Nothing prepares you for the world of work more than on-the-job learning.

That is why virtually all business students choose to complete at least one internship. Even better, about half of our students complete an internship in a foreign country.

As an intern, you’ll:

  • Apply your academic knowledge in real-world settings
  • Learn to function in the professional arena
  • Exercise team-building skills
  • Enhance your networking and overall relationship development skills
  • Narrow the focus of your career plan
  • Be able to better evaluate entry-level positions after graduation
  • Impress prospective employers with your unique skills

Internships are similar to extended job interviews. Many recent business graduates have received job offers at higher starting salaries as a result of their internships.

The Sigmund Weis School of Business internship program is available to all business students. Internships usually take place during the summer, but can also occur during the school year. While they are designed to provide academic credit, some are paid.

Intern Profiles

   Ciara Middleton '20 (left)

Stein Fellows Gain International Business Experience

August 1, 2019

Several students from the Sigmund Weis School of Business are living and working abroad this summer with the support of the Eric Stein Fund for International Experience.

Marisa Battiloro

Senior Lives Her Dream at Coach

August 1, 2019

Fresh off her return from a semester studying in London, Marisa Battiloro ’20 immediately set about finding her summer internship.

Isaac Riston

Double Major Reflects on Life-Changing Fellowship

March 5, 2019

Isaac Riston ’19, a public policy and business administration major, says a fellowship at the Pennsylvania House of Representatives during his junior year was life changing.

B. James Foster

Grad Serves Peace Corps in Sierra Leone

January 29, 2019

At a time when most seniors began new jobs or prepared for graduate school, B. James Foster packed his bags for a two-and-a-half-year commitment to the Peace Corps in Sierra Leone.

Internship Opened Doors for Triple Major

September 24, 2018

After studying public policy, political science and Spanish, Christina Martin ’18 hopes to land an international public policy job that works in Spanish-speaking countries.

Senior Gains Experience in JPM Chase Leadership Development Program

August 10, 2018

Amanda Grosz ’19 is participating in a unique leadership development program with JPMorgan Chase & Co. that introduces potential Chase employees to the business, its products and customers.

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