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About School of IAS Internships

An academic internship is one of the most rewarding things you can do while you are a UW Tacoma student. Internships develop your problem-solving skills, sense of responsibility and initiative — traits valued by employers and graduate schools.

Before you commit to an internship, ask yourself:

  • Why do I want to do an internship?
  • What is my area of interest?
  • How does the internship relate to my degree program?
  • What do I want to learn from an internship?
  • How much time can I commit to an internship?
PLAN AHEAD: Plan your internship at least one quarter before you expect to register for it. Start planning at the BEGINNING of the quarter — not at the end. Many internship applications have deadlines — especially internships with government agencies and large corporations.
 
Need more information about internships? Email an advisor at siasadv@uw.edu.
 

REGISTRATION TIMELINE: Your internship learning agreement must be submitted by the 10th day of the quarter to receive an entry code from the SIAS office. Please submit forms to siasadv@uw.edu

 


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