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We partner with the UW community on their innovation journey, providing tools, connections, and acumen to transform ideas into economic and societal impact.

Student Opportunities & Fellowships

From the CoMotion Innovation Fellows Fund, to the CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Scholars summer paid research internship program, to our legal extern programs, there are a wealth of opportunities for University of Washington students.

CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Scholars:

Click here to learn about this paid summer research internship, which provides opportunities for a select number of students to gain full-time experience learning about the innovation process by spending the summer as an intern with faculty-led initiatives to transfer university research to real-world impact.

Washington Research Foundation/Institute of Translational Health Sciences Summer Fellowships:

Click here to learn about this summer fellowship in the health sciences that provides fellows experience both consulting and assessing firsthand whether a particular early-stage technology presents a start-up or licensing opportunity.

Legal Externs:

Learn about our legal extern program.

Life Sciences Industry:

Life Sciences Washington connects you with events, a job site and a free consulting session.


Washington Technology Industry Association has frequent events and job postings.


Handshake is the UW’s online job and internship database. You can search for internships, part-time and full-time jobs, from your computer or mobile device as well as view physical and virtual upcoming employer events.

University of Washington jobs:

Search for jobs at the UW.