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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Information Sciences And Technology (IST)

IST 295B IST Internship (1-3) Supervised work experience where the student is employed in an information sciences and technology position in industry, government, or academia.

IST 295B IST Internship (1-3)

This course is offered as an internship for a student within a company. Faculty and industry collaborate to specify the duties of the intern. The faculty member responsible for the course then approves the internship. The internship must consist of a minimum of 150 hours of meaningful information and technology related tasks. A written report by the student, detailing the work accomplished during the internship, is required. This report and a report from the intern supervisor form the basis for the grade.

The objectives of the course include: (1) teaching students the importance of teamwork, project management, and oral and written communication skills; and (2) exposing students to the workplace and providing them with meaningful information and technology related tasks.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: IST 110

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.