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Emphasis Requirements

PURPOSE
To provide qualified Monfort College of Business students with meaningful on-the-job work
experience in a position that expands the student’s educational experience and fulfills the
Professional Experience graduation requirement.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Be a junior or senior business major in good academic standing (minimum GPA of 2.0/4.0, not on academic probation or suspension from MCB)
  • Approval from Professional Experience Coordinator prior to engaging in experience
  • Completion of Student-Employer Agreement
  • Completion of two pre-requisite workshops: resume and professionalism/interviewing skills
  • Interim memo/e-mail from site supervisor (student meeting required hours, satisfactory
    performance, etc.)
  • Minimum of 50 hours of work needed to meet Professional Experience requirement (may be more if required by employer)

WHAT COUNTS AS A VALID PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

A valid experience requires skills and knowledge obtained from MCB courses. These experiences can be obtained through employment, volunteer activities or project-based opportunities. Your position should be similar to an entry-level position for a MCB graduate and tied to your career goal and/or major.

ASK YOURSELF

  • What advanced skills and knowledge are essential for this position? How will this position enhance my learning in MCB coursework?
  • What responsibilities of this position require advanced coursework at an institution of higher education? Am I able to apply my knowledge learned from my upper division coursework to the experience?
  • What will I learn or experience from this professional experience position that I have not had the opportunity to learn or experience yet?

A PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE COULD INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING ROLES

  • Supervision
  • Employee training
  • Responsibilities specific to major
  • Research opportunities
  • Projects specific to major
  • Business to business sales

Accounting

Computer Information Systems

Finance

General Business

Management

Marketing

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