Brandeberry Career Development Center

Internships

BWI Group offers hands-on experience on meaningful projects to Wright State University interns.

Build your resume, explore career possibilities ... and get paid for it. The Brandeberry Career Development Center connects Engineering & Computer Science students with internship opportunities. Our interns are paid an average of $15 per hour.

According to the National Association of Colleges & Employers ...

  • Sixty-one percent of graduating seniors completed an internship or co-op.
  • Employers made full-time employment offers to 64.8% of their interns.
  • Seventy-nine percent of interns accepted a full-time job offer with their internship employer.
  • Graduates with paid-internship experience generally command a higher starting salary than those with an unpaid internship experience.

Learn More About Internships


Register Your Internship

You can receive credit for the internship experience which may count toward General and/or Technical Electives in your major. Students must register for one of the following courses:

  • EGR 2940 - sophomores
  • EGR 3940 - juniors
  • EGR 4940 - seniors
  • EGR 6940 - graduate students

To register, please complete the Internship Agreement Form and submit it electronically.

Document your internship on your transcript at no cost or register up to four total credits per semester.

For more information related to internships in Engineering and Computer Science, please contact us at (937) 775-4491.


Guidelines for Internships

To register with the College of Engineering and Computer Science for the engineering internship program, students should be a sophomore level or above and:

  • have completed or be nearing completion of entry-level courses as below
  • have declared a course of study and been accepted into that program
  • have a 2.5 GPA for undergraduate students and a 3.0 GPA for graduate students
  • be committing to a job related to their major

Students who do not meet the eligibility guidelines are advised to schedule an appointment with the internship advisor in the Brandeberry Career Development Center to discuss their options. Appointments may be scheduled by calling (937) 775-4491.

Entry Level Courses by Major

Biomedical & Industrial Systems Engineering

  • ENG 1100
  • EGR 1010 (or MTH 2300)
  • CHM 1210 or PHY 2400

Computer Engineering

  • ENG 1100
  • CS 1180 (or CS 1160 and CS 1161) and CS 1181
  • MTH 2570 or CS 2200

Computer Science

  • ENG 1100
  • CS 1180 (or CS 1160 and CS 1161) and CS 1811
  • MTH 2570 or CS 2200

Electrical Engineering

  • ENG 1100
  • EGR 1010 (or MTH 2300)
  • CEG 2170
  • EE 2010 (or PHY 2400)

Industrial & Systems/ Biomedical Engineering

Please contact the BIE department for more information

Mechanical Engineering/ Materials Science

  • ENG 1100
  • EGR 1010 (or MTH 2300)
  • CHM 1210/1210L or PHY 2400/2400L
  • ME 1020

Preparation

The Brandeberry Career Development Center provides one-on-one appointments in with a career advisor to assist with the following:

  • Resumes
  • Cover Letters
  • Interview Techniques
  • LinkedIn Profiles
  • Salary Negotiation

For more information related to internships in Engineering and Computer Science, please contact us at (937) 775-4491.


Exploring Engineering Internships Seminar

First and second-year students, or students with no internship experience, are encouraged to take a one credit-hour seminar, EGR 1900: Exploring Engineering Internships.

In EGR 1900, students will learn about work ethics, job-seeking skills, career development resources, and industry insights. Speak with your academic advisor for registration details.


Search Internship Opportunities

Contact us to find an internship.

Past Internship Employers

This is a sample listing of employers where students have interned in the past.

​* These internship employers are open to international student applicants.

​* These internship employers are open to international student applicants.