University of California, Riverside

Anderson Graduate School of Management

MBA Fieldwork in Management Information

Learning Outside the Classroom

The learning experience of The A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management MBA Program isn’t limited to the classroom. All students will participate in fieldwork in management/required experiential learning as part of their course work.

The fieldwork program provides the student with opportunities to:

  • Gain meaningful work experience by exploring jobs in various industries and work environments.
  • Combine academic knowledge and skills acquired in the classroom.
  • Apply newly-learned skills in a business setting while working on real-world projects.
  • Demonstrate the ability to bring serious analytical thinking to problems of strategic importance in business.

Students are responsible for getting approval in advance of starting their fieldwork, for regular meetings with their internship advisor, and for completing a paper detailing their fieldwork experience. The fieldwork grade is based upon this summary.

Steps to a Productive Fieldwork Experience:

  • Learn about fieldwork standards and requirements.
  • Learn about the fieldwork approval process.
  • Meet some of our past fieldwork employers.
  • Sample MBA fieldwork projects.
  • Review the project outline and format.

Information for Employers

Do you have a fieldwork position available for a UCR MBA student? Would you like to learn more about the program? Visit our employers’ page.

For Information on the MBA Academic Internship Program

Please contact:
MBA Program Office
Anderson Hall 102
(951) 827-2519

Managing unprecedented economic turmoil and evolving market expections — these are some of the challenges businesses will continue to face. UCR and AGSM are preparing students to take a solutions approach to these challenges of growth and scale.

Eric Christiansen, ‘98
Executive Vice President for Finance, Myspace

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Contact Information

The A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management

Graduate Programs Office
102 Anderson Hall, South

Tel: (951) 827-6200
Fax: (951) 827-2055