Recruit an Anderson Intern

Anderson's internship program is designed to allow students to apply the principles taught in the classroom to real life projects and to give employers a cost-effective connection to future employees. Internships can last anywhere from three to six months to a year. Internship programs can be an excellent return on recruiting investment for many reasons. A well thought out and effective internship program can:

  • Provide assistance with short-term projects.
  • Allow for greater staffing when funds are not available for a full-time employee.
  • Increase your organization's visibility, brand awareness, and allure on campus.
  • Give you an opportunity to try out the student talent, to experience how the student performs on the job.
  • Offer a cost-effective source of talent for your full-time job opportunities.
  • Provide ambassadors on campus and valuable word-of-mouth for your recruiting efforts.
  • Retain quality trained human capital to help strengthen our regional and national economy.

Employers can submit the internship or job opportunity through our convenient application process. Once received, your internship or job posting will be promoted to Anderson student through various avenues to find you the ideal candidate.

Anderson’s internship program is designed to allow students to apply the principles taught on campus to real life projects and to give employers a cost-effective connection to future workers.  Internships can last anywhere from three to six months to a year.  To receive academic credit, students must work at least 160 hours during the semester, 10 hours a week and work with you and their departmental internship coordinator to determine the academic deliverables for the internship. It is highly recommended that this intern have a supervisor to report to and that this supervisor meets regularly with the intern.

Internship programs can be an excellent return on recruiting investment for many reasons. A well thought out and effective internship program can:

  • Provide assistance with short-term projects.
  • Allow for greater staffing when funds are not available for a full-time employee.
  • Increase your organization's visibility, brand awareness, and allure on campus.
  • Give you an opportunity to try out the student talent, to experience how the student performs on the job.
  • Offer a cost-effective source of talent for your full-time job opportunities.
  • Provide ambassadors on campus and valuable word-of-mouth for your recruiting efforts.
  • Retain quality trained human capital to help strengthen our regional and national economy.

Internship for Free Elective Credit

Students can receive 3 hours of free elective credit while completing an internship. Free elective credit can apply towards remaining free electives needed to complete the student’s degree program.

Internship Requirements and Policies

  • An intentional "learning agenda" is structured into the internship experience.
  • To allow for adequate job development, students should begin the internship process at least one semester prior to the semester in which they intend to participate.
  • At least 160 hours must be worked during the semester.
  • Students must register for the Internship for Credit Course (either MGMT 497/MGMT 697) once approved. Begin the Internship Process

To begin the internship process, please email Marisa Martinez (marisam@unm.edu). Include as much detail as possible such as anticipated start date, anticipated employer(s), and expected duties and responsibilities.