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CIS 932 - CIS Internship

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 8
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This course provides a semi-structured experience in the field of computer information technology working as an intern with a local business. The student has the opportunity to network with professionals and employers in his or her field. The student will write a resume suitable for employment applications, explore employment opportunities and practice job interview skills.
Prerequisite: Instructor Approval: Successful completion of at least 12 credits in CIS or MDT courses with a grade of  B or above. Students must arrange an internship with a local business prior to enrolling in this course.
Competencies
  1. Classify the various tasks performed in an IT/Developer job
    1. List each separate task assigned
    2. Outline the sequence in which each task is performed.
    3. Identify those aspects of each task that require the application of software development knowledge.
    4. Describe the steps used to train an individual to do each assigned task.
  2. Increase occupational proficiencies
    1. List the required IT skills involved in the internship
    2. Identify which skills need to be learned/practiced.
    3. Outline ways in which these skills are learned/practiced.
    4. Develop steps for learning/practicing skills.
    5. Apply the steps developed.
  3. Develop a set of objectives for a given task.
    1. List all desired goals of internship.
    2. Select six of the most appropriate goals listed
    3. List all activities to achieve goals.
    4. Describe appropriate evaluations for determining when goals are achieved.
    5. Select one evaluation for each goal.
  4. Meet report deadlines.
    1. List required reports.
    2. Identify recipients of reports.
    3. Show the due date of each report.
    4. Clarify the contents of each report.
    5. Complete report forms as required.
    6. Turn in reports to identified recipients
  5. Conform to employer policies and procedures.
    1. Identify employer expectations for an intern.
    2. List all employer policies and procedures to be complied with.
    3. Recognize differences between internship-employer policies and policies of other employers.
    4. Name probable reasons for company policies listed.
    5. Identify possible work-related problems in absence of policies.
    6. Observe all company policies that are applicable to interns.
  6. Develop knowledge of people skills required by a professional in the IT field.
    1. Follow a specified dress code.
    2. Display a positive attitude.
    3. Show good performance.
    4. Attend the required hours.
  7. Explore an IT Career
    1. Network with professionals and employers in your career field.
    2. Develop a resume suitable for an employment search.
    3. Discuss and practice job interview skills.



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