Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
    May 25, 2024  
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NWIT 269 - Network and Wireless Technologies Internship

(G only)

Internship in a professional environment related to the network and wireless technologies program. Students accumulate appropriate work experience that enriches their knowledge and expands career possibilities. Students must propose the internship on their own, but assistance is provided in developing their resume. Students maintain comprehensive records of work experience for course purposes and for seminar discussions. An internship credit requires a minimum of five hours of work experience per semester hour each week for 15 weeks and eight hours of seminar discussions each semester. Students may work five hours per week for one semester to earn 1 credit and can earn 4 credits in four semesters or may work 20 hours per week for one semester and earn four credits in a semester. PREREQUISITE(S): Consent of department. Five to twenty hours work experience per week and eight hours of seminar discussions. Formerly NW 269.

1-4 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Obtain work experience related to networking in a professional environment.
  • Identify how the skills they have learned in the classroom can be applied to actual, real-world situations.
  • Identify a variety of career options are related to study in his or her major field.
  • Identify the professional certifications required in order to qualify for various technical positions.
  • Identify professional organizations in which membership will enhance his or her career possibilities.
  • Develop professional contacts and mentoring relationships in the workplace.
  • Identify his or her areas of competency and areas in need of improvement in his or her chosen major track; either via additional work experience or further study.
  • Evaluate his or her own professional capabilities and self-assess his or her value in the job market. This includes salary expectations, knowledge of work locations, employer expectations, etc.

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