Computer Information System graduates are readily employable in challenging occupations. With additional internship or on-the-job experience, they can advance along any number of career paths in government, commerce, or industry to senior positions in computer information technology fields. Students are also well prepared to continue their studies at the graduate level.
Typical entry-level positions include:
Internship sites can be found locally, nationally, and internationally. Internships may be paid or unpaid and are available for up to 12 credits. A variety of internships are available across disciplines and within various industry segments.
Internships provide positions of responsibility for students in a professional environment under the supervision of an on-site professional and a faculty advisor. While internships may be on or off campus experiences, they are generally characterized by an independent design and the integration of classroom work with practical experiences.
An internship is designed to introduce the student to the opportunities, duties, and responsibilities of personal career objectives through an experience collaboratively planned by the student, academic department, the employer, and the internship coordinator. Thus, the student not only is made aware of the potential of a chosen career, but also becomes more acutely sensitive to the value and necessity for of their remaining academic studies.
All students must receive permission of the CIS coordinator to engage in an internship. The following minimum requirements apply:
Castleton students have benefited from internships in the financial sector, the healthcare sector, the hospitality and resort management sector, and the manufacturing sector, including recent internships with the following businesses: