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 internship@atossagenetics.com
  • "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 hr@bio.org
  • 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 careers@biomedrealty.com

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

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
  • Applications reopen in Fall 2013

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 in Fall 2013

Oregon Health & Science University
  • Various Programs

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - Battelle
  • Various Programs

  • Searchable Career Center- Variable Details

  • Job Board- Variable Details

Perkins Coie LLP
  • Law students of any year may apply
  • Re-opens Jan 1, 2014

  • 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
  • Recruiting in Late February and March

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 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)
  • Career Center- Create your professional profile or import your LinkedIn information to apply for jobs, create personalized Job Alerts, and connect with recruiters.

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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