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A graduate degree in computer science can open many doors and provide opportunities for your future in both industry and research. With a masters and/or PhD, you can command a larger salary, work in management, and/or work on higher-level projects.

Find out what our graduate students are doing with their degrees.

Position Company
3D Software Developer Side Effects Software
IT Consultant CGI
Research Scientist Google
Senior Data Science Engineer Flipp
Program Manager Microsoft
Software Development Manager Loblaw Digital
Senior Software Engineer and Technical Team Lead EclipseSource
Assistant Professor Université de Montréal
Director Platform and Systems at 500px
Position Company
Postdoctoral Fellow University of Saskatchewan
Engagement and Growth Officer Engage N' Grow
Chief Technology Officer VoteBlast Inc.
Manager, Methodology and Research Scotiabank
Software Engineer SAP HANA Research and Development
Postdoctoral Researcher University of Guelph
Verification Engineer Apple Inc.
Records Management Consultant University of Waterloo

Employment opportunities

With over 1,800 technology companies, the Region of Waterloo is a hub for innovation. See the full listing of technology companies in the area at and find the job that's right for you.


Are you interested in calling the shots as your own boss? Do you have a great idea for a new product, service, or business? Waterloo can help you with the tools and resources that you need to succeed and see your entrepreneurship ideas through.

Ideas Start Here

Waterloo's unique Intellectual Property (IP) policy means that everything that you create is yours to keep. The university takes no royalties. You're free to dream as big as you like.

Why work in Waterloo?

The Region of Waterloo has a lot to boast about as it continues to grow and attract large tech companies.




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