Co-Ops, Internships and Jobs

Are you looking to gain some experience in your field? Do you want to gain course credit or even get paid to work? An internship/co-op is exactly what you're looking for!

Fall 2021 Internship and Networking Event

The Fall 2021 Internship and Networking Event will take place on September 1st & 2nd, 2021, from 6:00 - 8:30 PM. September 1 (Wednesday night) will be virtual via Microsoft Teams, and September 2 (Thursday Night) will be in person in the Marietta Campus Student Center Ballrooms. After Registration, students will receive information regarding their respective event. For the in-person event on Thursday night, students should arrive for the event by 6pm, dressed business casual, with at least 12 resumes printed and an elevator pitch ready for the company representative if they ask. All students should research the companies in attendance (see below) and be prepared to speak with them. 

Wednesday, September 1 Virtual Event Companies

  • Cox Communications is looking to hire for their Spring 2022 co-op class. Students must be able to complete three rotations: Spring 2022, Fall 2022, and Summer 2023.

    Cannot Hire F1 Visa Students
  • CGI is an IT Consulting firm offering a project based summer internship program focused in software development.

    Cannot Hire F1 Visa Students
  • "Are you a first or second year college student interested in Google's STEP Internship? Join us to hear information about the STEP Internship and how you can showcase your education/experience/extracurriculars on your resume.

    Can hire F1 Visa Students
  • When you think of InComm Payments, think of Innovative Payment Technology. We were founded 25 years ago and continue to be a pioneer in the payment (FinTech) industry. Since our inception, we have grown to be a team of over 2,500 employees in 30 countries around the world. We own over 386 global technical patents and a network that includes over 500,000 points of retail distribution that points to our industry expertise.

    InComm Payments works with the most recognized and valued brands in the world, and we are partnered with most of the world’s leading merchants. Our EPIC Intern “apprentice” program generally enrolls interns in their junior year, they work 20 hours per week (flexible schedule) year-round while attending college and are paid.  Interns are enrolled as part-time hourly employees, no benefits. In addition to getting hands on experience, we focus on Professionalism, Attendance and Communication. Core competencies that need to be developed in a corporate environment to be a success.  

    Cannot Hire F1 Visa Students

Thursday, September 2 In Person Event Companies

  • Cox Communications is looking to hire for their Spring 2022 co-op class. Students must be able to complete three rotations: Spring 2022, Fall 2022, and Summer 2023.

    Cannot Hire F1 Visa Students
  • CGI is an IT Consulting firm offering a project based summer internship program focused in software development.

    Cannot Hire F1 Visa Students
  • Cybriant is looking for interns with Python programming experience, Security track focus, and Strong technical documentation skills.

    Cannot Hire F1 Visa Students
  • "We are a document management company from physical to digital. Our team focuses on the digital side and providing digital transformation to companies. Our proprietary business optimization tools allow for our Customers to design the processes that will align with their goals and business needs.

    We are looking for the following skills: development/technical: C#, SQL, Javascript, Node.JS; communication: desire to interact with customers, good written, good verbal; and most of all, a strong desire to intertwine skills with creativity and a love for problem-solving!"

    Cannot Hire F1 Visa Students
  • Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is the nonprofit applied research division of the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). GTRI's renowned researchers combine science, engineering, economics, policy, and technical expertise to solve complex problems for the U.S. federal government, state, and industry. Founded in 1934 as the Engineering Experiment Station, GTRI has grown to more than 2,700 employees supporting eight laboratories and many locations around the country and performs more than $500 million of problem-solving research annually for government and industry. Our unique research areas include electromagnetics, systems engineering, technology development, sensors, weapons, electronic warfare, autonomous systems, modeling and simulation, and much more. Read more about us at https://www.gtri.gatech.edu/ and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

    Cannot Hire F1 Visa Students
  • A leading mechanical engineer firm, McKenney's continues to grow its technology portfolio for our colleagues that allow them to increase efficiency within the business.  We are looking for students in the computer science, information technology, and software engineering roles to join our co-op team and develop skills that help our business and prepare them for career success.

    Can Possibly Hire F1 Visa Student
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Student Vlog YouTube Playlist

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Co-Op, Internship and Job Requirements

All internships must go through an approval process before a student can be authorized to enroll in the course. Each degree has certain requirements for approval. All internships must be technical in nature and related to your degree.  

    • Computer Science Students - Counts as FREE ELECTIVE (students must have credits available in FREE ELECTIVE)
    • Information Technology - Counts as MAJOR ELECTIVE (will count as "out of concentration" elective in concentration)
    • Software Engineering - Counts as MAJOR ELECTIVE (must be software development internship)
    • Game Design and Development - Counts as MAJOR ELECTIVE
    • MSCS - Counts as Elective
    • MSIT - Counts as Elective
    • MSSWE - Counts as Elective
    • Look on Handshake and apply for internships
    • Look on sites such as LinkedIn and Indeed to find internships
    • Attend all events possible where industry professionals will be present & bring resumes
    • Attend the Internship Networking Events & Career Fairs
    • Make an appointment to speak with your Internship Coordinator, ccseinternship@kennesaw.edu

 

  • Dawn Tatum Headshot

    CCSE Internship Coordinator

    Mrs. Dawn Tatum is here to answer any questions you may have about internships, co-ops and future job opportunities! She works side-by-side with the Career Planning & Development department to bring industry partners and students together.

    Office: KSU Marietta Campus, Atrium (J) 358

 

Testimonials

  • I decided to work in a co-op because it allowed me to gain experience in my major. It also giveyou a competitive advantage after graduation because you can put the co-op on your resume.”

  • My co-op allowed me to test my knowledge at a corporate level and helped me to decide if I wanted to major in Computer Science or Software Engineering.”

  • This internship has truly bridged the gap between classroom and field and it will definitely make my transition from graduation to career a much smoother and confident experience.”

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