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Internships provide students with an opportunity to gain career-related experience, explore work in a realistic setting, improve marketability upon graduation, enhance the connection between academic theory and work, and develop a professional network. 
A marketing internship’s purpose is to provide students with an experiential learning opportunity. By working, students are expected to learn, use and develop professional marketing knowledge and skills.

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Internships provide students with an opportunity to gain career-related experience, explore work in a realistic setting, improve marketability upon graduation, enhance the connection between academic theory and work, and develop a professional network.

 

  1. Pick up description of MKTG 3873 from Marketing Office to find out what requirements must be met for a position to qualify as an internship for this program.
  2. Locate internship possibilities by sending resumes, filling out applications or interviewing.
  3. Get approval (signature of the professor) to enroll in the course.
  4. Accept internship
  5. Participate in internship
  6. Fulfill MKTG 3873 requirements to receive credit.

Advice from Jerry Rackley

Jerry Rackley, executive-in-residence, offers advice to students who are preparing to enter the workforce for the first time, either as an intern or on a full-time basis after graduating.

  1. The ability to multi-task
  2. The ability to communicate
  3. How to effectively defend a project or idea
  4. Understand office politics
  5. Your performance will be measured
  6. Scope of expertise
  7. Professionalism
  8. Ethics
  9. Fiscal responsibility
  • Preapproved internships
    • Hilti Inc.
    • The Sherwin-Williams Company
    • Division of Darton-Hudson Corp. (Target Stores)
    • Automatic Data Processing
    • Williams
    • Black and Decker / DeWalt
    • Prudential Preferred Financial Services
    • World Publishing Company / Tulsa World
    • Northwest Mutual
    • Stillwater Medical Center
    • Perry Memorial Hospital
    • Silver Dollar City, Inc.
    • Metropolitan Tulsa Chamber of Commerce
    • Norwest Financial Oklahoma Inc.
    • Irish Realty Corporation
    • Dillard's Department Store
    • Stanford Group Company
    • Ackerman McQueen
    • The Nordam Group – World Aviation Associates
    • The Churchill Group
    • Walgreen’s
    • Marketing Information Network
    • David Leadbetter Golf Academy
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