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Broad College of Business students travel the world every year on internships.

They gain valuable work experience and get an opportunity to make connections that can last a lifetime.

In order to highlight both our interns and the businesses where they are working, the Broad College asks our partners to gather images of our interns on location.

"Working for a start-up has helped me gain first-hand experience of working on a real-time data science project right from scratch. Through this internship I learned how important and necessary it is to work with cross-functional teams and communicate your work and findings to an audience who are non-technical and from different backgrounds."
Sharan Salem, M.S. Business Analytics

Intern Experiences

Uswa Mazhar (M.S. Business Analytics)

Apple

"I loved being treated as a full-time employee who was given the opportunity to add meaningful value. The projects I worked on were intellectually stimulating. The time and confidence the company invested in me really elevated my experience."

Justin Halvorson (Finance)

Plante Moran Financial Advisors

"My favorite experience was watching something I worked on be presented to a client during a meeting, and being able to see how much of a positive impact my work had on the person and their life."

Danielle Chatman-Moore (MBA)

The Dow Chemical Company

"My favorite experience throughout this internship was being able to have authentic conversations with the company’s most executive leaders. In these opportunities I get to understand their strategic corporate outlook and communicate my own thoughts on what I’ve experienced during my internship so far."

Jamie Wendel (Human Resource Management)

Michigan State University Federal Credit Union

"My favorite experience while working at MSUFCU was having exposure to every facet of their Human Resources Department. My projects provided me important insight that will assist me with future employment endeavors."

Charles Zhou (Supply Chain Management)

Microsoft

"My internship has allowed me to develop a strong understanding of E2E Cloud Supply Chain from a leading technology organization, as well as the ability to be adaptable in a virtual work setting."

Mike Rose (MBA)

Federal Reserve

"My favorite experience during my internship was interviewing the Federal Reserve’s primary dealers. I was able to build my own list of questions in order to gain a unique perspective on how these primary dealers are reacting to current financial issues."

Elizabeth Ko (Marketing)

FUEL

"My favorite internship experience has been collaborating with other interns within the company on projects, research, and other crucial tasks that were asked of us by the management."

Zachary Crawford (Hospitality Business)

The Ranch at Rock Creek
Phillipsburg, MT

"During my time working at the world’s first Forbes Five Star guest ranch, I learned that luxury service is not grandiose gestures. Instead, it is creating a community for the guests. Stronger connections between the guests and staff lead to better experiences and more memorable moments."
"During my internship I learned to be flexible. Being a virtual internship, it was a new state for everyone including the company. It was important to remain flexible and make the best of every situation."
Esther Ma, MBA

Sam Spitzley (Supply Chain Management)

Worldwide Express

"My favorite part was working on a cross-functional team in order to effectively analyze customers and their service constraints."

Esther Ma (MBA)

Bayer

"During my internship I learned to be flexible. Being a virtual internship, it was a new state for everyone including the company. It was important to remain flexible and make the best of every situation."

Caroline Schlimgen (Marketing)

PepsiCo

"I learned how to make lasting impressions at a big company. PepsiCo is a large family and I saw that first-hand. The people were so willing to help, and always responded to emails in a timely manner. I ultimately learned that a welcoming culture at the workplace is extremely important and can be the difference between a good company and a great company."

Syed Kamoonpuri (M.S. Business Analytics)

Fafnir

"Due to the research nature of the project, I had regular discussions with my colleagues on how to approach a given problem, supported my ideas with existing literature and listened to what they had to say as well. This led to an open, creative and collaborative workplace where everyone’s idea was respected, challenged and appreciated. Brainstorming ideas during these meetings has been one of my favorite experiences from my summer internship, and a memory that I will cherish."

Noah Skrok (Finance)

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

"My favorite experience this past summer with JPMorgan Chase & Co. was the ability to attend the 2020 Firmwide Summer Intern Program Senior Speaker Event with the CEO of JPMorgan, Jamie Dimon. During this experience, Jamie Dimon answered a variety of intern’s questions which showed me how much he cared for his employees and interns."

Lucia Do (Supply Chain Management)

Rivian

"I learned a lot about centralizing procurement strategies which is important for efficiency."

Shawn Gabriel (Hospitality Business)

Lavender Hills Farm
Boyne City, MI

"My favorite experience so far has been the people I work with. They have taught me so much and have created an amazing family environment to work in."

Abhishek Tekumulla (Finance)

PwC

"I learned how to navigate difficult client conversations, technology tools like Alteryx, and an in-depth understanding of a deal life cycle."

Chelsi Riordan (MBA)

Kellogg's

"I have really enjoyed the networking opportunities within Kellogg even in a virtual setting. This allowed me to get a grasp of the culture at Kellogg while gaining insight into my projects and expanding my personal network. Kellogg also has a buddy and mentor program to help give you guidance throughout the internship—one of them was an MSU MBA alumni which made the relationship even stronger!"
"My favorite experience was watching something I worked on be presented to a client during a meeting, and being able to see how much of a positive impact my work had on the person and their life."
Justin Halvorson, Finance

Ashley Day (MBA)

John Deere

"My favorite experience through my internship has been the ability to connect with others and apply the skills I have learned from my MBA classes to solve real-world problems even in a virtual context! I have met many great people and learned a lot about John Deere’s company culture."

Foressia Hood (Hospitality Business)

Great Wolf Lodge
Traverse City, MI

"I learned that you cannot make everybody happy, there will always be somebody who is not satisfied with their service, as long as you did the best you could to make their experience, that is all that matters."

Kyle Levick (Finance)

Civic Champs
Bloomington, IN

"The best thing about working for Civic Champs is that I was given the opportunity to work with very accomplished Spartan alums and given a lot of autonomy in my work. By nature of a being a startup, I wore a ton of different hats and was able to apply what I learned in my coursework to real-life business scenarios."

Madison Genord (Marketing)

Madison Square Garden Sports/New York Rangers

"I learned a lot about the sports industry and how the different departments within a professional team work together to achieve and execute aspects of the business. I also got to work on projects centered around current issues and interests of the team, which shows how quickly things can change and how the work being done is constantly evolving."

Karthik Rai (MBA)

Kearney

"My biggest learning from the internship has been to always ask the 'Why?' and 'So What?' questions before any task/activity."

Jamie Desai (Human Resource Management)

Quicken Loans

"My favorite experience this summer through my internship was assisting with the internal program, Inside Out, which educates team members and leaders on mental illness in the workplace. I got to attend multiple trainings, review feedback and complete research for the program. It was an amazing experience to work for a company that takes the time to train their employees on the importance of acknowledging mental health in the workplace."

Vinh Le (Hospitality Business)

Inn at Bay Harbor, Autograph Collection
Bay Harbor, MI

"During this internship, I was handling different positions including front desk supervisor, night auditor, housekeeper. I learned how to appreciate my team members and be a good leader."

Elizabeth Ahl (Supply Chain Management)

Edwards Lifesciences

"I learned how to effectively communicate with my team, who I have never met, and how to be agile and adapt to the ever-changing workplace. I also learned the inventory strategies and commodity types for a medical device company."

Sharan Salem (M.S. Business Analytics)

Fafnir

"Working for a start-up has helped me gain first-hand experience of working on a real-time data science project right from scratch. Through this internship I learned how important and necessary it is to work with cross-functional teams and communicate your work and findings to an audience who are non-technical and from different backgrounds."