Carnegie Mellon University

Integrated Innovation Institute

Engineering + Design + Business

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MSSM Student Resources

Welcome, MSSM Students!

We are excited to have you as a part of our community of changemakers & innovators. During your time as a student in the MSSM program, you should use this page as your primary resource for guidance related specifically to your software management program.

 

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How Registration Works

With the exception of the first Fall semester, MSSM students are expected to register for courses through their SIO account. Registration for each term takes place during a specified period of time (as noted on the CMU Academic Calendar). Students should make sure to take note of registration dates & deadlines.

Students are encouraged to read through the SIO registration guide below for details on how to navigate the registration process. Additional registration-related information may be sent out from your iii Academic Advisor via email.

Registration Tools & Forms

Student Information Online (SIO) - Log-In

SIO Registration Guide

Course Overload Request Policy & Submission Form

Course Overload Request Proposal Document

Students can request a course overload after completing their first semester with a 3.6 GPA or higher.

Advanced Course Details & Forms

This comparison chart provides an overall of how and when an Independent Study, Capstone or Practicum experience could be a part of your MSSM degree. MSSM students can talk with their academic advisor about these opportunities after completing their first semester.

Independent Study

An independent study course is an individual student project guided by a CMU faculty member for variable units (6 – 12 units) as an elective. 

Spring 2023 Proposal Deadline: December 15, 2022

Capstone

A capstone course is a team project guided by a CMU faculty member to work on a student concept or idea for variable units (12 –24 units) during a student's final semester. Depending on degree plan, this course will either be an optional requirement or an elective.

Practicum

A practicum experience is a team project guided by a CMU faculty member to work on an industry sponsored topic or problem for variable units (12 –24 units) during a student's final semester. Depending on degree plan, this course will either be a optional requirement or an elective.

The procedure for participating in practicum will be sent to all eligible students directly.

Internship Search Resources & Requirements

Students in the MSSM - 16 month degree will complete a required internship during the summer term. These resources will help you prepare for your internship. Explore the latest summer internship outcomes by expanding the MSSM: Summer 2022 arrow below.

Employer
Title
Company Location
Salesforce
Product Management Intern
Bellevue, WA
Pure Storage
Product Manager Internship
Mountain View, CA
Microsoft
Product Management Intern
Redmond, WA
Walmart
Product Management Intern
Brooksville, FL
Amazon
Software Engineering Intern
Seattle, WA
Intuit
Technical Product Manager Intern
Mountain View, CA
Equinix
Product Management Intern
Redwood City, CA
PayPal
Product Management Intern
San Jose, CA
Autodesk
Product Manager Intern
San Rafael, CA
Intapp
Product Management Intern
Palo Alto, CA
Microsoft
Product Management Intern
Redmond, WA 
TruckX, Inc.
Product Management Intern
Mountain View, CA
Vmware Inc
Member of Technical Staff - Intern
Palo Alto, CA
HP Inc.
Product Management Intern
Spring, TX
VMware
Product Management Intern
Palo Alto, CA
Autodesk
Software Engineer, Developer Enablement, Intern
San Rafael, CA
WePay
Product Manager Internship
Palo Alto, CA
Cisco
MBA Intern
San Jose, CA
TruckX, Inc.
Product Management Intern
Mountain View, CA
Microsoft
Product Management Intern
Redmond, WA
AutoDesk
Software Engineering Intern
San Rafael, CA
Dish Networks
Wireless Business Intern
Littleton, CO
ClearPath Workforce
Product Management
Fremont, CA
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Product Management Intern
San Jose, CA
TuSimple
Concept Engineering Intern
San Diego, CA 
Salesforce
Product Management Intern
Bellevue, WA  
Amazon
Product Management Intern
Sunnyvale, CA
Microsoft Corporation
Software Engineer
Redmond, WA
Red Hat
OpenShift Product Management Internship
Raleigh, NC
Amazon
Software Engineering Development Intern
Seattle, WA
Galileo
Payments Risk Product Manager Intern
San Francisco, CA
ManageBetter
Product Management Intern
Seattle, WA 
Lightmatter
Product Management Intern
Mountain View, CA
Salesforce
Software Engineering Intern
Palo Alto, CA
F5
Product Management Intern
San Jose, CA
Google
Software Engineering Intern
San Bruno, CA

MSSM Requirements

MSSM Internship Check-In Form

  • Students should complete form on a monthly basis beginning in January 2023. 

MSSM Internship Procedures

  • Review these step by step processes to secure your internship degree requirement. 

iii Internship Details Form

  • Complete this form once you have secured your internship to start the registration process.
  • The MSSM Internship Procedures & Details Form will be updated in early 2023.

International Student Resources

Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Information - OIE

  • Review details to apply for CPT once your internship is confirmed.

OIE Offer Letter Template

  • Share this offer letter template with your employer to make sure all the necessary details are included in your offer. 

CPT Advisor Recommendation Form - OIE

  • Once you are ready to apply for CPT, reach out to your advisor to finalize this form.

 

Silicon Valley Campus Resources

CMU-SV Student Services Team

CMU-SV Career Services

CMU-SV Student Affairs

Your liaison for the Office of International Education, CaPS, University Health Services, and the Student Academic Success Center.

CMU-SV Communication & Language Services

Resources for Mental Health

One Medical: A network of licensed medical professionals and a benefit for CMU-SV students. Students have free membership to these medical services, which include a wellness series.

Highmark Amwell Telehealth Therapy and Psychiatry Services: If you're enrolled in CMU's SHIP (student health insurance plan) and are interested in in-network outpatient counseling, you have access to telemedicine services and can meet with a mental health professional virtually at no cost to you and for an unlimited number of sessions. 

Thriving Campus: A platform that allows you to find a local therapist that specializes in working with students in higher education.

Opportunities to Get Involved

Product Management Club

Mission: To help members navigate through the Product Management field, strengthen professional skills, & build a trusting connection in Industry.

Interested in becoming a club member? Please email pm-club@sv.cmu.edu.

Changemakers Club @SV

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Mission: To professionally train students to become Changemakers. Learn more about the club on our website.

Interested in becoming a club member? Please email changemakers-sv@andrew.cmu.edu.

Entrepreneurship Club

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Mission: The Entrepreneurship Club is dedicated to creating a thriving entrepreneurial community that lasts beyond CMU-SV.

Interested in becoming a club member? Please email sv-entrepreneurs@sv.cmu.edu.

 

WiiiN (Women in Integrated Innovation)

Mission: To uplift and build community among all those who identify as women in the Integrated Innovation Institute. This club is a collaborative club with members from both the Silicon Valley & Pittsburgh campus.

Interested in becoming a club member? Please email wiiin-sv@andrew.cmu.edu.

Meet Leia, Your Academic Advisor

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Leia Delabahan
Senior Academic & Student Services Advisor
 

Email Leia:

ldelabah@andrew.cmu.edu

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Spring 2023 Drop-In Times

For quick-questions about course registration, iii student clubs, or anything else related to your iii program.

Tuesday & Thursday:
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM PT
  • Location: Leia's office

    On Campus Location:
    Building 23, Room 221

Schedule a 1:1 Appointment

Schedule an Appointment with Leia

25-Minute appointment slots for discussions that require more time

In-Person and Zoom appointments available