"The emphasis on internships, case studies, and the Senior Project are all appealing aspects of the program designed to help focus students on understanding the need for integrating the disciplines of science and management."
Karl van Lith, HR Manager, Promega Corp., June 1, 1999
SCIBUS-493 (3 u)
Students will (i) receive relevant work experience with a technologically based company, and (ii) learn to integrate their scientific and management skills along with other important aspects of real science/business operations such as interpersonal relations, teamwork, conflict resolution and meeting deadlines.
One faculty member, working in conjunction with a representative from the firm sponsoring the intern, will supervise the student's progress. Students will be evaluated based on criteria predetermined by the internship supervisors. A written report analyzing the science and management lessons students have learned while performing as an intern and a summary of their future career plans and plans for the further development of their skills based on the experience gained from the internship will be required.
Frequency of offering
Every term except for winterim.