The Department of Computer and Information Sciences oversees several hourly wage opportunities
which include but are not limited to the positions of Student Computer Laboratory
Assistants, Student Networking Assistants and Student Tutors. CIS also encourages
students to obtain Internships to go along with their studies in our department and
oversees Graduate Assistantship opportunities for students. Additional information
is available below.
Graduate assistantships are offered through the CIS Department and other departments
across Towson University. All CIS Department Graduate Assistantship (TA) opportunities
will be posted on the Towson University HandShake Website.
The deadlines for applying for CIS Department Graduate Assistantships are as follows:
Fall Semester Graduate Assistantships – May 31st
Spring Semester Graduate Assistantships – December 31st
We encourage students to obtain internships as part of their studies in our department.
Internship courses can be taken as part of the undergraduate Computer Science, Information
Systems, and Information Technology degrees. Please visit the Towson University Career Center website to start your search and additional information on services, career advice, internships,
jobs, career events, and networking.
COSC/CIS/ITEC 397 – Internship Course
Requirements for enrolling:
Have a CS/IS/IT-related job
No more than 20% of the job may be administrative or clerical
Have a GPA in the major of 2.75 or greater
Have completed at least two upper level courses (300/400) in the major
Once the department verifies that you meet the requirements, you will get an email
indicating that you have been authorized to register
For CS & IS majors: COSC/CIS 397 may be taken twice; it can count once as an elective
in the major and then count the second time for general credit toward the total number
of hours required for the degree.
For IT majors: ITEC 397 may be taken twice, both of which may count toward the total
number of hours required for the degree.
For more information the internship courses (COSC 397, CIS 397, ITEC 397) e-mail Dr. Josh Dehlinger.
Information Desk Staff
The department supports several students to staff the Department Information Desk.
This desk serves as the student-run first point of contact for the department.