How do you learn best? By doing, of course.

Whatever your major, we make sure your internships put you in the real world of work.

Internships are an essential part of the College of Business student experience, with over 78 percent of students engaging in one or more internships during their time here. These invaluable real-world work experiences give you the opportunity to step out of the classroom and into a real organization. You will collaborate with experienced professionals to complete projects that solve problems and add value. Plus, you may be able to earn academic credit!

To learn more, contact Lynne Finnegan, Coordinator, Experiential Education to make an appointment.

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Internship Spotlight

Julie Hausherr, a senior supply chain management major and leadership studies minor, had the opportunity to intern at a Frito-Lay manufacturing plant (owned by PepsiCo) in Killingly, Connecticut. She was 1 of 10 Supply Chain interns at this 10-week program. “I have enjoyed every second of my internship and really see myself working here post-graduation. The role is project-based and very hands-on. Everything I am doing is based off of real opportunities within the company”.

Internship Sites

Examples of recent internship sites for business students include IBM, PWC, GTECH, JWT, Fidelity Investments, Washington Trust Bank, New England Patriots, Textron, URI Athletics, International Tennis Hall of Fame, Northwestern Mutual, Atrion Networking Company, CVS, FM Global, Merrill Lynch, and the Ryan Center, among others.

TMD students have secured internships at 5 Star Apparel, Alex and Ani, Donna Karan, Green Envy, Gucci, Luxe Magazine, Marc Jacobs, Marie Claire, Nordstrom, Puma, Rhode Island Design Center, Ross-Simons, Showroom Delfina, XSRE Retail Group, among others.

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23%Students secure a job through
their internship
90%Students who received job offers had an internship
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