Fort Hays State University > About FHSU > Academic Divisions > College of Business and Entrepreneurship > Department of Informatics > Hands-On Learning
In the Department of Informatics,
you will have the unique opportunity to work in high-tech video, web and
networking labs that will give you the experience you need to get the job you
want. Put theory into action by completing an internship, or working in one of
our labs. With a little hard work and focus, you can have an impressive resume
to show future employers by the time you graduate.
View Capstone projects that students have completed from their hands-on learning.
Advanced Technology Labs
The Advanced Technology Labs include two
substantial labs open to all Informatics students. The Graduate and
Research Lab is reserved for graduate students and faculty to set up projects
requiring physical security and longer-term applications. Graduate
students may seek permission to study and perform experiments in this lab.
KFHS Television is a fully operation
television station that provides professional level experiences for students
like you. The stations provide relevant programming for the Fort Hays State
University community. KFHS Television can be viewed on Channel 13 on the Hays
Eagle Cable System and streams live over the Internet. Recent programs are available
on the Web as well. For more information, check out KFHS-TV.
KFHS Radio is the FHSU student-run
radio station. It is staffed and operated by students and is open to students
from across campus, regardless of major. The radio station plays music
programmed for and by students. KFHS broadcasts its signal over the Internet and
Hays Eagle Cable System. For more information, check out KFHS Radio.
Gain practical learning
experience outside the classroom with an organization that represents what you might
want to do later in life. The Department of Informatics faculty will work with
you to find an internship through major corporations, a television station,
information service providers, radio stations, or wherever you want to work. Because
of our unique relationship with businesses in and around Kansas, many
sophomores, juniors and seniors have received internships at places like Cisco
Systems, CNN and many others. To learn more about internships opportunities, contact us.