Internships for Credit

The Marketing Department offers two for-credit internship programs: Professional Sales and Marketing.

These internships are designed to provide students with professional experience in the world of sales or marketing, build valuable professional relationships, and open the door for future employment opportunities. Internship courses are offered during Summer session, Fall semester, and Winter intersession, with field work usually completed in the summer before senior year or the winter before the student’s last semester. 

Read the Internship Information Packet for information on internship and course selection and approvals. For more information, or if your company is interested in providing Marketing and/or Sales internships, please contact Bill Ryan.

Professional Sales Internship

Required for students completing a concentration or minor in Professional Sales with an internship focused on Business to Business sales and collaboration as part of a sales team. Pre-approval required.

Marketing Internship

Optional for marketing majors and digital marketing and analytics minors interested in opportunities other than sales including general marketing, product and brand management, marketing research, advertising, digital marketing, analytics, and public relations. Pre-approval required.

Internship Success Stories

Chris Reschberger

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Christopher Reschberger, a marketing senior, completed his summer internship at Bayer Material Science. Chris saw this opportunity on Husky Career Link which led him to an interview. Amazingly, he was offered the internship the same day! His main responsibilities entailed day-to-day marketing communications activities and assisting with re-branding initiatives for his location. Read Full Story

Stacia Smart

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Stacia Smart is a marketing senior who interned with Frito-Lay, a large corporation that markets and sells corn chips, potato chips and other snack foods. Over the course of the summer, Stacia worked as a Consumer Insights Marketing intern for the Oven Baked Lays brand.  Read Full Story

Isabelle Hou

 

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Isabelle Hou is a marketing major who completed an internship with Alibaba Group, a leading online and mobile marketplace for retail and other services in the world headquartered in Hangzhou, China. She heard about the internship from her cousin when she studied abroad in China last semester. Read Full Story

Emily Vasington

Whirlpool

Emily Vasington is a marketing senior who had a summer internship with Whirlpool Corporation. She received this internship by attending the Fall Career Fair and learned more through her business fraternity, Pi Sigma Epsilon. At Whirlpool, she created a holistic assessment of the company’s in-store marketing materials and developed strategic recommendations to maximize the effect of its in-store marketing investments. Read Full Story

Logan Bement

Boston Red Sox

Logan Bement is a senior marketing major who has worked for the Boston Red Sox for the last three summers. Logan worked on the marketing and execution of fan clubs including pricing and packaging, organizing the different benefits for each club and analyzing data and market research. When asked about marketing classes, he said he only took one marketing course which established a foundation and sparked his interest in marketing. Read Full Story

Hayley Reissfelder

Christina K. Pierce Boutique Fashion Agency

Hayley Reissfelder is a senior here at UConn who had an internship with Christina K. Pierce Boutique Fashion Agency. Hayley’s responsibilities included creating social media campaigns for different brands in order to increase their following on social platforms. Amazingly, one of her ideas called #theperfectpair on Instagram was picked up by their client, Dayton K! Read Full Story