Science Education Department

Meet Us

Our Vision

We will develop the next generation of scientists and healthcare leaders, and promote child health by empowering students and advancing science education.

Applications for 2023–2024

  • The Science Adventure Lab (grades 4-6) and Science Discovery Lab (grades 9-12) are fully booked for the current school year. Please check back for applications for 2024-2025.
  • Applications for the summer high school training programs (grades 10-12) will open in early 2024.

Featured Programs

  • Summer Scholars Program

    Undergraduate summer interns with underrepresented backgrounds in science and medicine gain valuable research experience and career development tools on Seattle Children's research teams.

  • NIH Diversity Supplements Connection Program

    The Diversity Supplement Connections Program aims to increase the use of National Institutes of Health (NIH) Diversity Supplements, to diversify research faculty, trainees and staff at the research institute.

  • Invent at Seattle Children’s Postdoctoral Scholars Program

    The Invent at Seattle Children’s Postdoctoral Scholars Program is an investment in training early career scientists historically underrepresented in or excluded from biotech in the development of therapeutics for childhood conditions.

  • Current Postdoctoral Scientist Openings

    Postdoctoral scientists are found throughout Seattle Children’s Research Institute, and the research institute is a great place to continue your postdoctoral training and research.

Learning From Home: Resources for Students and Teachers

  • Watch this video to learn more about COVID-19 research underway at Seattle Children's Research Institute.
  • Take a virtual tour (videos) of Seattle Children’s Research Institute and meet some of our amazing scientists.
  • Interested in learning more? Here are some suggested activities (PDF) you can do from home!

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