As a service to the community, The Civic Engagement Computer Center at NJIT (CECC @NJIT) provides quality information technology (IT) solutions to non-profit organizations and schools in the northern NJ area. The IT sector is moving at a rapid pace – one which organizations must keep pace with in order to survive in today’s technology driven environment. CEEC@NJIT offers to help non-profit organizations that will enhance their use of computer technology for the benefit of the community.
In continuation of the university's efforts to address the "digital divide", the mission of the CECC is to support the technological needs of community based organizations and schools. The CECC@NJIT is committed to strengthening the technological capacity of area schools and community-based non-profit organizations. This goal will be accomplished to their needs, but also through education and extended service.
|Web Development and Design||IT Mentoring||Computer Training|
|One of the main focuses of the Center is web design and development. The Civic Engagement Computer Center develops web site to the organizations specification.||
The training sessions cover widely used beginner and intermediate Microsoft office programs. There courses are also offered to non - profit organizations free of charge. The goal of these training sessions is to enhance the knowledge of participating agencies, allowing them to better use the technological resources they have.
CECC offers a web site design and IT mentoring program for local high school students. Introduction to basic web development and mentoring is prepared by NJIT IT and computer science majors.
CECC offers an opportunity for computer science capstone students to integrate the knowledge and skills gained in computer science work into innovative research or project development for non-profit organizations.
CECC is staffed with skilled NJIT students with expertise related to Information Technology. A select number of students are hired annually to help manage the center.
Service Learning is the education that occurs through a student’s direct involvement with projects designed to meet specific community needs. Students receive coursework credit for contributing 30 hours of community service.
CECC provides students with opportunities to actively involved in the community, learn about the community needs, develop commitments to helping others, and tests academic theory in a practical manner.
For more information Visit Us: Career Development Services Civic Engagement Computer Center Campbell Hall 4th Floor. We are also on the web @ cecc.njit.edu Call Us at: 973.596.5401.