Learn Outside the Classroom
Internships opportunities at financial institutions, security companies and government agencies give students real-world experience that complement their coursework and enables students to develop expertise in the IT area of their choice.
Internships provide excellent opportunities to gain valuable work experience that helps to build quality resumes. Some examples of businesses where information systems majors intern include:
- M&T Bank
- National Fuel
- Rich Products
Companies are always demanding business managers and analysts with strong information technology skills. The Information Systems major at Canisius is designed to prepare students with both management and technical skills and the ability to effectively apply their diverse knowledge in a variety of environments.
The program is especially useful for those who wish to pursue careers involving systems analysis and systems design. Many careers in information technology involve combinations of business knowledge and computer skills, and our graduates are well positioned to pursue these opportunities.
The ability to use information technology effectively in a business environment will always be in demand. Our graduates are well prepared to lead their organizations and manage technological change and implementation.
As a result of continuous changes in computer technologies and the roles of information systems in organizations, career opportunities for IS professionals are also expanding to include emerging professional roles as specialists in Microsoft Office environments, Internet site development and maintenance, and local area networking.
For a representative list of information management positions, consult WAGEWEB or the Canisius College Career Planning and Job Search Websites.