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 Hutchs 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 nations first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Womens Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.
At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.
Cook for Your Life is the only free, science-based, and bilingual cooking resource for the cancer community. Founded by in 2012 by a three-time cancer survivor, and acquired by Fred Hutch in 2019, this newly redesigned online resource is now a dynamic platform which incorporates features to improve user experience while enabling new scientific possibilities for better understanding how diet and behavior changes can impact cancer prevention and survivorship.
Please submit a cover letter describing your interest in the role along with your application.
Under the direct supervision of the Digital Content Editor, the Digital Intern will learn the innerworkings of managing a world class health-focused cooking platform. The duties of the intern will be performed virtually.
Intern duties may include:
Creating and refining culinary and health content to maximize its usefulness and user engagement
Conducting audience and content research using social media and Google Analytics
Designing visuals for digital media pages
Assisting with the stewardship of external partnerships
Supporting virtual cooking classes and research trials
The candidate must be a college student or recent graduate with experience and interest in communications and marketing, public health or healthcare, or culinary arts. Bilingual abilities in Spanish are a plus.
By participating in an internship at Fred Hutch, you will:
Be afforded an educational experience during which you will work on meaningful assignments
Be provided structure via orientation, an intern handbook, calendar of events, and ongoing mentorship with a Fred Hutch mentor
Participate in networking events and gain exposure to entire scope of the operation
Receive professional training that would prepare you for a job in that field
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Self-directed and able to work without supervision
Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideas
Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
Reliable internet connection and access
Must be enrolled in an accredited university/college program to receive credit
Must be at least 18 years of age
A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in your career or that will be made through work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.
Our Commitment to Diversity
We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at email@example.com or by calling 206-667-4700.
At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers are discovering new ways to detect cancers earlier, improve treatments, and learn how to prevent cancers from growing. Although Fred Hutchinson opened its doors in 1975, its history began about 20 years before that. In 1962 Fred Hutchinson envisioned a center devoted to studying cancer, a disease that took his brother’s life. Today Fred Hutchinson is contributing to the next waves of breakthrough treatments and prevention strategies. Fred Hutchinson collaborates with the Seattle Cancer Alliance, the National Cancer Institute, and the University of Washington.