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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.
    • 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 submit your application:


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By Mail

Complete a Funeral Director and Embalmer Academic Intern Registration Application and mail to:
Funeral and Cemetery Licensing
Department of Licensing
PO Box 9012
Olympia, WA 98507

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