Read on to learn about programs and resources that provide academic, social, financial and cultural support specific to the UW Bioengineering and those from the College of Engineering and UW.

The UW Bioengineering student community is supported by great facilities.  Students enjoy:

  • Day and night access to the building, teaching labs, computer labs and student den
  • Open collaborative spaces on each floor designed to foster conversation, exchange of ideas,h study groups, and lunch groups
  • A student lounge   which provides a convenient place for students to relax, chat, and have a bite to eat in the vicinity of labs and classrooms. Amenities include a community fridge, sink, microwave, freezer, couches, television, LCD computer screens, tables and a big screen TV.
  • Lockers in the Foege building
  • A student-only drop-in computing lab (and remote access to your Bioengineering desktop)
  • An advanced computing lab, open for students whenever class is not in session
  • Ability to reserve our conference rooms, seminar rooms, and meeting rooms for student exams and events
  • Access to presentation equipment and video editing equipment

Internships in an industry setting add a key dimension to a student’s education. By learning and practicing skills in a professional environment, UW Bioengineering students can gain valuable on-the-job experience, expand their skillsets, and prepare for a smoother transition from academia to industry.

Campus resources for obtaining an internship or job include:

Many Bioengineering courses offer the opportunity to work as a paid teaching assistant, either on an hourly or salaried basis. Students with a UW NetID may view the Bioengineering TA and grader home page to see available positions and application instructions.