Applications are being accepted for the WSAS Internship Program

2018 Position Announcement

The Washington State Academy of Sciences (WSAS) is pleased to announce a position opening for an Event Coordination Intern – an opportunity to work toward planning and executing a large-scale science policy event. Interns will work in a small non-profit environment engaged in varied aspects of event planning, communications, and financial recordkeeping. Internship is located in Seattle, WA.

WSAS is a not-for-profit organization of 250+ elected members who are nationally recognized for their scientific and technical expertise. WSAS provides expert scientific and engineering assessments to inform public policy making and works to increase the impact of research in WA State. WSAS accomplishes its mission by drawing on our state-wide pool of distinguished members, state government officials, and other key stakeholders and experts to address critical issues facing WA State. We organize and conduct multi-disciplinary roundtable discussions, workshops, and symposia to assess risks, identify technological opportunities, and define critical research gaps. For more information about WSAS, please visit:

For a full description of the internship, please download the Washington State Academy of Sciences Internship Program position description.

Internship Details

Dates: April – end of September 2018, start date is flexible

Hours: 19 hrs per week or less, specific hours to be determined with successful candidate

Compensation: $16/hr, no course credit offered

WSAS and its fiscal agent (WSU) conducts pre-employment screening on specified positions, which may include but is not limited to, a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history.  WSU utilizes an online system which will require a valid email address at the time of at the time of application.

Equal Opportunity Employment

WSAS/WSU welcomes applicants from all backgrounds and does not discriminate based on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, religion, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical, mental or sensory disability, marital status, genetic information, and/or status as a veteran. WSU is an EEO/AA educator and employer.