2022 Internship



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"Every year new interns come in. Fresh faces with a slight look of fear and anxiousness. They do not know what they have coming up in the next ten weeks. Acronyms, policies, programs and services for Washingtonians they may never see. After the first week of their internship, many of the interns were very familiar with the acronyms, policies, programs and services. You need to learn fast and furious. The future of our agency is in the fresh faces with a slight look of fear and anxiousness. As they exit after ten weeks, their faces are still fresh. They now have the look of confidence; their voices are stronger and more sure. They have a better idea of who they are and what they want to do with their future. Many of them we will see again in the future. Thank you for interning with DSHS and for being a part of our family. We appreciate what you bring to us and what we learn from you." 

Swilley, Tami (Statewide Intern and Volunteer Program Administrator). 



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Check out the interns blog if you want to know more about their experience with the Internship Program.



Additional Resources & Documents

Nondiscrimination Policy Pamphlet 

Overtime Pay Requirements of the FLSA 

PEBB Employee Notice of Marketplace Template 2020

Your Rights as a Worker 

Direct Deposit of Wages Authorization 

Emergency Referral 

Employee Affirmative Action and Demographic Data Form

Employee's Driver Statement of Understanding

I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification

New Employee Checklist

Nondisclosure of Confidential Information

Notification of Outside Employment

Personnel Data Profile 

Remote Access Request and Agreement

W-4 2022

Unpaid Intern / Volunteer Application



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For more information, please contact:

Swilley, Tami - Statewide Intern and Volunteer Program Administrator: internship@dshs.wa.gov