Academic Requirements for Internship

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

Day/Emerging Leaders and MSMBA:

  • Must complete all first year Day/Emerging Leaders MBA requirements.

Evening/Professional MBA:

  • Must complete all MBA Foundation Courses plus two additional courses.

MSA:

  • 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 MSA 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 MSA Program.

MSF:

  • 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.

MSMA:

  • Must complete at least three MK courses at the 600-level or higher.

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

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

ES 701 Entrepreneurship Practicum
Note: Students are expected to work a minimum of 200 hours across one term

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

OM 701 Internship in Operations Management

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