Here are answers to frequently asked questions about applying for a job at Seattle Children’s.

Applying for a Job at Seattle Children’s

After Submitting Your Application

Types of Positions at Seattle Children’s

  • Do you have internship opportunities?

    Yes. Some departments have internships. For more information, see the Internships and Residencies page.

    The contacts on that page can answer questions about the specific internships and residencies listed.

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  • Do you have volunteer opportunities?

    Volunteer opportunities are coordinated by Volunteer Services. For more information, see the Volunteering at Children’s page.

    The contacts on that page can answer your questions about volunteering.

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  • What is a temporary position?

    Usually a temporary position is established for the short term and/or hired for a specific assignment or project. Generally they are six months or less.

    Temporary positions are not eligible to receive benefits.

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  • What is a limited-term position?

    A limited-term position may:

    • Cover the duties of a current employee on extended leave or reassignment
    • Cover the duties of an empty position while a lengthy recruitment is being conducted
    • Fill a limited-term need or one-time project

    The term of the appointment must be at least six months. Limited-term positions are eligible to receive benefits.

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  • What is a per diem position?

    An employee in a per diem position works on an as-needed basis.

    They may cover staffing vacancies due to leaves of absence, illnesses, holidays and any other condition that requires additional staffing.

    Per diem positions may not have a set schedule or guaranteed hours. They are not eligible for benefits.

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