1. Enroll in the course.
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:
- Senior standing (at least 90 units)
- Admitted into the Business Administration, e-Business or Accounting major
- Completion of the following courses: BUSX 301, FIN 331, MNGT 361, and MKTG 341
- Attended a mandatory information session
- Enrollment in the class is contingent upon approval of your internship.
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.
Are you a current senior or rising senior looking to take BUSX 460? Attending an info
session will help you get ready for this unique course and is a requirement for registering
for the class.
Spring 2018 Info Sessions TBA
Check back here or in the weekly e-newsletter, CBE CONNECT, for upcoming dates.
Visit: Stephens Hall, Room 301
2. Find an internship.
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.
TU JOB DATABASE
Handshake is a free, online job and internship database for TU students, alumni and employers.
You can access it easily with your TU net ID credentials by logging in here.
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.
Distributed by the college, the Career & Internship e-Newsletter provides a listing
of available approved internships. Not receiving the Career e-Newsletter? Contact
BUSX staff at busx AT_TOWSON.
Take advantage of the Career Center. Students can meet with Career Center counselors, practice communication skills in
mock interviews and more. The Career Center also hosts several career fairs and recruiting events throughout the year..
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.
3. Submit internship for approval.
You must have your internship for BUSX 460 approved by the Director of Professional
Experience, Lisa Michocki. Submit the online internship approval form here.
An internship job description on company letterhead signed by a supervisor is required
when submitting the online approval form.
4. Complete first homework assignment.
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).
5. Attend all mandatory class sessions.
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.