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Business Student Internships and Organizations
  • Business Internships

    School of Management and Leadership students are highly encouraged to incorporate internship experience into their education. Many successful young professionals started their professional careers with an internship. Columbus is home to endless internship opportunities that provide an invaluable asset to a business education.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Internships
    Accounting Internship and Externship Programs

    Here’s what Capital students are saying about their internship experiences:

    “I have a greater sense of my future plans after college. Not only did I learn more about the public accounting field, but about the business world in general…. Including many concepts I could not have learned in the classroom.”

    “Since my first day with the firm, I was made to feel welcome and had a sense of belonging. In terms of skills and knowledge, I received immeasurable experience…. It will be of use in many areas of my future occupation, as well as practical use in my daily living.”

    “I have gained a great deal of knowledge and insight during my internship…. I found the employees were extremely friendly and willing to answer my questions and help me learn about an accounting career. I feel the internship has helped me with my career choices. It has provided me with hands-on experience…. I am more confident in my decision to pursue accounting.”
     

    Business Student Organizations

    Tau Pi Phi Business Honorary

    Founded in 1931, Tau Pi Phi recognizes students for their outstanding academic achievement within the business majors. Membership in Tau Pi Phi is gained through meeting a required GPA while progressing through the business curriculum.

    Tau Pi Phi participates in an annual case study competition, as well as serving as ambassadors for the business programs.

    Women in Business and Professional Careers

    WIBPC engages women in the business disciplines and related fields in many forms of professional development. Members hear from successful female leaders and participate in various projects and events on campus and throughout the city.

    Professional Organizations - Capital Student Chapters

    • American Marketing Association
    • Human Resources Association of Capital University
    • Institute of Management Accountants

    Capital's student chapters of organizations in the various disciplines allow students an opportunity to explore their majors and career fields outside of the classroom. These groups often attend events hosted by their respective professional chapters in Columbus; luncheons, speakers, workshops, and more. Student chapters also host their own events on campus and have the ability to form lasting relationships with faculty.