Marketing Internship

MAR 4946: Marketing Internship 




To be eligible for this course, you must:

  • Obtain an internship that lasts the complete semester. The internship must be secured before applying.
  • Be fully admitted into the College of Business and have declared Marketing as your major or minor.
  • Have a 2.5 GPA or higher.
  • Be a junior or senior
  • Have passed MAR 3023 and at least 1 additional 3000 or 4000 level Marketing (MAR) course.

Internship Requirements

  • Internships must be at an organization for which the student is not currently working.
    • If the student obtains an internship in another department at current employer, significant learning opportunities must exist.
  • Internships must be the length of the semester (13-16 weeks)
    • Summer Semester internships can be 8 -12 weeks long but must be full time to be considered (40 hours per week)
  • Student Interns cannot be managed by relatives
  • The course is worth 3 credits – you must work at least 18 hours per week to meet the credits for the course.


To begin the registration process, you will submit an experience request on Handshake:

  1. Go to
  2. Login to your account in Handshake with your FAU Net ID and password.
  3. Click on the Career Center tab and select "Experiences."
  4. Select "Submit an Experience." (This is where you will report your internship.)
  5. Select "Marketing Internship Course" from the experience template drop down menu.
  6. Complete all the information on the experience request fully – missing sections of the application or paperwork will hold the approval process.
  7. Make sure to attach the following supplemental paperwork to your Handshake request:
    1. Copy of your Current Resume
    2. Internship Offer Letter,on company letterhead and MUST include the following information:
      1. Name and contact information for the Company.
      2. Start and End dates for the internship.
      3. Number of expected hours per week
    3. Copy of Degree Audit

Learning Objectives

You must provide three (3) learning objectives on the application – these are to be written in full sentences and explain what you will learn during this internship.  



Application Deadlines

Fall 2024: Due August 7, 2024

Spring 2025: Due January 1, 2025

Summer 2025: Due May 7, 2025


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For questions about the Marketing internships, please contact Professor Eileen Acello at