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  • METCS506InternshipinComputerScience

    CourseDescriptionMETCS506InternshipinComputerScienceprovidesgraduatestudentswiththeopportunitytoreceiveacademiccreditforaparttimeorfulltimeinternship.Thechoseninternshipmustberelatedtothestudentsspecializationofstudyandlocatedatanoffcampusfacility.StudentsenrolledinthecoursewillbeindividuallysupervisedbyafacultymemberfromtheDepartmentofComputerScience.Thiscoursemaynotbetakenuntilthestudenthascompletedatleastsixcoursestowardstheirmastersprogram.InternationalstudentschoosingtotakethiscoursetoreceiveaCPTbenefitmusthavecompletedoneacademicyearofstudyinordertocomplywithInternationalStudentsandScholarsOfficerequirements.GraduatestandinginComputerScience,ComputerInformationSystemsorTelecommunicationisrequired(Variablecredit).RequirementsforEnrollmentToenroll,studentsmustbeingoodacademicstanding(cumulativeanddegreeGPAofatleast3.00)andmustseekformalpermissiontoberegisteredforthecourse.Notethefollowingconstraints:

    Studentmusthaveaverifiableinternshipofferletterfromacompanyintheiracademicfield. Studentisresponsibleforidentifyingaprofessorwhowillfunctionasthefacultysponsor. Studentwillapplytothedepartmentforpermission.

    DeliverablesDuringtheinternshipsemester,thestudentwillremainincontactwiththeprofessorandwillreportinthemanneragreeduponbetweenthestudentandtheprofessor.Bytheendofthesemester,thestudentwillproduceafinalreportofinternshipactivity;thisshouldincludetheproblemsinvestigated,significantresultsandanyfollowupprojectsstemmingfromtheeffort.

    FinalReportThefinalreportwillbeamaximumofsixpages.However,alternativefinalreportspecificationscanberequestedbythestudentsdesignatedfacultysponsor.

    Thereportmustclearlydescribethecompanyatwhichthestudentiscompletingtheinternship,theprojectassigned,thescopeoftheproject,andwhatwasaccomplished.Thereportwillcontainrelevanteffortputintheinternshiponly.Reportappendixcancontainadditionalinformation.

    Additionally,thereportmustprominentlyhighlightthefollowing:

    1. WhattheoreticalandappliedknowledgewasmasteredthatcouldnothavebemasteredatBostonUniversityMetropolitanCollege?

  • 2. Whatwasthesignificanceoftheworkaccomplishedbythestudenttothehostingcompany?

    GradingPolicyThiscourseisgradedasPass/Fail.Ifthecriteriastatedinthissyllabusarenotmet,thiswillbegroundsforastudenttoreceiveagradeoffail.Feedbackfromthesponsorwillbetakenintoconsiderationinallocatingthegrade.Finally,violationoftheacademicconductincludingcompanypolicyviolationwhileonInternshipwillresultindisciplinaryactionbyBostonUniversityMetropolitanCollege.

  • ApplicationforInternshipinComputerScienceApplicationEligibilityRequirements

    1. GraduatestandinginComputerScience,ComputerInformationSystemsorTelecommunicationisrequiredaswellasthecompletionofatleastoneyearofenrollmentORatleastsixcoursestowardsthemastersprogram.

    2. StudentschoosingtotakethiscourseinordertoreceiveaCPTbenefitmustcomplywithInternationalStudentsandScholarsOfficeRequirements.

    3. Studentmustbeingoodacademicstanding(cumulativeanddegreeGPAofatleast3.00)4. Studentmusthaveaverifiableinternshipofferletterfromacompanyintheiracademicfield.

    Instructions

    1. Typeorprintlegiblyallrequiredinformation.Thestudentmustfirstcompletethestudentsectionandgivetheapplicationtotheirchosenfacultysupervisor.

    2. Theinstructormustcompletethefacultysectionoftheapplication,signit,andreturnthecompletedformtothestudent.

    3. ThestudentmustthenpresentthecompletedapplicationtotheDepartmentofComputerScienceforasignatureofapprovalfromChairmanAnatolyTemkin.Ifapproved,thestudentwillberegisteredforthecourseatthattime.

    4. IfastudentrequiresthiscoursetobeusedforCPT,inadditiontocompletingtheinformationbelow,pleasealsocompletethesectionentitledStudentsRequiringCurriculumPracticalTraining(CPT).

    SECTIONI:Tobecompletedbystudent

    StudentName:

    BUIDNumber:

    Email:CurrentDegree

    Program:

    Semester/Year:

    FacultySupervisor:

    Company:

    Proposedhours/week:Pleaseattachthefollowingdocuments:

    1. Offerletterfromcompany(Mustbeonofficialletterhead)2. Theobjectiveandlocationoftheproposedinternship(12pages)3. Justificationastohowthisparticularinternshipwillenhanceyourcurrentacademicstudies(12

    pages)

    SignSECTIONIIIandsubmitcompletedformtoyourchosensupervisor.

  • SECTIONII:TobecompletedbyfacultysupervisorofinternshipcourseA. Pleasestatetheprocedurestobefollowedbythestudent,includingthefrequencyandlocationof

    regularinternshipupdates.B. Studentsmustalsorequestthattheemployeremailsmonthlyattendanceverificationstothefaculty

    supervisor.Pleasespecifyrequiredattendanceverificationdatesforstudenttoprovidetoemployer.SECTIONIII:ApprovalsI,________________________herebyapply to theDepartmentofComputer Science forMETCS506Internship inComputerScienceandagree toabideby theconditionsestablishedby theDepartment. Iunderstand thatwhileon this internship, Iam required toabideby theMetropolitanCollegeStudentAcademicConductCode.Ifapproved,IgrantpermissiontotheDepartmenttoberegisteredforMETCS506InternshipinComputerScience.SignatureofStudent: Date: Ifthisinternshipcourseisapproved,pleasesignbelow.

    FacultyAdvisor: Date:

    Chairman: Date:

    ISSOAdvisor: Date:

  • StudentsRequiringCurricularPracticalTraining(CPT)CPTisabenefitofF1statusthatpermitsoffcampusemployment.

    EligibilityYouareeligibleforCPTafteryouhavebeenlawfullyenrolledonafulltimebasisinadegreeprogramforonefullacademicyear(excludingtimespentinanintensiveEnglishprogram)andarecurrentlyinF1status.

    Important:IfyouregainF1statuswiththeuseofaFormI20issuedforInitialAttendance,"timeaccruedtowardeligibilityforCPTwillbeginwhenthenewF1statusisgranteduponarrivalattheportofentrywiththenewI20.AnytimepreviouslyspentinF1statuswillnotcounttowardeligibility.AnapplicationtochangeimmigrationstatustotheF1classificationfromwithintheU.S.mayalsoaffecteligibilityforCPT.StudentsshoulddiscusseligibilitywithanISSOadvisorifconsideringCPTwithinthefirsttwofullsemestersafterchangingtoF1.

    ParttimeorFulltimeCPTCPTcanbeauthorizedduringtheacademicyearorduringthesummer,butmustbespecifiedaseitherparttimeorfulltime.

    Important:ThereisnoregulatorylimittoCPT.TheoverallamountofCPTthatwillbeauthorizedisdefinedbywhatisrequiredorpermittedunderyourdegreeprogram.However,ifyouareauthorizedforatotalof12monthsormoreoffulltimeCPT,youwillnotbeeligibleforOptionalPracticalTraining.PeriodsofparttimeCPTauthorizationdonothaveanyeffectonOPT.

    ParttimeCPT(1credit)isforemploymentthatonlyrequires20hours(orfewer)ofworkperweek.YouarerequiredtoregisterforafulltimecreditloadifyouengageinparttimeCPTduringtheFallorSpringsemester.

    FulltimeCPT(2credits)isforemploymentthatwillrequiremorethan20hoursofworkperweek.YouarenotrequiredtoenrollinothercoursesifyouareengagedinfulltimeCPTduringtheFallorSpringsemester,butyoumustberegisteredasa"certifiedfulltime"studentbyyouracademicdepartmentatBostonUniversity.

    ApplyingforCPTYoumustcontacttheISSOtoapplyforCPTauthorizationbeforeyoubeginemployment.CPTmustbeauthorizedforaspecificemployer,locationandtimeperiod;thereforeyoumusthaveajobofferatthetimeofapplicationandyoumaynotbeginworkbeforeCPTisauthorizedbyanISSOadvisor.Ifthereisachangeofemployer,joblocation,ordatesofemployment,youmustreapplyforCPT.

    ApplyingforCurricularPracticalTraining(CPT)

    YoumustmeetwithyourISSOadvisortoapplyforCPT.Pleasecompletethefollowingstepswellinadvanceofthedateyouwishtobeginemployment(applicationsarealsoavailableattheISSO):

  • 1. Meetwithyourinternshipsupervisortogetapprovalforplacementwithanemployer.

    2. Afteraplacementisarranged,completetheformentitledCurricularPracticalTrainingRecommendationforF1Students:http://www.bu.edu/isso/forms/cpt.pdf.

    3. YoumustregisterforCS506InternshipinComputerScienceduringthesemesterorsummersessionforwhichtheCPTwillbeauthorizedtotakeplace.AtthetimeofyourCPTappointment,theISSOmustbeabletoverifyintheuniversityregistrationsystemthatyouhaveregisteredfortheappropriatecourse.

    4. ScheduleanappointmenttomeetwithyourISSOadvisoratleasttwoweeksbeforethestartofyourproposedemploymentbycalling6173533565.Bringthefollowingtoyourappointment:

    CompletedCPTRecommendationforF1Students CurrentI20andanypreviousI20s PassportandI94Card(donotbringcopies)

    Important:YoucannotlawfullybeginemploymentuntilanISSOadvisorhasapprovedyourapplicationandissuedyouanewI20reflectingyourCurricularPracticalTrainingemploymentauthorization.YouwillalsobegivenaletteroutliningtheconditionsofyourCurricularPracticalTraining.Youshouldpresentthisletter,alongwithyourI20andpassport,toyouremployer.

    ForamoredetailedexplanationregardingCPTandtheimplicationsitmayhaveonyourimmigrationstatus,pleasecontacttheInternationalStudentsandScholarsOfficedirectlyat6173533565.

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