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

    Application Deadline:  Sunday, April 3, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

    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 2022, we are offering two 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.


  • UW Engineering Academy

    Application Deadline:  June 18th, 2021

    Engineering Academy is a summer program that brings together high school students from across Washington state. This academic program is designed to help you explore engineering and develop problem-solving skills essential to meeting the high standards of college-level math and engineering.


  • Google’s Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) – For Current Seniors

    Application Deadline:  March 29th, 2021

    CSSI: Online Overview

    Computer Science Summer Institute: Online (CSSI)’s mission is to provide a space for young, aspiring computer scientists to succeed by connecting incoming freshmen with like-minded peers and Google engineers in this four-week virtual program. At CSSI: Online, students will learn programming fundamentals directly from Google engineers, get an inside look at some of Google’s most exciting technologies, and even design and develop their very own application with fellow participants that will be showcased to Googlers.

    Program includes:

    • A specially designed project-based curriculum that includes JavaScript to help prepare students for their first year of college CS.
    • Daily developmental sessions to help you prepare for your CS studies and future job opportunities.
    • Opportunities to interact directly with Google engineers.
    • Exposure and insight into Google’s internship programs and technical career opportunities.
    • A curated HBCU experience for CSSI students who plan to attend a Historically Black College or University in Fall 2021.


  • Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) Internship

    Application Deadline:  March 18th, 2021

    This summer, we are offering 2 opportunities for high school students. Both opportunities will be virtual. The application for each of these opportunities is the same.

    1. Current juniors (11th graders) only are eligible for ISB’s paid 8-week (~320 hour) formal summer internship. This summer’s possible internship topics include but are not limited to: computational biology, the microbiome, cancer, systems medicine (medicine that is predictive, preventative, personalized and participatory) and bioengineering with algae. All projects are aligned with a current ISB project which is driven by a mentor. Students will learn about systems biology and apply their learning to a research project. Depending on the project, students will also learn and/or deepen understanding in scientific, engineering, math, coding, and other professional and computer-based skills. All projects also include: a) interviewing ISB professionals to learn about various career paths, b) building a website that describes the internship project and experience, and c) helping out with school-based curriculum development if pertinent. We are seeking 2-10 temporary High School Interns to work in the Baliga Laboratory and/or other ISB Labs.

    This position will tentatively begin Monday, June 28 and end on August 20, 2021. The Interns will work up to 40 hours per week. Pay rate is $16.69/hour.


  • Fred Hutch Summer High School Internship Program

    Application Deadline:  March 31st, 2021

    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 one week of hands-on training on laboratory safety techniques and skills in the Fred Hutch Training Labs.  For the remaining seven weeks, interns are paired and immersed in mentored activities in a Fred Hutch research group in Seattle. Interns also participate in research education 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.


  • GenOM ALVA Summer Research – For Current Seniors

    Application Deadline:  February 26th, 2021

    Alliances for Learning and Vision for Underrepresented Americans (ALVA), is a program that targets underrepresented students in a variety of disciplines for summer internships. The GenOM ALVA program is for incoming freshmen who will be attending the University of Washington Seattle campus and are interested in science research, especially research in genetics and genomics. (more…)