Internships & Cooperative Education for Academic Credit
CWU's Cooperative Education/Internship program is designed to help students gain meaningful hands-on experiences in their industry while earning credits towards their degree program.
Make sure you read all the guides carefully!
For general questions, please read our Internship FAQs.
Still have questions? Book an appointment or email our Internship Coordinator.
Important Note: As of January 2020 the CWU Internship process has been revised to be a fully online process hosted in the Wildcat Career Network. All internship applicants are encouraged to review the updated information provided here as many steps in the process have changed.
Student Resources & Information for Academic Internships
- Step-by-Step Internship Process Guide: Includes supporting info and links for the entire process
- Internship Process Checklist & Quickguide: A printable visual guide to finding/completing the application process
- Internship FAQs: Answers to our most-asked questions
- Review CWU rules regarding internship eligibility
- View Current Internship Postings in the Wildcat Career Network
- Download the Academic Requirements Worksheet
- Download Learning Agreement Modification Form
- Download Overload/Schedule Change Form
Employer Resources for Academic Internships
- Guides & Information
- View Employer Guide to Internships at CWU
- Post a Job or Internship on CWU's Wildcat Career Network
- Get Additional Information About Hiring International Students
- On-Campus Unpaid Internship Training Video: Access via MyCWU "Learning" Tab (search intern to get the right video)
- View Fair Labor Standards Act Guidelines for Unpaid Internships in the For-Profit Sector
- Affiliation Agreements - Optional agreements for ongoing partnerships
- View List of Current CWU Affiliation Agreements
Faculty Internship Resources
- Guides & Information
- Video Resources
CWU Internship Process - Faculty Process Guide: A quick faculty overview of the new CWU online Internship/Cooperative Learning application
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