Student Opportunities

The following opportunities are available for current College of Business students:


The College of Business occasionally receives job vacancy notices from employers specifically seeking business students.  These notices can be accessed by clicking on the above “Employment” link.  In addition, students and alumni looking for employment are encouraged to check out the Career Services website and the state of the art Handshake database.


Internship Program

An internship is a great way to gain experience in a professional work environment, explore your career interests, and develop relationships in your prospective career field.  For detailed information, please click on the “Internship Program” link above.


Learning Journeys 

COB students are encouraged to attend Learning Journeys to get a inside look at various types of businesses in the Fredericksburg region.  In conjunction with individual faculty, the Associate Dean of Operations and Outreach schedules Learning Journeys that fit course content. Past Learning Journeys have included  a trip to Applied Rapid Technologies for Dr. Brooks’s BUAD 354 students and a trip to Costco for Dr. Mi’s BUAD 312 students.


Mentorship Program

The Mentorship program began in September 2012 to provide students with an opportunity to network and gain advice on navigating the job search process. For more information about this amazing opportunity or to express an interest in taking part in this program, please contact Andrea Cordray at

Meet Mentor Allison Bertsch

Applications are currently being accepted on a rolling basis. Please click on the “Mentorship Program” link above to apply.


Speed Networking

The Fredericksburg Regional Alliance and the College of Business co-host one Speed Networking event per semester. Speed Networking events are an excellent opportunity for students to connect with the local business community. Students are encouraged to bring their resume and are able to connect with every business professional at the table during the networking event. Past business participants have included leaders from the Free-Lance Star, Mary Washington Healthcare, GEICO, PermaTreat Pest Control, small business owners and more.


Student Research Grants

With the creation of the College of Business in July 2010, students in both the undergraduate and graduate programs may apply for student research grants. For detailed information, please click on the “Student Research Grants” link above.


Study Abroad

The Center for International Education at the University of Mary Washington offers a vast array of study abroad programs. Explore the Center’s numerous offerings to determine which study abroad program is right for you! For more information, please click on the “Study Abroad” link above.


Undergraduate Scholarships

The College of Business has several academic scholarships available. Please use UMW’s online form to apply. If you have any questions, please contact 540-654-2740. For detailed information, please click on the “Undergraduate Scholarships” link above.


Volunteer Opportunities


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