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 the workplace
  • Find solutions to real-world issues for companies while honing your teamwork, leadership and communications skills in a corporate environment
  • Hiring opportunities often available after graduation from the Project Connect sponsors

Current Project Connect sponsors include:

Alltech Big Ass Solutions Brown-Forman
Central Bank Humana LBX Company
LG&E and KU
RJ Corman Tempur Sealy
UPS Valvoline

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Applying into the MBA program

Before applying into the MBA program please review the Admissions RequirementsMBA Preparatory Courses and updated GMAT/GRE Waiver Policy. For any questions about the UK MBA, please contact:

Christopher Carney
Director of MBA Recruitment
Gatton College of Business and Economics
University of Kentucky | Lexington, KY 40506
859.257.7645 (office) | christopher.carney@uky.edu