Internship in Economics or Accounting
Having an internship may give students an advantage when searching for their first job after graduation. Nearly all employers participating in the National Association of Colleges and Employers Job Outlook Survey of 2015 said that they prefer to hire candidates who have relevant work experience. In 2015, sixty-five percent of those graduating with a bachelor’s degree participated in an internship. Read more on the statistical advantages of holding a paid or unpaid internship here at the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACEWEB).
The internship position must provide an opportunity to learn about some area of economics, accounting, business or related public policy. The internship is a one-credit course (ECO 498) open to qualified Economics or Accounting majors, upper Junior/Senior only. In order to register for ECO498, you must obtain permission from the Internship Advisor, Prof. Vivette Ancona (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Internship Course Requirements include the following:
From the Student:
- One three-page paper mid-way through the semester describing your initial assignments.
- One seven-to-ten page final paper summarizing your internship experience and including an assessment of the internship and whether or not you would recommend this internship to other students.
From the Host Internship Supervisor:
- Mid-semester and
- Final evaluation forms.
Internship Forms and Procedures