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Internships are an important step to full-time employment and a successful career. Each year, we work with hundreds of area employers to help place qualified, marketing interns.

For Companies:
If you are a company and are looking for an intern, please contact Jess Sanborn ( for more information.

For Students:
The MKT 393 course counts as your JYEL (Junior Year Experiential Learning) Requirement or a Marketing Elective. MKT 393 may give you options in your degree requirements. See your academic advisor about your options. It is also required of all IME Honors Marketing and Digital Marketing Concentration students.​ Schedule an appointment with any College of Business Academic Advisor.​ 

​Graduate students who are interested in receiving credit for an internship can sign up for the MKT 793 course. Please follow the same instructions as MKT 393 below.

Step 1: Obtain a Marketing Internship

Step 2: Apply for Internship Approval

  • Once you have obtained an internship, submit an application for enrollment at Marketing Department reviews applications within two business days, and if the position is eligible, we will contact your supervisor to confirm the work experience. 
  • The internship must meet the following criteria:
    • The majority of responsibilities are marketing-related
    • Last the full 10 weeks of the academic quarter
    • Include face-to-face supervision with a mentor
  • If the position is unpaid, make sure you meet the Federal Department of Labor guidelines for an Unpaid Internship

Step 3: Enroll in MKT 393 or MKT 793

  • Contact Jess Sanborn ( to confirm all of your paperwork has been received.
  • Add MKT 393 or MKT 793 (graduate students) to your course cart and await further instructions from the internship office.

Click here to read about student internship experiences.