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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.  All internships for credit must be pre-approved through the Johnson Career Center.  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.  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. To learn more about how to apply for internship credit and the eligible internship guidelines, click here.

Student Benefits

  • Apply classroom and textbook theories to a "real world" setting.
  • Learn first-hand how to use their academic skills.
  • Gain valuable experience in their field of interest.
  • Most intern positions are salaried to provide a financial incentive.
  • Establish networks in the business community.
  • Many students are given special projects to assist the business in developing new millennium management practices.
  • Students gain a sense of achievement and belonging.
  • Students may receive academic credit for the internship.
  • Financial assistance for students may be offered through the Professional Development and Travel Fund.

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