Students from Memorial University's computer industry internship option can be of valuable help to employers. Students typically apply to the program in the third year of the computer science program. To be eligible for the internship, the students must have completed courses in mathematics, programming languages, software development, theoretical foundations and computer organization. Their diversified skills and high motivation levels can be applied to a variety of computer related tasks including software development, testing, maintenance and evaluation.
The Computer Industry Internship Option is a full-time, paid extended work period of 8, 12 or 16 months duration. The longer work period allows students to become fully productive members of the employer’s organization. Students are available to start their Computer Industry Internships at the beginning of the academic term (i.e. September, January and May).