The Gary E. West College of Business at West Liberty University encourages and supports student participation in internships. Students can greatly benefit through the application of academic skills in an appropriate work setting. In addition, the internship is an opportunity for students to evaluate career choices and to acquire career-related experience in a professional setting. Through these experiences, students learn how to be effective in business situations and gain a better understanding of job skills needed to be successful in their field.
The West College of Business offers credit for internships in the following major areas:
- Information Systems
- Healthcare Management
- Sport Management
- Tourism and Event Management
Students interested in pursuing an internship and gaining academic credit, should discuss internship guidelines and procedures with their academic advisor.