Obtain Internship Credit

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.

ACCT 4250-Accounting Internship (1-3 Credits)

Prerequisite/Restriction: Admittance to a USU major; cumulative GPA of 2.67 or higher; and completion of at least 40 credits. Instructor approval required.

  • Find Internship Module
  • Get signed offer letter from your employer and email a copy to your academic advisor.
  • Offer Letter needs to contain the following information:
    • 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 academic advisor will forward the offer letter to the ACCT dept for approval.
  • You will receive an email notifying you if the internship is approved and if you are authorized to register for ACCT 4250 for 3 credits.
  • You will be part of a canvas course managed by Ruth Harrison - ruth.harrison@usu.edu
  • ACCT 4250 is graded pass/fail

You must register in the semester you are completing your internship
3 credits can be applied to the Upper Division Business Elective requirement.
You cannot earn more than 3 credits a semester and no more than 9 internship credits total

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

1 5 75 3-5 60
2 10 150 8-10 120
3 15 225 10-12 180

ECN 4250-ECONOMICS INTERNSHIP

Provides economics internship experience in a career related position approved by the department of Economics and Finance. Course will not qualify as upper division ECN elective.

Prerequisite/Restriction: Grade of C or better in ECN 1500 and ECN 2010 and advisor approval; admittance to a USU major, cumulative GPA of 2.67 or higher, and completion of at least 40 credits.
Repeatable for credit (up to 9 credits only).
Pass/Fail only.

Semester(s) Traditionally Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

  • Find Internship Module
  • Obtain a signed offer letter, on company letterhead, from the employer and provide a copy to the academic advisor.
  • Offer Letter must contain the following information:
    • Student’s full name
    • Student’s A number
    • Student’s contact information
    • Supervisor’s name and contact information
    • Internship location
    • 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 internship offer will be reviewed by a committee comprised of two Huntsman School of Business advisors.
  • The student will receive an email notification of the approval/denial of the internship. The email will instruct the student to register for ECN 4250 for 1-9 credits.
  • You will be part of a canvas course managed by Ruth Harrison - ruth.harrison@usu.edu
  • FIN 4250 is graded as pass/fail.
  • The student must complete the internship during the semester of registration.

The number of credits available depends on the hours spent working.

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 35 535 28 420
8-9 40 600 32 480

FIN 4250-FINANCE INTERNSHIP

Provides finance internship experience in a career related position approved by the department of Economics and Finance. Course will not qualify as upper division FIN elective.

Prerequisite/Restriction: Grade of C or better in FIN 3400 and advisor approval; admittance to a USU major, cumulative GPA of 2.67 or higher, and completion of at least 40 credits
Repeatable for credit
Pass/Fail only
Semester(s) Traditionally Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

  • Find Internship Module
  • Obtain a signed offer letter, on company letterhead, from the employer and provide a copy to the academic advisor.
  • Offer Letter must contain the following information:
    • Student’s full name
    • Student’s A number
    • Student’s contact information
    • Supervisor’s name and contact information
    • Internship location
    • 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 internship offer will be reviewed by a committee comprised of two Huntsman School of Business advisors.
  • The student will receive an email notification of the approval/denial of the internship. The email will instruct the student to register for FIN 4250 for 1-9 credits.
  • You will be part of a canvas course managed by Ruth Harrison - ruth.harrison@usu.edu
  • FIN 4250 is graded as pass/fail.
  • The student must complete the internship during the semester of registration.

The number of credits available depends on the hours spent working.

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 35 535 28 420
8-9 40 600 32 480

MGT 4250-BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS, MARKETING (1-3 CREDITS)

Provides internship experience in a career-related position approved by a faculty member in the Department of Management. No more than three credits can be applied to fulfill major requirements.

Prerequisite/Restriction: Grade of B- or better in MGT 3110 or MGT 3500 or MGT 3700, and advisor approval; admittance to a USU major, cumulative GPA of 2.67 or higher, and completion of at least 40 credits

Repeatable for credit; Pass/Fail only

Credits Available

Paid Work Hours per Week

Paid Work Hours per Semester

Volunteer Work Hours per Week

Volunteer Work Hours per Semester

1 5 75 3-5 60
2 10 150 8-10 120
3 15 225 10-12 180

On Campus Business Administration Majors

Business administration students must have a management faculty member agree to mentor their internship experience. With the faculty member, complete the MGT 4250 Internship Agreement Form and return the completed form to business administration advisor, in B309 for course authorization.The advisor’s responsibility is to authorize you for the course. Work closely with your faculty mentor to understand the requirements needed to complete a pass/fail grade for the internship. Each faculty member has different internship requirements.

Regional Campus Business Administration Majors

Business administration students must contact Daniel Allen at daniel.allen@usu.edu as your faculty mentor for your internship experience. With Dr. Allen, complete the MGT 4250 Internship Agreement Form, and he will send the form to the Huntsman School academic advisor for course authorization. The advisor’s responsibility is to authorize you for the course. Work closely with your faculty mentor to understand the requirements needed to complete a pass/fail grade for the internship. Each faculty member has different internship requirements.

International Business Majors

International business students must submit the following information to the International Business Advisor for approval by the International Business Program Director

  1. A job description on company letterhead, and signed by the appropriate company official/supervisor. The description must clearly indicate the scope of the work to be completed, its relationship to the practice of business/trade/economics in an international context, the start and end date of the work, and the number of hours involved.
  2. Five learning objectives, formulated by the applicant, that relate specifically to the practice/application of international business/trade/economics. Objectives may be related directly to the functional nature of the work to be undertaken, i.e., sales, purchasing, finance, or to skills developed as a result of the experience i.e., communication, negotiation, leadership.
  3. Student will complete the MGT 4250 Internship Agreement Form and return the completed form to Huntsman School international business academic advisor, in B309 for course authorization. International Business Program Director will need to sign as faculty mentor.
  4. For the complete list of requirements and for the final report requirements, please view the international business work experience requirements.

Marketing Majors

Marketing students must have a marketing faculty member agree to mentor their internship experience. With the marketing faculty member, complete the MGT 4250 Internship Agreement Form and return the completed form to Huntsman School marketing academic advisor, in B309 for course authorization. The advisor’s responsibility is to authorize you for the course. Work closely with your faculty mentor to understand the requirements needed to complete a pass/fail grade for the internship. Each faculty member has different internship requirements.

MIS 4250-MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS (3 CREDITS)

Provides management information systems internship experience in a career related position approved by the department of Management Information Systems. No more than three credits can be applied to fulfill major requirements.

Prerequisite/Restriction: Grade of C+ or better in MIS 3330, and MIS 3500 or CS 1400 and CS 1405, and advisor approval; admittance to a USU major, cumulative GPA of 2.67 or higher, completion of at least 40 credits

  • Find Internship Module
  • Get signed offer letter from your employer (on letter head) and email a copy to your academic advisor.
  • Offer Letter needs to contain the following information:
    • 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 academic advisor will forward the offer letter to the MIS dept. for approval.
  • You will receive an email notifying you if the internship is approved and if you are authorized to register for MIS 4250 for 3 credits.
  • You will be part of a canvas course managed by Ruth Harrison - ruth.harrison@usu.edu
  • MIS 4250 is graded pass/fail

You must register in the semester you are completing your internship

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

1 5 75 3-5 60
2 10 150 8-10 120
3 15 225 10-12 180