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Internship Guide

The fieldwork in management is a partnership between the student, the institution, and the employer. The experiences gained from your fieldwork helps you to build your resume with MBA-level work experience and to apply knowledge gained from your MBA coursework.

The Fieldwork in Management / Internship Guide

The Fieldwork in Management / Internship guide is a downloadable PDF that describes the entire internship process and offers additional valuable insight for students at different stages of their internship. This guide gives an overview of the fieldwork, student commitment, standards and requirements, examples of fieldwork projects, fieldwork approval process, the fieldwork forms, and employment partners.

Fieldwork Forms

  • Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Form and FAQ

    This form is only for international students working in paid fieldwork. It allows international students to apply for curricular practical training (CPT) if the work experience is an integral part of the degree program.

  • Petition for Fieldwork in Management Form (298I) - Internship Application 

    This form is filled out by the student to apply for the Fieldwork in Management Program. Students who submit this form must also:

    • Provide a detailed statement of the scope of duties to be performed during fieldwork and a copy of the job description.
    • Describe the academic knowledge and skills acquired that will be applied during this fieldwork.
    • Provide a description of the research paper/project to be produced to academic supervisor and AGSM Career Development Center.
    • Specify what type of regular interaction/supervision will be done with academic supervisor during the fieldwork period.
  • Employer Evaluation of Student Intern Form

           This form is for employers to evaluate the performance of student interns during and after the fieldwork period.

Fieldwork Project Outline and Format for Final Paper

These guidelines will help you present a thorough project for your fieldwork final paper.

Find a Faculty Advisor

A faculty advisor is required to oversee the work and deliverable items of each student's internship projects. A list of available faculty advisors may be found here.

International Student Information

International students with questions in regards to internships and employment while in the US should visit the UCR International Student Resource Center.

Glassdoor Access

The Career Development Center and Glassdoor have partnered together to provide free and unlimited access to Glassdoor's extensive database. As a result of this partnership, AGSM students will get an inside look on company-specific salary information, interview questions, and even reviews from current and past employees. Use the link below to begin using Glassdoor.

Glassdoor Access

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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