Diversity Minor Blog

March 29, 2018

Apply Today: CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Internship

The next CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Scholarship ($5,000+course credit) Info Sessions will be held at 12:30PM – 1:30PM, Thursday 3/29 and Friday 3/30 in Mary Gates Hall Room 171.

The CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Internship Program is now accepting applications (apply here)!  Students can spend Summer quarter working as interns with UW faculty-led start-up companies, seeking to transfer research to real-world applications.  Participants will build upon their strengths and learn about intellectual property and entrepreneurship through hands-on teamwork with an emerging company.

This year, we offer nine different paid internships, across a broad spectrum of bilingual learning and translation, early childhood education, medical device, public health, engineering, natural sciences, and more. Students with backgrounds in art, Spanish, biology, botany, business, chemistry, civil & environmental engineering, computer science & engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, microbiology, linguistics, neuroscience, physics, public health, psychology, speech & hearing sciences, statistics, visual communications, web design and more should apply.

WHAT: CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Scholars

WHEN: Summer 2018 (June 18 – August 17)

EARN: $5,000 and course credit

DEADLINE: Monday, April 9, 2018 at 11:59pm


Students from all three campuses are invited to apply.  All internships will be at/near the Seattle campus.  Only degree-seeking UW undergraduate students are eligible (students graduating in Summer 2018 or later are eligible; Winter or Spring quarter graduates are not eligible).  This program is made possible by CoMotion and the Mary Gates Endowment for Students.

 Please send questions specific to the CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation internship program to Janice North at jlnorth@uw.edu. General question regardingMary Gates Scholarships should be directed to mgates@uw.edu.