Experiential learning

Our UBC MBA students graduate with invaluable practical experience which they gain locally and around the world. Through internships, Global Immersion, live case competitions and case studies, our Full-time MBA students learn by doing. The moment they start the program, they get the hands-on exposure they need to succeed in any organization.


Pitch your skills to land a summer internship, then apply and test your MBA learning and career direction on real business problems. UBC MBA interns have helped create millions of dollars of cost savings, develop new market opportunities, and solve complex strategic problems.

Typical internship roles include:

  • Business Analysis & Sales Forecasting
  • Operations Management & Supply Chain Analysis
  • Project Management & Analysis
  • Market Research & Competitive Intelligence
  • Marketing & Brand Management

Entrepreneurial or industry project

Have a new service or product idea, or want to explore a new industry to plot your career change? Use the summer to develop a minimum viable product, conduct market testing or do in-depth research into your target sector. Utilize UBC-wide resources for mentoring and support, as well as connect with a diverse network of like-minded people from other faculties.

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