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The internship is a unique and mandatory component of our Bachelor of Management program. It links the academic program with solid, real-world experience, providing you with valuable practical involvement in the business world, and the opportunity to build your networks.

Internship Highlights

  • Students are encouraged to seek out their own internships with the help, and support, of the Mihalcheon School of Management
  • Internship placements are scheduled during intersession (May-August) between the 3rd and 4th year of your Bachelor of Management degree
  • It is for a minimum period of 13 weeks
  • It can be a paid or volunteer internship
  • You will receive 3 credits towards your degree


You are evaluated on several requirements, including the completion of a personal SWOT analysis, an employer evaluation, a poster, and a presentation.

Internship Timeline

Internship placements occur between the 3rd and 4th year of your Bachelor of Management degree.


  • Classes commence

February & March

  • Classes continue
  • Internship search begins 
  • Applications and interviews begin


  • Classes conclude at the end of term

May to July

  • Internships are in progress


  • Internships conclude
  • Presentations are given

Hear From Our Students

CUE student, Mir Tasfia Hasan, shares her experience with the Bachelor of Management internship
Hear what CUE student, Jaedon Carroll, has to say about his experience with the Bachelor of Management’s internship

Past Internships


For internship enquiries, placements, and opportunities, contact management@concordia.ab.ca.

Disclaimer: International Students

Note: the co-op work permit is a separate work authorization than the one which may appear in the study permit. Students cannot use their study permit work authorization in order to complete their co-op or internship course.  

Please note this program has a mandatory internship which requires international students to have a co-op work permit. We recommend that international students apply for their co-op work permit at least 6 months prior to their internship start date. Please note, students will not be able to complete the internship without a co-op work permit. This may result in a delay in program completion. 

Attention: IRCC Temporary Policy Change

From November 15, 2022, to December 31, 2023, some students may not need to apply for a co-op work permit if meeting specific eligibility criteria set by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. To discuss eligibility please contact the International Office at international@concordia.ab.caStudents who do not meet all criteria of the temporary policy change MUST have a co-op work permit prior to the start of their internship. 

Students can visit the website of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada to learn more about applying for a co-op work permit and to check processing times. Students with questions about co-op work permits should contact the International Office at international@concordia.ab.ca.