There are many computer science career paths, ranging from software engineer to technical writer. In a short publication on computing disciplines (PDF, 94 KB)External link: open_in_new, the ACM reports that computer science career options include:
Computer Engineering: planning and designing the digital hardware and software systems.
Computer Science: developing computing solutions.
Information Systems: communicating computer information systems to a business.
Information Technology: helping maintain computer infrastructure and addressing the needs of the people who use it.
Software Engineering: developing software systems.