Experiential Learning

Curriculum Highlights

The W. A. Franke College of Business strives to provide students with real world and hands-on experiences throughout their business studies. Students can gain professional experience in problem solving, investing in the stock market, internships, job shadows, and much more.  Discover the opportunities that will elevate your business studies at the FCB!


BizBlock presentationBizBlock is a great opportunity to test your business ideas and successfully create a business plan from start to end. In a small group with other participating students, you will champion a business idea, research, develop, market, and present it to venture capitalists and your professors. 

Student Managed Investment Fund

The SMIF was created in 2000, when a group of students was allocated $500,000 to invest at the stock exchange. Now you can take FIN 441 and FIN 442 and be part of SMIF managing a portfolio of $1.88 million.

Job Shadows, Internships & Jobs

Our Career Development Office provides you with the most up-to-date job openings, internship opportunities, and helps you start building your professional network. Visit here and explore the many more opportunities offered through the CDO!