From hands-on coursework to a 9-month paid internship, experiential learning is integrated throughout all aspects of the program to ensure students gain the real-world experience necessary to launch their careers. The internship component provides both relevant job experience, a foot-in-the-door and a paycheck. The average annualized earnings for offers for the 2022 cohort is $74,500. Students have interned at Fortune 500 companies, startups, national labs, and research institutes.
Recent Internship Locations and Opportunities
Bioinformatics and Genomics: AbSci, Adaptive Biosciences, Epic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Galaxy, Genentech, Genomics Institute at University of California Santa Cruz, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Johannes Gutenberg University, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Oregon Health and Science University, NASA Ames, NanoString, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Omics Data Automation, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Providence Health and Services, Phylagen, RNA Institute at University of Albany, Scisco Genetics, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Thermo Fisher Scientific, University of California Berkeley, University of Colorado Denver, US Department of Agriculture, Virginia Commonwealth University.
Semiconductor and PV Device Processing: Advent Diamond, Wolfspeed, FormFactor, HP, HRL Laboratories, Intel, Keysight Technologies, KLA Tencor, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Microchip, MKS Instruments, Nanohmics, Onto Innovation, Oregon Physics, Qorvo (High-Volume RF Devices), Qorvo (Low-Volume RF Filters), Thermo Fisher Scientific - Analytical & Instrumentation Group.
Optical Materials and Devices: Applied Materials, DigiLens, Inc., Fiberguide Industries, First Solar, HRL Laboratories, Integrative Economics, Intel, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Los Alamos National Laboratory, MKS Instruments, Nanohmics, Northrop Grumman, Onto Innovation, Oregon Physics, Ouster, Penn State University Applied Reserach Laboratory, SA Photonics, Thermo Fisher Scientific - Analytical & Instrumentation Group, Thermo Fisher Scientific - Life Sciences Group.
Polymer Science: Actylis, Arclin, Ascend Performance Materials Chemicals, Brewer Science, Emerald Kalama Chemical, Encapsys, FormFactor, Forrest Technical Coatings, Gates Corporation, Genentech, Hexion, Isovolta, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Lonza, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Nike, Purple, Serán Bioscience, Thermo Fisher Scientific - Analytical & Instrumentation Group, Thermo Fisher Scientific - Laboratory Products & Services Group, Thermo Fisher Scientific - Life Sciences Group, Willamette Valley Company, WR Grace.
Molecular Sensors and Biotechnology (track launched in 2019): Actylis, Brewer Science, Lonza, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Nanohmics, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, Serán Bioscience, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Thermo Fisher Scientific - Analytical & Instrumentation Group, Thermo Fisher Scientific - Life Sciences Group, WR Grace.