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Your internship is our priority

When you find a career you truly love, going to work each day doesn't feel like going to work! It's fun. It's rewarding. Having an internship is one of the experiences that can help you find that type of career - they're a huge priority for the biology department. Internships can help you discover new passions or confirm that you're right where you're supposed to be on your path toward your grown up life.

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Spending a summer as in intern at Beaver Creek Reserve has this Blugold traveling throughout north-central Wisconsin, helping our state deal with invasive plant species.

Taking measurements in the field

Find your internship

The best way to discover and secure your amazing biology internship is through Career Services. They work closely with employers to develop internships for UW-Eau Claire students. Make an appointment and get started on a personalized plan!

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Check out the UWEC Reef Team!

An internship maintaining fish tanks might not seem very glamorous. But when the tanks are two 125-gallon tropical saltwater aquaria, filled with some of the most glorious and intricate sea creatures you can imagine, it's a fascinating dive into some pretty cool waters. The Reef Team, or Reefers as they're affectionately known, are a year-round club and internship. If you want to learn about or help maintain these amazing saltwater ecosystems by becoming a member of the Reef Team, stop into the Biology Department or email

Biology students checking out the marine life inside one of our 125-gallon tanks
Fish Tank Biology

Biology students checking out the marine life inside one of our 125-gallon tanks


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