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Wheeler Student Internship Program

The Thomas L. Wheeler III Entrepreneurship Enterprise Program

The Entrepreneurship Enterprise Program at the Fisher College of Business provides qualified Ohio State University students unique summer internship opportunities to train directly with entrepreneurs and senior leaders of entrepreneurial support organizations.

The program is based on the belief that a comprehensive entrepreneurship education program challenges students to apply their knowledge to entrepreneurial business situations. This program is made possible by the generous donations of Thomas L. Wheeler III.


Through alliances with several strategic partners in central Ohio, the Wheeler Entrepreneurship Enterprise Program offers internships in the following areas:

  • New Venture Development
  • Private Equity and Venture
  • Technology Commercialization
  • Corporate Venturing
  • Other Business Related Fields
Possible projects
  • Creating Business Plans
  • Raising Capital
  • Negotiating Strategic Partnerships
  • Technology Licensing
  • Market Assessment
  • Prototype Development
  • Financial Forecasting

Summer Internship Program 2015


Each year, the Wheeler Entrepreneurship Enterprise Program places several top-level graduate and undergraduate students in local entrepreneurial companies to assist with market research, financial planning, business development and other entrepreneurial initiatives. These placements are highly competitive among our students and many are fully funded by the Center for Entrepreneurship at the Fisher College of Business.


Positions are project based, and cannot exceed 200 hours to complete.

November 10, 2014 – January 9, 2015
The Center for Entrepreneurship will accept requests for Summer 2015 Interns from companies, and applications and resumes from students.

January 23, 2015
Companies will be notified as to whether they have been awarded an internship opportunity.

February 2, 2015 – February 27, 2015
The Center for Entrepreneurship will solicit student interest in each approved position.

March 6, 2015
The Center for Entrepreneurship will notify selected companies of student interest, and forward resumes for review. Companies will schedule interviews with students and make a hire decision. Interview deadline is April 3, 2015.

May 4, 2015 – August 7, 2015 / internship term (10 week internship must occur within these dates)

I am interested in hiring an Intern this Summer, what can I do?

Check out the Info for Companies page, and send us your completed Intern Request Form.

I am a student looking for a job, where do I apply?

Head over to the Info for Students page, and read about how to apply for an exciting internship.