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Professional Development Opportunities

Internships

Many MBA students do internships to gain professional experience or to make a career change.  Students desiring academic credit for an internship must meet a number of requirements.  BADM 694 is the MBA internship class and serves as an elective in the MBA and MBA-Accounting programs.  Students interested in the BADM 694 class should discuss this option during advising.

Career and Civic Engagement

Winthrop's Center for Career and Civic Engagement provides a number or career development resources including:

International Field Experience

MBA students can visit another country to see first-hand how international business is conducted.  BADM 600 is the International Field Experience class, which is required for MBA-International students, and an elective for MBA and MBA-Accounting.

NY Financial Markets Seminar

Each May students and faculty travel to New York, NY to visit Wall Street and learn first-hand how financial markets operate.  This experience includes visits to the New York Stock Exchange, the Federal Reserve, Merrill Lynch, and other prominent financial influences.

CBA Career Series

The College of Business brings employers from major firms and government entities to talk about career development, the job search process, what they are looking for in employees, and how to obtain a position with their company.  Through the career series you will learn how to advance your career from experienced professionals, and you will learn about possible internship and full-time career opportunities.

Student Professional Development Conference

Each spring the College of Business Student Professional Development conference provides workshops led by experienced professionals to help students gain an edge in finding jobs and futhering their careers.