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1 Computing & Software Systems Internship Program

2 Introduction Andrew Fry Assistant Director, Industry Partnerships Faculty member

3 Program Description The University of Washington, Tacoma Computing & Software Systems (CSS) Internship Program develops and promotes opportunities for CSS students to receive academic credit for degree-related, paid work experience for students who have completed the CSS core course requirements.

4 Presentation Overview Process Prerequisite Step Internship Options Steps for completion of internship UWT Internship contract Student/Faculty Advisor, Internship Sponsor Statement of Agreement

5 Prerequisite Step all admissions requirements for the CSS program must be completed. all CSS core course requirements must be completed. Select an internship option

6 Internship Options Option 1: Conventional Internship Option 2: CSS Affiliate Internship Option 3: Current Employer Internship Option 4: Sponsor Established Internship Option 5: Faculty Research Internship Option 6: Individual Project ‑ Student ‑ Defined Option 7: Group Project ‑ Student ‑ Defined

7 Option 1: Conventional Internship Students can choose from special projects proposed by any potential sponsor. The Program Office will keep a list of current proposals. These have potential for development into internships. They will be subject to specific conditions as specified or negotiated by the sponsor and the CSS program. Each project must demonstrate academic merit for the student and fit within her/his program objectives. They require approvals from a faculty advisor, the employer (the Internship sponsor), and CSS program, and must meet evaluation guidelines as defined in the Internship Contract.

8 Option 2: CSS Affiliate Internship The CSS Program Office maintains a listing of CSS Affiliates who are regular Internship sponsors, with company information, and active projects. A student may select one of these projects and follow any application process specified. Each project must demonstrate academic merit for the student and fit within her/his program objectives. These competitive positions are subject to specific conditions as specified by the sponsor and the CSS program. This requires approvals from a faculty advisor, the employer (the Internship sponsor), and CSS program, and must meet evaluation guidelines as defined in the Internship Contract.

9 Option 3: Current Employer Internship Employed students may select to apply for an Internship with their present employer. Each project must demonstrate academic merit for the student and fit within her/his program objectives. The effort must provide additional benefit to both the student and employer (i.e., the project represents work that is above and beyond what is normally expected by the employer). This requires approvals from a faculty advisor, the employer (the Internship sponsor), and CSS program, and must meet evaluation guidelines as defined in the Internship Contract.

10 Option 4: Sponsor Established Internship Students may apply for an established Internship program with a participating company or organization through the standard application process for that institution. Many of these opportunities are listed in the UWT Career Counseling Center. Each project must demonstrate academic merit for the student and fit within her/his program objectives. This requires approvals from a faculty advisor, the employer (the Internship sponsor), and CSS program, and must meet evaluation guidelines as defined in the Internship Contract.

11 Option 5: Faculty Research Internship A student may work with a faculty member on a research project that has significant implications for industry and/or the community. Each project must demonstrate academic merit for the student and fit within her/his program objectives. At least one external Internship sponsor and/or granting agency should be identified as a reviewer of the work to be completed. This requires approvals from a faculty advisor, the reviewer, and CSS program, and must meet evaluation guidelines as defined in the Internship Contract.

12 Option 6: Individual Project ‑ Student ‑ Defined A student may identify a computing project that she or he feels meets a need of industry and/or the community. The student must identify at least one potential customer (such as, an Internship sponsor) who will agree to review the project and sign the Internship Contract Agreement. Once this user has been identified, the student must use appropriate software development methodologies to meet deliverable requirements. The student must present the project to the customers and the faculty advisor for final evaluation.

13 Option 7: Group Project ‑ Student ‑ Defined A group of students may identify a project that meets the requirements specified in Option 6, above. This project, however, must be more complex in nature and have sufficient academic and practical workload. A detailed project specification and project plan including individual responsibilities and team milestones must accompany your proposal for approval.

14 Steps Toward Completion of Internship Identify CSS Faculty Advisor Complete CSS Internship Contract Form Present Completed Contract to Program manager Receive Director Approval Enroll in CSS497

15 Steps Toward Completion of Internship Complete CSS 497 Meet once every two weeks with advisor Written status reports prior to meeting Provide group status and slippages if appropriate Prepare Quarterly status and final report Present final project at CSS Colloquium Receive final evaluation and grade

16 Internship Contract Sample contract Vital Information Project description and questions Attachments Contact information and signatures

17 Statement of Agreement Roles and Responsibilities Student Faculty Sponsor


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