Get involved with CIBR

Job Openings

CIBR jobs are posted on the Seattle Children’s Human Resources website.  It lists all Children’s job openings.  If there are any current job openings at CIBR, they can be found by selecting “New Search” and selecting “39533-Integrative Brain Research” from the pull-down menu under “Department“.

Observership Opportunities

If you are interested in doing a medical observership with one of our faculty at the hospital, please make a request to the appropriate hospital liason:

If you are a licensed practicing professional, please send an email to Stacy Opdahl at

If you are a medical student or physicians assistant student, please send an email to Sara Fear at

If you are an international visitor or someone from the community (PhD, student with interest in medicine), please send an email to Julie Poviak at

To learn more about the medical observership process, visit the Seattle Children’s Medical Observer webpage.


Our center has many opportunities for volunteers interested in research. Undergraduate students in our labs get advanced hands-on experience in many areas of research and medicine. If you are interested, please research our current faculty and contact the ones whose research match your interests. When they have agreed to have you as a volunteer in their lab, contact Sean Poppoff at to make arrangements for training, etc.

Donate to Research

More than half of the kids who come to Seattle Children’s live with serious conditions that they will have for the rest of their lives. Research can give them a different future. Your support makes it possible.

  • Research Discovery Fund –  You may direct your donation to the Research Institute or to the CIBR. Indicate your choice at the bottom of our donation form.
  • Also check out Seattle Childrens Hospital’s Ways To Help

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