Academic internship

An “academic intern” is any student enrolled in an accredited college funeral service education program who is serving a 3-month internship at a participating Washington state funeral establishment as required for graduation.

  • The internship can’t be longer than 3 months.
  • All academic interns must:
    • Register at the beginning of the academic internship.
    • and
    • Serve their internship in accordance with the guidelines established by the funeral service education program.

How to apply

No exam is required to become an academic intern. To apply:

  1. Complete an Funeral Director and Embalmer Academic Intern Registration Application.
  2. Mail your completed application to the address on the application form. No fee is required.
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