Internship Orientation Workshop
Students, who want to participate in the internship program, should attend the internship orientation workshop to gather information about the academic and professional aspects of the internship experience. The workshop will highlight paperwork requirements and deadlines, as well as internship searching tips and resume development. Workshops are held Tuesday at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday at 1:00 p.m., and Thursday at 3:00 p.m. by appointment only. Appointments can be scheduled with the front desk at 818-677-4697.
Resume / Cover Letter Reviews
One-on-one resume / cover letter reviews are available by appointment. Appointments can be scheduled with the front desk at 818-677-4697. Please note students must attend an internship orientation workshop prior to one-on-one resume / cover letter reviews.
Students who would like to practice their interview skills may schedule an appointment for a mock interview. Appointments can be scheduled with the front desk at 818-677-4697. Please note students must have an interview scheduled with a prospective employer in order to participate in a mock interview, and should schedule the mock interview at least a few days prior to the actual interview.
Information sessions are structured presentations by potential employers where students are able to learn detailed information about the organization, internships, jobs, and careers within the organization. In addition, students may gain insights about current and future trends in particular industries. Information sessions are held at various times throughout the year and publicized to students in a timely manner.
Professional Development Workshops
The Career Education & Professional Development Office conducts a series of professional development workshops for students. These workshops are designed to enrich students' experiential learning experiences, to assist students in their career preparation, and to network with their fellow students and industry leaders. Workshops are held at various times throughout the year and publicized to students in a timely manner.
COBAE Meet the Firms - April 25, 2013
COBAE students are invited to attend the 2nd annual College of Business and Economics Meet the Firms on Thursday, April 25, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the USU Northridge Complex. Students will have the opportunity to network with a variety of companies, non-profits, and government agencies regarding career paths and career opportunities. In addition, students are able to include a polished resume in the COBAE Meet the Firms resume book and receive complimentary business cards to share at the event.
This is a professional event so professional business attire is required. Preparation of the resume and networking skills is recommended. Prior to the event, two prep workshops will be held. The dates and times for the prep workshop will be announced soon.
To register for the event, visit http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2013_MTF_Students. The deadline is Thursday, April 18, 2013 to register. However to be included in the resume book and receive business cards, email a polished resume as a Microsoft Word document to firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, April 4, 2013 (PDFs will not be accepted). For more information, please contact the COBAE Career Education and Professional Development Office in Juniper Hall 2236 or 818.677.4697.
Want to Obtain an Internship or Enroll in the Internship Course (498C)? Here's What You Do...
Please note: The internship course has pre-reqs for each major that must be met prior to enrolling in the course. Please consult the University Catalog, your major department, or the Career Education & Professional Development Office at 818-677-4697 to verify current pre-reqs.
To search for opportunities on the College of Business and Economics' internship page, please visit http://merlin.csun.edu/~businter/. Mark the ID numbers of interest to you and contact the Office for the current contact information. Please note the contact information is only available to students who attend an Internship Orientation Workshop.
Additional sites for internship postings include http://www.internships.com/, http://www.internmatch.com/, http://www.careerrookie.com/, http://www.entertainmentcareers.net/ (entertainment-based), and http://www.fins.com/ (finance-based).
Executive Internship Program
The College of Business and Economics’ Executive Internship Program (EIP) seeks highly motivated students dedicated to combining their academic development with their professional development through experiential activities. The Executive Internship Program combines theory and practice for business students to experience the best elements of classroom theory applied in the world of professionals.
The program seeks dynamic and motivated business students who are eager to push themselves academically and professionally. They are leaders in the classroom and on campus, and they strive to continue to better themselves at the College of Business and Economics.
Interested students must submit an application packet by the submission deadline for the semester. The one-page personal statement and one-page resume of selected students will be forwarded to executives for review. Executives will then contact selected students to set up interviews. If selected as an intern, students will enroll in the 498C course in their major for the appropriate semester.
What is the role of an Intern in the Executive Internship Program?
The Executive Internship Program enables COBAE students to gain experience and expertise in particular professions. Selected students spend 150 hours per semester with their executive and undertake activities and/or projects that provide comprehensive views of the professional roles, responsibilities, and functions in the corporate world. Students will also complete academically oriented assignments that demonstrate and reflect upon learning and self evaluation. For the student application packet, please click here.
What is the role of an Executive in the Executive Internship Program?
The Executive Internship Program enables executives to mentor and guide students through professional roles, responsibilities, and functions in the corporate world. Executives will get to know the students both professionally and personally, with the intention of increasing students’ leadership potential and business acumen through constructive feedback. For the Executive application packet, please click here.