Opportunities for professional development beyond coursework are available. Our Internship program offers our students an excellent opportunity to acquire practical work experience, job-hunting and interviewing skills and professional communication skills.
Independent study can be arranged with professors to explore current trends in the computer field beyond those offered in the standard curriculum.
The Computer Science and Information Systems department has an active local chapter of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) providing students generous opportunities to meet and learn from students, professional speakers and faculty representatives. The chapter is run by the students and provides a range of activities and services, including: talks by local practitioners, visits from prominent speakers, technical and career workshops, field trips to computing installations and chapter social activities.