Finding an Internship
The Mason School of Business Undergraduate Program is committed to helping students find internship opportunities. Together with the Cohen Career Center, the Business Program provides numerous resources for students throughout the application and interview process.
To look at prospective internships, search the Career Center's Resources.
Receiving Academic Credit
Students participating in a summer internship can concurrently enroll in the summer course BUAD 492 - Work & the Workplace (1 or 3 credits). This course can be completed remotely online and explores the nature of work, professionalism, and working environments as students participate in their early experiences of the professional workplace. Key themes include: ethical decision making; diversity in the workplace; self-assessment, values and personal alignment in the workplace; conditions for “good work”; sustainability and social responsibility in business. Key learning objectives include:
Developing an integrative understanding of “good work” and professionalism in business, based on analyses of academic and professional perspectives, as well as one’s one work experience.
Increasing awareness of personal and organizational strengths in contributing to excellent and ethical work in business.
Identifying, analyzing and evaluating ethical issues in the workplace.
Increasing awareness and understanding of diversity in the workplace.
Identifying, analyzing, and evaluating the role of business in addressing social and environmental issues.
To register for BUAD-492 Work & the Workplace, students must register in Banner and complete the following form.
During the academic year, students can enroll in BUAD 490 - Independent Study and complete a business related project with a faculty member to receive one, two or three credits. For more information regarding research opportunities visit our Advising Resources website.
Try finding housing at a neighboring university. Many universities like to fill their dorm space for the summer and it can be a cheaper option!
For those students interning in New York City, consider Educational Housing Services.