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Course Title

Virtual Business Internship

Collaboration Overview

This Long Island University Special Summer Virtual Business Internship Course focuses on providing students with access to key industry stakeholders through a carefully designed project across finance, strategy, and data management. The students will work in teams over a five-week period, developing real results for a host company based on their real business challenges.
The students will work as a team over a 5-week period, developing real results for your organization based on your real business challenges.

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Timeline & Next Steps

  • May 29, 2020

    Final Date for Companies to Express Interest

  • June 12, 2020

    Project Details Finalized; Student, Companies, Educators Prepared for Launch

  • June 22, 2020

    Project Kickoff: Company executive team web conferences with class to launch project. 

  • June 29, 2020

    Virtual Check-In Meeting #1

  • July 6, 2020

    Virtual Check-In Meeting #2

  • July 13, 2020

    Virtual Check-In Meeting #3

  • July 20, 2020

    Virtual Check-In Meeting #4

  • July 23, 2020

    Students will present their results to the company’s management

Project Inspiration

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Account Management

Process Overview / Mapping
Software Suite Recommendations
Process Optimization

Corporate Social Responsibility

Strategy Development
Requirements Planning
Evaluation and Recommendations

Customer Service

New Business Opportunity Assessment
New Product/Service Development
Customer Discovery/Interviewing

Data Management

Data Scrubbing & Reorganization
Data Synthesis & Visualization
KPI Design Visualization

Growth Strategy

Business Opportunity Research
Prospecting New Relationships
Designing & Scaling Processes

International Affairs

Expansion Planning
Cultural Assessment
Strategic Entry

Legal, Regulatory, Compliance

Impending Regulation Assessment
Legal Documents & Legal Structure Audit
Prospecting Legal Firms

Marketing

Branding Strategy/Redesign
Social Media Optimization
User/Customer Acquisition Strategy Development & Testing

Mergers & Acquisitions

Prospecting Acquirer Targets
Establishing & Validating Valuations
Researching Potential Acquisitions

Operations

Process Design Review
Scalability Assessment
Inter-Departmental Efficiency Assessment

Org Culture, D&I

Diversity Assessments
Inclusion Protocols
Training & Development

PR & Communications

PR Strategy Consulting
Communications Planning
Messaging & Tone Advancement

Product Design & Development

User Testing/Interviewing
Requirements Planning
Product Development/Extension

Purchasing, Logistics, Supply Chain

Sourcing & Distribution Analysis
Inventory Management
Distribution Optimization

Quality Control

Process Mapping & Checking
Document Validity Verification
Data and Fact Checking

Reporting, Financial Planning & Analysis

Growth Analysis
Valuations Assessment
Financial Performance Analysis​

Research & Development

Competition Due Diligence
Industry Size Assessment
Partnership & Channel Mapping

Sales & Business Development

New Business Opportunity Assessment
Market Testing
Customer Discovery/Interviewing

Software Design & Development

MVP Design & User Testing
Systems Integration
Technology Roadmap Planning

Talent Management

Talent Competency Mapping
Training & Development Curriculum Design
Talent Satisfaction Assessments

Academic Mentors

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Academic Program Details

SchoolLong Island University C.W. Post (LIU Post)
CourseVirtual Business Internship
Graduate / UndergraduateUndergraduate
Students Enrolled12
Student Time Commitment8-15 Hours
Class Meeting Day & Time*Monday - Thursday, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM ET

*Note: Company, faculty, and students will finalize meeting and communication schedule after collaboration is finalized

Collaboration Requirements

Requested Industries
Accounting & Legal
Requested Company Size
  • High-Growth Startup
Duration5 weeks (06/22/2020 - 07/23/2020)
LocationN/A
Company Time Commitment2 Hours per week of mentoring, answering key questions, and providing access to helpful resources
Project Count2

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