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Durham Greater Toronto Area

Internship Program

Business Administration - Internship Program

Looking to launch or enhance your career while also completing your degree?

Interested in expanding your professional network?

Wanting to build upon the professional work or volunteer experiences you already have?

Apply for one or both of the ADMN placement courses. Placements can offer you the opportunity to gain new and practical work experiences, while also enhancing your professional skills and connections and earning you credit towards your degree.   

“Trent Durham has unleashed a confidence in me that I didn’t realize I had. 
Through my internship experience, I learned so much about the corporate world
 and what it takes to be a business leader – giving me the added-value of
networking with industry professionals and future mentors"
  -Andrew Umukoro, 4th year B.B.A. student

Placements are offered across a variety of sectors and fields of interest. Each of the field courses requires a minimum commitment of 100 hours to the placement within an academic term.  This works out to approximately one day per week over 12 weeks, or more intensively over a shorter number of weeks (which is not unusual).

Academic requirements are completed in addition to a minimum of 100 placement hours. Placement opportunities may be paid or unpaid.  

Course Descriptions:

ADMN 3870H – Internship – Field-based learning 1. This course bridges academic theory with field based learning. Working with employers in the community, students will combine field experience with the reflective practice. Students may secure their own work placement, as approved by the faculty supervisor, or interview for various placements identified by the course instructor. Open only to BBA students. Prerequisites: A minimum of a 70% cumulative average, 3.0 ADMN credits, and permission of the course administrator. 

ADMN 4880H – Internship – Field-based learning 2. This course bridges academic theory with field based learning. Working with employers in the community, students will combine field experience with the reflective practice. Students may secure their own work placement, as approved by the faculty supervisor, or interview for various placements identified by the course instructor. Open only to BBA students. Prerequisites:  A minimum of a 70% cumulative average, 12.0 university credits of which 5.0 must be ADMN credits, and permission of course administrator.

For more information, please contact:

​Ryan Sisson,
Coordinator, Workplace Partnerships
Trent University Durham GTA
​Email: rsisson@trentu.ca