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. The Jon M. Huntsman School of Business internship program offers opportunities for students at all stages in post-secondary education. Students must meet the guidelines listed under each course to qualify for the respective course.

BUS 2250 – INTRODUCTORY INTERNSHIP (1-9 credits available)
Students wishing to complete the introductory internship course should meet the following guidelines:

  • Have completed a minimum of 30 credits
  • Have a business internship that will qualify for 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

BUS 4250 – ADVANCED INTERNSHIP (1-9 credits available)
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
  • Have a business internship that will qualify for advanced credit (to be determined on a case-by-case basis)
  • Major-related job duties should be over 50 percent of time spent on the position

BUS 6250 – GRADUATE INTERNSHIP (1-3 credits available)
Students wishing to complete the graduate internship course should meet the following guidelines:

  • Be working toward an MBA or at Master’s of Accountancy 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 in the Management Information Systems, Management and Human Resources, or Economics departments should contact the appropriate departmental faculty advisor

Based upon eligibility requirements, options are available for all business students interested in completing an internship for credit. Undergraduate students can earn up to 9 credits of Introductory Internship credit (BUS 2250) as well as 9 credits of Advanced Internship credit (BUS 4250) prior to graduation. Most graduate students in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business are eligible to earn up to 3 credits of Graduate Internship credit (BUS 6250).

The number of credits available depends on the hours spent working. Interns will also receive a letter 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