Category Archives: Jobs

Career Services Event April 10th

Employer Conversations: Employers are People Too – How to Talk With Them

Thursday, April 10th

4:30-6:30pm HUB 145 (Seattle campus)

Leave a positive impression with employers at networking events, career fairs, and interviews!

Ever wished you knew how to keep the conversation going with an employer…without it getting awkward? Ever wondered how to make your career fair pitch amazing, not blah?

Join us on April 10th as employer panelists share practical insights, answer student questions, and stay and talk afterwards!  Panelists from the following companies will be represented:
– Google
– Denny Mountain Media
– ISB (Institute for Systems Biology)
– AT&T
– Amazon

No RSVP Necessary, seating is first-come first-served. Full details can be found here. Additional questions? Contact or 206-543-9103

Research Opportunity: Paid Undergraduate Research Assistant Position in Skin Cancer Research

Con­tact Name: Chris Lewis

Con­tact Email: clewis56[at]

Depart­ment: Dermatology


We are a moderately sized, diverse lab with basic, translational, and clinical research projects. We are in the Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology and the Department of Pathology. Our research involves basic, clinical and translational aspects of Merkel cell carcinoma, an uncommon, frequently lethal skin cancer associated with immune suppression, UV exposure, and Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCPyV) (see

We are seeking a motivated, enthusiastic undergraduate to assist with general lab duties and translational/clinical studies involving maintenance of patient databases and clinical trials. Many of our projects involve contact with patients and/or other healthcare providers. The student would also have the opportunity to learn a variety of experimental techniques (eg: DNA extraction, western blotting, cell culture).

We will prioritize applicants who are sophomores or juniors who have completed the general chemistry series as well as begun the biology series. A minimum of ten hours a week is the anticipated commitment. However, participation can be flexible depending upon the project and availability. Students willing to make a two year comittment are strongly preferred.

The Undergraduate Reasearch Assistant position offers hourly compensation equal to the Washington State minimum.

Qualified applicants should send a resume and unofficial transcript to Chris Lewis at


* Sophomore or Junior
* Completed general chemistry series
* Begun general biology series
* 10 hrs/wk minimum
* 2 year commitment
* Wage $9.32 / hr

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Summer Positions (paid) with Museum of Flight

The Museum of Flight is expanding the “ACE Camp Experience” this summer and is currently seeking individuals who wish to inspire children and young adults with the spirit and wonder of human innovation through educational programs that feature aviation, space travel, robotics, engineering and other STEM related subjects.   These positions are seasonal, with full-time and part-time openings, all positions are non-exempt and the hourly wage, depending upon qualifications, starts at $12.05 per hour.

Dream – Discover-Soar- at The Museum of Flight!

The Museum of Flight is currently recruiting the following positions:

5 open positions – ACE Lead Counselor

1 open position – ACE Offsite Lead Counselor

1 open position -ACE Advanced Camp Lead Counselor

Successful candidates will possess the following attributes and competencies:

·         A minimum of 2 years college experience with a Bachelor’s degree preferred

·         Prefer at least 2 years of camp and or youth leadership experience

·         Prior experience in classroom, experiential or informal education preferred

·         Flexible schedule

·         CPR/Standard First Aid Certification (and/or ability to obtain this certification upon hire)

·         Must possess a valid Washington State Driver’s License and have an acceptable driving record

·         Excellent interpersonal skills and written communication skills

·         Able to work with a variety of people, including staff, campers of all ages, parent and volunteers

·         Competent in planning and organizational skills – priorities and plans work activities using time efficiently

To learn more about these positions, please visit

The Museum of Flight is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Dana Benson | HR Administrative Assistant
The Museum of Flight
9404 East Marginal Way South; Seattle, WA 98108
p. 206.768.7224 | f. 206.764.5707

Employer Panel: January 22 4:30 – 6:30pm HUB 145

The Career Center will be sponsoring an Employer Conversation next Wednesday, Jan 22 from 4:30 – 6:30 pm at HUB 145.  The panel will be focused on jobs for candidates with Bachelor’s degrees in the sciences.  We look forward to an interesting and inspiring conversation.  Here is a brief description of the event:

This Employer Conversation will host a panel of 3-4 employers sharing insights for Bachelor’s-level candidates on how to pursue a job or internship search in the sciences. Panel will be moderated by a member of the Career Center counseling team.

Research Assistant at UW Tacoma

The Education program at UW Tacoma is seeking a Research Assistant/Associate to work with the Communities of Practice for Teaching English Language Learners grant. This professional development grant is funded by the US Department of Education and represents collaboration among the Education Program at UWT, the OSPI, the PSESD, and several local school districts.

Responsibilities include:

–  Conducting curriculum and course content revisions; working with the Program Specialist and PI to revise and align syllabi per grant requirements.

–  Assisting Project Specialist and PI with implementation of group training for cooperating teachers (e.g., editing teacher handbooks, assisting with production of educational materials, or analysis of assessment data).


– Have a broad understanding of contemporary issues in education.

– Awareness of Common Core state standards.

– Dependable and organized.

– Proficient in use of MS Office products.

Practical experience in implementing strategies for English Language Learners is desirable, but not required.

RA will work on-site at the UW Tacoma campus.

To apply, please submit a brief cover letter and CV to Sarah Miksa, Program Administrator at

Science Job & Internship Fair

Are you a undergraduate science student at the UW – physical sciences, biological sciences, ChemE or BioE?  Then don’t miss the first-ever Science Job & Internship Fair!

Science Job & Internship Fair January 30, 2014
 2:00-5:00pm, MGH Commons
This unique mini-career fair will give you the opportunity to connect directly with recruiters from local and/or national companies who are looking to hire UW science students for job or internship opportunities.

Organizations Attending the Career Fair

Visit the Career Services website for an updated list of attendees and tips for preparing for a career fair.

Companies registered as of 1.2.14 – check back often!

  • AIS Inc
  • Allen Institute for Brain Science
  • Climate Corporation, The
  • Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Labtemps
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • Novo Nordisk Research Center
  • PATH
  • PhysAssist Scribes, Inc.
  • Scribes STAT
  • Seattle Biomedical Research Institute
  • Spacelabs Healthcare
  • Teach for America
  • WSP Forensic Laboratory Services Bureau

Research Opportunity: Neurobiology of Drug Addiction

Con­tact Name: Dr. C Chavkin

Con­tact Email: cchavkin[at]

Depart­ment: Pharmacology


The lab is funded to study how stress increases the risk of drug addiction at the cellular, molecular and behavioral levels.  We use western blots, cell culture, simple mouse behavioral approaches.

We have opportunities for responsible and advanced undergraduates to learn research techniques by assisting a graduate student and a post doctoral fellow in their research. These are volunteer projects.

We also have a paid lab assistant (hourly) job for someone interested in helping us care for mice and do PCR genotyping.


  • Biochemistry
  • Science GPA >3.4
  • Willingness to commit to working >10hrs/wk and for at least 2 quarters (hopefully 4)

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Seattle Children’s Hospital Research Job

We are currently looking for qualified candidates for a part time position on one of our research projects.  If you are interested in gaining experience in health research and enjoy working with kids, this job may be a good fit for you!

Health Promotion Specialist (Student Helper)

Position Details:

WSB Study Overview

  • What is a WSB (Walking School Bus)? A physical activity study where a group of children walk to and from school under adult supervision, and in which they are taught pedestrian safety.
  • What are the goals of this WSB project? Increase physical activity and teach pedestrian safety.
  • 6 schools (3 intervention and 3 control)
  • Seattle Public elementary schools, 3rd-5th grade students. Approximately up to 30 student participants per school.

Health Promotion Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Prepping (for recruitment and data collection) at baseline AND follow up
  • Recruitment
  • Data Collection/Assessments at baseline ONLY
  • Walking with the students
  • Teaching Pedestrian Safety
  • Prepping routes and maps
  • Keep track of attendance and weather
  • Communicate with parents and co-workers about anything relating to the WSBs (cancellations, etc.)


  • Follows the school calendar, approximately December-June.
  • Salary: $10 an hour
  • Set hours:
  • Walking (before school: approx. 7-9:30am and after school: approx. 2:30-4:30pm)
  • Trainings (3-4 hours)
  • Staff Meetings (1 hour per month, date/time TBD)

For more information and to apply, please visit