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Social Media & Communications Intern

Social Media & Communications Intern

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Temporary Full-Time
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

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Fred Hutch, home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation, the Hutch's five scientific divisions collaborate to form a unique environment for conducting basic and applied science. Fred Hutch, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s, is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Pacific Northwest. Join us and make a difference!


By participating in an internship with the Seattle Translational Tumor Research (STTR) program at Fred Hutch, you will:

  • Be afforded an educational experience during which you will work on meaningful assignments
  • Be provided structure via orientation, calendar of events, and ongoing mentorship with through our team
  • Participate in networking events and gain exposure to entire scope of the operation with a diverse range of careers and backgrounds

Receive professional training that would prepare you for a job in that field and at Fred Hutch


The STTR social media and communications intern will be learning the mission of STTR and applying that knowledge to all aspects of social media under the supervision of senior STTR personnel. The intern will help create and tailor website and other content to maximize engagement and understanding for targeted audiences. The intern will also be required to perform other communications-related tasks as requested by their supervisor.


Must be a college student or recent graduate with an interest in a future career in science, healthcare, health communication or healthcare related field. Individuals with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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