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Internships
Internship Overview:
 
Paid internships are highly encouraged within the department.  Finance majors gain valuable work experience from internships and have the opportunity to network with business leaders working in their fields.
 
Firms sponsored FIR internships include:
  • FedEx
  • First Tennessee
  • Morgan Keegan
  • Bank of Bartlett
  • Sun Trust
  • Service Masters
  • Raymond James
Internship Academic Requirements:
 
Requirements for internship course credit are as follows:
  • FCBE degree seeking student
  • Junior or Senior with at least a 2.75 GPA and 15 credit hours of upper division core classes OR-
  • Graduate student with at least a 3.0 GPA and 15 credit hours of coursework
  • Students must work 150 hours to receive credit
In addition to these requirements, Finance majors must have completed FIR 3410 with a minimum grade of a C. Sales majors are required to have an alternative GPA of 2.25 (not 2.75) and must have successfully completed MKTG 3410.
 
The course and the internship must be taken simultaneously. No credit can be given for past experience. Internship experience must be directly related to your major.

Internship Credit Application Procedures:
 
Congratulations of being offered an internship! Please follow the steps below to apply for academic credit.
 
Paper based application instructions:
 
 
Step 2: Bring to LaToya Chavers in FCB 114 to be qualified
 
Step 3: Fill out the Application
 
Step 4: Obtain Job Description and Job Offer Letter from Employer.
 
Step 5: Email the application with both the Job Description and Job Offer Letter attachments to LaToya Chavers with your name and Internship Academic Credit Application in the subject line
 
For more information about the internship program please visit the FCBE Internship Page

Contact Information:
 
For more information, contact the FIR department's internship representative or schedule an appointment with:
 
LaToya Chavers
Associate Director of Internships, Recruitment, and Scholarships
114 Fogelman Administration Building
University of Memphis
Memphis, TN, 38152
901-678-3905
fcbeintern@memphis.edu
 
To get in touch with an FIR internship representative, please contact Leslie Mathis or Nap Overton.
 
 
Career Development:
 
Students in the process of pursuing a BBA with a major in Finance are eligible to participate in the Futures in Finance program.  Futures in Finance is part of the Avron B. Fogelman Professional Development Center's Complete Professional Program.  The program is designed for undergraduate students to examine the options available to them before and beyond graduation.  For more information on Futures in Finance, click here
 

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