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Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s –- to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE




Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.


In 2018, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation’s best children’s hospitals – for the 26th year in a row. We received national rankings in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, and are honored to be the only pediatric medical center in Washington to be ranked.


As a Magnet designated institution, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it is delivering frontline care to our patients and families, or the day-to-day interactions with our colleagues, our values are the fabric of our culture and community.


Transportation Planning Business Processes Intern:
Seattle Children’s award-winning Transportation & Sustainability Department is seeking a current (or recently graduated) graduate student to support the evaluation and development of internally-focused education and outreach campaigns related to the organization’s workforce transportation policies and benefits. Tasks of this summer internship include conducting stakeholder interviews, collecting and analyzing data, conducting new hire process mapping, and other duties as assigned.


The intern will be embedded within the Transportation Planning & Programs team, which provides progressive employer transportation demand management programs for Seattle Children’s workforce in support of our mission to provide hope, care and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible.


Educational Benefits to the Student:
• An opportunity to see how public administration, urban planning, behavior change science, and transportation demand management are applied in a non-profit setting.
• Opportunity to develop communication and interpersonal skills working in a diverse setting.
• Opportunity to interact with Seattle Children’s workforce members from many departments.
• Become familiar with software programs such as Adobe Creative Suite, ArcGIS and Microsoft Office to analyze information and to create tables, presentations, and documentation to aid Transportation & Sustainability Department staff in making decisions.


Additional Internship Information:
• Start/End Dates: June through late September
• Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 40 hours/week
• Rate of Pay: $17.00 per hour


Desired Experience:
• Open to all graduate students enrolled in or recently graduated from an accredited graduate program. Preferred Areas of Study: Public Administration, Urban Planning, Transportation Planning, Public Policy, Economics
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Excellent written and oral communication as well as research skills
• Ability to effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace


Desired Qualifications:
• Interest in and familiarity with transportation planning and policy issues
• Experience with event logistics, public outreach, data collection, program evaluation, and community based social marketing
• Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite and graphic design skills
• Strong organization and time management skills
• Comfort learning new computer programs



Education: Individual must be enrolled in (or recently graduated from) an accredited Masters program, preferably studying public policy, urban planning, transportation planning, urban design, engineering, or a related field.


Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.


Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.


  • Area of Interest: Transportation;
  • FTE/Hours per pay period: 1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods);
  • Work Status: Temporary;
  • Department: Transportation/ Sustainability;
  • Shift: Day Shift;
  • Job ID: 31649;