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Internship Opportunities

An internship course has been designed to provide students with an opportunity to gain valuable and practical insight into actual business operations. Students may intern with profit or non-profit organizations. Upon completion of their internship, students will be expected to practice what they have learned. This course is strongly recommended for juniors and seniors.


Students with Internship Experience

Johanna Heikkinen, business administration: management science and marketing management

Interned with the city of Danville

"During my internship I worked on a variety of projects. Overall, I was generally attentive and I feel that the skills I learned can be utilized in any field."


Michael Hoover, accounting

Interned with Infinity Global Packaging in Danville

"Averett University has a great business department. Excellent teachers combined with small class sizes make a good learning environment. And with many local internships available, Averett is the right place to get your business degree and the experience to back it up."


Scholarships for Business Majors

  • The Bradley Family Scholarship
  • The Florrie Storey Shultz Business Department Scholarship
  • The Garland and Harriett Wyatt Scholarship
  • The O. Lewis Roach Jr. Scholarship
  • The Virginia Bank and Trust Company Scholarship

Additional scholarships may be available.


What could I do with this major?

  • Accountant
  • Advertising agent
  • Auditor
  • Banker
  • Financial planner
  • Human resource manager
  • Media buyer
  • Public relations specialist
  • Quality control specialist
  • Realtor
  • Retail buyer

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