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For-Credit Internship Application Process

Peter M. and Paula Green Johnson Career Center

The Peter M. & Paula Green Johnson Career Center and provides business students the opportunity to gain practical work experience in their academic field of study through internship opportunities. Nationally, 70-90% of internships turn into full-time employment.

The Johnson Career Center aids students in finding internship opportunities during the school year or during the summer.  College of Business students in good academic standing and enrolled in either business undergraduate or graduate programs are eligible to apply for internship credit consistent with COB internship guidelines.  All internships for credit must be pre-approved through the Johnson Career Center.  To be considered for academic credit or learn more about internship guidelines, please see the links below.

Come by at your convenience during the Johnson Career Center's Walk-In Hours to get personalized help with any questions or problems while searching for the perfect internship.

How to Apply for Internship Credit

The College of Business highly encourages all students to take part in an internship, but does not require that credit be elected. To receive credit, the internship must be approved by the start of work. To learn more about how to apply for internship credit and the eligible internship guidelines, click here.

Student Benefits

  • Students participating in the program are able to apply classroom and textbook theories to a "real world" setting.
  • Students learn first-hand how to use their academic skills.
  • Students gain valuable experience in their field of endeavor for post-graduate employment opportunities.
  • Most intern positions are salaried to provide a financial incentive.
  • Students are able to establish networks in the business community and their performance can lead to long-term employment with the same company after graduation.
  • Many students are given special projects to assist the business in developing new millennium management practices.
  • This provides the students with a sense of achievement and belonging.Students may receive academic credit for the internship.
  • The Johnson Career Center can provide students with financial assistance through the Professional Development and Travel Fund.

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