Here, you are advancing in your career.

 

 To be eligible for academic credit for your internship you must be:

  •  Enrolled in a College of Business program or minor.   
  •  Concurrent enrollment for the internship term is limited to no more than 12 credit hours.   
  •  Have a minimum GPA = 2.5 or higher for undergraduate students. Please note that many companies only consider applicants with GPA’s of 3.0 or higher.   

  Steps to follow:

      1.   Contact the Office of Career Services to have a cover letter and resume reviewed

           (http://www.govst.edu/career or 708-235-3974).     

       2.   Arrange an internship with an employer. Internships are arranged between the student and the employer. Although some employers may hold campus interviews, students must schedule other internship interviews between the student and employer. The internship must allow for a minimum of 120 work hours in order to receive 3 hours of academic credit.                                                                                                                                

          3.    Complete the internship application form.                 

    • Provide with the completed application (typed, handwritten will not be accepted):  

        A description of the job position on company letterhead with a statement of internship duties or projects 

        Your statement of learning objectives and goals for the internship

        Your resume and cover letter     

      • Make arrangements with the internship site supervisor to sign off on your completed application.  

           4.   Submit your completed Application to your Academic Advisor by the appropriate due date.

          Applications received after the posted date may not be accepted:   
                      Fall Internships- Submit Application by August 1st                    
                     Spring Internships- Submit Application by December 1   
                                Summer Internships- Submit Application by April 1                                                      
          • Your Academic Advisor will determine your eligibility and forward your application to the Internship and Employer Relations Coordinator, Peter Judge (708-534-7277 pjudge@govst.edu)    
          • The Internship and Employer Relations Coordinator will review the application, request a faculty member to advise you during the internship, obtain the faculty signature and Chair approval.    
          • Upon approval your Academic Advisor will contact you and assist with registration for the internship course section.   

          Undergraduate Business Advisors

          Kerri O’Shea (Accounting)                                                                                                                             Email: koshea@govst.edu 
          Phone: 708-534-6980
          Office Location: C3385 

          Lauren Lewis (Business Administration last names A-L)
          Email:
          llewis8@govst.edu 
          Phone: 708-235-7172
          Office Location: C3389 

          Selena Musleh (Business Administration M-Z, Business and Applied Science, Economics, Manufacturing Management)
          Email: smusleh2
          @govst.edu 
          Phone: 708-534-8043
          Office Location: C3393
            

           

          Graduate Business Advisor

          Jennifer Taylor (MBA, MSA, MSHRM, MSBA, MSMIS)
          Email:
          jtaylor@govst.edu
          Phone: 708-534-4931
          Office Location: G278 
          Office Hours: Monday 10:30am to 7:00pm 
          Tuesday - Friday 8:30am to 5pm 

           

          Division Chairs

          Dr. David Green, AFME Division Chair; Accounting, Finance, MIS, and Economics
          Phone: 708-534-4967
          Email: dgreen@govst.edu 
          Office Location: G298 
            

          Dr. Olu Ijose, MME Division Chair; Management, Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Human Resource Management
          Phone: 708-534-4932
          Email: oijose@govst.edu
          Office Location: G297 

           

          COB Internship Guide

          COB Internship Guide