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Ahead of the curve, UW Oshkosh College of Business is the only public business school in the state requiring all undergraduate students to complete a professional work requirement. Real work experience affords students an edge on the competition and prepares them to tackle any challenges they may face.
Did you know that in 2014, 61 percent of college students who had internship experience had a job offer in hand by the winter of their senior year, compared with 28 percent of students without an internship?
Source: Bloomberg Business
Getting at least one internship under your belt is great way to get experience in the job market and increase your chances of finding employment after graduation.
“A staggering 95 of employers said candidate experience is a factor in hiring decisions”
-Katharine Hansen, Ph.D., Quintessential Careers
“University officials and employers almost universally maintain that partaking in an internship—or several, which sets a student apart from his or her peers even more—before graduation is integral to finding meaningful employment in today's seemingly impenetrable job market"
-Brian Burnsed, US News
“Schools that focus in on accommodating internships as part of their course curriculum position their students very well for future employment”
-Pricewaterhouse Coopers National Recruiting Leader Holly Paul via US News