- Georgia McCartney ‘13
- Hometown: Alliance, Ohio
- Major: Media Computing
The environment is very friendly at Mount Union and there are so many opportunities for students to get involved. Plus, professors and students are always to eager to help in any way they can.
Computer Network and Security Internships and Hands-On Learning
Students who choose to minor in computer and network security at the University Mount Union have many opportunities to get “real-world” experience outside of the classroom. Getting involved in experiential learning opportunities and student organizations will better prepare you for a successful technological-based career.
Experiential learning opportunities will give you many chances to put classroom knowledge to work.
These opportunities, which complement classroom learning, include:
- Database development using Access, MySQL and SQL Server/.Net environments
- On-campus employment as lab assistants, lab supervisors and HelpDesk assistants
- Independent research
- Lectures by guest speakers
- Research with faculty or student peers
- Research-based courses
Society of Computing Students (SoCS) is a student-led organization on Mount Union’s campus. The society provides opportunities for leadership, professional networking, programming contests and other related activities.