Internships & Work Study

Our internships and work study opportunities provide valuable, hands-on experience working with a nonprofit organization in education, literary arts, and community service. Internships are unpaid and last a minimum of one academic quarter/semester. Work study positions are staff positions for which you must qualify through your financial aid office.

Internships & Work Study

Internships Overview & Requirements

826 Seattle interns commit to 10-15 hours per week of unpaid work through the duration of three months with the possibility of extension. Interns participate in all aspects of 826 Seattle; they support staff in administrative tasks, outreach projects, and events, and often have the opportunity to conduct individual projects based on the skills and interests of the intern as well as the needs of the organization.

826 Seattle offers the following positions:

Publishing and Bookmaking Intern (Accepting Applications for Spring & Summer)

Programming Intern (Accepting Applications for Spring & Summer)

Astronomy Intern (Accepting Applications)

To Apply for an Internship

Please follow the instructions on each job description. All require that you email a resume and letter of interest to expressing your desire to apply for our internship and a few words about your interests or what you are studying. No phone calls please.

We accept interns on a quarterly basis. For spring internships, please submit your materials by end of March. For summer internships, submit materials by end of May. For fall internships, by end of August. And for winter internships, by end of November.

You may also send these to us at:

Volunteer Coordinator
c/o 826 Seattle

8414 Greenwood Ave North 

Seattle, WA 98103

“Whether I was helping with workshops, making chapbooks or running errands, I felt sincerely appreciated…every day was a new hilarious adventure! ”

- Lauren DeLaunay, Intern

Our current interns and work study students:


Valerie Arvidson, Programming Intern

Kim Kent, Programming Intern

Kim Kent, Programming Intern
Kim Kent, Programming Intern