CIS@SCC provides internships, professional events, and service-learning opportunities for
career-bound students to connect with local businesses and government agencies.
Configuring Your IT Career Event
- CIS@SCC’s annual event designed to help CIS majors prepare to work in the IT industry.
- This event includes a keynote speaker and a discussion panel with IT professionals and CIS@SCC alumni.
- CIS@SCC student teams participate in the Avnet Tech Games each spring.
- In 2013, a CIS@SCC student team won the Accenture Green Data Center Challenge (read the Wall Street Journal article).
- Each winning team member received a $1,000 scholarship from Avnet for their efforts.
- The games featured 90 teams made up of 250 students from Arizona universities and colleges.
Computers for Kids
- Each year, 60 students from Supai Middle School receive refurbished computers as part of an ongoing computer donation program called “Computers for Kids”.
- CIS@SCC students voluntarily refurbish computer components donated by the Rotary Club of Scottsdale and other participating local businesses.
- Since 2005, more than 350 students and their families have received free computers through this program.