Fred Hutchinson: Social Media and Communications Intern


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 an 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


The STTR social media and communications intern will be learning the mission of STTR and applying that knowledge to all aspects of social media under the supervision of senior STTR personnel. The intern will help create and tailor website and other content to maximize engagement and understanding for targeted audiences. The intern will also be required to perform other communications-related tasks as requested by their supervisor.


Must be a college student with an interest in a future career in science, healthcare, health communication or healthcare related field.
Individuals with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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