Internship Information for Bauer Students
The Rockwell Career Center prepares Bauer students for successful transitioning from the academic to the business world. To learn about available internship opportunities, log into Bauer Career Gateway and use the advanced search feature to target internships.
What is an internship and why should I get one?
It is a structured educational experience which incorporates a productive work experience as a regular part of a college student’s curriculum, internships involve the student working in a professional setting under the supervision and monitoring of practicing professionals. See student and employer advantages of internships document to learn more.
When do I apply for an internship?
The earlier you start, the more time you have to gain experience and see if your chosen profession is really for you. The best way to find an internship is to apply for many. The internship process might be long and tedious, so you want to allow yourself enough time to look and schedule interviews. Rockwell Career Center receives internship listings continually. It’s probably best to begin your internship search the semester prior to your desired placement. Utilize this internship timeline document as a guide to follow during your internship search process.
Internship Academic Credit Information
The internship course is a “registration by permission only” course for junior or senior students with a declared major. Students wishing to enroll in the course must submit the required forms before the deadline to begin the enrollment process. Click here for Internship for Credit Application Steps.
The Value of Interning Abroad
Completing an international internship can give you the experience and confidence you need to pursue your chosen career after college. An international internship stands out on your résumé, gives you an edge in a tough job market, and affords you a valuable global perspective. Interning abroad can also introduce you to different ways of working, giving you more flexibility and greater comfort with diverse points of view as you enter the workforce. Please visit the University of Houston Office of International Studies and Programs to learn about internships and study abroad programs for business students.
For questions regarding the Internship Academic Credit Request process, please contact your RCC career counselor. For Internship Opportunities Abroad, please contact the Office of International Studies. Note for International Internships: Students can only receive Advanced Business Elective credit from the C.T. Bauer College of Business by using an affiliated study abroad provider that is approved by the Office of International Studies.