Internships

If you are interested in acquiring an internship, look into this guide.

Available Internships

Application Now Open

Due: March 3, 2017

Microsoft High School programs

Summer High School Internship: Paid 10 week summer program, only open to Puget Sound students. Students will be working with engineering teams on technical problems while having the support of a mentor.

High School Bootcamp: 3-day summer program at Microsoft for students who want experience to the field of software engineering.

Qualifications:

  • High School juniors or seniors in the Puget Sound, WA.
  • Interest in technology
  • Basic grasp of HTML, Visual Basic, other programming language
  • Be at least 16 years old and have legal right to work in the U.S (not required for bootcamp)
  • Be able to work full time, 40 hours per week, starting in June (Dates for BootCamp TBD)
  • Have not been hired as a Microsoft High School Intern previously

Apply at: careers.microsoft.com/students/HighSchool

Check out the flyer.

Contact: Sacha Nunn at Email sanunn@microsoft.com or call at 425-703-5368

 


Application: opens March 1, 2017

Due: 11:59 p.m. on March 31, 2017

Seattle Children’s Hospital

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 diverse backgrounds the opportunity to apply for a paid internship position at Seattle Children’s Research Institute.”

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must have completed 11th grade but not graduated high school by the beginning of the internship
  • Strong interest in science and in pursuing a career in science
  • Be responsible, reliable, and able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Be available for the entire duration of the program
  • Be on time and stay for the duration of each day

For more information: http://www.seattlechildrens.org/research/science-education-department/high-school-stem-internships/

 


 

Application Now Open

Due: March 26, 2017

Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) High School Internship Programs

“One of the key objectives of ISB involves transferring knowledge gained through research to the community for the benefit of society. The Baliga Lab meets and surpasses that objective through an education program in which high school interns help develop hands on instructional modules for students to use as part of their science curriculum.”

  • Only current juniors (11th graders) are eligible to apply
  • This position will likely begin Wednesday, July 5, and end on August 25, 2017. The Intern will work up to 40 hours per week. Pay rate is $13.00/hour
  • Complete your resume and obtain your unofficial transcript
  • Request a letter of recommendation from a teacher, coach, supervisor, or other mentor.  Your recommender should directly send their letter to Claudia Ludwig (cludwig@systemsbiology.org or 401 Terry Avenue N., Seattle, WA 98109)
  • Online Application: http://systemsbiology.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=489363

Website: https://www.systemsbiology.org/about/careers/internships/

 


Application will open in April

Seattle City Light

“We want you, as one of our high school interns, to put your flourishing skills into practice through an applied, academic-based and compensated work experience. Our goal is to create a rewarding internship that makes you want to work with us again”

Application: Posted in April

Eligibility:

  • Current high school student
  • Possess a minimum 2.00 GPA
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Have U.S. citizenship or a U.S. legal work permit
  • Preference given to current residents within the Seattle City Light service area

For more information: http://www.seattle.gov/light/careers/internships/hsintern.asp

Help and support: Email SCL_Internships@seattle.gov

 


 

Application will open in April

King County Wastewater Treatment Division

“King County Wastewater Treatment Division offers four-week paid summer internships for high school students to build skills and learn about the variety of careers needed to keep our water clean.”

For more information visit: http://www.kingcounty.gov/services/environment/wastewater/education/internships.aspx

Contact Casey Plank for any questions: casey.plank@kingcounty.gov

 

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