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Winthrop CBAInternship Program
Information Session: Thursday October 2311am Thurmond Room 210
Work-basedlearning related to the student’sacademiccurriculum and/or careergoals.Basedon a goal-orientedrelationshipamongthreeinternshippartners:theCollege, the hiring organization, and thestudent
What is a College of Business Internship?
General Business (BADM 491)Accounting (ACCT 491)Finance (FINC 491)Computer Science (CSCI 491)Health Care Management (HCMT 491)International Business (BADM 492)Entrepreneurship(ENTR 491)Management (MGMT 491)Marketing (MKTG 491)MBA Internship (BADM 694)
Internship Courses for each Option(three hours of academic credit)
Registration packet including M.L.O. and job description – Instructor approval requiredMinimum of150documented hours of work (200hours for MBAstudents)Submission of weekly learning journals via emailAt least satisfactoryemployerfinal evaluationSubmit and orally present afinal paper as outlined inthe handbook.
Continental Tire AgapeAtotectUSA Piedmont Medical CenterState Farm Resolute Forest ProductsFastenal Bernie Ackerman, CPACity of Rock Hill Cedar Fair3D Systems Inc. Family Trust FCUCoca Cola Bottling Founders FCUBank of America Wells Fargo
Participating Businesses(Frequent Partners)
Spann EnterprisesRed VenturesHartmann USAMeritorMovement MortgageGreerWalkerLLPDuke EnergyMaerskShaefflerGroup
Up and Comers: Recent internships
Xerox India Limited – Gurgaon, IndiaH.Kuntzler& CIA -DoisIrmãos, Rio Grande doSul, BrazilDeakinManagement Center – Victoria, AustraliaBankoBDI, SA – Santo Domingo, Dominican RepublicPromens– Holland, GermanyTetra Pak – Modena, ItalyFederal Treasury of Russia – Ryazan, RussiaHotel LeSpinaker– LeGrauduRoi, FranceAgriculture Development Bank of China – Xiamen, ChinaJonarTransport -Kjalarvogi,IcelandAkermansChartered Surveyors – Suffolk, EnglandSierra Leone National Petroleum – Freetown, Sierra Leone
Think Globally(Winthrop Student’ internships)
When can I do an internship for credit in my option?Typically at least junior status (may petition if close)Fall, Spring or Summer termsWhat are the prerequisites for the internship?BADM 491:2.0 GPA and must have completed six hours beyond the business core from CBA options.BADM492:Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA. Completion of MGMT 325 and one additional management option course.ENTR 491:Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA. Completion of BADM 371 and one additional entrepreneurship option course.MKTG 491:Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA. Completion of MKTG 381 and one additional marketing option course.MGMT 491:Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA. Completion of MGMT 325 and one additional management option course.BADM 694: 3.0 GPA and permission of the internship coordinator/instructor.
Does the internship course require classroom attendance?The internship class will not typically meet in the classroom with the possible exception of the presentation of the final paper.Can I get paid for my work as an intern?Yes you can get paid for your work but not all intern positions are paid.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is responsible for finding an internship?The student, but the CBA will be happy to assist. There are several companies that have a long history of internships with Winthrop students.Can I do an internship in another country?Yes –In fact we have placed interns on every continent including Africa, Asia and Australia within the past ten years.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get started?Complete the registration materials and submit to theinternship instructor
Frequently Asked Questions
Measurable Learning ObjectivesAset of statements which clearly and precisely describe two things which will occur during yourinternship.The first, the “Activities Objectives” lists what you intend to accomplish for the internship organization during your worktermi.e. theactivities which willoccur.Thesecond, “Growth Objectives” describes what you will add to your expertise, knowledge, skills and development in this area or how you will be changed by the experience.
Describewhat youwilllearn or what competencies you will gain from the activities you are engaged in for yourinternship.EXAMPLE: I will gain expertise in the development of job descriptions and increase my ability to effectively communicate with an organization’s employees.
Growth Objective
An acceptable journal entrywill be comprisedof two sections: the Log andReflection.Log Section:A job log reports all of the activities that you have done for a specific work period. Logs help professionals evaluate how effectively they use their time.Reflection Section:The primary purpose of the reflection section is to provide an opportunity for you to integrateyour classroomtraining and practical experience. The reflection section should discuss the activities you did during the work period in terms of how your coursework informs your experience.
S/U Basis for UndergraduatesInternship Journal and Time Sheets 20%Final Term Paper 40%Employer/Instructor Evaluation40%
Grade Determination
INTERN’S FINAL EVALUATION OF INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCEAn essential part of a successful internship program is providing students with high quality internship experiences. In order to maintain this quality it is imperative that we receive feedback from our student interns. Please complete this confidential form and return to the Internship Coordinator in the College of Business Administration.You will not receive credit for this course until this form is completed and returned.Intern_________________________ Date___________________Employer______________________ Supervisor_______________________1. Please rate the internship experience on the following characteristics by checking the box which most represents your evaluation.2. What were the greatest benefits you received from this internship?3. What were the biggest problems you encountered in this internship?
Largest Employers in York CountyWells FargoRoss DistributionDuke PowerAmisub of South Carolina Inc.County of YorkCiti FinancialUS Foodservice Inc.
Largest Employers in the Charlotte Metro AreaCarolinas Health Care SystemWells Fargo CompanyBank of AmericaNovent HealthWalmart & Sam’s ClubCity of CharlotteDuke Energy Corp.Food Lion LLCHarris Teeter
Largest Employers in South CarolinaBartercard USA Inc.Medical University of South CarolinaGreenville Health SystemBMW Manufacturing Co.Palmetto Health RichlandMcLeod HealthSpartanburg Regional Medical CenterBaldor Dodge ReliancePiggly WigglyBen Arnold Beverage Co.
York County top Industrial EmployersWells Fargo Home MortgageRoss DistributionDuke Power-Catawba Nuclear StationSchaeffler Group USA, Inc.Citi FinancialUS Foodservice, Inc.Resolute Forrest ProductsShutterflyStacy’s, Inc.DomtarDaimler Trucks North America
What are the internship courses for each option?General Business (BADM 491)International Business (BADM 492)MBA Internship (BADM 694)Entrepreneurship (ENTR 491)Management (MGMT 491)Marketing (MKTG 491)How many work hours are required for option course credit?150 hours for undergraduate students200 hours for MBA students
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