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Employment Opportunities at the UIHI

Visit the Seattle Indian Health Board Careers webpage for current employment opportunities at the UIHI.

Project Assistant

The Urban Indian Health Institute, a Division of the Seattle Indian Health Board announces a new job opportunity for a Project Assistant. This position will be responsible for providing support to Urban Indian Health Institute leadership staff and to Project Coordinators in the development, tracking, and implementation of projects. The employee will participate as part of project teams and provide assistance with developing materials, logistical and administrative support, and performing other tasks as assigned. Application Deadline: 5/24/15

For the complete job announcement and to apply, please see the careers page on the Seattle Indian Health Board website.

Scientific Director

The UIHI, a Division of the Seattle Indian Health Board, announces the opening of a job opportunity for a Scientific Director. The primary role of the Scientific Director is to support strategic scientific initiatives of the UIHI. This position is responsible for the scientific oversight on UIHI projects, including but not limited to; planning, project implementation, input on research study design, and directing internal/external communications when appropriate. The position attends external epidemiology meetings; participates in writing abstracts, reports, and other articles for publication and presents results at national conferences.
Position open until filled.

For the complete job announcement and to apply, please see the careers page on the Seattle Indian Health Board website.

Volunteer and Internship Opportunities

The goal of the Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI) Volunteer/Intern Program is to support and mentor students and emerging public health professionals, especially members of the AI/AN community, who are interested in careers in public health. Through the Volunteer/Intern Program, the UIHI provides training in public health practice and career development opportunities for undergraduate and graduate level students as well as emerging professionals. This Volunteer/Intern Program seeks to build the capacity, diversity and cultural competency of the public health work force as an important step in the goal of eliminating health disparities and promoting health equity for AI/ANs.

UIHI Volunteer Brochure UIHI Volunteer/Intern Program Brochure
This brochure provides more information about the UIHI Volunteer/Intern Program and answers to frequently asked questions.


Current Volunteer and Internship Opportunity Descriptions

General Project Support Volunteer/Intern
Assisting the UIHI in its core function to help serve urban American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Communication Volunteer/Intern
Assisting the UIHI Communication Team in serving Urban Indian Health Organizations (UIHOs) by updating, tracking and sharing resources and materials.

For more information on volunteering and interning at the UIHI, contact Shelley McDaniel, Administrative Coordinator at or (206) 812–3030.