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College of Engineering and Computing


Internships

When it comes to getting a job, experience matters. Even with a college degree from a great program, candidates who have practical, industry-specific experience have a huge advantage.

Since our ultimate goal is to help you land the job of your dreams, we designed our curriculum to include at least one (and in most cases two) internship experiences. You’ll learn a lot about the things you love, and you’ll probably learn just as much about the things that you don’t enjoy. But that’s OK, because this is your testing ground to identify the right career path for you. 

Dedicated Support

There is no list of approved positions or a directory of employers to call for internship placements, so in other words, your options are limitless! To help you along the way, there are four internship directors in the College of Engineering and Computing. Each director is assigned to a specific area of study, and their one and only job is to support you through this process.

Internship Requirements

  • One internship (ITEC 495) is required for the B.S. in Integrated Information Technology. The internship is typically completed as the last requirement of your academic career.
  • Two prerequisites must be met before you qualify for your internship:
    • You must be in the Professional/Upper Division of the program.
    • You must complete the professional internship seminar (ITEC 301) with a C or better.
  • 400 work hours are required, and students must also identify an IT supervisor or mentor.
  • All internships are worth six credit hours, which must be paid for through your tuition.
  • Internships receive a letter grade (they are not pass/fail).
  • Internships may be paid or unpaid, depending on the employer.
  • Internships can be completed anywhere in the world, as long as there is access to the internet or a way to submit related coursework during the experience.