Bellingham Early Childhood Education

Internship Sequence

P3 Only (same classroom for both terms)

  • Fall (part-time): Tuesday & Thursday mornings during WWU term plus September Experience of 40 hours during first three weeks of public school year

  • Winter (full-time): Starts when teachers report back to work in January; ends the Friday of WWU’s winter final’s week

P3 & K8 (same classroom for all terms)

  • Fall (part-time): Tuesday & Thursday mornings during WWU term plus September Experience of 40 hours during first three weeks of public school year

  • Winter (part-time): Tuesday & Thursday all day during WWU term

  • Spring (full-time): Starts the Monday of WWU’s Spring Break (candidate may not take the WWU Spring Break); ends the Friday of WWU’s spring final’s week

Due Date

  • Fall Start = February 15.

Grade/Area Choices

Indicate your preferred grade ranges and counties (Whatcom or Skagit) on the Placement Information Form. Note that while we will do our best to place you according to your preferences, these choices are not guaranteed.

What's Next?

After submitting your internship application, you can plan ahead for this exciting time in your program by reviewing the following information: