Internships & Co-ops
Internships & co-ops are valuable tools in translating classroom theory to real-life skill. Through a partnership with the Department of Career Planning and Development, we have a dedicated internship and co-op advisor to guide you through the process.
Complete information is available through the Coles College of Business page at the Department of Career Planning and Development Website, including details by major.
Why is an internship or co-op important?
• Practical work experience in your field
• Develop relevant skills to become “work ready” after graduation
• Business Elective credits
• Discover and fine tune your career options
• Potential for a full-time position after graduation
Questions? Ready to Make an Appointment? Contact Us!
Department of Career Planning and Development: 470-578-6555
Online @ careers.kennesaw.edu/business
Internship or Co-op?
Internships & Co-ops serve different purposes for different people. Which option is right for you?
Who is eligible?Juniors, seniors, and graduate studentsSophomores, juniors, seniors, and
Is there a GPA requirement?A 3.0 GPA is required.A 2.5 GPA is required.*
Is there just one type?
Yes, there is 1 model of internshipNo, there are multiple models that can
be adapted to your situation.
How long will it last?Usually a 1 semester assignmentWork 2+ semesters with the same
Do I need to be accepted
into Coles College?YesNo
Will I be paid?Is usually, but not always, paid
Yes, though the form of payment may vary
How will the on the job
experience help me?Work in a position that directly
relates to your majorGives the younger student an
opportunity to explore their field
*Accounting requires ACCT 3100 with a “C” or better
1. Make sure you meet the Coles College Academic requirements
2. Check the major specific requirements
3. Complete the online application (link to online application)
Your Professional Life Starts Here
Our interns work at some of the top companies in Atlanta, including Coca-Cola, UPS, Home Depot, Delta Airlines, Ernst & Young, KPMG, IBM, Turner Broadcasting, Porsche, SunTrust Banks, and Wells Fargo.
As an intern or co-op student, you are a representative of KSU and Coles College of Business. Show the business community how we shine!