Major: Economics

Location: CT, United States

Course; Grading: ECON 2481; Satisfactory (S) / Unsatisfactory (U)
Course co-requisites; Grading: N/A; N/A
Possible number of credits: One – Six
Course prerequisites: Instructor consent required. Must have completed nine credits of 2000-level or above ECON, six of which may be taken concurrently.
Minimum class standing and GPA: Second Semester Junior; 2.25/4.00 (Cumulative), 2.50/4.00 (Economics)
Academic work requirement: Students must meet with the Field Supervisor at the beginning of the internship to discuss the “Internship Orientation Checklist” and complete course requirements in HuskyCT, including submission of journal and discussion entries and creation of resume for a job. Field supervisor must submit an evaluation report at the end of the semester.
Can non-majors receive credit? Yes; please see description, or contact major/department directly for possible restrictions.
Internship is a graduation requirement for
this program:
No
When course is offered: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter Intersession
Additional information: One credit may be earned for each 42 hours of pre-approved work. May be repeated for credit to a maximum of fifteen credits.

 

Sample Internship opportunities for Economics majors:
Social Media Manager, Public Policy Intern, Foreign Relations Intern, Community Development Researcher, Merger and Acquisitions Analyst

Sample organizations where Economics majors have interned:
Citigroup, Connecticut Community Care, Inc., Enterprise, GfK, The Hartford, Merill Lynch, New York Mets, Northwestern Mutual, Rhode Island Hospital, Sikorsky Aircraft, Sony Music, Symmetry Partners, Travelers Insurance, Uber, United Technologies Corp, Valassis, Webster Bank , Deloitte Consulting LLP

Ways to find an internship:
Internships can be found on Handshake, or through online resources found at career.uconn.edu/experiential-learning.

For more information about internship policies in this department, please contact:
Metin Cosgel, Professor
Oak Hall, Room 322
metin.cosgel@uconn.edu
860-486-3022

internships@uconn.edu
career.uconn.edu
860-486-3013

Sponsor:College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Website:econ.uconn.edu