The student negotiates or gains a work placement of approximately 150 hours. The internship provides supervised professional work experience in a corporate, research, or educational setting, where there is opportunity to apply and further develop knowledge and skills acquired in the Information Technology and Informatics course work.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Gain knowledge and experience of working as an information technology professional.
- Develop skills of negotiating job placements.
- Analyze work opportunities in terms of goals, responsibilities, tasks, outputs, and performance indicators.
- Apply knowledge and technical competencies acquired within the major.
- Analyze workplace survival and success mechanisms.
- Develop workplace problem-solving skills.
- Evaluate workplace experiences.
- Write a resume for the workplace.
- Develop an understanding the importance of professionalism and continuing professional development in information technology environments.