Computer Engineers typically design new computer hardware, create blueprints of computer equipment to be built, and test the completed models of the computer hardware. Computer engineers also analyze the test results and modify the designs as needed, updating existing computer equipment so that it will work with new software, overseeing the manufacturing process for computer hardware, and maintaining knowledge of computer engineering trends and new technology.
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- Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) – acm.org
- Computing Research Association (CRA) – cra.org
- IEEE The Community for Technology Leaders – computer.org
- International Association of Computer Science & IT (IACSIT) – iacsit.org
- International Society of Automation (ISA) – isa.org
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Industry-Specific Job Sites
- Computer Work – computerwork.com
- Dice.com – dice.com
- EngineerJobs – engineerjobs.com
- iHireEngineering – ihireengineering.com
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