Our innovative approach to business education and training begins in the classroom, where you learn the fundamentals. However, after completing the third year of the program, you can choose to enhance your education by doing an internship.
An internship gives you the unique opportunity to develop hands-on experience with an employer during a 12 to 16 month work term.
The internship program was created in 1994. It supports our focus on experiential learning by enhancing your classroom education with a real-world, paid opportunity in the business community.
To participate in the internship program, you must:
Students who are going out on a BizX international exchange are still eligible to participate in the internship program. Incoming exchange students from other countries are not eligible though.
Internships begin anytime between May and September following your third year in the Commerce program.
The internship program extends the commerce program by a full year. Students graduate in five years instead of four, but the return on investment in terms of professional development and experience is invaluable.
Students participating in the internship program are required to complete the Commerce 2IN0 series of workshops, which help you prepare for the transition from the classroom to the boardroom.
The series covers a variety of topics, including: