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Strengthen and diversify your talent pipeline

Internships (High School & College)

Offering quality internships benefits both partners and scholars. Scholars can strengthen their resumes, build professional networks, and showcase their skills to advance the mission of organizations across a wide range of sectors.

  • We provide in-depth applicant support and screening to prepare strong internship candidates
  • We regularly check in with supervisors and interns to set up a win-win experience
  • 90% of our interns receive employer scores of 8 or higher on a 10-point scale

Having facilitated over 800 internships, we continue to build on our proven track record of success.

Full-time Positions

When you hire a Rainier Scholars graduate, your organization invests in tomorrow’s talented and diverse leaders while strengthening your talent pipeline. Our scholars have studied and practiced leadership in both the classroom and community, enabling them to thrive in a wide range of professional roles and sectors.

Our alumni range from recent college graduates to early- to mid-career professionals.

Internship Partners: Summer 2019 to Present

  • 21 Progress
  • Activision
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Art with Heart
  • Baird
  • BMGI
  • Breakthrough Collaborative
  • Cascadia Consulting
  • Charlie’s Produce
  • Chinook Capital Advisors
  • Codeblack Films
  • COPE Health Scholars
  • Cyborg Mobile
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Ekata
  • EPA, County of Santa Clara
  • Epiphany School
  • evo
  • Expedia
  • Floop Edu
  • Friday Harbor Labs
  • Forterra
  • Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Giddens School
  • Girls Who Invest, Oregon State Treasurer’s Office
  • Glowforge
  • GoDaddy
  • Green Plate Special
  • Hamilton Scholars
  • Harper Engineering
  • Helsell Fetterman
  • Hemanson Company
  • Highspot
  • IMCO Construction
  • Institute for Systems Biology
  • Ispot TV
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • King County Water & Land Resources Division
  • Landesa
  • Last Myle
  • League of Education Voters
  • Legal Voice
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Methow Valley Riding Unlimited
  • Micron Technology
  • Microsoft
  • Mortenson
  • New Engen
  • New Technologists
  • Northwest Folklife
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Novo Nordisk
  • Nurturing Roots
  • Pacific Northwest Research Institute
  • PATH
  • PEMCO
  • Perkins Coie
  • Progressive Pipeline
  • Rainier Partners
  • Rainier Prep
  • Rainier Scholars
  • Renton Innovation Zone Partnership
  • Rios Immigration Law, P.S.
  • Russell Investments
  • Sea Mar Community Health Centers
  • Seattle University
  • Skywide Logic LLC
  • Slalom
  • St. Olaf College
  • Stratacore
  • Summer Health Professionals Education Program
  • Tableau Software
  • Teens in Public Service
  • Turner Construction
  • USA Facts
  • UW Center for Communication, Difference & Equity
  • UW Department of Microbiology
  • UW Department of Physiology and Biophysics
  • UW Ginger Lab
  • UW Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • UW Molecular Information Systems Lab
  • WA-BLOC CDF Freedom Schools
  • Washington Association of Sewer and Water Districts
  • Woodbery Partners

Next Steps

To learn more about Rainier Scholars internship programs (High School or College), or to explore launching an internship program, please email Sara Jackson, Associate Director of Career Development. Email

To post a job or internship opportunity for current scholars or alumni, please send us an email. Please include title, a brief position description, and application instructions (or a weblink with this information).