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SIAS internships

Nathan Patrick in front of the Harbor History Museum

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

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


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