Please read all steps carefully before enrolling in BUSX 460.
Internships submitted for summer 2019 sections will be reviewed March 1through May 8. Internship submissions will not be accepted after 3 p.m. on May 8.
Internships submitted for fall 2019 sections will be reviewed June 1 through Aug. 7. Internship submissions wil not be accepted after 3 p.m. on Aug. 7.
Refer to Towson Online Services for your enrollment date. Check the class schedule before enrolling in a course section to ensure attendance. To enroll in the Professional Experience (BUSX 460) course, students must meet the following criteria:
Note: Students will not be granted permission to register for Professional Experience once the academic term begins.
International students must contact the International Student and Scholar Office prior to beginning this process to ensure that they are aware of all permit requirements.
Attending an info session will help you get ready for this unique course and is a requirement for registering for the class.
All sessions take place in ST 211
Feb. 12, Mar. 12, Apr. 9, May 14: 3:30-4 p.m.
Mar. 1, Apr. 5, May 3: 10-11 a.m.
Every Thursday Feb. 7-May 9: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Keep in mind the BUSX 460 internship requirements when conducting your search. It is important that you start this process early by submitting your application to several openings. Don’t apply to just one internship and hope that it will work out with that company. Be proactive! Take advantage of the numerous university and college resources available to assist you in your search.
Each semester, the College of Business and Economics hosts events that not only provide a wealth of information on professional development, but serve as a great opportunity to network with local business leaders.
This e-newsletter distributed every Wednesday by the Student Academic and Career Services Office provides a listing of available approved internships among other important info for students. Not receiving CBE CONNECT? Contact BUSX staff at busx AT_TOWSON.
Take advantage of the Career Center where you can meet with a counselor, practice interviewing, get resume advice and more. The Career Center also hosts several career fairs, event and on-campus interviewing with employers recruiting events throughout the year, which are all posted in Handshake.
The Business Excellence staff are available to discuss additional ways to find internships. Schedule an appointment or stop by the office in Stephens Hall, room 301 during walk-in hours on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 2 to 3 p.m.
You also have the option of finding an internship on their own. Be sure to use your network to find out about openings.
You must have your internship for BUSX 460 approved by the Director of Professional Experience. An online form will be posted during the approval window on the BUSX 460 web pages. An internship job description on company letterhead signed by a supervisor is required when submitting the online approval form.
You are required to complete the first homework assignment by the first day of class. Any student that does not complete it will receive a deduction from the final grade (no exceptions).
Attendance at all seven class sessions for the BUSX 460 is mandatory. Check the class schedule before enrolling in a course section to ensure attendance. Only an excused absence (hospitalization of student or death in the family) is acceptable.