Internships are considered part of the academic learning process for many majors at Walla Walla University. An experiential learning experience is a great way to develop specific skills and knowledge, as well as make contacts and build confidence. Employers often assess the skills and abilities of prospective employees by evaluating their previous experiences. If you pursue career-related opportunities prior to graduation, you will have an edge over other candidates in a competitive job market. Want to begin exploring possible internships? Check out our ever-expanding Internship Opportunities by Major page.
As you are beginning your search for internships, it is important to realize that there are a number of steps necessary to prepare yourself as a successful internship candidate. Below is a step-by-step internship guide created just for Walla Walla University students, to assist in preparing for, searching for and succeeding in your career and internship endeavors.
Complete the brief Internship Interest Form below to start the process of connecting your academic interests with career goals and begin networking with professionals. We partner with companies and organizations in our community across the state and nation.
Check out the Local Internship Opportunities webpage to explore available internships in the Walla Walla Valley, across many disciplines. New Opportunities are being added daily.
Check out the International Student Internships and Employment webpage to learn about visas, types of employment, internships and other important information regarding international students working in the United States.
If you have already completed an Internship Interest Form, and are ready to take the next step on a specific internship, please follow the steps below:
To be completed during the first week of the internship:
To be submitted weekly:
Weekly Time Sheet
To be completed at the end of the internship:
HEALTH & PE MAJORS: An Employer Evaluation is also due at the midway point of your internship.
Employer Evaluation (send link to your employer)
Faculty, Staff, Students and Alumni; know of a great internship opportunity that we do not have listed here? Please complete the short form to make an addition and increase opportunities for our students: Internship Opportunity Suggestion.