Building Career-Ready Professionals
For the student, an internship will provide an opportunity to benefit from real business world experience while completing their Tennessee Tech College of Business degree. This will involve challenging projects and tasks that are designed to complement academic programs and individual career interests. It is also a great way to earn course credit and a nominal wage.
For the employer, providing an internship to a Tennessee Tech College of Business student gives your business an opportunity to select and develop future employee talent. You will have the opportunity to evaluate and screen potential employees prior to making a full-time position offer, which can lead to financial savings. Employers who have offered internships report that they typically convert half of eligible interns into full-time employees. If hired into a permanent position, interns assimilate faster to their new roles and have a much shorter learning curves than external candidates. This means that their productivity will translate to your bottom line quicker. Finally, offering an internship is a great way to provide our future business leaders with a head start and is a great way to give back to the community that your business serves!