The course for internship is CS1903. Note that this course counts as a free elective and cannot be used as an upper level elective. The course does count towards your GPA and major GPA. (Credits 1-3)
Internships allow you to gain experience by working in the field of computer science. You can work at an internship even if you choose not to take it as a course at UPJ. You only need to register for the course if you want UPJ credit. Internships require that the intern have a technical mentor.
- Internship must be directly related to computer science and should involve at least one of the following:
Note that the following does not count for internship
Computer repair, troubleshooting, network installation, operating system installation/upgrading
In order to receive credit, your supervisor should send the Internship Statement and Internship Summary items to the current internship faculty adviser. ( firstname.lastname@example.org )
Internship Statement - Prior to starting internship - Short summary of internship. Include the company background, nature of business of the company and the type of work the student will perform. Please be sure to include the contact information of the internship supervisor. The internship credit will be denied if it does not fall within the scope of computer science. This is due no later than 1 week into the term.
Internship Summary - At end of Internship - Short summary of completion of internship addressing
Company work/tasks/objectives completed by the student
Evaluation of the student performance based on technical knowledge, accountability, and completion of tasks.
Any other information supervisor would like to offer
This is due no later than the first day of finals week.
Note that this summary is a direct confidential contact between the supervisor and internship faculty adviser. The intern's supervisor should NOT provide a copy of this letter to the intern.
The internship faculty adviser will evaluate the student performance based on the documentation received and assign a letter grade. The student is responsible for communicating to his/her supervisor ensuring that the Internship Statement and Summary are received by the faculty adviser to receive a passing grade.