To be eligible for an internship with the Ronnie K. Irani Center for the Creation of Economic Wealth, applicants must be an enrolled student at the University of Oklahoma. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible. There is no minimum number of credits completed required and no GPA minimum.
The I-CCEW Internship is designed to significantly contribute to Interns' professional development in addition to offering valuable work experience. In order to do this successfully, these are the participation requirements that all selected interns must be able to meet:
- New Intern Orientation: New Intern Orientation will give incoming interns the opportunity to experience firsthand the quality expected of interns' work at the Final Presentation. New Intern Orientation for Norman will take place on Tuesday, November 20 at 5pm at the Sam Noble Museum of Natural History. New Intern Orientation for Tulsa will take place on Thursday, December 6, over the lunch hour on the OU-Tulsa campus.
- Intern Boot Camp: Boot Camp introduces incoming interns to key entrepreneurial concepts and terminology in an interactive, team-based environment. Boot Camp for both Norman and Tulsa interns is scheduled for Friday, January 11 and Saturday, January 12, 2019 and will take place in OKC. Transportation is coordinated for Tulsa participants and Norman participants who may require it.
- Seminar Series: I-CCEW Seminar Series is a semester-long program that contributes to analysts' professional and skills development and introduces interns to influential Oklahomans and business leaders. In Norman, the class meets from 6-8PM every Tuesday on the OU Research Campus and is required of all interns, regardless of whether or not an intern chooses to receive course credit for the internship. In Tulsa, Interns meet every other Thursday from 11:45AM to 1PM.
- Biweekly Staff Updates: Each I-CCEW team has biweekly meetings with the I-CCEW staff to check in on project progress and engage in problem solving. In Norman, biweeklies take place every other Friday at a time coordinated when the full team can be present. In Tulsa, biweeklies take place on Thursday alternate from Seminar Series from 11:45AM to 1PM.
- Weekly Time Commitment: Including these scheduled commitments, all interns are expected to meet the weekly time commitment listed in the application description. This time is made up of both individual research and work time as well as team meetings which are scheduled in coordination with all team members' availability.
Any questions about eligibility and participation requirements can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.