UW Pipeline Project

Join our Team

Pipeline is hiring a Graduate Student Intern!

Graduate Grant and Development Intern
Internship Length: Winter and Spring Quarter 2019
Hours per week: 10 hours per week, Hours are flexible, M-F between 9am and 6pm
Wage: $19/hour
Location: UW campus in Mary Gates Hall
Application Deadline: Wednesday November 28th at 11:59pm

About the University of Washington Pipeline Project:
Through the Pipeline Project, UW undergraduates tutor, mentor and support K-12 students in Seattle schools as well as in rural and tribal communities across the state. Our project transforms the learning and inspires the growth of both UW and K-12 students, while addressing inequities in public education in Washington State.

Read about Pipeline’s rural and tribal outreach program on our website: http://expd.uw.edu/pipeline/alternative-spring-break/

About the Internship:
The Pipeline Project grant and development intern will work in the Pipeline Project office in Mary Gates Hall. The intern will write grants in support of Pipeline’s rural and tribal education outreach programs, including the Telling Our Stories, Imagining our Futures program in Neah Bay, as well as the Literacy Arts Alternative Spring Break program. In addition, the intern will assist with Pipeline’s email donation campaign targeting program alumni.

What you will learn in this internship:

  • You will gain experience in grant writing in support of educational programs
  • You will gain project management skills
  • You will learn about the development work of a University educational outreach program
  • You will be a part of the Pipeline team and build your network of professionals in the field of education

Intern Duties:

  • Draft grant proposals and letters of intent to fund Pipeline’s education outreach programs;
  • Gather data for grants, such as needs statements;
  • Work with Pipeline and departmental staff to submit timely, high quality grant proposals;
  • Assist with planning and executing email donation campaign targeting Pipeline program alumni;
  • Create materials for Pipeline’s development work as needed


  • Passion for education equity and educational outreach programming
  • Excellent written communication
  • Strong organization and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Basic knowledge of excel and program budgets

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in grant writing, or grant writing course work preferred

Deadline to apply: Wednesday November 28th at 11:59pm

To Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to pipeline@uw.edu

This internship is funded by the Jerry Baldasty Internship Project through the UW Career Center.