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Intern, Research--Infectious Disease Sciences Clinical Research

Intern, Research--Infectious Disease Sciences Clinical Research

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Temporary Part-Time
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

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Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first and largest cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


The Infectious Disease Sciences program at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is seeking an Undergraduate Research Intern to fulfill a variety of administrative and/or clinical responsibilities in support of two or more clinical studies. 


This hourly position will work under the direction of an Infectious Disease Sciences Program faculty member. This student will assist with ongoing prospective clinical studies related to the microbiome and will help members of the research team with retrospective epidemiologic reviews of infections in cancer/transplant recipients. 


This position will provide an opportunity to learn about clinical research in the cancer patient population. The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center ( is a unique place to work, with more than 300 faculty involved in a variety of research goals, working towards the elimination of cancer and related diseases as causes of human suffering and death.



  • Copy study consent form and other medical records from each patient’s medical chart.
  • Track patients’ location as they transfer between the in-patient and out-patient settings. 
  • Track patient samples to ensure their receipt by the lab.
  • Prepare and assemble patient kits.
  • Ship, track and deliver kits to patients.
  • Collect study data and specimens from study patients and or lab.
  • Perform data entry and filing.
  • Assist with clinical data review for epidemiologic studies.
  • Writing and review of manuscripts.
  • Create study documents for various studies.
  • Other duties as needed.



  • Must have high-school degree or GED.
  • Must be currently enrolled as undergraduate student in university or community college institution.
  • Applicants must have excellent computer skills, including the ability to use MS word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an excellent work ethic are required.
  • Applicant must be flexible and able to work independently without supervision.


  • The ideal candidate would be pursuing an undergraduate degree in Microbiology or health-related field. Students with flexible schedules and a strong interest in healthcare are encouraged to apply. 


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