NE Intern, Research

  • Fred Hutch Cancer Center
  • Seattle, Washington
  • Nov 24, 2022

Job Description

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Washington.   With a track record of global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy and COVID-19 vaccines, Fred Hutch has earned a reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.   At Fred Hutch we value collaboration, compassion, determination, excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. These values are grounded in and expressed through the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our mission is directly tied to the humanity, dignity and inherent value of each employee, patient, community member and supporter. Our commitment to learning across our differences and similarities make us stronger. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an anti-racist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, anti-racism and inclusion. The purpose of this internship is to provide training to students who would like to pursue a career in clinical research, medicine, public health, epidemiology, and/or social science. Responsibilities The intern will be trained in a range of skills and techniques, depending on the project assigned. Under the guidance of a mentor, the intern will learn fundamentals of clinical research and will learn or improve the following skills:   Better understanding of the conduct of large, multicenter intervention trials and observational studies Scoring of assessment tools designed to assess comorbidity burden in stem cell transplantation patients Verification of research data Developing and giving professional presentations


Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program as a junior- or senior-level student. Currently seeking degree in basic sciences, pre-med, public health, epidemiology, and/or social and behavioral sciences. Able to use Microsoft Office programs. Good communication skills and an interest in learning. Ability to work in a team. Good numeracy, literacy and organizational skills. Willingness to be flexible in working hours, including working some evenings if needed. Please Submit: A cover letter expressing your interest in working with our research team, specifically A curriculum vita This position is patient facing and/or requires access to Fred Hutch clinical facilities. As such, full COVID-19 vaccination is required as a condition of employment, without exception. Booster doses are strongly recommended but not required. If declining a booster, completion of the COVID-19 Vaccination Status Form Questionnaire and COVID-19 Booster Declination Training is required. Because of our immunocompromised patient population, there are no medical or religious accommodations available for any employee who is patient facing and/or requires access to Fred Hutch clinical facilities. Only employees whose positions are fully remote, who are not patient facing and/or require no access to clinical facilities, may apply for medical or religious accommodations. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination before their first day of employment.   A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.