The top 30 companies where Ivy League graduates who studied computer science say they most want to work

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The race to snag top tech talent from prominent schools is competitive. Typically, tech giants like Facebook, Amazon, Google, and Microsoft are all vying for the same pool of graduates.

A recent from study from software company Piazza rounded up the companies that computer science students from schools like MIT, Harvard, Stanford, University of Texas Austin, and Georgia Tech are most interested in working for. Piazza extended its questionnaire to more than 600 schools across North America and surveyed around 150,000 students.

Here’s where they said they most wanted to work:


30) Ebay

Bryan Bedder/Getty ImagesEbay CEO Devin Wenig

29) Visa

Getty/Dave KotinskyVisa CEO Al Kelly (left) speaking at conference.

28) Samsung

JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images

27) Cisco

Business InsiderCisco CEO Chuck Robbins

26) Slack

Drew Angerer, Getty imagesSlack CEO Stewart Butterfield.

25) PayPal

LinkedIn / Dan SchulmanPayPal CEO Daniel Schulman

24) SpaceX


23) Oracle

OracleOracle executive chairman and CTO Larry Ellison.

22) Adobe


21) Dropbox

DropboxDropbox cofounders Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi celebrated a long awaited IPO at the NASDAQ in New York City on March 23, 2018.

20) Twitter


19) HP

HPPresident of HP Dion Weisler

18) LinkedIn


17) Uber

Michael Cohen/Getty Images for The New York TimesUber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi

16) NASA

NASANASA astronaut Peggy Whitson signs a bulkhead on the International Space Station next to the Expedition 50 crew patch in 2017.

15) Dell

Oracle PR/FlickrDell CEO Michael Dell

14) Airbnb

Mike Windle/Getty ImagesAirbnb CEO Brian Chesky.

13) Disney

GettyDisney CEO Bob Iger

12) Nvidia


11) Snap

SnapSnap CEO Evan Spiegel

10) IBM

Joe Scarnici/StringerIBM CEO Ginni Rometty

9) Spotify

Michael Loccisano/Getty Images/SpotifySpotify CEO Daniel Ek

8) Intel

ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty ImagesIntel CEO Brian Krzanich

7) Facebook

Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

6) Netflix

GettyNetflix CEO Reed Hastings

5) Tesla


4) Amazon


3) Apple


2) Microsoft

Drew Angerer/Getty ImagesMicrosoft CEO Satya Nadella

1) Google

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