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College of Business

Business 5 Career Development, Internships, and Co-Ops

Career Development, Internships, and Co-Ops

Student Interview

The College of Business offers many professional development opportunities for business students that will enhance their educational experience and provide a discipline-specific focus to career development goals.

Cooperative Education (Co-Op) and internships allow students to work directly in their field through the largest co-op program in Kentucky. Visit the Co-op and Internship site for more information or contact: Dr. Marcel Robles at 859-622-1091.

EKU Center for Career & Co-op offers career days and other career development opportunities, such as resume preparation, mock interviews, and shadowing. Visit the Office of Advising and Career Services for more information and upcoming events.

The College of Business Distinguished Speaker Series brings accomplished executives to campus each fall to share their insights directly with students.

Professional Development Series

The College of Business Professional Development Series (BUS 100, BUS 200, BUS 300, BUS 400) spans the four years of the degree program and covers topics such as business etiquette, financial literacy, job readiness, and personal productivity.

BUS 100

In this course, students will focus on first impressions and social media presence, basic banking and personal budgeting, self-discovery of values and career exploration, as well as goal setting and time management.

BUS 200

In this course, students focus on professional appearance and introductions, income planning and taxes, job application materials, and building a network, as well as passion and perseverance.

BUS 300

In this course, students focus on dining etiquette and conversation topics, debt and benefits, interviewing and personal selling, as well as motivations and professional portfolio building.

BUS 400

In this course, students focus on business travel and cross-cultural relationships, investments and retirement, applying for and obtaining a job, and work-life balance and community responsibility.

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PGA Golf Management Internships

The Eastern Kentucky University Cooperative Education experience gives students an opportunity to apply classroom theory and build their professional network. The internships are available throughout the country and our students have been employed at prestigious clubs such as Winged Foot, Olympia Fields, The Greenbrier Sporting Club, TPC Sawgrass, and many more. If you can think of your dream internship or job in golf, this program will prepare you for it.

The PGA Golf Management option requires 16 months of PAID internships for all PGA Golf Management students in accordance with the PGA of America standards. The internships are scheduled during the summer (3) months following each of the first three academic school years in addition to a (7) month internship scheduled once a student completes their University academic requirements.

EKU PGA Golf Management Internship Facilities
EKU’s PGA Golf Management students complete co-operative education requirements in accordance with the PGA of America standards. Co-ops are scheduled during summer months following an academic school year (3-month co-ops) with an extended co-op scheduled once a student completes University academic requirements.

The cooperative education component of the curriculum requires a minimum of 16 months of employment at an approved facility or site. Students select from facilities currently approved and registered with the EKU PGA Golf Management program.

Are you an employer interested in having a PGA Golf Management Student?
Return the Internship Profile Form. Complete this Google Form and your completed form will be sent directly to our students. Please include any other documents, fliers or information about your facility that would be good for our students to know at the bottom of this form. If you have any special materials and they will not upload in this Google Form, please forward those to We are excited to work with you and if you need any further assistance please give us a call. Thank you!

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Find out this year’s student internship locations!

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College of Business

521 Lancaster Avenue
BTC 214, Business and Technology Center
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: 859-622-1409 (For general inquiries)
Fax: 859-622-1413

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