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BUS 493: Internship in Business Administration

Participating in an internship is a great way to put classroom experience into practical experience. While engaged in the supportive environment of an internship you can test career goals, enhance professional skills, develop self-reliance, self-esteem, and responsibility. Furthermore, internships encourage networking with professionals and will provide increased marketability for employment after graduation.

Below is the criteria for earning internship credits as a College of Business Administration major. All College of Business Administration students will need to meet with Lynne Finnegan, Internship Coordinator for the College of Business, to discuss internship credits.

BUS 493: Internship in Business Administration

Requirements

  • Minimum 75 credits completed prior to internship
  • 2.75 GPA or higher
  • Must be a College of Business Administration major in good academic and social standing
  • Permission of Internship Coordinator
  • Related to student’s major or career interests

Logistics

  • 3 – 6 Liberal or Professional credits depending on students major
  • Supervised work experience with participation in management and problem solving
  • Online seminar offered Fall, Spring, and Summer
  • S/U only

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Explore Past Internship Opportunities

The following list is a SAMPLE of placements in which students have participated for experiential credits. This list is not exhaustive.

Internship Placements for the College of Business Administration: Accounting, Entrepreneurial Management, Finance, General Business, Global Business, Marketing, Supply Chain Management

  • A.T. Cross Company
  • Accountant, PC
  • Aipso
  • ALDI Inc.
  • Amazing Charts, Inc.
  • Amica Mutual Insurance Company
  • Atrion Networking Corporation
  • Avid Technical Resources
  • Babcock Power
  • Bank of Newport
  • bcx Energy
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Braintree Cooperative Bank
  • Brand Allure
  • Bridge Technical Solutions
  • Buckman, Buckman, and Reid
  • Butler Realty Group
  • C.B. Richard Ellis-New England
  • Care New England
  • Carousel Industries, Inc.
  • Chanel
  • Children’s Friends
  • CIGNA
  • Coca-Cola Bottling Company
  • College Pro Painters
  • Community Care Services
  • Covidien
  • Davol Inc. Subsidiary of CR BARD
  • Dleonardo
  • DMC Network Co.
  • Embolden Design, Inc.
  • Emporium Nutrition
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • Ernest & Young, LLP
  • Estee Lauder
  • Expressions
  • Farmer & First, CPA’s P.C.
  • Fastenal Company
  • Firstcomp
  • FM Global
  • Focused Fitness
  • Gerard Building & Design Co., Inc.
  • Global Spectrum
  • Gossip Boutique
  • Gossip, Inc.
  • Granade Music
  • GTech
  • Hagen, Streiff, Newton & Oshiro, PC
  • Hasbro, Inc.
  • Hui Sheng Logistics Co, Ltd.
  • Indianapolis Zoo
  • International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum
  • ISOUDE
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • K&M Associates
  • Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co., LTD
  • Kent Hospital
  • Kidoinfo
  • KPMG, LLP
  • Learningworks for Kids
  • Lila Delman Real Estate
  • Limelight Promotions
  • MassMutual Legacy Financial Group
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration
  • Mystic Seaport Museum
  • Narragansett Beer
  • National Grid
  • New England Revolution
  • Newport Majestic Cruises
  • NOBLIS
  • Northeast Utilities System
  • Northwestern Mutual Financial Network
  • O’Neill Consulting Group
  • Office of Economic Recovery & Reinvestment
  • Otis Elevator Company
  • Partners Healthcare
  • Patriot Wireless, LLC
  • Piemme,s.r.l.
  • Pioneer Financial Group
  • Plan USA
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers, LLC
  • Professional Accounts Receivable Services,Inc.
  • Professional Development (Credit.com)
  • Professional Sports Publication’s
  • Provant Health Solutions, LLC
  • Providence Bruins Hockey Club
  • PUMA North America
  • Ralph M. Ciunci & Co
  • Raytheon Company
  • RBS Citizens
  • Restivo Monacelli, LLP
  • Rhode Island Division of Taxation
  • Rhode Island Novelty
  • RI Turnpike & Bridge Authority
  • Risk Exchange Insurance Services
  • Rogers Corporation
  • Ross Stores
  • Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics
  • Schneider Electric
  • Sequin
  • Sony Music Entertainment
  • South County Communication Action
  • South County Hospital
  • South Kingstown Chamber of Commerce
  • Special Olympics of Rhode Island
  • Sullivan & Company, CPA’s
  • Textbo, LLC
  • Textron
  • The Barney Company
  • The Cambridge Institute for China Business Research
  • The Campus Special
  • The Education Exchange
  • The Fleisig Law Firm, LLC
  • The McGraw-Hill Companies
  • The National Society of Leadership & Success
  • The Rhode Island Teaching Fellows
  • The Ryan Center
  • The Steamship Historical Society of America
  • The Timberland Company
  • The Washington Trust Co.
  • The Wendy Williams Show
  • Toray Plastics Inc.
  • UBS Finance
  • United States Naval War College
  • URI Accounting
  • URI Athletics Finance
  • URI Athletics Marketing
  • URI Department of Housing & Residential Life
  • USA Diploma Frames
  • Walmart Stores
  • Ward, Fisher & Company LLP
  • Webster Bank
  • Westerly Public Library
  • WIMCO
  • WPRI/WNAC-TV
  • Xtreme Trips
  • YMCA of Greater Providence

Sources: End-of-year-report pages 34-37: Internship Placements from Fall 2010, Spring 2011, & Summer 2011, and Explore Internship Opportunities by Major Archives 2009-2011

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