College of Business Forges Dynamic Internship Partnership with Sun & Moon Capital

On January 27, 2024, the College of Business at Texas A&M University-Commerce jointly announced a strategic collaborative partnership with Sun & Moon Capital, a distinguished micro-market buyout PE firm.

The newly launched innovative internship program is designed to offer valuable career training tailored to the curriculum tracks in the College of Business. This initiative is specially curated for current international students and recent graduates, providing them with exceptional opportunities for professional development and hands-on experience in the dynamic world of business, relying on the expertise of the leading industry professionals at Sun & Moon Capital.

“We are thrilled to partner with A&M-Commerce to create a unique internship program that bridges the gap between academic learning and real-world application,” said Javar Avery, CEO of Sun & Moon Capital. “By providing students with practical experience and exposure to the world of finance, we aim to be a launch pad for international students who are eligible for off-campus employment through Curricular Practical Training (CPT) and Optional Practical Training (OPT).

Through the internship program, students will have the opportunity to work on various projects spanning many industries. Additionally, interns will receive mentorship from experienced Sun & Moon Capital professionals. They will learn how to turn datasets into actionable insights for understanding the latest trends and technologies shaping the field of private equity.

“Our partnership with Sun & Moon Capital exemplifies our commitment to providing students with experiential learning opportunities that complement their academic studies. This partnership allows them to discover how their advanced learning can be leveraged for a company with multiple facets to its growth,” said Shernay Wormley, Senior Career Service Coordinator for the College of Business. “We are excited to collaborate with Sun & Moon Capital to create multiple meaningful internships for our students and to continuously develop their leadership career paths.

The strategic partnership between the College of Business and Sun & Moon Capital exemplifies the unwavering dedication of the college to the university’s mission of transforming lives and impacting communities. Through initiatives like this internship program, the College of Business is committed to providing its students with ample opportunities for both professional and personal growth. By working closely with industry partners, it ensures that students receive practical, real-life experience that prepares them for success upon graduation.

This collaboration not only benefits individual students but also enriches the broader community whilst continuing to foster experiential learning and shaping well-rounded professionals in finance, business analytics, marketing, communications and human resources management. This program is open to all students at A&M-Commerce pursuing degrees in these fields, reaffirming the college's commitment to inclusive excellence and preparing students for meaningful careers.

(Above is a photo of Javar Avery, CEO of Sun & Moon Capital)