Seattle Children’s Hospital Paid Summer Internship

The Seattle Children’s Research Institute is offering a Summer Internship program to provide Under Represented Minority (URM) students an opportunity to engage in basic, clinical and/or translational research projects under the mentorship of experienced researchers and principal investigators.

Students will learn to use lab equipment (as applicable), meet with mentors, and gain valuable research experience. Students will also attend career and professional training sessions. Students may also be afforded the opportunity to shadow physicians at Seattle Children’s Hospital to provide exposure to the clinical facets of medicine. The purpose of the internship is to provide exposure to biomedical and/or public health research and to engage students to consider careers in science, medicine and public health, and enhance the research capabilities of underrepresented minorities in research.

Students should be enrolled or soon to be enrolled in an undergraduate institution, or a rising high school senior at least 18 years of age.

The program will culminate with each intern publishing an article of their research project in a new Seattle Children’s Research Institute journal.

Important details:

  • Interns will receive $17/hour at 40 hours per week
  • Up to 30 hours/week will be dedicated towards research
  • The remaining 10 hours per week should be dedicated to the professional and academic development of the student including time to write and edit their journal article and attend OTER professional and career development sessions
  • Interns will also receive an ORCA card and a lunch stipend. The program will last 8-10 weeks



For any other questions, please reach out to or (425) 280-0491.