Michael Morales – Senior, accounting major, has an internship with a local Farm Bureau Insurance agent. The business owner is showing Michael all aspects of running an insurance business as well as the basics of home and auto insurance, investment products, and life and health insurance.
Misty Teague – Senior, business management major. Misty is doing her internship with INTRUST bank as a personal banker. She is working 30 to 35 hours a week helping customers with trust, estate, and business LLC accounts. The most interesting aspect of her internship is coordinating investment referrals with the Wealth Management Officer.
Anastasia Prokopis – Senior, business marketing major. As a marketing /sales intern Anastasia works for Servocity.com, a company that provides products to the robot industry. She works 12 hours a week managing new and existing customer profiles and customer communications and she takes part in competitive pricing meetings that include her supervisor as well as the founder of the business.
Annjelina Robinson – Senior, accounting major. Annjelina is doing her internship with an agri-business, Valley COOP Inc., in the accounts payable/receivable department. The position is responsible for keeping records of all financial transactions as well as all cash deposits and cash balances.
Not all internship involve business, of course. Last summer students had internships at the University of California-Riverside, the Girl Scouts Council in Wichita, the Oxford Mississippi Shakespeare Theatre Festival, the Oklahoma City Aquarium, and Das Studio in Nashville, Tenn.
WHO CAN HELP?
Your student can get started on career planning and internship seeking by contacting:
His or her academic advisor or the division chair of the division in which he or she is majoring. The divisions are Natural Sciences, Nursing, Teacher Education, Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Communication, Computer Science and Digital Arts.
Dan Falk, dean of students
James McEwen, internship coordinator in the Division of Business