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Students in the undergraduate program in information science will participate in a capstone experience, gaining experience through a research project in the school, an internship with regional industry, or a self-designed project.

Students planning to enter the workforce upon graduation are strongly encouraged to intern with one of the many businesses and industries in the Pittsburgh region. Pittsburgh is home to many international corporations in a variety of industries including health care, financial services, education, manufacturing, and technology.


In completing your capstone experience, you can:

  • Assist with graduate-level research
  • Self-design a project
  • Intern with a regional company. School of Computing and InformationĀ students have interned with PPG, Google, U.S. Steel, Alcoa, Mellon Financial Corp., Lockheed-Martin, Deloitte, FedEx Ground, and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Click here for a list of internships.

Click here for examples of capstone projects.