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Sykes College of Business internships, except for those in accounting, are coordinated by a College of Business internship coordinator.

Internships allow students to work in professional environments and apply business course knowledge. With more than 200 Tampa Bay companies expressing interest, there are many internship experiences available.

Internships provide opportunities for students to:

  • Earn academic credit
  • Gain experience in a major
  • Add to resume
  • Preview company for possible employment
  • Begin business network

Student Responsibilities

Undergraduate Requirements

  • Junior or senior status
  • Must have a cumulative College of Business GPA of 2.25
  • Completion of internship webinar is required (through Career Services).
  • Foundation course in each discipline must be completed prior to beginning internship.
  • Student is responsible for securing internship and registration.
  • Upon completion of the internship, an evaluation form must be completed by the company/supervisor, and students must submit a written report in order to receive a grade.
  • Internships count toward fulfillment of general elective credit only and do not count toward fulfillment of any major requirement (except for entrepreneurship majors).
  • International students must be registered for an internship to work in the United States for pay.

Graduate Requirements

  • Must have a cumulative College of Business GPA of 3.0 and have completed two semesters as a graduate student prior to enrolling for credit.
  • Completion of internship webinar is required (through Career Services).
  • Student is responsible for securing internship and registration.
  • Upon completion of the internship, an evaluation form must be completed by the company/supervisor, and students must submit a written report in order to receive a grade.
  • Internships can count toward the fulfillment of up to two practicum credits.
  • International students must be registered for an internship to work in the United States. International MBA students may register for one credit of internship during a semester to satisfy this requirement.

Additional requirements may apply to internships in each of the College of Business majors.

Opportunities