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Real World Experience

The Accounting Department offers real-world opportunities via the Internship and Placement Program of the College's School of Business. Designed to help students gain practical experience and explore career possibilities, the School of Business' placement program offers an optional Internship Program for academic credit to those students who meet the eligibility requirements. Interested students should contact the Director, Internships & Placement (Link to E-Mail) early in the semester prior to the semester during which they wish to participate in the School of Business Internship Program.

Recent examples of internship sponsors include:

  • Audiovox Corporation
  • Avis
  • Community Development Corp. of Long Island
  • Direct Marketing Association
  • Grant Thornton
  • Marks, Paneth & Shron LLP
  • New York Life Insurance Co.
  • Office of the New York State Comptroller
  • Slant/Fin Corporation
  • Ziff Davis Media


Did You Know?

Maryann De Leo, a 1977 graduate of the Media & Communications program within the American Studies Department, was honored with an Oscar in the Documentary Short Subject category at the 76th Annual Academy Awards for her work as producer and director of "Chernobyl Heart," a film about the effects of radiation on the children of Belarus, Russia, 16 years after the infamous nuclear reactor accident at Chernobyl.

Distinguished Service Professor of Mathematics, Jong Pil Lee, was awarded a 2005 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring during ceremonies held at The White House.

The JP Morgan Chase Foundation awarded a $50,000 grant to support the Curriculum Materials Center in the College library.

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