College of Business

College of Business Internships

Getting Started

The COB Internship Excellence Program will help you secure a Monterey Bay area internship that complements your skills and career interests.

Step By Step Process:

  1. Email Maj-Britt Kimm.
  2. Look for internships that interest you. Check out our Available Internships for some current opportunities.
  3. Check out CSUMB's Career Guide for advice on building your résumé, cover letter, and interview skills.
  4. Schedule an appointment for hands-on help polishing your résumé, cover letter, and interview skills.
  5. Apply for internships!
  6. Earn Academic Credit during your internship (optional, but valuable).
  7. Earn a Certificate of Internship Excellence after completing your internship.

Tips for a Successful Internship

  • Treat your internship like a permanent job
  • Attend all scheduled meetings
  • Adhere to the agreed-upon work schedule

ACCESS Your Future!

Check out our Services and Resources webpage for great tools to help you with your internship and future jobs!

  • Career Gateway: Explore career-related events and opportunities.
  • Diamond Key Program: Learn about the program, its benefits, and upcoming events you can attend.
  • Handshake: Check out Handshake for career options and connect with employers.
  • CSUMB's Career Guide: Offers help on topics like exploring majors and careers, skill-building, job and internship searches, networking, building a résumé and cover letter, interviews, and job offers, and graduate school.
  • Career Assessments: Take a quiz to find out more about industries and careers you might enjoy or excel in.
  • Upcoming Events: Attend university-wide Career Events.

Earn an Internship Excellence Certificate!

You can earn a Certificate of Internship Excellence! Just follow these easy steps:

  1. Submit a Student Information Survey once you have been hired.
  2. Complete your internship and submit a Student Feedback Survey.
  3. Ask your employer to submit an Employer Feedback Survey.
  4. Once your internship and all three forms are complete, you will be eligible to receive a Certificate of Internship Excellence from the College of Business.

You can qualify for more than one Internship Excellence Certificate!

College of Business Certificate of Internship Excellence.
College of Business Certificate of Internship Excellence