Why be the next Zuckerberg? Be the first you.

Small businesses and entrepreneurs drive our economy, solve some of our biggest problems, and create jobs and opportunities. Nazareth will help you prepare for success.

Meet the Interns

    An internship led to a job at "Big Four" firm Deloitte for accounting major Daniel Jacob '18.
    A Nazareth SPARK Grant enabled marketing major Matt Ziegler '20 to do an unpaid marketing internship
    James Cheeks, Naz Alum

    Special Agent James Cheeks

    From business administration at Naz to program manager in the Cyber Division of the FBI, James Cheeks '95 shares his journey.

    Why Naz?

    "It was one of those feelings where your gut just tells you it’s the right place." — Jenn Lachell '15 explains in her blog post "Why Nazareth College?" After multiple college internships and leadership roles, she was quickly hired by Skyhigh Networks.

    Roy Stein

    Roy Stein, Music/Business Professor

    What can you learn from a drummer, songwriter, music-producing/audio-recording professor with a law degree? A lot about the music industry and the business world, to be equipped for multiple careers. And BTW, he could teach you to meditate. Read more about Roy Stein, including the record label he helped two students start »

    Shaina Louis

    Shaina Louis ' 18

    “I never knew I was going to have my own business at the start of freshmen year,” says Shaina Louis ‘18, who has received support and finances for start-up costs from Nazareth. Louis’ story »

    Clubs and Organizations

    • Finance Society
    • Music Business Club
    • Marketing Club

    View the full list of Student Activities clubs and organizations »

    Mark Weber with cross-cultural management class

    Faculty Expert: Marketing and International Business

    Mark Weber, director of undergraduate international business and graduate integrated marketing communication programs

    "Mark has an open-door policy where students can come to him for help on classwork and advice. He has great insight to the business world and he has extensive resources that he is willing to call upon for the benefit of his students. Mark is not only a professor who brings a lot more to the classroom than just teaching, he is also an exceptional mentor to all his students."

    — Elise Maryanopolis '12, account manager at Brand Networks

    Become a problem solver

    Many employers and leaders need good analysis. To add value to your degree and know how to interpret and use data to solve real-world problems, complete a minor in analytics.

    Intern Internationally

    Karla Jackson '13 interned during her semester abroad in Berlin doing social media work for Sirius Facilities, creator of more than 30 business parks. She then was hired as a social media manager in Dallas, Texas.

    Internships are available in at least nine countries »

    Joe Christian, Zappos Internship, Nazareth College, Rochester, NY

    Interning at Zappos

    Story and video: Joe Christian '15 interned in IT security at Zappos in Las Vegas.

    Rochelle Ruffer on a Naz trip to China

    Dr. Rochelle Ruffer

    "The faith she had in me and my abilities encouraged me to pursue new opportunities and helped me get an internship (which turned into a full-time job)," says Anna Vitale '16 of her economics professor. "Though her classes were never easy, I became a better student, and employee, as a result of them."

    Read more about Dr. Ruffer (in the middle in this photo, in China) »

    Study Abroad

    From France to Japan to Australia to Peru and beyond, Nazareth offers both short- and long-term study abroad programs.

    Adirondack Cup, Nazareth College, School of Management

    Nazareth wins prestigious stock picking competition

    A team of Nazareth students won the 2016 Adirondack Cup, a stock picking contest for college students interested in the investment field. Read more >>

    Examples of Internship Sites

    Nazareth's internship office helps you find an internship in your area of interest. Recent sites include:

    • Ad Council of Rochester
    • Bank of America
    • Berlin: Task36 project management software firm
    • City of Rochester
    • Rochester City School District
    • D4, LLC
    • DeJoy, Knauf & Blood
    • ESL Federal Credit Union
    • Excellus Blue Cross/Blue Shield
    • Hillside Family of Agencies
    • Valencia, Spain: INMERCO Marketing
    • Lifetime Health Medical Group
    • M&T Bank
    • Manning & Napier
    • NYS Assembly, Albany
    • Office of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
    • Paychex, Inc.
    • Rochester Americans
    • Seaberry Design & Communications, Washington, D.C.
    • State Farm Insurance

    Alum Spotlight: Scott Chapman '04

    "It’s not just about looking at an Excel spreadsheet. It’s also about asking whether we make a big change or do something a little bit differently to avoid a problem in the future."

    Read more from Scott Chapman '04, executive director of finance at Partners + Napier »

    Entrepreneurial Spirit

      Jason Pohlman '01, Mindful Designs owner, learned to think like an entrepreneur at Naz.
      Ian Prichard, alum of Nazareth College, Black Tie Ski Rental '98

      Alumni Spotlight: Ian Prichard '98

      A strong liberal arts background and small classes at Nazareth set him up for success as an entrepreneur, says Prichard. Read more >>

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