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John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship

Hosting Baylor Entrepreneurship Students as Interns

John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship & Free Enterprise

We appreciate alumni and other friends of Baylor University supporting the entrepreneurship community by providing innovative work for our sharp, enterprising students through the Entrepreneurship Internship Program. Employers benefit by entering into Baylor University’s entrepreneurship community, working with and benefiting from high caliber employees desiring to serve in a temporary capacity, and vetting future colleagues in a collegial setting.

Internship Structure

For a company to be eligible to participate in the program, it generally provides a compensated position that spans an entire spring, summer, or fall term for a minimum 160 work hours. This position will expose a student to an entrepreneurial business and/or an innovative work environment.

Internship Responsibilities

While varied, roles may include:

  • Project Management
  • Business Analysis
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Consulting
  • Investment Deal Research
  • Training
  • Financial Forecasting
  • Economic Development
  • Market Research
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Social Media Strategies
  • Strategic Planning

For Entrepreneurship Student Internship Employers

Review the Internship Guidelines Above and Develop a Job Description or Posting

Most students perform internship work during the summer, but some choose to work concurrently during a fall or spring semester.

Raise Awareness Among Baylor Entrepreneurship Students

Employers generally identify potential applicants and share job postings through a variety of means, including 1) the Handshake job database system, 2) community gatherings and initiatives such as 1 Million Cups Waco, 3) Entrepreneurship faculty and staff, and 4) applying to post job opportunities through the Entrepreneurship internship listings.

Interview, Select and Communicate a Job Offer to Your Baylor Intern

Employers are responsible for identifying, interviewing, and hiring workers for their businesses.

Maintain a Work Log

During a student's internship, the intern’s supervisor at your company should initial the journal/log at the end of each week to track the number of work hours, document the intern's reflections and responses relative to the internship's responsibilities and experiences, and insure that the intern is provided a variety of management/entrepreneurial experiences.

Evaluate the Internship

Within one week of the completion of the internship, your business must provide Baylor Entrepreneurship an evaluation of the internship experience and intern’s job performance. A copy of this evaluation will be forwarded to the intern.

To request that the Baylor Baugh Center assess your internship opportunity for Baylor entrepreneurship students and post your job description, please contact us.

For further questions regarding this student process, please contact Roxie Collier in the Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship, Foster Campus, Room 210.08 by email or call 254-710-2265.

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