Today, more than ever before, companies and organizations are seeking college graduates who have had career-related experience while going to school. As a software engineering student, you can gain this valuable experience through an internship or co-op. What are internships and co-ops? Internships and co-ops combine classroom studies with supervised work experiences. Students are employed by industry, business, and government organizations related to their field of study to gain practical experience that will help them excel in the classroom and reach their professional goals. Positions may be located anywhere, whether it’s in Iowa, another state, or another country. What is the difference between internships and co-ops?
What are the benefits of internships and co-ops? When you participate in an internship or co-op you can:
What tools does Iowa State have to help software engineers find internships or co-ops? The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and College of Engineering both provide excellent resources and assistance for job and internship seekers. Click the links below for more information on services and resources offered.
For more information on internships and co-ops, contact your academic adviser.