- Career Services: St. Scholatica’s Career Services provides help with writing resumes and cover letters and help finding jobs or internships.
- CIS Career Center (the home page of this site) provides a listing of IT-related internships and full-time employment postings.
- LinkedIn: This is a professional social networking site which students can benefit from joining. To help build your network, you might want to connect with your CIS faculty (Brandon Olson, Tom Gibbons, Kris Glesener, Jen Rosato, David Vosen, Tom Buck)
- CIS Faculty: Feel free to ask you CIS Faculty to look over your resume and for suggestions for possible internships.
If you cannot find a paid internship or your work schedule prevents you from working full-time on an internship, consider volunteering to work for a non-profit organization. Many organizations, including churches, animal shelters, food shelves and other service organizations, welcome volunteers with computer experience.
You can spread your volunteer work over 3-12 months to get the require 150 hours of work. You can also spread your work over multiple organizations. You will need to identify a supervisor as the non-profit organization to complete some of the internship forms.
If you live in Duluth, the Duluth YMCA and the St. Scholastica Monastery regularly has unpaid internships available.
If your plans include going to a research-based graduate program, you should consider completing an summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU). Summer research experience can be used to fulfill the CIS 4555 requirement. Some lists of possible REUs: