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Organizational Leadership Internships

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Internships build your resume and your experience.

Build your professional network. Get the experience you need to succeed in the workforce. Try out different careers to figure out your path. Earn credit while you work. Plus, internships are the new job interview! The National Association of Colleges and Employers reports that approximately 70% of employers offer their interns full-time jobs.


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Organizational Leadership Internships

Supervised practical experience in an organization or activity appropriate to a student's career and educational interests. Internships are supervised by faculty members and require periodic student/faculty meetings. Must obtain the approval of the Organizational Leadership program coordinator or department chairperson. The internships course is repeatable for credit; it may be taken 3 times or for a total of 6 credits. Generally, internships involve about 50 hours of field work for each credit, so about 150 hours for a three-credit internship; this is about 10 hours per week during a regular semester.

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Internship Grading

Internships are graded based on the quality of performance and the quality of the final paper.

Supervised Internship

The off-campus internship supervisor is expected to oversee your work and ensure the position offers educational value and a good experience.

Faculty Mentor

A faculty mentor on campus oversees the internship, meets periodically with the student during the semester, reviews written work and submits a grade.

Write About It

The intern completes a paper evaluating their experience during the internship and connecting internship experience with material learned in traditional classes.

Soundarya Ritzman, intern

Meet a

“I thought I would never do anything with supply chain, but I really love it. It’s a lot of fun. Schreiber is such a great place to work for. All the interns get treated like actual employees. There’s a hands-on approach to everything.”

Soundarya Ritzman '20
Organizational Leadership & Communication Dual Major

Ashley Heath, Internship Coordinator

Internship Assistance

Need more information about how to get an internship? Ask Ashley Heath, our Internship Coordinator, for help.

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