Outside the Classroom

Research for the real world

Information is constantly changing and evolving over time. But even with everything the world knows, there is still untouched information that must be uncovered. By collaborating with others and using cutting-edge equipment in our laboratories, you will be able to complete your research projects at Mercer University. We will enable you to discover new solutions to multifaceted problems. Navigating through the Information Science and Technology waters can feel like a hefty project. That’s why we team you with an expert professor and brilliant students who are passionate about uncovering new information.

The years of research you will complete at Mercer will equip you for your future career. Your employer will expect you to find innovative solutions to complex issues, and your projects at Mercer can demonstrate that ability. Your research journey could produce life-changing findings that help others succeed in their field.

Intern for local companies

The Information Science and Technology major offers a wide variety of internships to our students. We believe internships offer real-world experiences that help your education thrive. Through web and database-related internships, you will have countless opportunities to be part of an ever-growing industry. One of our Information Science and Technology professors would be more than happy to guide you through your internship opportunities and decisions. We want to see you succeed inside and outside the classroom.

Your internship also will help you stand out among the competition in your future career. Employers want to see that you’ve had hands-on experiences and went the extra mile to learn everything you can about Information Science and Technology before graduating. By choosing an internship through Information Science and Technology, you are helping the community around you and solidifying your future career opportunities.

Postgraduate opportunities

Your time at Mercer acts as the foundation for your future. We will provide you with rigorous coursework that will challenge you, new concepts and principles that will stretch your mind, professors who will help you succeed, research and internship opportunities to help you thrive, and more. We want you to take the knowledge you gained through your Information Science and Technology degree and change the world around you. Many of our graduates now hold titles such as:

  • Application analyst
  • Cyber security analyst
  • Data analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Games developer
  • Information systems manager
  • IT trainer
  • Multimedia programmer
  • SEO specialist
  • Software engineer
  • Systems analyst
  • Teacher
  • Technical writer
  • UX designer
  • Web developer

If you want to pursue higher-level education, one of your professors will answer all of your questions and guide you to a program that meets your career goals.