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Knight Campus Graduate Internship Program

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November 4, 2021

If you missed last month’s PLU session, we invite you to join us THIS FRIDAY!

The Knight Campus Graduate Internship Program at the University of Oregon provides an opportunity to earn a master’s degree and a 9 month paid internship in science or engineering – in about 15 months.

Learn More:

Virtual Alumni Panel #1 – THIS FRIDAY!
Friday, November, 5th
12-1PM Pacific / 3-4PM Eastern
RSVP for Zoom Info:

Allison Mueller
Meteorologist – Solar Engineer, Avangrid Renewables

Meredith Melendez
Manufacturing Engineer, Thermo Fisher Scientific – Analytical Instruments

Nick Hernandez
MEMS Metrology Process EngineerHP

Tiffany Nakama-Fukuhara
Yield Engineer, Intel

Leo Berez
Optical Engineer, Lockheed Martin

Alysse Kerr
Scientist IIThermo Fisher Scientific – Life Science Solutions

Leif Odegard
Field Process Engineer IIILam Research

Johanna Stensass
Product Quality Engineer, Thermo Fisher Scientific – Analytical Instruments


Can’t make it?  Join us in December:

Virtual Alumni Panel #2
Thursday, December 2nd
4-5PM Pacific / 7-8PM Eastern
RSVP for Zoom Info:

Send them my way: Lynde Ritzow –

Academic Requirements:
Students with backgrounds in chemistry, physics, biochemistry, chemical and electrical engineering – and related fields are welcome to apply,

Why It’s Special:

In just over a year, you can gain:

9-months work experience. 
This year’s average, annualized internship salary is over $64,000.

A master’s degree in chemistry or applied physics.  
Focus areas: PV/ Semiconductors, Polymers, Molecular Sensors and Optics.

A professional network.
That will provide the foundation for a career.

A resume with something on it.
Close to 90% of student interns have regular positions within 3 months of completing their internships.

More data about what industry is all about.
Even if you think you want a Phd, this program allows you to gain insight on what the marketplace is looking for – allowing you to be more strategic in choosing research that will allow you to build a marketable skill set and develop the professional skills that will make you more competitive.  Regardless of which trail you eventually blaze, this program allows you to do it with more data about the opportunities out there.

Application Fee is Waived for Domestic Students for 2022!