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CIS 296: Syllabus and Book Information

  • Start date: Jan 17 2017
  • Duration: 16 weeks
  • Book: Preparing For a Career in Media & Design by Steven Carniol, 2008; Publisher: Pearson ISBN 9780132288880; 0132288885
  • Location: Note we will meet one time in person location TBD.

Welcome to Internship Class. This course will give you real world experience while prepping you to enter the job force. Some items that you will complete are working with an employer for 160 hours, fine tune your resume and portfolio, mock interviews and learn what to look for in a job such as insurance and how to negotiate your pay. This course it is very important to be professional and make a great impression on your job site. Many interns do get hired from their internship sites.

You will need a flash drive or a cloud saving tools such as Google Drive as we do a few assignments that will need to be saved. We upload all of our work in blackboard. Your grades are stored in blackboard and are available for you to see at anytime. Watch the videos to your right if you need help understanding how to upload, review assignments, and so forth.

The book is listed above and you can obtain from the SWIC bookstore or from Online. This is an older book but is still very relevant to today. Many students will keep this book as it is a good guide to help them navigate those first few interviews.

The following illustrates the points that you can receive in this class.

Assignment Points
Agreement, Information Sheet 50
Prepping for Interview & Mock Interview 50
Resume and Portfolio 100
Book Questions 100
Wrap Up (Employers Review 100, Graduation Survey 25, Paper 100, Time Report 50) 275
Total Points 575
Grade Total Points
A 575-517
B 516-460
C 459-402
D 401-345
F 344 and below
***160 hours of internship work must be completed before a course grade can be issued.***


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