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!

Four program tracks:
PV & Semiconductor Device Processing
Optical Materials & Devices
Polymer Science
Molecular Probes & Sensors - New for 2019!

Rachel Benson interviews at the 2018 Networking Event. The master's program hosted 425 interviews and 39 interviewing teams from companies large and small. Find out where students landed internships this year.


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:

2018 Networking Events Bring Alumni Together.

2018 Inclusion Symposium Provides Inspiration for Aspiring Scientists.

UO Ranked #1 for Master's Degrees in Physics.

Stacey York & Betsy Tanenbaum honored with Outstanding Empolyee Awards.

Graduation 2018: Find out where they went!

Focus on Design of Experiments: Semiconductor Program Manager Fuding Lin and Alumnus Trevor Shear Demonstrate the Advantages of JMP Software.

2017 Interview Event Brings Regional and National Companies to Campus.

Alumnus Trevor Shear Selected for NSF Research Fellowship.

Generous Thermo Fisher Scientific donation supports Internship Progam Inclusion Initiative.

Dr. Benjamín Alemán is featured in Oregon Quarterly for his ground breaking work on nanoscale materials.

Master's Program co-sponsors 2018 Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics January 12-14.

Master's Program Joins $1 billion Knight Campus!

Past Stories




Photo of Mt. Hood by Zack Mensinger