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Washington Applied Sustainability Internship (WASI)

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April 5, 2022

As an WASI intern
You will be matched with a Washington state business to create sustainability solutions for industry practices. During this 10-week internship, you will conduct research that can help improve efficiency, save money, and prevent/reduce waste. Project topics might include energy or water audits, toxics reduction, green chemistry, and life cycle assessment. Read the Host Businesses Project Descriptions very carefully to determine which project best suits your interests, skills and knowledge.

Additionally, you will benefit from:

  • Hands on experience in project development and management
  • Collaboration with industry
  • Mentorship by an WASI engineer or scientist
  • Communicating science to interdisciplinary audiences

2022 WASI Host Businesses and Project Descriptions
(Note: applicants may apply to one or both positions):

Stipend Amount:

  • $6,908 per student for a full-time, 10-week internship (interns must be available to work onsite or virtually at the businesses on a daily basis)
  • Housing costs are not provided, but limited funds may be available to support program-related expenses
  • Intern stipends are administered through Washington Sea Grant and the University of Washington

Application Deadline:
For full consideration, applications must be received by 5pm Pacific Time on April 22, 2022. Click here for all the details.