Internships are an important area of focus for the Gus Machado School of Business. Today’s successful intern is tomorrow’s successful employee - and a successful alumnus and representative for the school. Internships enable both students and their employers to gauge each other in an early and low-pressure setting, leading to more successful jobs and careers. You can explore the following links to begin your internship search and take the first step towards your successful career.

  • Handshake / St. Thomas University Portal
  • Handshake is a career management tool for students and alumni seeking internship and job opportunities. Students may log in using their STU email and password. Alumni should call or email us at 305-628-6577, 305-474-6925, or email with your personal email to request to get an account created. If you experience technical issues while logging into Handshake, please contact Handshake’s support team at

  • Talent Development Network (TDN)
  • Talent Development Network (TDN): Linking students with industry, The Talent Development Network is an innovative economic and career development program that matches Miami-Dade students with paid internship positions in local companies. To view a list of current positions, click here.

  • Online Academic Internship Form
  • Juniors and seniors majoring in Business Administration are required to enroll in a 3-credit internship and work for a minimum of 150 hours (business) or 220 hours (tourism & hospitality management) in a non-profit organization or corporation. The internship needs to be approved prior to the student engages in the experience. The approval process may take up to a week. Click here to access and complete the online academic internship form.

    For assistance with your resume and internship search, you may contact Career Services at 305-628-6577 or Thank you and enjoy the internship!