In 2013, the SBTDC at WCU matched 309 students with more than 80 clients across the region through partnerships with students and professors at Western Carolina University, Montreat College and Wake Forest University. Four WCU students (one undergraduate and three MBA students) worked as paid interns during the year, and one WCU undergraduate worked as an unpaid intern on a project for a client. Collectively, these students invested more than 12,200 hours assisting clients with business and marketing plans, financial analysis and reporting, advertising, human resources, market research, planning and implementation of special events, and other services. Overall, clients indicated a high level of satisfaction with student work. Please download the full report for additional information.