The Business Practicum Course: MULT-UB 71

Upcoming Application Time Table (*subject to change*):
Summer 2018 - Opened Friday, April 6th and due by Monday, June 4th
Fall 2018 - Opens Wednesday, July 18th and due by Friday, October 12th

Spring 2019 - Opens Monday, December 10th and due by Tuesday, March 12th

Course Information:

Title: Business Practicum, MULT-UB 71
Credits: 0.5
Grading Basis: Pass/Fail only
Course Format: Online modules and final essay
Course Fee: $85

Other important information to note:
  • Open to Stern undergraduate students only (B.S. and B.P.E programs) who have completed at least a year in residence at NYU (or from an accepted transfer institution).  Students can apply as early as the summer after freshman year.
  • Counts as a Stern elective
  • Course will be offered Fall, Spring and Summer terms.  This course is not offered during the January term.
  • Students may only take the course once per semester and can be repeated up to a maximum of 5 semesters as long as you do not fail it. 
Complete Applications for Fall 2018 are due by Friday, October 12, 2018 by 5 PM.
Students who have received a grade of F in a prior semester for this course are NOT eligible to apply again.

Registration Process:
All application documents available at the Advising Office in Tisch Hall, Suite 616
  1. Student obtains an internship offer. The internship must be educational in nature. Internships that are clerically focused will not be accepted.
  2. Student submits the following to the Advising Office:        ​  
    • ​​A company letter addressed to Stern Undergraduate College which:
      • States the hours of work per week - indicates salary or wages (if applicable)​.  Students can only work part-time (up to 20 hours per week) during regular academic semesters (fall and spring).  During the summer, students can work above 20 hours per week.
      • States start and end date of internship.  Internships must be a minimum of 8-10 weeks long. 
      • Includes a brief outline of the educational components.
      • Clearly states duties and responsibilites.
      • Is printed on the company's official letterhead.  
      • Includes an original signature. No copies, electronic signatures, or font signatures accepted.​​​
    • NYU Internship Agreement signed by a company representative (must be an original signature)
      • Students must obtain this agreement for both a paid or an unpaid internship
      • No faxing, electronic submissions, etc. allowed
    •  Stern Business Practicum Course Expectations form, signed by student. 
    • If international, the CPT form is to be filled out online after receiving approval from Stern.
  3. Upon approval from Stern, students will be registered into the Business Practicum course for the given semester.
International Students: Bring proof of course registration and other required documents to the Office of Global Services (OGS) to obtain Curricular Practical Training which will take about 7-10 business days. Students should note that if this internship course is not successfully completed in the required time period, this failure will be reported to OGS who may report it to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Please note that if a student registered for this course wishes to drop it after being enrolled and authorized, a letter must be provided to Stern Advising from the company stating that the company has been notified that the student is dropping the course. In addition, international students who drop the course will be reported to OGS. Please note also that this course follows the normal, full semester Drop deadlines. 

After Registration:

Students will receive additional information via NYU classes and their email address (provided in the application) after enrollment.
Upon completion of the internship course the student must submit the following to the respective assignments in the NYU Classes Portal:​
  • Certificate of successful completion of the online component of the internship course
  • An essay describing their internship, the work that they performed and what they learned from the experience (please be sure to include full name and NYU ID number on the essay).

Additional internship policies:
Stern will only sign the contracts related to and associated with the Business Practicum course; Stern will not sign other contracts and liability waivers provided by companies.

Scheduling conflicts with internships are not an acceptable excuse for failing to meet your academic obligations including, but not limited to, attending class, arriving to class on time, taking scheduled examinations, completing homework assignments, fulfilling group work obligations, and addressing registration issues.