Learn Outside the Classroom


Management majors are encouraged to gain real world experience through completing an internship. The Career Center at Canisius provides personalized, cutting-edge services and programs to place students in internships.

Canisius interns have an excellent reputation and many obtain their first job offers as a result of their internship. In recent years, management majors have interned with organizations such as:

  • Albright-Knox Gallery
  • Buffalo Bisons
  • Buffalo Niagara Convention Center
  • Buffalo Sabres
  • Catholic Health System
  • Frito Lay
  • Independent Health
  • HSBC
  • Fisher Price
  • Moog
  • M&T Bank
  • MCR Pharmaceuticals
  • The National Labor Relations Board
  • New Era Cap
  • New York Life Insurance
  • Pittsburgh Penguins
  • Rich Products
  • Summit Educational Resources
  • Roswell Cancer Park Institute
  • Walmart 

American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)

Management students can participate in the student chapter of the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), an operations management professional association. Some of their activities include monthly meetings, speaker presentations and plant tours. The APICS Top Management Night, held every spring, is a meeting of executives from local employers. Canisius students can volunteer at the dinner and network with practicing professionals and hear formal presentations.

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

The student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) sponsors résumé and interviewing workshops, hosts campus programs with local human resource professionals, and conducts tours of local businesses. These tours include presentations on human resource issues facing that organization. Members of the Canisius SHRM chapter attend monthly meetings of the Buffalo-Niagara Human Resources Association (BNHRA) to network with local HR professionals and benefit from professional development programs sponsored by BNHRA.