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How to start a Business internship

Do you want to gain professional experience, earn school credit, and receive a paycheck? An internship can help you accomplish all three!

What you need to know:  

  • Internships are available to Juniors and Seniors  
  • Credits count toward upper division electives 
  • 1 credit = 45 internship hours
  • 3 credits = 135 internship hours  
  • 6 credits = 270 internship hours
  • 9 credits = 400 internship hours (requires special approval)
  • The course is online and consists of bi-weekly journals and five assignments to be completed by the end of the semester; workload is manageable so you can fully experience the internship
  • Internships can be located anywhere
  • Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer in 8-16 week options
  • Students must pay for the internship as they would any other class. (i.e. a three-credit hour internship costs the same as a three-credit class; and a nine-credit hour internship is equal to the cost of three, three-credit hour classes).

Students can reach out to the internship coordinator with any questions about the program or if they would like more information about the program.

Davis School of Business Internship Coordinators:

Georgann Jouflas DH 210F

(970) 248-1925

[email protected]


Kristen McGee DH 309H

(970) 248-1720

[email protected] 

Want additional information?

Student Guide for Internships

Internship Opportunities




Early Career Paths, Commerce Bank

Internship Program

Available Internship Opportunities


Controller, Bray Real Estate 

Controller Position - Bray Real Estate


Accounting/Billing Admin, The Davis Law Group

Accounting/Billing Admin - Davis Law Group


Accounting Internships, Camp Winadu

Summer Internship with Camp Winadu


Financial Anayst - Recent Graduate, Comcast

New Graduate - Financial Analyst Position


Logistics Intern, Reynolds Polymer Technology

Reynolds Polymer Technology Logistics Internship


Tax/Audit Intern, Dalby, Wendland, and Co.

Dalby, Wendland, and Co. Internship


Bookkeeper & Payroll Internship, Baldwin and Associates CPA

Baldwin and Associates-Bookkeeper Internship


Cost Accounting Internship, Jabil (Defense and Aerospace Company)   

Jabil Accounting Internship


Finance/Accounting Internship, Western Filament

Western Filament-Accounting Internship


Accounting Intern, JFS

JFS-Accounting Internship  


Financial Planning, Professional & Personal Development Internship, Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual-Internship

Northwestern Mutual-Overview



Event and Social Medai Coordinator, Mesa Lavender/New Earthologie

Mesa Lavender and New Earthologie Internship


Marketing Automation/Content Coordinator, Third Stage Consulting Group

Third Stage Consulting Firm Internship


Search Engine Marketing Internship, Long Point Digital

Marketing Intern SEO - Long Point Digital


Marketing Internship, AdviseCX

Marketing Intern Position - AdviseCX


Marketing Internship, Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce

GJ Chamber of Commerce Marketing Intern


Marketing Internship, Elevate Kids 

Elevate Kids Marketing Intern


Marketing and Communications Intern, Cloudrise 

Cloudrise Marketing & Communications Intern


Marketing Intern, Reynolds Polymer Technology

Reynolds Polymer Technology Marketing Internship


Graphic Multi-Media Advertising Position Internship, ECS Corporation

ECS Multi Media Internship.docx


Marketing Internship, GROWL Agency

Growl-Marketing Coordinator Internship


Human Resource Management/Management/Operations


Executive Assistant, Fruita Area Chamber of Commerce

Executive Assistant Job Description 


Membership Services Intern, Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce

Membership Services Internship


Project Manager, Spares In Motion Inc. 

Project Coordinator Application


Human Resources Intern, City of Grand Junction

HR Intern - Grand Junction


Products Represenative, State Farm Agent Team Member

Products Representative - State Farm Agent Team Member


Visitors Center Intern, Colorado National Monument Association

Colorado National Monument Association Internship


Officer Trainee, Alpine Bank 

Community Outreach Administrative Assistant Position


Employer Solutions Intern, Monument Health

Employer Solutions Summer Internship


Clinical Operations Intern, Monument Health

Clinical Operations Summer Internship


HR Intern Job Description, EMS Unlimited



Management/Professional Services Internship, Cloudrise

Cloudrise Professional Services Internship


Logistics Intern, Reyonlds Polymer Technology

Logistics Internship.docx


Management Internship, The Buckle

Buckle-Management Internship





A variety of Hospitality Internships in other states, Adventure Experience

Adventure Experience Internships


Dining & Culinary Intern, Purdue University 

Dining & Culinary Internship.pdf


Computer Information Systems


Seasonal Programmer Analyst, Alpine Bank 

Seasonal Application Programmer Analyst


Data Analytics and Reporting Intern, Monument Health

Data Analytics and Reporting Summer Internship




Multiple Intern Positions, Comcast

Summer Comcast Internship Program

Intern Positions



A variety of Internships, The City of Grand Junction

City of Grand Junction 


Potential Internship Opportunities, Reynolds Polymer Technology

Reynolds Polymer Technology Internships




Where can students find internships?

In addition to the above opportunities, another great resource is Handshake, CMU's online job and internship resource. 

Looking to hire a business intern?

The Davis School of Business, its Internship Coordinator, and Colorado Mesa University’s Career Services for Employers often have great leads for companies looking for interns. You can also sign up for Handshake, CMU's online job and internship resource, to post local internship opportunities. Additional information on internships and Handshake are below. 


Post an internship into Handshake

Frequently Asked Questions