The IBIT Industry Experience
Attention all juniors and upper level MIS students! Are you seeking an internship? Here is some good news for you. The Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT) program at Fox School Business provides the connection to the other industries for students in the information technology fields. IBIT has a program called “Industry Experience” where students can have the opportunity to gain the acquaintance through job learning at the company. In the conjunction with students internship, students will be taking a regular course. This course will be specialized in teaching students the skill and information that students can be used at the current internship. It is a great opportunity to build experience and gain credits at the same time.
This program has two pieces, the course and the internship. There are three different type of internships experience you can receive:
Industry: The traditional internship where you perform general tasks and day-to-day basis
Project-based: students have a chance to interact and work with the IBIT partner firm and handle a project
Service learning: Students work with the community and apply theories to improve their respective communities. Interns will be working with the non-profit organizations and public schools
These internships will give students academic credit and class grades as normal. Students must report to the professor about the internships and the project that they work on a regular basis.
These internships are a great experience for MIS students because they can actually learn and work on projects for an actual company/organization. The internships also help students build their professional network and resume for the future. Take advantage of this opportunity now before it’s too late!
Here is the link for more information about the IBIT program.
What are you waiting for now? Let’s take this opportunity because it never comes a lot of times in your life!