Internships

What is an Internship?

An internship is a short term opportunity to provide practical experience in an occupation or career field. An internship provides students or those interested in a career change, an opportunity to "test the waters" and gain experience in a career while developing their professional network.


Explore Internship Opportunties

As you prepare to look for an internship, think about your personal goals. Why do you want an internship? What do you hope to learn by completing an internship? These resources will help you determine your internship goals, develop a search strategy and maximize your internship experience.

Exploring Internships
             Map your career interests
Finding Internships
              Plan your internship search
              Tips for using HuskyJobs
Designing your own internship
Evaluating internship opportunities
              Avoid scams and fraudulent postings
Maximizing the internship experience

Here are just a few organizations that recruit UW students for internships through HuskyJobs (UW's online job and internship database). Be sure to check out other unique internships and opportunities by school below.

pic of sites of student internships

Career Services is here to help you find and prepare for the perfect internship. Be prepared to answer questions about your work history, academic program, future career goals, and when you want to start your internship.

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Have questions? These Frequently Asked Questions will provide you with all the answers you need.

Jobs

Are you looking for a part-time job while you attend school? Are you getting ready to graduate and looking for a great career opportunity? Career Services has the resources to help you find an ideal position; something that works for you. 

HuskyJobs

Husky Jobs is where you will find job and internship listings 24/7 and it is free to students and alumni at all 3 UW campuses.  Employers such as Amazon, Boeing, Google and Microsoft posted over 9,300 jobs and 2,170 internships to HuskyJobs last year. 

To get the most out of HuskyJobs:

  1. Complete your profile.
  2. Follow your target employers to see their posted opportunities on your home page
  3. Save searches to receive email alerts when posts are added that match your search criteria.

If you don't find what you are looking for make an appointment and we can help you find what you are looking for.

For questions or concerns logging into HuskyJobs please email huskyjobs@uw.edu.

On-Campus Employment

Jobs on-campus are available to current UW Bothell students. On-campus jobs are convenient, will work with your class schedule, and allow you to learn more about campus. Check out the listings.


 

Develop a Job & Internship  Search Action Plan

Search for Jobs & Internships

Husky Jobs - Husky Jobs has new jobs and internships posted daily.

Worksource - Worksource is Washington's official site for online employment services. Find a job, get job search help, locate workforce services in your area, access career information and more.

Work Study Positions - Work Study is need-based financial aid programs that give students the opportunity to work part-time while going to school.

On-Campus Opportunities - For UW Bothell students.

Staff and Faculty - Positions open at UW Bothell.

Volunteer Opportunities

Benefits of an Internship:

1. More likely to land job in industry of choice
2. Extended exposure to a potential employer
3. Gain something substantive to put on a resume
4. Gain a job reference and hopefully a letter of recommendation
5. College credit (maybe)

Why an internship? Watch this video 

Avoiding Scam and Fraudulent Job Posting

 

Read about recent UW Bothell students' internship success stories T-Mobile, the YMCA, and World Trade Center Tacoma.