Improve Your 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:

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Oral Communication

Participating in professional meetings and communicating clearly with your supervisor

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Problem Solving & Critical Thinking

Responding to common workplace challenges, analyzing problems, and proposing solutions

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Working Remotely

Establishing effective spaces, communication, and technology use for working remotely


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Microsoft Excel

Using Pivot Tables, Macros, VLOOKUP, and more to manipulate business data

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Written Communication

Managing your email inbox and writing professional emails and executive summaries

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Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Recognizing biases and identifying ways to champion DEI in the workplace

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Office Etiquette

Recognizing acceptable office behavior and clothing choices


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Interpersonal Skills

Responding to difficult feedback and using small talk at work

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