School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

Graduating Profession-Ready Students


In order to graduate as profession-ready students and become leaders in today’s complex global society, you will benefit from industry internships. These are exceptional opportunities that allow you, our students, to gain experience, expand your perspectives, and stand out with potential employers.

As students certified in your respective major, you may earn academic credit from professional internships, by registering for an internship course among  CptS 490, CE 495, EE 495, ME 495.

Check out your Internship Advantages
  • gain invaluable major-related work experience before graduation
  • apply your evolving knowledge in actual companies
  • discover the occupations available to graduates
  • explore a career path while receiving academic credit
  • receive a pay for your internship work, which helps with college tuition
  • develop new skills and refine others, while increasing confidence in your abilities
  • network with professionals in the field for references and future job opportunities
  • make yourself known as a potential future full-time employee
  • determine whether you would like to work full-time for the internship company
  • increase your chances of receiving excellent job offers

Preparing yourself for an Internship

Graduates of WSU Tri-Cities leave campus fully ready to enter the workforce. The Career Development Office offers workshops on how to develop a job search strategy, write a compelling résumé and cover letter, and sharpen interview skills – all of which will help students land an internship in today’s competitive market.

The Career Development Office posts on- and off-campus positions for student employees and also work with students to identify internships, cooperative work experience, and post-graduation career opportunities in their fields.

See how you can become career-ready with Career Development.

Picture yourself in a Professional Internship

Would you like to learn about the transformative internship world in representative companies? Then watch these videos, bearing in mind that they portray the advantages of internships and are solely intended to show the excitement that students from any university and major may experience anywhere in the U.S. in the companies represented in the videos.


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