- Justin Jakubik ’15
- Hometown: Strongsville, Ohio
- Major: Finance and Accounting
In the Department of Economics, Accounting and Business Administration and they really push for students to partake in internships because they really allow you to personally see what jobs and industries may appeal to you while gaining valuable experience.
Finance Internships and Hands-On Learning
Students who choose to major in finance at Mount Union have ample opportunities to get “real-world” experience outside of the classroom. By getting involved in extracurricular opportunities and student organizations, you can strengthen your skills and knowledge of finance, both of which are critical to career success.
Experiential learning opportunities will give you many chances to put classroom knowledge to work. These opportunities, which complement classroom learning, include:
- Internships at for-profit and non-profit organizations
- Seminar at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange
- Independent research
- Research with faculty or student peers
- Research-based courses
Investment Team is a student-led organization on Mount Union’s campus, in which students manage four different stock portfolios. The opportunity for college students at Mount Union to manage real money is beneficial and practical, as it provides a valuable learning experience. Students not only learn the skills necessary to invest money, but they also learn what it is like to work in a fast-paced business environment.
Tau Pi Phi honorary is a student-led honorary for business-related majors who have shown exceptional academic achievement. Induction into Tau Pi Phi requires a 3.0 overall GPA, a 3.3 GPA in departmental coursework and successful completion of eight courses in business administration, economics and/or accounting.