C enter for  I nformation  S ystems   Internship Committee Where we are . . . And where we are going
Data Gathered <ul><li>48 CIS majors/minors who have not completed an internship. </li></ul><ul><li>17 CIS majors/minors wh...
Data Gathered <ul><li>Those who have completed internships report that the skills they learned were (in rank order):  </li...
Data Gathered <ul><li>Open-ended questions yielded interesting responses.  </li></ul><ul><li>A common theme was that we sh...
Internship Benefits <ul><li>Students Business Kent State </li></ul><ul><li>Work Experience Recruiting Source of Income </l...
Internship Attributes Rate of Pay Remote or In House Duration of Internship Required Skills Schedule (Flexibility) Geograp...
Student Preparation /  Minimum Requirements <ul><li>Junior Standing </li></ul><ul><li>2.5 Cum GPA (Overall) </li></ul><ul>...
Internship Feedback Student University Business <ul><li>Overall Student Performance </li></ul><ul><li>Student Readiness fo...
<ul><li>Revise ’06 – ’07 Goals (more tangible) </li></ul><ul><li>Develop Mission Statement </li></ul><ul><li>Build Catalog...
2006-07 Internship Committee Goals & Objectives <ul><li>Nov ‘06 Develop Mission Statement </li></ul><ul><li>Dec ’06 Market...
CIS Internship Committee <ul><li>Alan Brandyberry (Kent State)  Co-chair </li></ul><ul><li>Rick Davenport (Allstate Ins. C...
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Internships - Progress Report and Next Steps

  1. 1. C enter for I nformation S ystems Internship Committee Where we are . . . And where we are going
  2. 2. Data Gathered <ul><li>48 CIS majors/minors who have not completed an internship. </li></ul><ul><li>17 CIS majors/minors who have completed an internship. </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students have a very positive attitude toward internships and believe that people who are important to them would support them pursuing an internship, but are not as sure that they have control over whether they will be successful in completing an internship. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Those who have not had an internship show a very strong intent to do so. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Data Gathered <ul><li>Those who have completed internships report that the skills they learned were (in rank order): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>technical/programming skills (82%), </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ability to work in a team (73%), </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>professionalism (64%), </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>oral communication skills (55%), </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>written communication skills (45%), </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>problem solving skills (45%), </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and initiative (45%). </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Data Gathered <ul><li>Open-ended questions yielded interesting responses. </li></ul><ul><li>A common theme was that we should make students more aware of internships and where to find information on them. </li></ul><ul><li>On outcomes, students reported many varied positive experiences, negatives tended to focus on scheduling issues, unpleasant tasks, and lack of direction. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Internship Benefits <ul><li>Students Business Kent State </li></ul><ul><li>Work Experience Recruiting Source of Income </li></ul><ul><li>Income Influence KSU programs Student Placement </li></ul><ul><li>Potential Long Term Employment Community Citizenship Outreach </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to get hired / Resume Staffing Augmentation Enrollment increase </li></ul><ul><li>Work / Career Path Validation Branding / Advertising Link to Industry </li></ul><ul><li>Elective Credit </li></ul><ul><li>Skill Development </li></ul><ul><li>Time Management </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Team Dynamic </li></ul><ul><li>Business Etiquette </li></ul><ul><li>Follow Rules </li></ul><ul><li>Experience Business Culture </li></ul><ul><li>Professionalism </li></ul>
  6. 6. Internship Attributes Rate of Pay Remote or In House Duration of Internship Required Skills Schedule (Flexibility) Geographical Location of Internship Nature of Work (Skills to be Developed) Full Time / Part Time
  7. 7. Student Preparation / Minimum Requirements <ul><li>Junior Standing </li></ul><ul><li>2.5 Cum GPA (Overall) </li></ul><ul><li>Coaching / Career Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Resume & Cover Letter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interview Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dress / Attire </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Etiquette </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expectations (feedback) </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Internship Feedback Student University Business <ul><li>Overall Student Performance </li></ul><ul><li>Student Readiness for Internship </li></ul><ul><li>Business Preparation for Internship </li></ul><ul><li>Job Content of Internship </li></ul>** Controllable / enforceable ** ** **
  9. 9. <ul><li>Revise ’06 – ’07 Goals (more tangible) </li></ul><ul><li>Develop Mission Statement </li></ul><ul><li>Build Catalogue of Internships </li></ul><ul><li>Build Marketing Packages (student / business) </li></ul><ul><li>Develop Monitoring / Tracking Mechanism </li></ul>
  10. 10. 2006-07 Internship Committee Goals & Objectives <ul><li>Nov ‘06 Develop Mission Statement </li></ul><ul><li>Dec ’06 Market Internship Information & </li></ul><ul><li> Direction to 100% of M&IS 24060 </li></ul><ul><li>Dec ’06 Survey Success / Solicit Feedback </li></ul><ul><li> regarding Marketing Information </li></ul><ul><li>Feb ’07 Review and Develop Catalogue Criteria </li></ul><ul><li> and Process </li></ul><ul><li>Aug ’07 Develop High Level Internship Success </li></ul><ul><ul><li> Metrics / Scorecard </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. CIS Internship Committee <ul><li>Alan Brandyberry (Kent State) Co-chair </li></ul><ul><li>Rick Davenport (Allstate Ins. Co) Co-chair </li></ul><ul><li>Steve Morris (Rallus Group) </li></ul><ul><li>Ami Hollis (KSU Career Services) </li></ul><ul><li>Linnea Osborne (National City Bank) </li></ul><ul><li>Robin Piatt (KSU Career Services) </li></ul><ul><li>Tom Bender (Cleveland City Schools) </li></ul>
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