Internships and Job Board

What is an internship?

An internship is an opportunity for a student to gain work experience or satisfy course requirements for their degree or certificate. Students are placed with an organization in their community, when available, and sometimes without pay. An internship is an excellent way to gain hands-on experience in a career field while building a resume and identifying a network of professional contacts. 

Student Services Career Development Office supports student internships in Computer Systems Technology (CST) website

Follow the Application Process below and review the submission deadline. 

For other academic programs that offer an internship, please contact the Faculty Coordinator.

Application Process

(CST and CIOS programs only)

Download and complete the Internship/ Industry Experience Application (PDF), which is to be submitted along with a cover letter and your current resume.  Review the Cover Letter and Resume Guide tab for information on  what to include in your cover letter. If you need assistance preparing any of these documents schedule an appointment with the Career Development Advisor through the Appointment Request Form or call 907-745-9746

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Once you have your documents complete (Application, Cover Letter and Resume) schedule a Student Internship Orientation with the Career Development Advisor at 907-745-9746 or submit an Appointment Request 

A cover letter informs employers of interest for an internship or job. Included is your education, experience and the skills you possess. It also serves as an example of your written communication skills and career management, two key competencies that support your Career Readiness.  Both documents should be succinct and free of typos and grammatical errors. 
In preparing your cover letter include:
  • Interest for completing internship.
  • How it aligns with career goals.
  • Describe your specific skills and qualifications.
  • Identify areas necessary for professional growth.
For additional support in creating your cover letter and or resume, visit Supporting Job Application Documents or complete an Appointment Request to visit with the Career Development Advisor. 

Internship Placement

Application Dates and Deadlines


March - June


October - November

Appointment Expectations

  1. Submit completed Internship/ Industry Experience Application, Resume and Cover Letter.
  2. Complete Internship Orientation
  3. Identify Internship with assistance of Career Development Advisor.

Important Information 

The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) affirms the commitment to a safe and healthy educational and work environment in which educational programs, employment, and activities are free of discrimination and harassment, by providing an environment in which students and employees can learn and work safely. Download and review the Title IX Reference Guide for Off-Campus Programs PDF for definitions, rules and reporting options. To open the attachment, you must have Adobe Acrobat reader installed on your computer. If you do not have this free software and would like to install it, please go to the Adobe Acrobat website. If you experience problems viewing your results, please contact your consultant.
For more information on Title IX, visit the UAA Office of Equity and Compliance website, What is Title IX?.

Job Board and Search tools   

Supporting Job Application Documents

Internship candidates will be expected to submit a resume and cover letter. Some may also also invite you to interview. Resources are available on our Supporting Job Application Documents page to help prepare these documents or for an interview. 


Thank you for your interest in Mat-Su College-UAA students! Employers are a pivotal component in developing Alaska's workforce. If you are interested in hosting an intern, please contact the Career Development Advisor to learn about the process.