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Graduate Internship Academic Requirements

Academic Requirements

Course Prerequisities for One-Credit Internships

Course Prerequisites for Three-Credit Internships

General Requirements

  • All required work for an internship must be completed during the term of registration.
  • Students are expected to work 20 hours per week for a minimum of 12 weeks, unless otherwise noted.
  • Students must have an overall GPA of 3.0, unless otherwise noted below.

Program-Specific Requirements

Emerging Leaders MBA and Masters/MBA:

  • Must complete at least two semesters in the Emerging Leaders MBA or Masters/MBA program.

Evening/Professional MBA:

  • Must complete all MBA foundation courses, plus two additional courses.

Masters in Accounting:

  • Completion of nine credit hours of accounting courses at the 600-level or higher, and two semesters of grad coursework at Bentley or demonstrated academic understanding of accounting from undergraduate studies, at an intermediate or higher level.
  • Must provide the names of two Masters in Accounting faculty references.
  • Must have a 3.0 GPA overall and in all accounting courses.
  • May only do one one-credit internship and one three-credit internship in the Masters in Accounting program.

Masters in Finance:

  • Must have a 3.25 GPA overall and in required FI courses.
  • Must complete at least four FI courses at the 600-level or higher.

Masters in Marketing Analytics:

  • Must complete at least two MK courses at the 600-level or higher for the three-credit internship.

Course Prerequisities for One-Credit Internships

AC 590 Internship in Accounting Practice
Note: Students must work a minimum of 15 hours per week for a minimum of ten weeks 

CS 590 Internship in Information Technology
Note: Students must work a minimum of 120 hours

FI 590 Internship in Finance
Note: Students must work a minimum of 240 hours

FP 590 Internship in Financial Planning Practice
Note: Students must work a minimum of 15 hours per week for a minimum of ten weeks

HF 590 Internship in HFID
Note: Students must work a minimum of 120 hours

IPM 590 Internship in Information Process Management
Note: Students must work a minimum of 120 hours

MG 590 Internship in Management
Note: Students must work a minimum of 200 hours

MK590 Internship in Marketing
Note: Students must work a minimum of 120 hours

TX 590 Internship in Tax Practice
Note: Students must work a minimum of 15 hours per week for a minimum of ten weeks

Course Prerequisities for Three-Credit Internships

AC 701 Internship in Accounting Practice
Note: Students are expected to work 35 hours per week for a minimum of 10 weeks

CS 701 Internship in Information Technology

CS 881 CIS Internship

EC 701 Internship in Business Economics

ETH 701 Internship in Business Ethics

FI 701 Internship in Finance

FP 781 Internship in Financial Planning Practice
Note: Students are expected to work 35 hours per week for a minimum of 10 weeks

HF 790 Internship in Human Factors in Information Design
Note: Students are expected to work a minimum of 120 hours across one term

IB 701 Internship in International Business

IPM 701 Internship in Information Process Management

MG 701 Internship in Management
Note: Students are expected to work a minimum of 200 hours across one term

MK 701 Internship in Marketing Practice
Note: Students are expected to work 12 hours per week for a minimum of 10 weeks

ST 701 Internship in Business Data Analysis
Note: Students are expected to work 15 hours per week for a minimum of 12 weeks

TX 781 Internship in Tax Practice
Note: Work 35 hours per week for a minimum of 10 weeks