A student may register for an internship through the Department of Computer Science (CS 1900) to satisfy the Computer Science Capstone requirement. The student must have a faculty sponsor from the Department of Computer Science. If you are not able to find a sponsor, speak to the director of undergraduate programs, 6141 Sennott Square, for assistance.
Requirements for CS1900
- QPA in CS major courses of at least 2.75
- Completed the four core courses (CS 0401, CS 0445, CS 0441, CS 0447, CS 0449)
- Completed at least two upper-level courses
- Obtain Internship Agreement Form from your advisor or from the undergraduate office (6145 Sennott Square)
- Find an organization/employer willing to conduct the internship. Internships can be located through FutureLinks (Career Services) and on the CS Department’s CourseWeb page.
- Have the sponsoring organization complete their part of the Internship Agreement Form.
- Find a full-time CS faculty member willing to act as your internship advisor. Have them complete their part of the Internship Agreement Form.
- Give a COPY of the Internship Agreement Form to the undergraduate administrator in the undergraduate office (6145 Sennott Square) to receive your permission number for CS 1900.
- Register for CS1900. All internships for Capstone credit must be 3 credits.
- An internship may be from 1 to 6 credits. All internships for Capstone credit must be 3 credits.
- Internship credit does not count toward the 37 CS major credits. It does count as ARTSC elective credit.
- Internships must have an academic component. Minimally you should expect to attend the capstone course and write a paper about your internship experience (10-15 pages for a 3-credit internship).
- For capstone credit, attendance is required at the Capstone class.
- Internship credit is billed at the same rate as other ARTSC courses.
- All internship credits are taken with the S/N grade option.