Sample Internships

Students respond best to well-designed internship projects that build professional competencies and skills. Students participate in internships mainly to learn. Postings should be clear, focused on real-world projects, and balanced between responsibilities and learning.

Components of an Effective Internship Description

  • Company profile
  • Intern title
  • Main project (70 percent of internship)
  • Side projects and contributions (30 percent of internship)
  • Desired skills and knowledge
  • Learning objectives
  • Soft skills/professional competencies

Focus Areas

Sample internship descriptions are available in the following focus areas, or academic concentrations:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management 
  • Information Assurance
  • International Business
  • Management Consulting
  • Marketing
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management (coming soon)
  • Workforce Management/Human Resources