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Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business


To build your brand awareness in the Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business, visit the Office of Career and Global Engagement employer section.

Shaping the Global Marketplace

Students aren't the only ones who benefit from internships. Employers who hire interns can gain top talent and groom potential employees while providing them with a hands-on, true-to-life working experience.

An internship can be as valuable to an employer as it can be to the student. It is an excellent chance to recruit, work with and screen potential full-time employees. Internships can add value to a company's brand by heightening the organization's visibility on campus and enhancing its image throughout the community.

What Recruiters Are Saying About Our Students

"Clemson students display an excellent ability to execute on their classroom experiences to be successful in our internship program. They consistently display the utmost professionalism and willingness to learn." - Madison Skinner, University Relations Manager, ScanSource

"I like hiring Clemson students because they are dynamic, outgoing, strong leaders with excellent communication skills. The E&J Gallo Winery prides itself on recruiting future leaders and we consistently find top talent at Clemson University." - Missy DeArmas, Sales Recruiting Manager, E&J Gallo Winery

"I have been very blessed to be surrounded by outstanding individuals from a variety of small, medium and large universities. Clemson graduates typically embrace working in a team environment and understand that success is most likely achieved by working together and embracing new ideas. I also find graduates are humble and proud of their pedigree." - Jeff Brown, Chief Executive Officer, Ally Financial

Find an Intern: Establish a Relationship

The Office of Career and Global Engagement knows employers want top-notch, quality students as interns. Our office is here to showcase our students and support employers in finding the best intern for the job. Employers who work with our office are guaranteed excellent customer service while searching for their perfect new employee.

The Office of Career and Global Engagement believes in building relationships. We understand the importance of maintaining working partnerships and want to cultivate relationships with employers. To connect with us to find an intern, consider some of the suggestions below and/or email Leah Hughes or call 864-656-2478.

  • Contact our office to schedule an in-person appointment to meet our staff and discuss employer opportunities - putting names and faces together always helps!
  • Get involved in our events. The more events you attend and/or are involved in, the more likely you are to find a perfect intern. Opportunities for involvement include speaking engagements, mentoring, attending networking events, etc. Our office can get you connected!
  • Let us put you in touch with faculty - they are in direct contact with students daily and are a fantastic resource for employers.

If you are interested in having an intern, please email Leah Hughes.

Click here to access Business JobLink to post positions exclusively for Clemson Business students.

What Recruiters Are Saying About Working With Us

"Clemson cares very much about the preparedness of their students, and they invest in the employer relationships that are key to giving their students the best opportunities possible." - Kelley Stovall, Chief Recruitment Officer, Northwestern Mutual

"Clemson's (Career & Global Engagement) office understood the type of student we needed and gave us the chance to select from a strong pool of candidates. We were impressed with the process and we are excited about the person we hired." - Jim Hendrix, President/Co-Owner, The Graphic Cow Co.

Legal Issues - Do You Pass the Test?

We want to ensure our students are not only getting the best internship experiences but are also being fairly compensated for their work. When hiring an intern, please consider the Department of Labor's Fair Labor Standard Act to determine whether an intern should be paid. Fact Sheet #71: Internship Programs Under The Fair Labor Standards Act, authored by the U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division, is a valuable resource to determine if your organization is passing the test for unpaid interns.

Additional information regarding paid internships can be found on the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) website.

For on-campus recruiting and information about career fairs, contact the Michelin Career Center at 864-656-6000 or email them for more details.

Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business
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