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The Management and Organizational Studies program offers an Industry Internship Program (IIP) for those students interested in gaining practical experience.

In this program, students spend 8 to 16 months working in industry between their third and fourth years of their Management and Organizational Studies (MOS) program. Prior to this, students must complete a number of steps and meet specific criteria to ensure they are approved to participate in the MOS Internship Program.

Please see the applications steps below. All steps are mandatory!

  • Application Steps


  • Step 1: Qualifications
    (a) Domestic student or International student with permissions to work on student visa

    (b) Completion
    of Business Administration 2257 
    (c) Completion of 2nd year of MOS Program with a minimum average of 70%

    Step 2: Apply to MOS Internship Program on Career Central by November 23
    Login to Career Central and register for "MOS Internship Program"

    Step 3: Attend 1 MOS Internship Information Session
    Offered on either: September 18 from 5:00pm – 6:30pm at Western's Social Science Centre in room 2024 OR on October 3 from 5:00pm - 6:30pm at Western's 3M Centre in room 3250.

    Step 4: Attend 1 MOS Internship Cover Letter & Resume Session
    Offered on either: September 26 from 4:30pm - 6:30pm Western's Social Science Centre in room 2020 OR on October 16 from 4:30pm - 6:30pm at Western's Social Science Centre in room 2024

    Please note that you do not have to attend the workshops in any particular order, but attendance is mandatory in order to be accepted into the program.

    Step 5: Wait for Approval
    Approval into the MOS Internship Program will be completed on a rolling basis. Once your prerequisites have been confirmed and confirmation of your attendance each session is reported.

    Step 6: International Students
    Once approved, please contact Britney Podolinsky for a letter in order to get your work permit

    If you have any questions or concerns, please contract Britney Podolinsky at


  • Minimum Qualifications


  • In order to qualify for the program, students must meet the following criteria (see below).  Please note that as of fall 2016, full-time status will be 4.0 credits.  Therefore, students need to have full-time status to be approved (3.5 credits) and full-time status upon their return (3.5 credits).

    • Enrolled full-time in their third year in the MOS degree program at Huron
    • Be in good standing with the Department and the Dean's Office
    • Minimum academic average of 70% in second year and successful completion of Business Administration 2257
    • Attend one Information Session and one Resume Workshop
    • Register through Career Central at www.westerncareercentral.ca
    • Resume review completed with the Coordinator, Student Mobility
    • have at least 3.5 credits remaining following the internship work term
    • complete al the above required qualifications by November 30, 2018

    Employers also place heavy emphasis on:

    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Effective communication skills
    • Ability to work both independently and with others
    • Extra-curricular activities

  • List of Employers


  • Employers that hired Huron interns in 2016-17 are 3M, Bruce Power, Canada Revenue Agency, Canadian Automobile Association & Sanofi Pasteur. In the past, our students have also had internships at IBM, Formet Industries, Celestica, Petro-Canada, and many others. Students have held positions as purchasing and buyer support, plans and control analyst, sales specialist, financial analyst, bilingual marketing and customer service coordinator, campus programs and events coordinator, accountant, and human resources coordinator.

  • Information Sessions

  • Interested students MUST attend one information session and one resume workshop.  Huron students need to have a resume review with Britney Podolinsky.  Students must meet all requirements by November 30th.  

    All sessions are in SSC on main campus (Social Science Centre).

    Fall Dates: (note the start time for the information sessions is different from the resume workshops)

    Information Sessions:

    Tuesday, September 18

    5:00pm – 6:30pm

    SSC 2024


    Wednesday, October 3

    5:00pm – 6:30pm

    3M Centre 3250


    Resume Workshops

    Wednesday, September 26

    4:30pm – 6:30pm

    SSC 2020


    Tuesday, October 16

    4:30pm – 6:30pm

    SSC 2024