Presentation on theme: "UNDERGRADUATE INTERNSHIPS IN MARKETING. WHY SHOULD I CARE? Paid Internship for a semester Looks great on a resume Counts for advanced business elective."— Presentation transcript:
WHY SHOULD I CARE? Paid Internship for a semester Looks great on a resume Counts for advanced business elective credit hours (pass/fail) Gain practical Marketing experience Oh, and did I mention, it is PAID
HOW DO I GET STARTED? SIMPLE, REALLY. 1.Go to BB 107 Advising Center and get FORM 1 – this is an eligibility check. 2.Also complete FORM 2 – this is where you find a suitable internship. 3.UTA Career Services has a HIRE A MAVERICK database that can also help find a suitable internship position for you. 4.Negotiate with the company you select for the internship position. 5.When you are finished, bring FORM 1 and FORM 2 to Dr. Richarme for signatures. 6.He will give you FORM 3, which is a mini-contract between you, your employer, and UTA. 7.When that is completed, return it to Dr. Richarme for signature and activation of your registration for the Internship class.
AM I ELIGIBLE FOR AN UNDERGRAD INTERNSHIP? Eligible students include UTA undergraduate juniors and seniors with a declared major in the College of Business, with a minimum overall GPA of 2.5, and who have 3 hours available in advanced business electives. If you don’t know, Advising Room 107 will tell you.
WHAT ARE THE COURSE REQUIREMENTS? 1.Do a good job for your employer – think of it as practice for getting hired when you graduate. 2.Complete a daily journal on Blackboard describing your relevant Marketing activities. 3.Write a 10 page paper describing how this experience tied to your Marketing curriculum and upload to Blackboard by the end of the semester. 4.Your employer will fill out a Report Card (Advising will send it to them automatically) at the end of the semester. 5.You get a Pass/Fail grade based on completing the above requirements. 6.The grade is assigned by Dr. Richarme.