The School of Business Internship Program provides a field study experience in subject areas covered by the departments of Accounting, Economics, Finance, and Marketing, and Management. Students can earn credit toward their degree while exploring career opportunities related to their major field of study. Students will work 120 to 150 hours per semester for each 3 credit internship, maintain a field experience journal, and complete a final project or report. Students will also attend scheduled classroom seminars, which will cover topics such as interviewing skills, networking, and professinal development.
A minimum of 45 earned credit hours (including at least 12 credit hours in the Business Core) with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above and receive permission of the School of Business internship coordinator. Students wishing to enroll in a summer internship must have completed a minimum of 75 credit hours
Receiving Academic Credit
Three (3) credits are earned per internship
The maximum number of credits that can be earned is six (6) for two separate internships
Two separate internships cannot be taken concurrently
Internships can only be taken within the term for which a student is registered
Internship credit will count as business elective credit and is not used to fulfill major requirements
Sample Internship Organizations:
Albany Broadcasting Company
Bank of America, N.A.
BBL Construction Services
Cohoes Housing Authority
Delmar Cengage Learning
First Investors Corporation
Move that Block
New Jersey Nets Basketball
Northwestern Mutual Financial Network
Peter Harris Clothes
Sirius Satellite Radio
Special Olympics New York
The Ayco Company, L.P.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Tri-City Valley Cats