Internship Information

Support an Internship

Please use this form to advertise an internship or send the internship information directly to Prof. Zhang for department posting. We will notify you when the internship is posted online.

   

Information for Employers

  • Students majoring in either Electronic Engineering Technology (EET) or Computer Engineering Technology (CET) must complete 320 hours of related work experience to satisfy their internship requirement. We, the faculty, believe strongly that a work experience is important to the subsequent success of our EET/CET graduates. The internship requirement is normally fulfilled after the student has completed courses at the junior year level, but this can vary depending upon:

                      a) The student’s experience prior to or while attending classes

                      b) The maturity of the student.

                      c) The nature of the work to be done

                      d) Agreement of the employer

                      e) Agreement of the internship coordinator

  • A related work experience requires that the student make use of the information and skills learned in courses and cannot be simply working in a production/assembly job.
    • For EET majors there must be significant experience with hardware.
    • For CET majors there must be some hardware experience.
  • It is hoped that the company providing the internship experience for the student will designate an appropriate person to serve as a mentor. In many cases the supervisor would be the most likely candidate. The mentor would be someone the student could go to if questions arise or help if needed.
  • Before the internship is approved the employer must fill out and submit Form B. This is required before the student is allowed to register for the course.
  • At the end of the internship the employer must fill out and submit Form C. We read carefully the comments in Form C to ensure that our internship program is working for the mutual benefit of both the students and employers. Certainly the internship allows both employers and potential employees an extended opportunity to evaluate each other.

Information for Engineering Students

Complete EE 497 Internship Form

Complete EE 597 Internship Form

   
  • Students are responsible for finding their own internship position. Whenever information regarding internship positions becomes available to a faculty member it is posted on the bulletin board across the hall from the department office.
  • It is normal for interns to be paid regular wages while completing their internship.
  • Please follow the instruction on the form (link above) 
  • Internship positions must have some involvement with electrical/electronic hardware.

Information for Technology Students

Complete EET 497 Internship Form

   
  • Students are responsible for finding their own internship position. Whenever information regarding internship positions becomes available to a faculty member it is posted on the bulletin board across the hall from the department office.
  • It is normal for EET/CET interns to be paid regular wages while completing their internship.
  • Prior to registration:
    • The student must complete and submit Form A
    • The supervisor / company must complete and submit Form B
    • No credit can be given for work done prior to registration for EET-497.
  • Internship positions must have some involvement with electrical/electronic hardware. Evaluation of the hardware content will be made following submission of Form B from the potential employer describing the internship position.
  • The work experience must be at least 320 hours, and the student should register for 3 semester credits.
  • Following completion of the work experience:
    • The employer must complete and submit Form C
    • The student must submit a report, typically 2-4 pages in length, that includes the following:
      • A description of the work performed
      • What was learned from the internship experience
      • The relationship between the work and the student’s academic preparation
      • Suggestions for improving the internship experience for future students
  • Grading of EET-497 is on a P (pass) / N (no pass) basis.