Preparation for a Positive Career Outlook

Students outside of 3M

Career outlook for Information Systems graduates is excellent, and will remain so for many years. Many alumni are managers in order processing, corporate planning, financial analysis, mergers and acquisitions, and computer training or commodity trading thanks in part to their solid backgrounds in various functions.

What are some key words to search for when looking for employment? Application programmer, system analyst, database administrator, telecommunications manager, information systems manager and information systems planner to name a few.

We highly encourage using the following two campus resources to ensure your post-graduation employment goals are met.


Student Career Resources


The Herberger Business School internship program is a unique educational opportunity appealing to many Information Systems majors. Its existence is evidence of St. Cloud State's close ties with the business community which enables our students to work full time for one or more academic semesters with a business firm or a government agency. Student gains practical experience in their area of study and receive academic credit in addition to a salary.

Career Center

Job and internship preparation can be found with SCSU's Career Center. The Career Center assists and guides students with resumes, cover letters and interview preparation. Current students and alumni may use the amenities of the Career Center at no cost. 

Companies and firms come to St. Cloud State University on a regular basis to recruit our graduates. the Career Center has had recent visits from: Banker's Systems, IBM, 3M, Cargill, Andersen Consulting, Target, Schwan's, Ernst & Young, State Farm Insurance, Federated Insurance, Hormel, and Minnesota Mutual Life Insurance.

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