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Internships

Internships are a key way to learn outside the classroom. An internship can help shape your career trajectory, expand your professional network, build your resume, and bolster your chances of securing a good job after graduation. Click on the links below for helpful tips and resources.

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International Students and Internships

International students in F-1 status who meet certain eligibility requirements can participate in internships using CPT.  Learn more about CPT …

Creating Learning Goals

An intentional focus on student learning is what distinguishes internships from jobs.  As an intern, you should consider yourself a …

Internship Outcomes

Information gathered from 2016-2017 UW Seattle bachelor’s level graduates about internship participation and perceived importance of internships.  Statistical results comparing …

Addressing Sexual Harassment – UW Title IX Office Brochure

This brochure from the UW Title IX office can help you recognize discriminatory behavior, and provides resources and information about …

Understanding Non Disclosure Agreements

This handout provides information for UW students on Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) and Confidentiality Agreements (CDAs) as they relate to student …

Maximizing Internships
Finding Internships in Handshake, 2019-2020
After Internship – Strategic Analysis

Much like sports teams analyze game tapes to pinpoint what worked and didn’t work so they can develop a plan …

After Internship – Next Steps

Completing an internship is an important milestone in your career development journey.  Hopefully your internship helped you build experience, knowledge, skills, …