Internships provide experiential learning opportunities to students while giving them the chance to incorporate the theoretical knowledge learned in the classroom in a professional environment. An intern can gain valuable, practical experience and network with individuals in their career field.
- Earn college credit while engaging in meaningful career-oriented responsibilities that are designed to increase knowledge and skills.
- Gain exposure to real-world problems and issues that perhaps are not found in textbooks.
- Discover and fine tune your career options while strengthening your resume.
- Develop a network of professional contacts that includes both company, staff and other interns.
How to earn college credit for your internship
- Interns must be a junior or senior business major with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
- Internships must be relevant to the student's coursework.
- The internship must be paid and the Internship Coordinator must be provided with a job description.
- Students approved for the internship program must register for the appropriate course (which is pass/fail).
- Students must coordinate their internship with the Internship Coordinator and their
Academic Advisor to ensure they get academic credit for the experience.
Every intern should have an approved internship agreement on file with the College. Interns will be provided with a course syllabus. At the conclusion of your internship, your supervisor will be asked to assess your performance using the Performance Appraisal document.