Sprott MBA interns offer a valuable resource to your organization. They are academically strong, highly motivated individuals who possess in-demand skills that include communication, analytic rigour, problem solving and teamwork. Sprott MBA students are diverse in their educational backgrounds, work experience, languages and cultural awareness.
At Carleton University’s Sprott School of Business, MBA internships are a mandatory requirement for students with less than two years of work experience. In Ontario, mandatory internships have flexibility with regards to compensation.
Why hire a Sprott MBA intern?
Sprott MBA students are academically strong candidates with:
- High motivation and energy.
- Proven capability to learn new concepts quickly.
- Exposure to current analytic frameworks.
- High demand skills that include analytic rigour, problem solving, communication and teamwork.
- Diverse academic and professional backgrounds.
- Diverse range of cultural awareness and languages.
What qualifies as an internship?
An ideal internship would include opportunities to:
- Enhance decision making and problem solving skills
- Gain exposure to a wide range of management issues
- Mentorship and guidance from experienced professionals
- The opportunity to observe senior stakeholders
- Responsibility for delivery of an appropriate level* of project or business process.
*Sprott MBAs are a diverse group. There is flexibility in what constitutes appropriate intern duties and responsibilities.
Volunteer (unpaid) internships are acceptable. While compensation is not the primary focus of the internship, it is an important component of an organization’s value proposition.
Finding the Right Match
The MBA Internship and Career Coordinator is a staff resource dedicated to supporting organizations and students with the job match process.
Services for Organizations
- Job design and job postings
- Interview coordination – on or off campus
- Industry-MBA connection events
Personalized support enhances the understanding of employer needs and the identification of an intern’s strengths and value proposition, leading to successful internship experiences for both parties.
Connect with Sprott MBA candidates today
Internship Information and Guidelines
Curious to know the coursework our Sprott MBA candidates have completed? No two Sprott MBA candidates are alike, as each brings with them a different set of skills, experiences, and previous post-secondary education, but this document will help you better understand the academic profile of an MBA candidate, while also providing you with detailed information related to the expectations of an internship opportunity to help ensure that yours is valuable for both your organization and the Sprott MBA candidate.
Intern Recruitment Form
Have an MBA internship opportunity ready to post? Complete this form to review and select the recruiting options available to you. Our MBA candidates enjoy meeting with prospective internship employers, and for this reason, we have provided several opportunities in February and March to connect directly with them.
Request to Post Opportunity
This is the critical step in connecting your opportunity with our current MBA candidates seeking an internship. By completing this form and all of the fields indicated, we have all of the information we require to ensure a smooth application submission process. If you have an existing internship position description that covers all of the details requested in this form, you are welcome to forward it instead.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about our students and opportunities to engage them in meaningful work benefiting both your organization and their personal development.