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WBBA Career Center: Member-Based Internship Programs

Click the linked members names below to access their internship program pages


Member Name


Program Summary


Allen Institute for Brain Science
  • Applicants must be entering junior or senior year
  • Full-time for 10 weeks in summer;  $15 per hour
  • Programs in Cell Types, Molecular Networks, Neural Coding, Facilities, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology (IT)


  • Applicants must be 18+ and in good academic standing
  • Variable positions--undergrad & grad internships and co-ops, largely in research & medical sciences, but also in government affairs, economics, etc.

Applied Precision, Inc. a GE Healthcare Company
  • General G.E. Job Board

Atossa Genetics, Inc.
  • E-mail resume, contact information and two references to
  • "We accept enthusiastic, high quality undergraduate or graduate students interested in learning the industry as interns. Stipend may be awarded depending on the skills and experiences."

Bastyr University
  • Open to Bastyr Students Only

Bellevue College
  • Internships only in higher education administration and counseling
  • No formal internship program; resources for BC students to find internships elsewhere

Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason
  • Internships posted on the general job board
  • Details vary from position to position

BIO (Biotechnology Industry Organization)
  •  E-mail resume to
  • Most internships are located in Washington, DC

BioMed Realty Trust
  • Be enrolled in relevant Bachelor's or Master's with 3.0+ GPA in previous semester
  • Minimum 10 weeks at 15 hours per week
  • Previous work history with references
  • Variable opportunities
  • Inquire at

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
  • Must be sophomore or junior with 3.0 or above
  • 10 weeks; Summer; 40 hours per week
  • Mutiple positions in scientific research, marketing, business analysis, etc.

Burkert Fluid Control Systems
  • Internships are arranged individually by contacting the company

Cairncross & Hempelmann
  • Externships for second-year law students
  • Submit a personal statement, resume, law school transcript, 3 academic or professional references
  • Chegg has recently partnered with the biggest provider to assemble one of the largest databases around. Students can access and match themselves to over 70k internships from some of the top companies in the world… and it's completely free!
Chubb & Son
  • Internships posted on the job board--details vary
  • Most internships in actuarial, underwriting, and similar

Clark Nuber P.S.
  • Applicants must be Accounting majors with a 3.0 GPA
  • Send a cover letter, transcripts, resume, one-page essay, 3-5 references

Continuum Advanced Systems
  • Internships posted on the job board--details vary
  • Most internships in human-centered design, business strategy, and electrical engineering

Culpepper and Associates, Inc.
  • Internships posted on the job board--details vary
  • Most internships in compensation surveys; some in IT and marketing

  • Undergraduate program targets students from underprivileged backgrounds
  • Summer Associate program open to all

Ernst & Young LLP
  • One program is specifically tailored for diversity-targeted freshman & sophomores

Esterline Interface Technologies
  • Recruited primarily through schools; unfilled positions may go on the job board linked

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Candidates must be US citizens, entering their final undergraduate year, and have a strong background in sciences
  • 10 weeks, June to August
  • Compensation $4500 with $450 travel and $1600 housing if needed
  • Wide array of possible research topics

Genentech, Inc.
  • Interns: sophomore, junior, or senior; 9-12 weeks in summer
  • Co-ops: sophomore or above, including grads, 6-12 months

GlaxoSmithKline, Inc.
  • 10-12 weeks in summer or 4-12 month co-op
  • Sophomores and up are eligible
  • Apply online

HDR Architecture, Inc
  •  Job Board- Variable Details

Institute for Systems Biology
  • Program lasts 11 weeks June to August; 40 hours per week; $12 per hour
  • Freshman to seniors, and first-year graduate students, may apply
  • Must have at least two references or letters of recommendation

Jones Lang LaSalle
  •  Paid 10-week internships posted on the job board when open

Jubilant HollisterStier LLC
  • Job board--variable details
  • Must be 18+ and have High School diploma or equivalent

K&L Gates LLP
  • For information, inquire at link

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • Job Board- Variable Details

Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP
  • Law school juniors and seniors only

  • Job Board- Variable Details

Lab Support, a division of On Assignment, Inc.
  • For information, inquire at link

LifeSciences British Columbia
  • Job Board- Variable Details

Lilly USA, LLC
  • This job board will list positions not filled by campus recruiters

Madrona Venture Group
  • Job Board- Variable Details

Mercer (US) Inc.
  • Job board--variable details
  • Filter by 'College and Graduate Programs' under Job Type

Merck & Co., Inc.
  • Job Board- Variable Details

  • Various programs
  • Technical, business, legal and MBA

Moss Adams LLP
  • Job Board- Variable Details

Nasdaq OMX
National Bureau of Asian Research
  • Various Programs

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • Various Prorams

Novo Nordisk Research Center
  • Apply for next session

Oregon Health & Science University
  • Various Programs

Pacific Northwest Diabetes Research Institute  
  • Various Programs
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - Battelle
  • Various Programs

  • Job Board- Variable Details

Perkins Coie LLP
  • Law students of any year may apply

  • Job Board- Variable Details

Philips Ultrasound
  • Various Programs

Praxair Specialty Gases and Equipment
  • Job Board- Variable Details

  • Accounting/Finance or Economics Freshmen through Juniors with 3.4 GPA or better may apply

Sage Bionetworks
  • Job Board- Variable Details

Sartorius Stedim Biotech
  • Job Board- Variable Details

Seattle BioMed
  • Summer Program

Seattle Childrens Hospital
  • Various programs
  • Many only open to University of Washington, Seattle University and Seattle Pacific University students

Silicon Valley Bank
  • Program lasts 10-12 weeks in summer

Skanska USA Building Inc.
  • Job Board- Variable Details

Starfish Medical
  • Co-ops available for juniors and above

Stoel Rives LLP
  • Law student summer associate program

Swedish Research Division at Swedish Health Services
  • Job Board- Variable Details

  • Job Board- Variable Details

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Washington/Alaska Chapter
  • Job Board- Variable Details

Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle
  • The Trade Alliance offers two types of internships: the Bill Stafford Internship, a paid internship for college and university students in Washington state; and an International Internship for international students studying in the Greater Seattle region. To learn more, visit our apply page

Turner Construction Company
  • Any student in a relevant discipline at a four-year institution may apply
  • Engineering, Construction Management, Safety, Architectural Studies, Finance, Accounting or Human Resources

University of Washington
  • Various Programs

  •  Job Board- Variable Details

UW Center for Commercialization
  • Job Board- Variable Details

Vadiswire Corp
  • Job Board- Variable Details

Varian Medical Systems
  • Job Board- Variable Details

VWR Scientific Products
  • Job Board- Variable Details

Washington State Biotechnology & Biomedical Association
  • The WBBA is seeking an intern to assist with its life science policy efforts and initiatives. The position is unpaid; the intern will report directly to the WBBA’s Director of Public Affairs and will have the opportunity to interact with local life science companies and research institutes as well policymakers and their staff at the city, state and federal levels. The position will require approximately 5-10 hours of time per week, starting immediately and continuing on the basis of performance and need. Full position details can be found HERE  
Washington State University- NIH Biotechnology Training Program
  • Usually these internships will be linked to a collaboration between the trainee's mentor at WSU and a particular laboratory in a biotechnology firm.
  • All internships must be approved in advance by the Training Program Director to qualify as the student's official internship in satistfaction of Program requirements.
  • An internship must be a minimum of 8 weeks in duration to qualify
Wells Fargo
  • Job Board- Variable Details

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
  • Law student summer associate program

Women in Bio (WIB)
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World Affairs Council
  • Three to nine months, 10 to 15 in-office hours per week
  • Quarterly, but interns who can stay for longer are preferred

ZymoGenetics, a Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
  • Various Programs

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