MIS Career Management for Students



MIS Career Management assists MSMIS and MSBA students with their career and professional development needs. We encourage you to meet with us and stay active with the MIS Career Management team during your time in the program and even after you graduate!

Make an appointments on Handshake. Otherwise, we do have an open door policy. Come see us for customized help!

McClelland Hall 420 and 422
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Internships and Job Searching

We encourage you to make an appointment with us to discuss your specific internship and job search plans.

MIS is the only major that focuses on both business processes and information technology.

MIS professionals possess these skills:

  • Problem-solving
  • Ability to work in teams
  • Communication
  • Strategic thinking
  • Developing and implementing ideas
  • Bridging technology and business

MIS Job Functions (only a sample):

  • Business Analytics
  • Business Intelligence
  • Data Analytics/Science
  • Technical or IT
  • Consulting
  • Cyber Security
  • IT Auditing
  • IT/Systems Analysis
  • Software Engineering
  • Product/Project Management
  • Web Development
  • IT Operations

You can create an appointment on Handshake to receive support with resume and cover letter reviews, interviewing, job search help, and guidance on a wide variety of professional development topics. We do have an open door policy. Come see us for customized help!

McClelland Hall 420 and 422
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Career Events and Opportunities

MIS Career Management holds career events every semester, like workshops, career treks, and networking events. Dates and times of events can be found on Handshake.

MISA, Management Information Systems Association, for undergraduates

MISGA, Management Information Systems Graduate Association, are student run organizations that provide MIS students networking, educational, and social opportunities.


Corporate and Alumni Connections

Students have the opportunity to meet and connect with a variety of corporate and alumni connections. The MIS Career Management Team organizes a variety of events, such as networking mixers and information sessions, where students can make professional connections and broaden their network and job opportunities.

Experiential Learning

The MIS Career Management Team works to help students gain first-hand experiences through mock interviews, career treks (site visits) and a variety of workshops. These opportunities allow students to gain a broader understanding of various career paths, corporate cultures, and expand their network.