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Internship Program

Undergraduate Internship Program

The Finance Internship Program offers eligible Finance majors the rare opportunity to apply classroom learning to address realistic financial issues in an organization. They also offer students the possibility to enhance employment opportunities after graduation. Students are encouraged to pursue an internship, for credit, when it adds to the quality of their learning experience.

As an intern, you must:

  1. Attend meetings with the Office of Career Services and the internship coordinator for the Finance Department.
  2. Obtain course approval from the coordinators
  3. Keep daily logs of activities performed
  4. Complete written assignments
  5. Complete post-internship evaluations

Eligibility

Internships are open to superior full-time students, who have completed their sophomore year. You must have an overall GPA of 2.7, and have completed nine credit hours of Finance courses before the beginning of the internship period.

Grading

The FI 421 Finance Internship is a three-credit course that fulfills the requirements of a Finance-related elective, thus requiring the payment of tuition. Most internship positions are paid positions. You are required to work for a minimum of 20 hours per week, for a minimum of 12 weeks. Grading is based on five elements:

  1. Supervisor’s evaluation: 40%
  2. Activity log: 10%
  3. Internship journal: 25%
  4. Internship project: 20%
  5. Attendance: 5%

Contact

Claude Cicchetti
Internship Faculty Adviser
Morison 121
Telephone: 781.891.2511
Fax: 781.891.2511
ccicchetti@bentley.edu

Graduate Internship Program

MSF candidates may be able to complete an intership to acquire practical experience. It provides opportunities for students to:

  • Assess personal strengths and weaknesses in light of the demands they are apt to encounter in their prospective field
  • Gain a base of experience to realistically plan the start of their careers
  • Demonstrate their professional potential to prospective employers

As an intern, you should expect to be involved directly in securing your internship. The Graduate School, the Center for Career Services and the department internship coordinator can assist you in contacting potential internship sponsors. You also are encouraged to demonstrate your own initiative in finding internship opportunities.

Eligibility

The internship is available to full-time MSF candidates. To be eligible, you should have taken at least three graduate courses at the 600-level or higher, and have a cumulative GPA  of at least 3.25.

Claude Cicchetti
Internship Faculty Adviser
Morison 121
Telephone: 781.891.2511
Fax: 781.891.2511
ccicchetti@bentley.edu