Why Do an Internship?
A credit internship provides business students with valuable work
experience, which will enhance their classroom learning. Our New
York City location opens enviable opportunities for real-world
experience prior to graduation. Successful internships often
lead to a job offer upon completion of degree. Tobin offers credit
internships to full-time graduate students who are currently
enrolled and are in good academic standing. Internships are
normally for the spring semester, or during the summer.
At the graduate level students are expected to have a career in
mind and as such have identified an industry/company with which to
do the internship. On occasion, the faculty mentor may have
suitable internships for students.
Credit internships are for one semester only and are part-time
so as to accommodate other coursework. Interns must be supervised
by both a Tobin faculty member and someone on-site at the
internship. International students may do an internship by filing
for CPT with the ISSO.
To engage a Peter J. Tobin College of Business graduate
student in an internship companies must agree to the
• Provide the Internship faculty mentor with a job description
outlining the intern’s duties, responsibilities and requirements in
order to gain internship approval.
• Provide a quality internship experience to our students. The
students should be exposed to as many aspects of the business as is
feasible within your company.
• As an academic experience for which students earn university
credit, the internship must include assignments within the
organization at an appropriate level. Typing, filing, answering
phones and photocopying are not acceptable tasks for interns.
• Be prepared to discuss at intervals with the faculty mentor
the performance of the intern.
• Complete an Evaluation Form at the end of the
To participate, full-time business students must meet the following
• Be in good academic standing within The Peter J. Tobin
College of Business.
• Approval of the Internship by the faculty mentor.
• Approval of the Dean’s office to ensure the internship can
be applied to the student’s program of study.