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Community Based Learning Opportunities with Community Colleges

Several local community colleges have partnered with Osiris Organization and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board to provide community learning internships for their computer science students. Students spend 20-90 hours volunteering/partnering with Osiris technical support staff in the field to learn hands-on, technology-based skill sets for the completion of their major.

Computer science students gain valuable experience by learning:

  • Technical support skill sets in a real Windows networking environment
  • How to use remote management software
  • How to work in teams and to work unsupervised
  • Written and verbal communication skills

Thirteen students secured full time IT employment upon graduating from their community colleges.

The hands on experience I gained as a volunteer for my community-based learning opportunity with Osiris provided me the confidence and experience that helped me secure my first full-time IT position.”