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Pathways to your career

An internship is a form of experiential learning that integrates classroom knowledge and theory with practical business experiences.

Immerse yourself in the work setting:

  • Build your resume with meaningful experience
  • Network with business professionals to open doors
  • Expand potential post graduate opportunities

Internship goals

Employers trial run prospective employees. Students gain insight into various career fields and discover personal passions and strengths.

  • Explore career paths
  • Develop confidence and self-direction
  • Sharpen interaction and communication skills
  • Gain valuable knowledge
  • Apply business theory to actual working situations

Internship benefits

50% of student interns are offered full-time positions post graduation.

  • Experience the culture of an organization
  • Gain expertise in overcoming workplace challenges
  • Zero-in on preferred geographical locations

Enrolling for course credit

As a CCB student, you can earn 3 course credits by participating in an approved internship.

  • Junior standing (60 credits)
  • A minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Receive approval from faculty internship coordinator
  • Enroll in the internship course

Internship resources for students

For employers

Organizational benefits

Employers have the opportunity to guide and evaluate talent for future openings. You provide CCB students with valuable growth and learning experiences. In return the organization receives:

  • Recognition and expands their brand
  • CCB students bring knowledge, enthusiasm, and hard work to their internship
  • Advance economic development by increasing the area talent pool

Candidate fields

The Charlton College of Business was recently named as a top-performer in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report, ranked 166 out of 514 AACSB Institutions. The Charlton College of Business has students open to work and learn in the following business disciplines:

  • Accounting, banking, budgeting, finance, financial planning, investments, and insurance
  • Customer service, marketing, sales, and social media
  • Management, management information systems (MIS), and operations management

Organizational criteria

An internship is a professional learning experience of supervised training and on-the-job learning events and activities. Not all work experiences are internships. Roles that merely require the student to perform clerical, routine or repetitive tasks are not considered internships.

  • Internships have clearly defined beginning and end dates.
  • Include a job description.
  • Internships may be paid or unpaid.
  • Students apply directly to the organization.

Internship resources for employers

Internship stories

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Capri McLucas '23: A meaningful experience

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Senior marketing major Jess Buchanan
Jess Buchanan '23: Gaining confidence

Senior marketing major credits on-campus job in developing business acumen

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Adam Horowitz '23: A dream internship

Senior marketing major and baseball player confirms passion for coaching in Cape Cod League internship

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