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 fall 2014, selection process to begin in August)

Programming Intern (accepting applications for fall 2014, selection process to begin in August)

Astronomy Intern (accepting applications for any time!)

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 rebecca@826seattle.org 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 mid-February. For summer internships, submit materials by mid-April. For fall internships, submit materials by mid-August. For winter internships, submit materials by mid-November.

You may also send these to us at:

Volunteer and Outreach Manager
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

“This internship was everything I hoped it would be and more.”

- Casey Corcoran, Intern

Our current interns and work study students:

Melat Assefa

Melat Assefa
High School Intern

Clair Dunlap

Clair Dunlap
Programming Intern

Camilla Franklin

Camilla Franklin
Publishing Intern

Zoey Memmert-Miller

Zoey Memmert-Miller
Programming Intern