The Professions Program is a professional development curriculum required for all students entering the School of Business fall 2012 and later. It is a four-year program that allows students to develop progressive skills and gain experiences that will prepare them for competitive internships and careers. It consists of a series of workshops, an off-site informational interview and career exploration, and a leadership certificate. In addition to the requirements, there are a many opportunities and resources for students to prepare for their professional futures.
Internships are an integral part of the School of Business experience. Building on the required Informational Interview and Career Exploration of the Professions Program, internships give students the opportunity to connect classroom learning with real-world work environments.
Based on our most recent survey of graduating seniors, 87% of students had at least one internship during their college years. These internships played a crucial role in their ability to secure post-graduation employment.
Here are some of the more popular internship sites for our students:
Ernst & Young
Madison Square Garden
Tompkins County District Attorney