Project Connect

The traditional internship, redefined.

The internship scope of Project Connect 

For 32 weeks, One Year MBA student teams are paired with high-ranking corporate executives to work on projects of importance to the executives’ corporation. These projects focus on core business processes such as: data analysis, marketing, supply chain management, logistics and business finance strategies. Participating in Project Connect happens simultaneously with your coursework, providing you with a unique internship opportunity to apply what you are learning with real-time, practical projects. Student teams devote 70- 80 hours per person per project, working with the company to address issues and develop strategies. 

Project Connect highlights:

  • Diverse teams of students conduct major projects in conjunction with company executives
  • Apply business theory learned in the classroom to hthe workplace 
  • Find solutions to real-world issues for companies while honing your teamwork, leadership and communications skiills in a corporate environment 
  • Hiring opportunities often available after graduation from the Project Connect sponsors 

Current Project Connect sponsors include:

Alltech, Inc. 

LG&E and KU
Big Ass Solutions Papa John's International, Inc. 
Brown-Forman Corporation United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc. 
Central Bank R.J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC
Humana, Inc. Tempur Sealy International, Inc. 
LBX Company LLC Trane, Inc. 
Lexmark International, Inc.  Valvoline, Inc

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