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IST Internship Requirement

Looking for a summer internship to fulfill your IST 495 requirement? Opportunities are still available but the registration deadline of June 20 is approaching!

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Creating Leaders for the Information Age

We are about solving problems—not those found only in textbooks, but real-world problems that impact everyday lives. Our interdisciplinary programs position students and scholars to take on the complex challenges that exist at the intersection of information, technology, and people.

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Creating Leaders for the Information Age

Creating Leaders for the Information Age

Our interdisciplinary programs position students and scholars to take on the complex challenges that exist at the intersection of information, technology, and people.

Explore Degree Programs

Creating Leaders for the Information Age
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IST students are in high demand.

100%

of undergraduates complete an internship before graduation

600+

employers actively recruit IST students each year

84%

of undergraduates receive a job offer from their internship provider

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Research in IST is transformative. Through diverse collaborations, thoughtful approaches, and innovative solutions we are changing the way we live, work, and engage with the world.

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Our collaborative research is transforming the way we live, work, and engage with the world.

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Our strength is our community.

Tiffany Bass

Tiffany Bass

Making the most of her time on campus

Dongwon Lee

Dongwon Lee

Unearthing patterns in misinformation and cyber frauds

Annie Schoen

Annie Schoen

Embracing the challenge to chart her own path

Andrew Pacheco

Andrew Pacheco

Growing personally by connecting professionally

Our strength is our community.

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