• Intern, Research

    Job ID
    Temporary Part-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.

    Under the guidance of the Project Coordinator and Principal Investigator, the non-paid Research Intern will contribute to tasks throughout the entire research process, including preparing study materials for implementation, assisting with data entry and analyses, and performing other varied support functions related to research activities.


    • Assist in developing and compiling documents and databases necessary for participant recruitment, consenting, and data tracking
    • Contribute to quantitative and qualitative data entry and analysis of research projects. This will include preparing data for computer input, verifying the accuracy of research data, and generating summary data.  Opportunity to contribute to preparation and dissemination of study findings available.
    • Deliver general research support functions, including note-taking during meetings, transcribing and proofreading research documents (e.g. audiotape transcription, dictation for journal reviews, research budget justifications), performing background literature reviews
    • Attend appropriate training sessions and group meetings


    • Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program
    • This position requires strong verbal and written communication skills, high attention to detail, and solid organizational skills
    • Basic qualitative and statistical data analysis experience with ATLAS.ti and SPSS a plus
    • Bilingual (English/Spanish) skill is desirable

    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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