Internship courses for Tippie students

Step 1: Search and apply for an internship that fits with your professional goals. When looking at your options, follow our guide to finding valuable internships. Visit the Institute for International Business (IIB) - African Business Innovation Internship if you're pursuing their internship.

Step 2: Once you accept an internship offer, register for one of the internship courses below to meet Tippie RISE and to get the most out of this valuable professional opportunity

Step 3: Start your internship and internship course

Top five benefits to internship courses

  • Connect your internship experiences to your coursework and career goals
  • Stay on top of your progress and strategize how to gain more skills and experiences
  • Receive support from a university staff member throughout the internship 
  • Include internship on your transcript and depending on the course, you may earn semester hours towards your degree
  • Satisfy the Tippie RISE experiential learning requirement

Choosing the right internship course

Most students choose between Tippie’s 0 semester hour course or the Pomerantz Career Center’s 1-3 semester hour course detailed in the table below. Also, a few specialized work or certificate program internship courses are approved for Tippie RISE such as The Washington Center (CCP:2020), Entrepreneurship Internship (ENTR:4900), Event Planning Internship (EVNT:2110), and Leadership Certificate Capstone (LS:3011). See the University Catalog for the full Tippie RISE class list.

Tippie college of busines academic internship course pomerantz career center academic internship course
BUS:3100 CCP:1201
Note: CCP:1006 does not satisfy Tippie RISE
0 semester hours. Can be taken more than once. 1–3 non-business semester hours.
Can only be taken once.
No tuition or fees, but maintain student status. For loan and scholarship implications, contact the Office of Student Financial Aid Pay tuition and fees of $789-862** per semester hour. In the fall/spring semester, these costs are included in full time tuition. For loan and scholarship implications, contact the Office of Student Financial Aid
Internship course appears on transcript;
graded satisfied/unsatisfied (S/U)
Internship course appears on transcript;
graded satisfied/unsatisfied (S/U)
Instructor from Tippie Undergraduate Program Office* Instructor from Pomerantz Career Center
Online course—no in-person meetings Online course—no in-person meetings
Set learning goals, complete one reflection paper and a final evaluation Set learning goals, complete multiple reflection papers and a final evaluation
Registration criteria & instructions; must complete enrollment request form Registration criteria & instructions; must receive instructor approval 


*BUS:3100:0EXV (IIB - African Business Innovation Internship) is taught by an Institute for International Business instructor.

**These are tuition and fee rates for the 2021-22 school year. For full details on tuition and fees, refer to the University Tuition & Fee Tables.

Identify valuable internships

How do you know what to look for? Find out how to spot a high quality internship and which ones to avoid so you know you'll gain the knowledge, skills, and network to further your professional goals. 

Tippie internship guide

Internship FAQs

We know you have lots of questions; you are not alone. Find the answers to the most commonly asked questions about internships and internship courses. If you can't find an answer you're looking for, let us know!

Internship FAQs

Find the right fit

The Pomerantz Career Center has many resources to help you find an internship... get advice on your resume, meet with a career advisor, search on Handshake, and visit the job & internship fair.  

Search for an internship