Experiential Learning Opportunities in Economics & Management Studies

Experiential learning opportunities are key when investigating careers in economics or management studies, whether internships, job shadows, or informational interviews. Below is a list of locations where St. Olaf Economics and Management Studies students have completed experiential learning activities since 2000. Use this list to get started and to spark your creativity – there are numerous organizations not mentioned here that may also offer opportunities!

Organizations where Oles have interned in the past
General Resources
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Categories of organizations include:

Organizations where Oles have interned in the past

Banks/Credit Card Companies

Consulting Firms

Entertainment/Hospitality Services

Financial Organizations


  • Allina Hospitals & Clinics – Network of hospitals, clinics, & health services offering opportunities in healthcare management.
  • Health Partners – health information, care and insurance
  • Heartland Medical – Marketing/business internships located in Little Falls, MN.
  • Lifestyle Management – Corporation dedicated to providing preventive health care programs & corporate fitness management.


Northfield-based Organizations (Small For- and Non- Profit Organizations; Entrepreneurial)

Real Estate


Sports/Athletic Organizations


General Resources

Where To Look-Piper Center Internship Search Resources

Specific Internship Postings

Professional Organizations

These organizations provide information, networking, and additional training opportunities and may offer student memberships at a discount. 

Links which provide additional information beyond internships in the following areas.

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