Department of Finance & Business Law Internships

The Internship Process:

The Internship for credit process consists of four parts:

1)  Secure an internship, the resources below show a compiled list of internships both listed through UWW (HawkJobs) and those not listed.

2) Meet with Dr. Garrett Smith, bring a hard copy of internship description and responsibilities.  Complete the internship form.  Obtain Departmental and College Approval.

3) Work at least 150 HRS on the internship during the semester of credit.  Complete for the first four weeks of the internship an activity log.

4) Write and submit (or film) a statement of reflection.


HawkJobs Advanced Search Link

For internships already listed through HawkJobs follow the above link and use the reference number provided to have access to the listing.

The listings will be updated approximately every two-weeks.  You are encouraged to search Hawkjobs for additional positions which may be close to experiation.

Robert W. Baird & Co.: Internship-Operations

HawkJob Reference #:  60250

ETF Model Solutions, LLC: Finance Intern

HawkJob Reference #:  60490

Generac Power systems Inc.: Financial Planning and Analysis Intern

HawkJob Reference #:  60891

Marine Credit Union: Financial Sales Intern

HawkJob Reference #: 60920

SVA Plumb Wealth Management, LLC: Student Finance Internship

HawkJob Reference #: 60935

Uline: Finance Internship - Paid Internship

HawkJob Reference #: 60956

Uline: International Finance Internship

HawkJob Reference #: 60951

State of Wisconsin Investment Board: Securities Analyst Intern, Public Equities

HawkJob Reference #: 61267

State of Wisconsin Investment Board: Securities Analyst Intern, Public fixed Income

HawkJob Reference #: 61268

Direct Supply: Business Venture Intern

HawkJob Reference #: 61290

Direct Supply: Finance and Accounting Intern

HawkJob Reference #: 61291 Finance Intern

HawkJob Reference #: 61146

Rober WBaird& Co.: Compliance Internship (Year Round)

HawkJob Reference #:  61062

Exact Sciences

Communications & Investor Relations Summer Intern

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Research key investor-related issues in the health care, biotech and investment sectors;
  • Provide succinct, strongly written materials for use with investors, stakeholders and senior management;
  • Support the development and delivery of media relations documents including pitch emails, press releases, blog posts and op-eds;
  • Communicate directly with senior management ahead of key events, including internal team meetings, earnings call, public events and media activities.


Revenue Assurance & Internal Controls Internship

Internal Controls & SOX Compliance:

  • Assist with evaluation of efficiency and effectiveness of internal controls in selected business areas
  • Execute testing of key controls and update associated internal control documentation
  • Brainstorm potential risk exposure and evaluate the mitigating controls built into processes by researching best practices to identify opportunities for increasing the effectiveness and efficiency of the SOX program
  • Execute testing of reports and spreadsheets

 Support Data-Driven Decision Making Processes:

  • Conduct data modeling and critical review of various data sets and metrics, including ad hoc data analysis as requested of the Revenue Assurance team members
  • Assist in the research, risk analysis, documentation, and compliance of established business processes using data from various systems


Colony Brands, Inc.

Forecasting Intern

As a Forecasting Intern you’ll be assisting with the analysis and development of seasonal forecasts and building out financial and buying plans to ensure we are maximizing profitability. You’ll develop & apply sales forecasting curves for catalog items through statistical analysis. In addition, you will be responsible for: 

  • Determining initial estimates and quantities on catalog items to meet budgeted sales for each catalog
  • Developing reports to show trend data by catalog, category, price-point, positioning, etc…
  • Analyzing sales and profitability information for current catalogs and compare to historical results
  • Performing daily forecast system tasks/updates as necessary to ensure we are in sync with the mainframe at all times

Associated Bank

Corporate internship - Mortgage Banking

Participate in robust business line assignment that offers distinct ownership of deliverables more than clerical/administrative tasks. Gain exposure to business line through on-the-job experiences while contributing to real business needs. Complete a variety of project work to broaden knowledge of business and apply educational knowledge. 

Operates in full compliance with internal policies and procedures as well as applicable regulations and laws, including but not limited to Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering requirements. Responsible to report any procedure or process that doesn’t meet regulatory requirements including fraud, whether suspected or confirmed, to management. This reporting can be done directly to any member of management, including Human Resources or Corporate Security, or can be reported through Associated’s anonymous Ethics Hotline. 

Briggs & Stratton

Corporate Finance Intern Summer 2017

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Assisting with monthly, quarterly and year-end closing processes
  • Performing various monthly account analyses and posting journal entries
  • Using Enterprise Wide software (SAP) to complete account analysis and reporting
  • Executing various monthly system transactions
  • Assisting with quarterly and year-end SEC reporting requirements
  • Assisting with monthly, quarterly and annual internal reporting
  • Assisting with and preparing schedules for annual financial statement audit
  • Performing other duties and responsibilities as requested or required