Internships provide an outstanding opportunity for students to work in a professional setting and earn meaningful and relevant job experience assisting computer science specialists. Internships help students to explore careers in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or Computer Information Technology while gaining valuable, real-world experience. The practical, hands-on introduction into the field reinforces academic and personal interests, helps students narrow a career path and elevates professional ethics and values. It’s an invaluable and dynamic learning experience. Students gain many benefits from participating in a professional internship, including:
Internships may be credit or non-credit bearing; paid or unpaid; full-time or part-time; taken for a short duration or over the course of a year. Students can participate in one or several internships during their college career. The shape of the internship depends on the student’s needs and the organization’s goals.
MSUM CSIS students have served as interns at the following companies:
Natasha Smith talks about her experience