Not just students benefit from the internship
program. Through the partnership with Butler, participating
companies gain motivated employees who are ready to learn and eager
to participate. Students bring fresh ideas and new perspectives,
enabling organizations to stay in touch with current trends and
expectations of the upcoming workforce.
Hiring a Butler student builds a mutually beneficial
relationship between employer and student. If you are interested in
internship program, we have some suggestions! Employers will
need to fill out an information form and should
also read the supervisor guideline
sheet. If you are interested in partnering with Butler
University, please contact the Career Development Office at
317/940-9715 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Why a Butler Student
- Year round source of highly motivated pre-professionals.
- Students bring new perspectives to old problems.
- Visibility of your organization is increased on campus.
- Quality candidates for temporary or seasonal positions and
- Proven, cost-effective way to recruit and evaluate potential
- Company image in the community is enhanced through contributing
expertise to the educational enterprise.
Salary decisions are left up to the employer. However, the
average hourly rate for students is $10-12/hour. Remember that
employers are competing for quality students. While this is a
learning experience for a student, you are also asking someone to
work and contribute to your organization for 20 to 40 hours per
Students typically work part-time (around 20-25 hours per week)
during the fall or spring semester, however fulltime
opportunities during the school year can be considered.
Students are required to work a minimum of 300 hours for each
- Establish job responsibilities at the beginning of the work
- Prepare a job description and offer an adequate orientation to
- Challenge students with projects requiring thought,
imagination, and common sense as well as application of business
- Relate job assignments as much as possible to career
- Designate a skilled professional to supervise the student.
- Encourage questions.
- Complete the supervisor evaluation at the end of the work
- Provide appropriate compensation.