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    Internship Opportunities for Nathan Hale Students


    UW Medicine Harborview Medical Center

    INSIGHT High School Program ~ Not really an Internship but a great opportunity in a growing field.

    Join them this summer for a hands-on introduction to public health, biomedical research and medicine at the University of Washington’s Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center in Seattle, WA.

    The INSIGHT High School Program is an intensive four-week program designed to introduce students to public health and biomedical research and medicine. Students will take a deep dive into injury prevention research through various activities.

    This high school program provides valuable exposure to the medical and public health fields, emphasizes social justice and highlights health disparities. During the course of the high school program, students will work together through four challenging, fun and busy weeks.

    The program is open to high school students entering grades 10-12 or recently graduated.

    Dates: July 13th – August 7th, 2020

    Location: University of Washington Medical Center and UW main campus in Seattle

    Tuition: $2,400 Scholarships are available based on demonstrated need.

    Application deadline is March 15, 2020.

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     Youth Employment Program


    The Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP) helps young people (ages 16 to 24) from low-income households and communities that experience racial, social, and economic disparities. The goal is to increase youth and young adults' ability to pursue careers that pay well and are meaningful to them.

    SYEP has two components: a school-year exploration and learning experience, and a summer internship. During the school-year session (three quarters: fall, winter, and spring), participants will identify professional interests, gain marketable skills, be exposed to various career fields, and build their social network.

    The summer internship places young people in work settings to apply their knowledge, gain hands-on experience, develop professional connections, and build their resume. In 2020, SYEP summer interns will be paid $16.39 for up to 150 hours of work over six weeks.

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    Due to high demand, all eligible applications received by March 17, 2020 will be entered into a lottery.



    ISB Institute for Systems Biology High School Intern Programs - OPEN NOW

    The Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) is an internationally renowned non-profit research institute dedicated to the study and application of systems biology. Three options for summer internships include: (1) ISB's standard 8-week (~320 hours) internship in research labs working as an assistant starting July 1st. You must be a current junior to apply for this option. (2) Project Feed 1010 Ambassador Program. You can be a current 10th or 11th grader when applying to be an ambassador. (3) “STEAM Towards the Future” and be among our first cohort of Systems Medicine Ambassadors. Apply as a 10th or 11th grade student for a 90-hour interactive experience that weaves art into systems medicine.

     Applications due March 19, 2020 at 4 p.m. PST

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    Fred Hutch Summer Internships

    High school students are welcome to apply for an 8 week, paid summer research internship at Fred Hutch. The Hutch has an international reputation for its pioneering research in biological sciences, bone marrow and stem cell transplantation, cancer prevention, epidemiology, and biostatistics. Selected interns will spend 1 full week in training. This includes hands-on training in laboratory safety techniques and skills in our Training Labs, designated safe labs for minors. Interns will then be paired and matched to a host mentor who will supervise them over the remaining 7 weeks on specific projects or activities in the host lab. Interns also attend weekly workshops and seminars. The internship culminates with a reflection presentation during the final week.  Applications open February 1, 2020 and close March 31, 2020.
    Fred Hutch Summer Internships

    Seattle Children's Hospital

    1. Seattle Children's Hospital allows students 16+ to volunteer for 3 hour weekly shifts. For any student who has an interest in health care or child development, you are encouraged to look at their volunteer opportunities available.

    2. Seattle Children's STEM Internships
    Seattle Children’s Research Institute is committed to cultivating 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 from underrepresented groups in STEM the opportunity to apply for a competitive and paid internship position at Seattle Children’s Research Institute. Selected interns engage in cutting-edge research, work with leading research scientists, learn essential laboratory skills and take part in workshops on ethics, laboratory safety, college readiness and career exploration. This internship provides students with a solid foundation for a future career in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields. Seattle Children's STEM Internships