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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 Contract [PDF]

  • 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.

Recruit Smart [PDF]

  • How to use your internship program as an effective recruitment tool.

Building Successful Internship Programs [Video]

  • This session was presented to nonprofit agencies. However most of the information applies to internships in for-profits as well. Please note: for-profits may not employ volunteers. 

International Student Offer Letter Templates

  • When hiring an international student for an internship position, a basic offer letter is required in addition to the Management by Objectives contract.
  • Fall/Spring [PDF]
  • Summer [PDF]  

News and Media

Heritage Centers / UB Office of Economic Engagement

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