Eligibility

Participating in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business internship program provides students the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills they have gained in the classroom into a work environment. Students must meet the guidelines listed under each course to qualify for the respective course.

ADVANCED INTERNSHIP

ACCT 4250, ECN 4250, FIN 4250, MGT 4250, and MIS 4250

Students wishing to complete the advanced internship course should meet the following guidelines:

  • Be a Jon M. Huntsman School of Business major or minor
  • Have completed a minimum of 60 credits
  • Have completed a minimum of two 3000 or above business courses
  • Major-related job duties should be over 50 percent of time spent on the position
  • Internship must be approved by the department offering credit

MGT 4250 ONLY: Students wishing to take MGT 4250 must have a management faculty member agree to mentor their internship experience. With the faculty member, complete the form found at  http://huntsman.usu.edu/advising/files/uploads/Management_Internship.pdf and return the completed form to their Huntsman School academic advisor.

All other Huntsman School of Business students should submit to their academic advisor an offer letter containing the following:

  • Student’s full name
  • Supervisor’s name, phone number, and email
  • Location of internship
  • Internship title
  • Dates of internship
  • Number of hours expected to work each week
  • Distinguish if the internship is paid or volunteer
  • Description of duties

The offer letter should be typewritten, on company letterhead, signed by the direct supervisor.  Download Sample Offer Letter. 

Internship Credits

Undergraduate students can earn the following number of credits:

ACCT 4250 3 Credits
ECN 4250 1 to 9 Credits
FIN 4250 1 to 9 Credits
MGT 4250 1 to 3 Credits
MIS 4250 1 to 3 credits. 3 credits required for MIS Majors. 

The number of credits available depends on the hours spent working. Interns will also receive a Pass or Fail grade based on work performance.

Credits Available Paid Work Hours per Week Paid Work Hours per Semester Volunteer Work Hours per Week Volunteer Work Hours per Semester
2 10 150 8-10 120
3 15 225 10-12 180
4 20 300 16 240
5 25 375 20 300
6 30 450 24 360
7 35 525 28 420
8-9 40 600 32 480

GRADUATE INTERNSHIP (1-3 credits available)

Students wishing to complete the graduate internship course should meet the following guidelines:
•Be working toward a Master’s degree in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business
•Have a business internship that will qualify for graduate internship credit (to be determined on a case-by-case basis)
•Business-related job duties should be over 50 percent of time spent on the position
•Students working toward graduate degrees should contact the appropriate departmental faculty advisor