The Academic Internship Program operates within the Center for Career Connections/RISE Learning Institute. It allows you to acquire course credit while working and learning in a professional environment.


The mission of the Academic Internship Program is to provide experiential learning experiences through internships to increase student’s retention and success in achieving their academic and career goals at Bellevue College

What we do

  • Collaborate with faculty to incorporate experiential learning such as work-based learning into their curriculum
  • Connect students to internship opportunities with employer partners
  • Communicate with students to meet with an internship coordinator one-on-one, attend internship events/fairs, workshops to find out about internship opportunities
  • Provide academic opportunities for students taking an Associate or Bachelor’s Degree

Transformation Stories from our Student Interns


Workshops to Prepare for Internships

For more information about each workshop, select the date and time. Workshops are held via Zoom.

Technical Interviews | Tuesday, May 24 | 12:30p.m. – 1:30p.m. | Register Now!

Got a Job Offer? Negotiate it? | Thursday, May 26 | 3:00p.m. – 4:00p.m. | Register Now!

Get Academic Credit for Internships

You can get credit for the internships with EXPRL 191/2/3 or EXPRL 490 & 1. If you have questions on the internship classes, make an Appointment appointment with Kimberly Martin or Chiew Jones or email your questions to internships@bellevuecollege.edu.


Download the Resume Essentials Handout for tips and the resume template to build your resume. Check out our internship resources page for internship opportunities, tips and articles.