Founded in 1998, The Master’s Industrial Internship Program at the University of Oregon trains students in the real-world knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in the industrial research laboratory - and at the interview table. We believe an advanced degree should help you land a job and prepare you for a successful career. It turns out many companies agree with us!

Three program tracks:
PV & Semiconductor Device Processing
Optical Materials & Devices
Polymer Science

Graduation 2016

2016 Graduates Join the Workforce!

The class of 2016 walks away with master's degrees and jobs at some great companies! Find out where they went...

Mogan Pilkenton

Internship Alum is Co-Author on "Elastic Second Skin" Paper

Morgan Pilkenton, class of 2008, is co-author on the ground-breaking paper published recently in Nature Materials. Researchers found a way to create a polymer layer that imitates the properties of natural skin. Potential applications include everything from cosmetics to drug delivery...Read more.


Students share their perspectives on why the master's program is a good fit for them.

Professional Development is a key component of the master's program.


What's Happening:

Alum Gina Macy in the News

2015 Women's Symposium Brings Together Seasoned Professionals and Future Interns

Polymer Faculty consulted for Atlantic Magazine story on environmental hazards of toys

ThemoFisher Networking Event Provides Real-Life Practice

Bubble Soccer Event Smashing Success!

Dr. Stacey York Joins Internship Program as Director of Strategic Partnerships




Photo of Mt. Hood by Zack Mensinger