College of Business interns apply what they’ve learned in real-world situations and build experience that improves their resumes. They strengthen their professional networks, learn the unwritten rules and etiquette of their chosen fields, and confirm whether they have chosen the correct career path as they engage in the numerous opportunities available to them.These students also increase their competitiveness in the entry-level job helping to ensure their educational investment results in an enriching career path.
Of undergraduate students in the U.S. complete at least one internship by graduation
Of COB interns say their internship motivated them to persist to graduation
Of internships completed by COB students are paid
Of our graduates find employment related to their majors within one year of graduation
What marketing student, Ali, had to say about her experience, “I want to potentially open a small business of my own in the future. This was the perfect internship for me.”
What David had to say about the experience, “This internship allowed me to grow, and it also allowed me to learn. I was also pushed outside of my comfort zone which made me build more skills.”
Employers say you need these skills to compete and succeed! The Stangler Internship Initiative offers engaging professional skills training for College of Business students on the following topics
Students have the option of taking an internship for academic credit, or not. The benefits of taking an internship for academic credit include satisfying major-required electives and the fact that some employers view internships for credit as more valuable experiences on a student's resume.
College of Business interns possess a mixture of business, technical, and soft skills, accompanied by an eagerness to learn and put their skills to work. Hiring one of our interns can assist with your current workload, add new perspectives and expand your future talent pool.
Meet the Firms is a premier accounting career fair for students at Minnesota State University, Mankato. This event features public accounting firms, private industry companies, and government agencies that recruit students seeking professional careers in accounting.
The Stangler Internship Initiative seeks to be the premier internship program by expanding business students' professional skill sets and enhancing student and employer success in internships.