Prerequisite: MGMT 300, MGMT 311 For HR Internships
Please read UW Business School Internship Overview FIRST
Learn more about earning academic credit for the internship
Once you have found an internship, complete the following:
1. Download the Internship Contract. You must fill out the Internship Contract (see the forms link below), in which you describe your internship and how it relates to your management coursework.
2. Go over the Contract with your internship supervisor and have him/her sign it.
3. Bring the Contract to the me BEFORE your internship begins. We will discuss your internship responsibilities, your learning goals, and responsibilities. If your it meets the criteria for a management internship, I'll sign your paperwork and provide you with a registration code.
4. Register for the 495 before the the tenth day of class. Or, you may petition to register for the internship in the following quarter, as long as the Contract is completed before the internship quarter begins and the 495 academic requirements are completed during the internship.
5. Provide me with an internship update midquarter (week 5). See description in the Management 495 Internship Expectations and Grading Guidelines.
6. Turn in your Integrative Paper (see Internship Expectations and Grading Guidelines, below) no later than the last day of instruction along with:
MGMT495 Internship Expectations and Grading Guidelines:
Credit for MGMT 495 is not based on the work you perform in your internship, but rather your ability to demonstrate the integration and application of what you have learned in coursework to your job experiences.
To earn credit for your internship you need to:
1. Complete a Midterm Status Report to Faculty Advisor (Week 5)
Each student intern is expected to report status weekly or biweekly to the faculty advisor. These status reports may take the form of a personal meeting, phone conversation or electronic mail correspondence. These reports should be used to:
These reports should be pertinent to the internship and related course work. Student interns will state which day they will be submitting status reports and will be measured on their consistency in providing this deliverable.
2. Internship Value Paper
Part 1. Internship Description
Part 2. Coursework Application & Extension
The paper should be written in a professional and diplomatic, but honest and open manner. Concerns or suggestions should be stated in constructive, non-offensive terms. Care should be taken to avoid proprietary or confidential disclosures.
As a means of recording the work done on the internship, you may want to keep a journal of the tasks performed and activities involved with the internship. This journal can then become the basis for discussion of the value of the internship.
This paper will be graded on:
Submit two copies of the paper should be submitted to me; one for my files and the other to be returned with comments. The report will not be submitted to the sponsoring organization.