Student Internship Opportunities

An internship through the Department of Management offers students unparalleled opportunities to develop professionally, acquire real-world managerial/entrepreneurial experiences, and apply classroom learning to the workplace. 


 Student (Intern) Requirements

  • Business Administration, Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship or Management majors must have Senior classification (90+ semester hours)
  • Must have at least a 2.5 overall grade point average
  • Student must earn the internship position by securing part-time employment with an academically approved Internship Sponsor (employer)
    • The internship must be approved by the Internship Coordinator and Department of Management
    • In the fall or spring semester, an intern is required to work between 15 and 25 hours per week (part-time hours).  In summer, interns may work full-time
    • The internship should be a new learning experience for the student intern (i.e. should not be a job the student holds currently or has held previously)

The Student (Intern) agrees to:

  • Meet with Internship Coordinator as requested
  • Work a minimum of 225 hours for three hours of college credit (12-25 hours per week)
    • Summer - work a minimum of 2 months in the summer regardless of the number of hours earned (must work until July 15)
    • Fall - work a minimum of 3 months in the fall semester (must work until December 1st)
    • Spring - work a minimum of 3 months in the spring semester (must work until April 1st)
  • Work in a company approved by the Internship Coordinator
  • Perform in a professional manner and comply with the employing company's regulations and policies
  • Maintain employing company's confidentialities
  • Submit an Internship Portfolio Project to the Internship Coordinator by the designated due date
  • Ask the employing company to complete and submit the Employer's Performance Evaluation of Intern form

Internship Opportunities

  • A current list of internship opportunities is maintained by the Internship Coordinator and is found here: Fall 2021 Internship Opportunities
  • A list of internship opportunities for Spring 2022 can be found here: Spring 2022 Internship Opportunities 
  • Additional internship openings can be found at the MTSU Career Center.  To learn more, click on the link. The Career Center uses the Handshake app to connect you with employers. Internship searches are available, along with full- and part-time job openings, career recruitment on campus and other valuable information. 

Internship Forms



Internship Coordinator

Kristen Shanine
Assistant Professor, Management

E-mail: Kristen.Shanine@mtsu.edu
Phone: (615) 494-8993
Office: BAS Building, N143
Fax: (615) 898-5308

 

 

Mailing Address:
PO Box 75
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

 

Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship Internship Program