Computer Science & Innovation Internships

Students in the Computer Science & Innovation major are market ready. This program will provide you with a great depth in the specific skills that will give you the most flexibility in this rapidly changing industry.

Gain Early Experience at Champlain College

Because you'll follow an in-depth curriculum in the Computer Science & Innovation major starting in your first semester, you'll be qualified sooner for internships. Our Computer Science & Innovation majors are highly sought-after for internships because they have been so well prepared in the classroom to actually go out and do the work.

Thanks to the Upside-Down Curriculum, Champlain students are equipped to take on meaningful internships earlier in their college career than is typical. Our Computer Science & Innovation students are prized interns, and many have secured internship positions at organizations such as 3M, Museum of the City of New York,, and Puma. 

Other Recent Internship and Career-Relevant Work Locations for Computer Science & Innovation Majors

Senator Patrick Leahy Center for Digital Investigation
My Web Grocer
Cernam Ltd.

How We Prepare You for Experiential Learning

We want you to be well prepared for your first internship, externship, or other fieldwork. After your first year of exploratory practical education, you'll be ready to work with your Career Advisor to take the next step. 

  • The Upside-Down Curriculum allows you to get extensive classroom learning and hands-on experience with industry professionals in your first year, which gives you the real-world skills and qualifications to begin taking an internship or externship as early as the summer before your sophomore year.

  • Champlain's Career Collaborative will help you develop your professional résumé and hone your interview skills. Early on in your studies, you'll be able to show employers what you know.

  • Your professors will become your reliable mentors, pointing out the strategic academic and cocurricular activities that will help you build your professional skill set and enhance your résumé.

Local and national employers turn to Champlain for college interns because they are better prepared to work in professional environments than the majority of their peers from other institutions. Many Champlain graduates receive full- and part-time job offers from the organizations where they first took their internships or externships.

Read more about Champlain graduates' Career Success.