Friday, February 24, 2012

Software Engineers Internship Salaries are Rising

A recent review of the 100 latest MSCS internship hires indicates that typical Curricular Practical Training (CPT) starting salaries for our students have risen to $60,000 - $70,000 per year, according to Peter Vonderheide, Director of our Computer Professionals Career Center. The strong IT job market combined with the effectiveness of our academic program, and quality of our students are providing these positive results.

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Nigerian Software Engineer Chooses MUM for his MSCS Degree

Nigerian Software Engineer Adebayo Ajibade describes his experiences in selecting a university to attend for earning an MS in Computer Science. The unique, practical program at Maharishi University of Management in Iowa was his choice. He would like others from Africa, in particular, to know how he feels about being at MUM, and gives reasons in this video why other software engineers would benefit from following his choice.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Venezuelan Student Travels the World Promoting 'Free Knowledge'

Our February newsletter features Venezuelan MSCS student Damian Finol. Read about his fascinating work traveling worldwide publicizing Wikimedia's "free knowledge" concept, his IT job experiences with top banks, & university teaching experience. Learn about his process of finding a university for his MS in Computer Science, how he chose Maharishi University of Management, and the benefits he is experiencing at MUM.

Damian is one of only 8-10 individuals selected by the Wikimedia Foundation to help establish international Wikimedia chapters around the world. Next month he will travel to Germany (during spring break at MUM) to promote free knowledge in Europe.

Learn more about Damian and our MSCS program on YouTube