Entrepreneurship students may complete an internship as part of the BA in Enterprise Leadership or the Certificate in Entrepreneurial Management plan of study. Students must receive prior approval from Iowa JPEC to receive academic credit for the internship. Please contact Iowa JPEC Business Liaison Phil Jordan with questions.
Iowa Innovation Associates
The Iowa Innovation Associates (IIA) summer internship program provides ‘real-world’ experience to qualifying University of Iowa JPEC undergraduate students pursuing a degree or certificate in entrepreneurial studies. Companies participating in the IIA summer internship program will be forwarded relevant student resumes for their review. The companies will then interview and potentially hire prospective Iowa JPEC undergraduate candidates. Iowa JPEC awards a matching wage grant of $7.50/hr. to qualifying employers. The businesses will provide an additional $7.50/hr. of the wage, for a total intern wage of $15/hr. minus taxes and withholding. For additional information, contact Phil Jordan or visit the Iowa Innovation Associates webpage.
Iowa Student Internship Program
The Iowa Student Internship Program provides grants to small- and medium-sized companies in the advanced manufacturing, biosciences, and information technology industries to help support their internship programs with a goal of transitioning the interns to full-time employment in the state upon graduation.
The Student Internship Program is a unique partnership of academia, industry, and government all working together to link young Iowans to the state’s unlimited career opportunities and help Iowa companies to recruit their future workforce. To learn more about the Iowa Student Internship Program, visit the IED website.