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Quick reference Internship Spreadsheet (updated 1/30/24)

  • Girls Who Code

    Application Deadline: February 14 (Early Decision), March 22 (Regular Decision)

    High school students gain the computer science skills they need to make an impact and prepare for tech careers in our free, virtual Summer Programs. Summer Program participants invest in their future by learning about tech jobs and meeting industry leaders, all while building a supportive community of sisterhood. These Programs offer incredible benefits including professional connections, financial grants, tech support and much more – no previous computer science experience required!

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  • University of Washington Nurse Camp

    Application Opens: TBA

    Join us for the 2024 UW School of Nursing Nurse Camp! We will take all precautions for a safe in-person camp this year. For more information on the UW Operational Guidance for Youth Programs, please visit the main University of Washington website.

    Current high school sophomores and juniors who are interested in learning about the nursing field and how to get into nursing school are invited to apply.

    This is a free week-long camp geared towards increasing access and opportunities in nursing to a more diverse population of high school sophomores and juniors who are at least 16 years of age by the first day of camp. Students from all backgrounds are welcome and encouraged to apply.

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  • University of Washington UDOC

    Application Deadline: February 28th

    UDOC is a free six-week summer education program that aims to foster, affirm, and encourage high school juniors interested in health careers.  UDOC runs from July1st – August 9th, 2024, three weeks virtual and three weeks on the University of Washington Seattle campus (depending on COVID-19 University of Washington and CDC guidance.)

    UPDATED Dates for UDOC! Because many schools are still in session on 6/17 we’ve move the UDOC program back two weeks, to July 1st – August 9th, 2024. The in-person portion of UDOC will be July 22nd – August 9th, 2024.

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  • Seattle Children’s Summer Nurse Camp

    Application Opens: February 27, 2024 at 9:00am

    We are committed to recruiting the best nurses, cultivating an inclusive and diverse workforce, and inspiring diverse high school students to pursue a career in nursing.

    Every year we offer local high school students the opportunity to participate in our free Nurse Camp at Seattle Children’s. The goal of the program is to provide high school students with a background that is historically underrepresented in the biomedical and health sciences an opportunity to engage in learning activities at Seattle Children’s that introduce them to nursing career pathways.

    During this five-day camp, students will gain insight into the world of pediatric nursing by participating in clinical observation sessions. In these sessions, students will shadow nurses in a clinical environment and observe as they provide patient care and interact with patients and families. (Students will not provide patient care.)

    Students will also work through interactive hands-on skills labs to learn and practice various nursing skills on models. In addition, students will have the opportunity to engage with an educational panel to ask questions and discuss nursing as a career path.

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  • City of Seattle High School Intern – Career Explorations

    Application Deadline: February 21

    This position is designed to provide meaningful work experiences and career exposure to the field of recreation for youth ages 15 – 21. In this position, youth will participate in a structured curriculum of work-based learning experiences that encourage youth to explore and experiment in different areas of parks and recreation. Career Explorations has four focus areas, recreation, event planning, nutritional education and fitness education.

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  • Microsoft Discovery Program

    Get ready to mark your calendars. Application available in February 2024!

    About Microsoft Discovery Program

    During this 4-week internship, Discoverers will be introduced to core computer science concepts and develop career readiness skills while gaining mentorship from Microsoft employees. You will discover how your passions can evolve into a career in tech at Microsoft and beyond.    

    Microsoft’s High School Discovery Program is open to rising first-year students of a bachelor’s degree program (graduating high school seniors) that live within 50 miles of Redmond, Washington and who have an interest in technology. Students must be at least 16 years old and have a legal right to work in the U.S. for the duration of the program. Applicants will be paid and should be available to work full-time for 4 consecutive weeks (dates to come).

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  • 2024 Boeing Manufacturing Internship

    Application Deadline: February 5th at 8:59pm PST

    Build real-world manufacturing or industrial maintenance experience through training and job shadowing in a paid, on-site, hands-on Student Development Program! All programs include tailored training, factory tours, resume and interview skills workshops and networking with Boeing employees

    Washington State Application form open until 11:59PM EST on February 5th

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  • STEP-UP: Short-Term Research Experience Program to Unlock Potential

    Application Deadline: February 15th

    Why apply to STEP-UP? Hands-on lab work. Do real research in a genuine lab setting. Wide range of research choices. From engineering to health — and almost everything in between. Get paid. Receive up to a $2,500 stipend HS and $5,500 stipend undergraduate for your efforts. Career inroads. Expand your job and post-graduate network through program contacts.

    Inclusion at its Heart. Designed with a focus on underrepresented students. Flexible Location. Close to home or far away — almost anywhere in the US. Mentor-Guided Support. Work side-by-side with experienced researchers.

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  • NOAA Opportunities

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has an opportunities database designed for students of all ages including high school to college! Opportunities include one-day events, summer internships at NOAA, multi-year fellowships, and more. You can use the filters to narrow your search and find the opportunities that work for you!

    Their website for opportunities is here.

  • KEXP Internship – Gain experience in music and radio

    Application Deadline: February 15th

    SENIORS! KEXP’s Internship Program seeks to provide interns from historically under-invited and under-represented communities with hands-on experience in the nonprofit arts sector. Our program is designed to develop and equip emerging leaders, interested in furthering their careers, in a variety of fields including music programming, audio production, and nonprofit capacity building. 

    Our interns learn skills in business communication, project management, problem-solving, audio technology, database management and more. These skills and experiences offer our interns a unique ground-level glimpse of the day-to-day life of a community-supported arts organization, while offering relationship building and networking opportunities with individuals throughout the music industry. 

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  • Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) Internship

    Application Deadline: March 15, 2024 at 4:00pm PST

    Each January, Systems Education Experiences posts a job opportunity on the ISB careers website, enabling high school juniors to apply for a competitive, paid summer internship. This internship is very different than those typically found in research labs. The systems biology approach allows students to work with many specialists, directly involving the students in a variety of projects, using many types of technology and techniques. Students gain valuable microbiology, engineering, and computational experience. Due to the unique nature of this curriculum building and research-based laboratory experience, students are highly engaged in creative problem solving as well as both independent and group learning. The internships are focused on bringing these key opportunities to students who typically would not have access to a professional work environment and a state-of-the-art research lab.

    For more information visit the Institute for Systems Biology website here

  • Fred Hutch Summer High School Internship Program

    Application Deadline:  March 24th, 2024 at 11:59 pm PST

    The Summer High School Internship Program (SHIP) is a competitive, eight-week, full-time paid internship for rising 12th graders. The program is specifically designed for students from backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical science. Selected interns attend an orientation day, then begin the internship with two weeks of hands-on training on laboratory safety techniques and skills in the Fred Hutch Training Labs.  For the remaining six weeks, interns are paired and immersed in mentored activities in a Fred Hutch research group in Seattle. Interns also participate in research seminars, attend professional development workshops focused on college and careers, and enjoy social activities with their teams and peers. The program culminates with intern presentations to the Fred Hutch community.

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  • Seattle Children’s Research Training Program for High School Students

    Application Due: March 10, 2024, at 11:59pm

    Seattle Children’s Research Institute is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce, and inspiring the next generation of scientists, physicians and healthcare workers. During the summer, our Science Education Department offers high school students the opportunity to learn more about biomedical research.

    For summer 2024, we are offering an in-person programs led by PhD-level scientists and educators. Students will learn how to work in a research laboratory environment and learn about topics including biochemistry, immunotherapy, gene editing, and infectious diseases. Students will also participate in workshops on college readiness and career exploration. These programs provide students with a solid foundation for a future career in biomedical research. There is no cost to participate.

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More internships coming soon! Updated 1/27/2024