytics, your career choices are limitless. The goal of the undergraduate computer information systems and business data analytics programs are to prepare students for successful careers and to serve the information systems and business communities.

  • The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that domestic employment of computer information systems graduates will increase 22 percent over the next seven years, with an average salary of $76,000.
  • 89 percent of employers have indicated that their needs for skilled new recruits in business data analytics will continue to grow in the future, according to data from Occupational Information Network (O*NET).

Career Services and Resources

To prepare you for exciting internship and full-time positions, the W. P. Carey School operates its own Business Career Center to assist undergraduate students and Graduate Career Center to support graduate students in their employment search. Our career advisors have the expertise to help you clarify your career goals, structure and implement an effective job search, develop your interviewing skills, and more. You’ll gain access to a variety of personalized services and events, including:

  • Career-driven workshops, panels, networking events, and company receptions
  • Assistance with research, resume and cover letter writing, and interview skills
  • Help evaluating offers and pursuing job and internship opportunities
  • A library of career resources specific to all phases of your career search

In addition, ASU Career Services delivers a full menu of resources for both students and employers, including career counseling and the coordination of thousands of interviews each year.

Career Events

Fall 2014 Information
Systems Career Mixer

Monday, September 15, 2014
4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
ASU Memorial Union

Spring 2015 Information
Systems Career Mixer

Monday, February 2, 2015
4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
ASU Memorial Union

For details, please contact
wpcareyis@asu.edu.