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Computer Science Internships and Hands-On Learning

Students who choose to major in computer science at the University Mount Union have many opportunities to get “real-world” experience outside of the classroom. Getting involved in extracurricular opportunities will better prepare you for a successful technological-based career and graduate school.

Research allows you to analyze and investigate areas that you’re most interested in. Students at Mount Union have the following research opportunities:

  • Independent research study
  • Research with faculty or student peers

Internships provide you the chance to go into the workforce and gain hands-on experience, which is critical to finding a job after graduation. Internships provide a significant learning experience outside the traditional academic environment and it can be tailored to align with your career goals. Mount Union students have the opportunity to pursue challenging internships with industries in the region including:

  • The Timken Company
  • Diebold, Inc.
  • Progressive Insurance

On-campus employment will allow you to gain practical experience right here on Mount Union’s campus. Students have the opportunity to gain employment in the following areas:

  • Lab assistant
  • Lab supervisor
  • HelpDesk assistant

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.