About ACM Resources
Tune in to podcast interviews with global leaders in computing and IT. Learn more about relevant ACM publications, conferences, job and career resources, networking opportunities, and other ways to get the most out of your ACM membership.
Communications of the ACM
Communications of the ACM, ACM’s flagship publication, covers the latest discoveries, innovations, and research that are shaping the computing field. Delivered in print each month to ACM professional members, Communications brings readers in-depth stories of emerging areas of computer science, new trends in IT, and practical research applications.
ACM’s magazine written by and for practitioners is now available in mobile and desktop digital editions, and provides access to Queue content in convenient, on-the-go formats. Now it’s easier than ever to benefit from Queue’s unique perspectives on how current and emerging technologies are being applied in the field.
ACM Case Studies
Written by leading domain experts for software engineers, ACM Case Studies provide an in-depth look at how software teams overcome specific challenges by implementing new technologies, adopting new practices, or a combination of both. Often through first-hand accounts, these pieces explore what the challenges were, the tools and techniques that were used to combat them, and the solution that was achieved.
ACM Opens First 50 Years Backfile
ACM has opened the articles published during the first 50 years of its publishing program, from 1951 through the end of 2000, These articles are now open and freely available to view and download via the ACM Digital Library. ACM’s first 50 years backfile contains more than 117,500 articles on a wide range of computing topics. In addition to articles published between 1951 and 2000, ACM has also opened related and supplemental materials including data sets, software, slides, audio recordings, and videos. Read the news release.
Interviews by Stephen Ibaraki
Tune in as the leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs advancing computing as a science and a profession discuss their background, experience, and career highlights, all while providing invaluable insights and lessons learned for future computing professionals in this ongoing series of exclusive interviews conducted by Stephen Ibaraki, Past Chair of the ACM Practitioner Board.
Ubiquity’s Communication Corner Helps Improve Writing and Speaking Skills
Have you always wondered how you can improve your writing and communicate more effectively? Ubiquity, ACM's online magazine of critical analysis and in-depth commentary, offers Communication Corner, a monthy feature by Philip Yaffe, retired Wall Street Journal reporter and Ubiquity editorial board member. Each installment includes an essay on a fundamental aspect of effective writing or speaking; an exercise to help you practice writing on the topic being discussed; and an invitation to submit your exercise for possible critique.
Volunteer with SocialCoder
You can use your technical skills for social good and offer volunteer support on software development projects to organizations who could not otherwise afford it. SocialCoder connects volunteer programmers/software developers with registered charities and helps match them to suitable projects based on their skills, experience, and the causes they care about. Learn more about ACM’s new partnership with SocialCoder, and how you can get involved.
Computing/IT-Oriented Career Websites:
Resumes, Cover Letters, and Interview Tips:
9 Steps to Acing a Job Interview
About.com - Resume and Cover Letter Guide
CareerLab - Cover Letter Samples
Online Professional Networking:
Salary Survey Sites:
Indeed - Salary Search
Top 50 Common Interview Questions
USA Today - Resume and Cover Letter Writing
Career and Job-Hunting Blog
Work-Related Blogs and News
Other Career/Job Search Advice Articles:
70+ Tools for Job Hunting 2.0
Career Advice for the College Graduate
Everything You Wanted to Know About Getting a Job in Silicon Valley But Didn't Know Who to Ask
How Do You Get a Job When Nobody Will Give You a Chance?
The Get-Started Guide to Making It
Meet Computing Professionals Near You
ACM has launched a local events initiative in several major US cities to help computer professionals like you build personal networks of smart technical people nearby. You can share work experiences and insight, discuss new research ideas and provide guidance in finding a job or launching a new venture.
View ACM’s 75th Anniversary Celebration On Demand
ACM organized a special one-day conference to celebrate its 75th anniversary. This event was truly a memorable day of panels featuring world-leading scholars and practitioners on topics central to the future of computing. Panelists imagined what might be next for technology and society. ACM’s 75th Anniversary Celebration took place at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco on June 10. View the livestream on demand. Visit the event webpage for more details, including the program.