• STTR Program Intern

    Job ID
    Temporary Full-Time
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Overview

    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 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.

    By participating in a summer 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


    Intern will be learning the business of evaluating, building, and managing a research program including how to manage research data. The emphasis project for Summer 2020 will be tied in to a project currently underway which will provide central access to resources to increase research efficiency. Project responsibilities will include helping programs transform their data to align with the new tool data dictionary and align with current standardization efforts. In addition, the interns will create documentation to support future data migration efforts. The intern will also be responsible for other program-related tasks as requested by their supervisor.


    • Must be a second- or third-year college student (rising junior or senior)
    • Must be studying human biology, genetics, or a related field; or a computer science/data science student with some human biology experience
    • Interest in a future career in research, healthcare, or healthcare research related field

    We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply. Please include a cover letter with your application detailing your interest in this position. Please note the job ID in the cover letter title.

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.


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