Student Professional Organizations

Employers today expect that new hires will have the skills and knowledge to perform their job and the relevant career experiences, communication skills, and leadership to hit the ground running. A high level of professional achievement shows that a graduate can apply learning to practice and is ready to achieve success in the workplace. Academic achievement is measured by GPA, professional achievement is measured by professional achievement (PRO) points.

PRO consists of:

  • e-portfolio: A web site that displays professional achievements that highlight skills and body of work, the site is dynamic, updated frequently, and pushed to search engines.
  • Professional Achievement (PRO) points: Earn PRO points for approved professional development activity (e.g., participating in competitions, internships).
  • Reward points: Each earned PRO point also earns a Reward point. Reward points are used for purchases in the Points store.

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The Association for Information Systems (AIS) serves society through the advancement of knowledge and the promotion of excellence in the practice and study of information systems. AIS is the premier professional association for individuals and organizations who lead the research, teaching, practice, and study of information systems worldwide.

As the founding student chapter, Temple AIS upholds an engaging and well-developed focal point for students studying Management Information Systems, or students interested in the practice of MIS, through professional development, social events, and community activities.

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