Internships

Pictured is a student who landed an internship.

Finance and personal financial planning majors at Western Michigan University can earn credit for approved student internships. The following is a list of requirements that must be met and a list of companies where students have served as interns in recent years.

Requirements

To be approved, an internship must:

  • Provide you with relevant experience in the specialty area of that specific internship.
  • Expose you to a variety of tasks or projects.
  • Be approved and monitored by a faculty advisor.
  • Last for the equivalent of one full semester.
  • Require at least 75 hours of work for each credit hour earned.

For more information concerning the internship process, please review the internship guidelines from the Department of Finance and Commercial Law.

Companies that have participated in the program

  • Aflac
  • Ally Financial
  • Ameriprise Financial
  • Arbor Financial
  • BDO USA
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Bronson Healthcare
  • Comerica Bank
  • Consumer's Energy
  • Dell
  • Deloitte
  • Delphi
  • DENSO
  • Dimplex Thermal Solutions
  • Eaton
  • Edward Jones
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • First National Bank
  • General Motors
  • Greenleaf Trust
  • Henry Ford Health System
  • Hershey's
  • Icon Properties
  • Jewel-Osco
  • Kalamazoo Growlers
  • Kellogg Company
  • Levine and Levine
  • LVM Capital Management 
  • Meijer
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Monarch Management and Investment Company
  • Morgan Stanley
  • New York Life
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Oppenheimer
  • Perrigo
  • Plante Moran
  • PNC
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Quicken Loans
  • State Farm Insurance
  • Stryker
  • Target
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Zhang Financial