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ABLE for Students


Before starting an ABLE internship for credit you must have:

  • Successfully completed BUAD 300.
  • Admitted to the upper division professional program in the Perdue School of Business
  • Currently are or going to be at least a second semester junior during your internship.
  • Completed all pre-requisite work related for the 490/491 course related to their major. To find out if you have met the pre-requisite requirements, CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE.

To take the Advanced ABLE internship - 491 course for credit you must have:

  • Completed appropriate 490 course or satisfied ABLE requirement
  • Placement approval and permission of department chair
  • Completion of ABLE administration requirements


The minimum internship requirements are: (1) 10 hours per week/10 consecutive weeks; (2) a structured work/educational experience; (3) work in a professional setting with supervision and (4) approximately 80-90% of the job duties must be applicable to your major.

Note: Double-majors must satisfy the ABLE requirement for BOTH majors!

Rules & Policies-effective August 2016

  • Interning with/for family is prohibited. The supervisor cannot be related to the student in anyway or be a close friend. A current student or a recent graduate, SU or otherwise, cannot supervise ABLE interns. 
  • Online/virtual work or in a private residence are prohibited.
  • For business requiring a license [e.g. insurance, real estate], the license must be obtained prior to the internship.
  • The company that the student is interning for must have at least five full-time employees who are not contractual or telecommuter.
  • The internship cannot consist of door-to-door selling or pure cold calling.
  • Internship at a restaurant is prohibited
  • Internship at an organization in which the student has previously worked/interned for is prohibited.


Fall: Typically 1st Monday of semester
Spring: Friday before MLK Holiday
Summer: May 1st

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