Industrial Engineering

IE Internship Program Information for Students

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An internship is a career-related work experience that integrates classroom theory with "real world" practical experience. Participation in an internship provides important insight into specific companies and positions, and also allows for excellent networking opportunities!

Student Responsibilities and Expectations: Internships can be offered in the following skill areas:
Lean Implementations
Work Sampling (time and motion studies)
Data Collection and Analysis
Quality Control
Six Sigma
Reliability and Safety
Experiment Design
Inventory Management and Control
Material Handling
Operations Research
Database Management
Human Factors and Ergonomics
Engineering Economy (cost/benefit analysis)

And the following skills levels:

Employers grade internships on four levels to provide the best possible match. You should determine your skill level from the key below, and only apply to internships that match your skill level(s). Keep in mind that some students may have a lower overall skill level, but have specific coursework that is relevant to a particular position (A sophomore who has taken Human Factors, for instance). Use your discretion and apply to positions for which you believe you are legitimately qualified.

How to apply:
For questions, contact the IE academic counselor, Erin Peinado at  or (206) 543-5041.