Internship opportunity with the International Respiratory and Severe Illness Center (INTERSECT) at the University of Washington

INTERSECT is a newly formed center within the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine whose mission is to improve global health by addressing the burden of respiratory disease and severe illness in low resource regions around the world. We are looking for a creative and highly motivated undergraduate (or graduate) student with a background in web design and interest in global health.

Job description:
1. Website maintenance and creative input on website layout, social networking, and multimedia. See for views of the current website.
2. Rapporteur for monthly meetings
3. Assistance with grant/fundraising proposals
4. Organization of invited lecture series

Hours per month: 5-10 hours. For website activities, intern can either work from home or office space can be provided by INTERSECT at Harborview Medical Center (HMC). For monthly meetings, intern can either join in person at HMC or by conference call, depending on his/her availability.

Benefits: Opportunities for career advising and mentoring from UW physicians working directly in resource-limited settings on fields including critical care, pulmonary and infectious disease, trauma and anesthesia.

Contact: Please email Shevin Jacob ( for further inquiries.

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