- Kyle Dreger ‘14
The Honors Program gave me the chance to dig deep into subjects I enjoyed. The best part was that I got to work one-on-one with my professors on specific projects and goals, which often led to plenty of practical experience within the subject the class was studying.
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.