CNIT 197 & 198
Internship and Work Experience

Fall 2024

71464 & 71465

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Catalog Description

Work experience is supervised on-or off-campus work involving the use of computers. Internship programs are joint ventures between institutions or companies in the Bay area and the Computer Networking and Information Technology Department. Students must be employed in any area including, but not limited to, help desk, hardware technician, networking technician, system administration, internet or computer operation. There are no regular class meetings for CNIT 197 or 198--to succeed, you need to get a job and fill out the three forms linked below.

There will be an optional orientation meeting on Wed, Aug 28, 2024, at 5:00 pm to explain how the class works and answer any questions. To attend that meeting, go to room Science 37 or click the link below:


For class-related questions, please email

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate the ability to find a job in a computer related field or to find a suitable internship program
2. State the responsibilities of employment and be able to perform the work assigned by the employer
3. Originate, develop and produce mutually satisfactory set of goals for job opportunity and career development.

Three Required Forms

Work Experience Form Turn in to before midterm

Training Form Turn in to before finals week

MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT Turn in to before finals week

Last updated 6-6-24