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At UW-Eau Claire, we talk a lot about high-impact practices — those experiences that add immeasurable learning growth potential to the undergraduate degree. They include collaborative research, study abroad, service-learning, and of course internships.
Blugold materials science and engineering students have interned at
innovative area businesses like Cardinal Glass and Phillips Medisize
Corp., and several of these internships have led to employment after
graduation. Connor Richards, pictured above, a summer '16 intern for a major medical technologies company in the Chippewa Valley, has done the type of materials testing and processing that will help advance the company's products and his own expertise. Connor is able to do that work right here on campus at the Materials Science and Engineering Center, allowing that company to benefit from our advanced instrumentation.
An internship is a great start to a career in the field — that foot in the door can make all the difference. Students interested in applying for an internship should contact the program director.
Materials Science and Engineering students can log into Handshake to search available internships, as well as find tips for improving resume and interviewing skills. This Blugold network looks out for one another long after graduation.Log into Handshake
Patrick Kippes, Phillips Medisize Inc.Internships are a win-win scenario for Phillips-Medisize and UWEC. The student is exposed to real world manufacturing and medical device applications through analytical work, technical report writing, and root cause problem solving. Phillips-Medisize realizes benefits from gaining access to laboratory equipment, evaluating the talent of future graduates, and additional resources to tackle challenging problems.
UW-Eau Claire students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields now have 225 internship opportunities in the Chippewa Valley, thanks to a grant from the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation.Options for STEM students
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