Internship programs offer a way to bring in fresh perspectives, create a pipeline for new hires and
provide mentorship opportunities for existing employees. Southeastern has a pool of highly
motivated CS/IT students eager to contribute to your organization!  Our Internship Program (CMPS 400) allows CS/IT students to engage with companies looking to provide experiential learning opportunities for a semester. These paid interns work 20 hours per week for fall/spring semesters and 40 hours during the summer. 

Computer Science Internship (CMPS 400) Course Requirements

Note: Because this class does not meet on a regularly scheduled basis, the following requirements will be strictly enforced.

  1. Students are responsible for obtaining employment for their internship. Their employment must also directly relate to their degree and concentration.

  2. Students are expected to be employed twenty hours/week to earn their hours of credit in the Fall and Spring semesters or be employed forty hours/week to earn three hours in the Summer semester.

  3. Students must meet with the Internship Coordinator prior to the start of the semester to discuss the proper form and content of the objectives.

  4. The following forms must be filled, signed by the student, Internship Coordinator, and/or employer where applicable, and the Original Copy submitted to the Department Head:

     **CS Forms:

         -CS 401 - Internship Application 
         -CS 402 - Employer Agreement &
         -CS 403 - Students Measurable Learning Objectives 

  5. Students must develop measurable learning objectives with the input and approval of their employer and Internship coordinator.

  6. Students must maintain a weekly log of all work-related activities. Entries must be made every week. A copy of the activity log, CS 404 form, is attached for your use. Duplicate the form as needed.

  7. Prior to the end of classes, students must complete and submit the following to the Department Head:

    • Time/wage report CS 404 form that verifies the hourly requirement for the semester.

    • Students’ evaluation of the internship employer CS 410 form.

    • The employers’ evaluation of the computer science internship student CS 420 form, which is completed by the employer.

    • Students measurable learning objectives, CS 403 form, with the employers’ evaluation of the student’s performance.

    • Originals of the three activity reports that were completed during the semester.

    • A three-page executive summary of your internship experience.

    • Completed daily activity logs, CS 405 form, for the entire semester.


Complete Computer Science Internship Course Requirements Packet (all forms)