Professional development


Fox MIS graduates are ready to work. Fox MIS students receive extensive professional training and development opportunities through the Fox School, and the expanded network of the MIS department and associated Institute for Business and Information Technology.

MIS professional achievement program

Fox MIS majors benefit from an innovative one-of-a-kind three part professional development program:

  1. Earn 1000 points (minimum) for professional development activities and for applying learning to practice (e.g., internships, student leadership)
  2. Receive recognition for professional achievement on leaderboards, badges, professional achievement wire, and e-portfolios
  3. ‘Cash-in’ reward points upon graduation at the exclusive MIS Points Store.

MIS careers

The Fox MIS careers site provides access to job and internship opportunities and the most recent Fox MIS placements.

Association of Information Systems (AIS)

AIS is the student organization for Fox MIS students and offers students social, professional, and leadership development opportunities.

MIS career counseling

All BBA in MIS majors receive one-on-one career counseling in a private session. You will have the opportunity to sit down with a career counselor who has significant experience in industry and gain insight into the roles of MIS personnel and potential career paths. You will discuss your interests with the career counselor and learn about MIS careers that are aligned with your interests. Career counseling is offered during the fall and spring terms and is available by appointment. For more information, please contact Professor Mart Doyle.

MIS 3581 – Industry Experience in MIS

All BBA in MIS majors can take MIS 3581 and receive credit for completing an internship. In the course, students complete a project that integrates their current work experience with their education. Click here to learn more.

MichaelDellwithMISstudentsInstitute for Business and Information Technology

IBIT offers extensive networking and professional development opportunities through events such as the Fox IT awards and real-world projects.

Center for Student Professional Development (CSPD)

CSPD offers professional development and career management workshops.


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