Key Documents and Resources

Internship Resources

Internship Description Guide [PDF]

  • Our most popular document, which assists you with writing an effective internship description.

Management by Objectives Learning Agreement 

  • Required for all credit-bearing internships and should be completed after you have extended an internship offer and the student has accepted. This form is also referred to as the MBO. Contact the internship team for more information.

Student Internship Registration Policies and Code of Conduct [PDF]

  • All student interns are required to sign off on this information before beginning their internships.

International Student Offer Letter Templates

  • International students make terrific interns. We assist you with the paperwork process, which includes your official offer letter in addition to our Management by Objectives learning agreement.
  • Fall/Spring [PDF](69 KB)
  • Summer [PDF](69 KB)  

Legal Resources

Department of Labor Fact Sheet #71:
Internships Under the Fair Labor Standards Act [PDF]

  • Refer to this fact sheet for information regarding unpaid internships. If you are unable to pay your interns, they must be enrolled in academic credit for the internship as a complement to their educational curriculum.

News and Media

10 Internship Characteristics That Attract Exceptional Interns

  • Interesting article that details how to attract and retain top intern candidates.

Heritage Centers / UB Office of Economic Engagement

  • Highly successful workforce retention project completed by three UB School of Management students.