Feb 19, 2020  
2019-2020 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Shepherd University Catalog
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DATA 591 - Internship

(3-6cr) The internship course provides students with the opportunity to apply the cumulative knowledge and skills in the Data Analytics and Information Systems program to a real-world work environment. The internship involves the following steps: 1) selecting a work site; 2) developing a contract that ensures both employer and student benefit; 3) fulfilling the contract activity through ongoing work; 4) preparing a paper that summarizes the learning experience and outcomes; and 5) presenting the result to the committee. The regular expectation is for a minimum of 150 hours completed in this internship for 3 credits, and 300 hours for 6 credits, upon approval by the committee. This course may be repeated to a maximum of 6 credits.



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