Career Search FAQs

Careers

Career Search FAQs

Getting Started

Applying for an open job

Next Steps

Internships and Work Study

Additional Questions

 


Getting Started


I want to apply for a Seattle Cancer Care Alliance job, but I am directed to the Fred Hutch website. Why?

As part of SCCA, Fred Hutch supports all Human Resources for SCCA. This means the job listings are combined and we share an application system.

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I'm having trouble viewing the Welcome page. What should I do?

Make sure your browser is set to allow cookies. If it isn't, change your browser options to allow cookies, exit your browser, and then restart it.

If you still can't see the Welcome page, empty your browser cache, exit your browser and then restart it. (Emptying the cache is easy, but the steps will depend on your browser and your computer. You can easily find instructions online.)

The Welcome page works best when viewed in Firefox, Google Chrome, or Safari. Internet Explorer is not recommended.

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How do I find out about new job postings?

You can create a profile and sign up to receive email notifications when new jobs in your area of interest are posted.

Log in, go to your dashboard, and click Manage Your Email Subscriptions. Select your areas of interest, and then click Save.

If you would like to stop the email notifications, log in to your dashboard, deselect the items you are no longer interested in, and then click Save. 


How do I log in if I already have a profile?

On the Welcome page, click the link for returning applicants or select the job you are interested in and click "log back in" in the upper right hand corner of the screen. 

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I forgot my account password. What should I do?

On the Welcome page, click the Reset Password link. On the Password Reset page, enter the email address for your profile and then click OK.

You will receive an email containing a link for resetting your password.

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Applying for an Position

How do I apply for a job at Fred Hutch or SCCA?

The application process is entirely online. To apply for a job listed on our website, click on the job title you want to apply for. On the page for that job, click Apply for This Job Online.

If you have not yet created a profile, you will see options for doing so. You can populate your profile and upload your resume and other application materials to your dashboard. 

If you have a profile already, log in using the link in the upper-right corner of the page for the job you are interested in.

We do not accept applications or resumes via email or hard copy.

If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a resonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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When uploading a resume, can I cut and paste from a Word document?

No. We require that your resume be uploaded as a complete document. If you do not have a resume to upload, you can apply for a job by populating your profile with information from a social media account (Facebook, Google+, or LinkedIn).

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How do I replace a resume I previously uploaded?

Log in, go to your dashboard, and click Update Your Profile. On the Your Profile page, in the Resume section, click the Replace button to get options for uploading a new document.

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Can I apply for a job that I saw on your site but is no longer listed?

No. If the job is no longer listed, that job is closed.

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How can I apply for multiple jobs?

Once you have a profile, you can log in and go through the application process for each job using the same profile. Your dashboard will display all of the jobs you have applied for.

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How do I upload a cover letter, reference letter, or other document?

You can attach any document to your profile.

When creating a profile, you can click one of the Additional Attachment (Optional) buttons on the second page, near the bottom of the Enter Your Information section.

If you already have a profile, log in and go to your dashboard. Click Update Your Profile. On the Your Profile page, scroll down to find attachment options.

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Do I need to provide a cover letter and/or resume for each job I apply for?

Our system accepts only one uploaded resume per candidate. However, you can replace it with an updated one or submit a second resume as an additional attachment. (See the instructions under the previous question.) Our recruiters review all attached documents.

Cover letters are not required for every job. Please read the instructions in the job description to find out whether one is required. You can add a cover letter as an additional attached document.

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Do I need to complete a separate application for each job I apply for?

No. You can use the same profile to apply for multiple jobs. Please note that some jobs may call for additional documents.

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Next Steps

How can I be sure my online application was received?

Once you submit an application, you will receive a confirmation email. You can also log in and view your dashboard, which will show all of the jobs you have applied for, along with the application status and associated dates and times. If you are no longer interested in a job you can click the Withdraw button next to that specific job.

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What happens after I've submitted an application?

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we cannot respond to every inquiry about the status of job applications.

If you meet the requirements for the job, your application will be considered along with those of other qualified applicants. If we are interested in interviewing you, a recruiting team member will contact you using the phone number or email address you provided.

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I accidentally withdrew from a job that I am still interested in. What should I do?

Log in, go to your dashboard, and click View Current Job Opportunities. If the job is still listed, you can reapply.

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When will I be contacted for an interview?

There is no set timeline for setting up interviews. If you are a strong candidate for the job, we will contact you about next steps.

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How long will my application be active?

Your application will be active until the job is filled.

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What benefits do Fred Hutch and SCCA offer?

For information about benefits, click the following links:

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Internships and Work Study

Do you have any internship opportunities?

We have internship programs for high school students, undergraduates, and graduate students. Please visit our Internship Opportunities page for more information.

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Do you have any work-study opportunities?

We often have work-study opportunities in both administrative and lab positions. Go to our Welcome page, where you can search the job listings using the search term work-study. You must have work-study funding in order to be eligible for these positions.

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Additional Questions

Do you provide help with visas and immigration?

Yes. During the application process, we ask if you need immigration support. We support a variety of visa types.

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How can I learn the salary range for a job?

Salary ranges for positions are discussed during the candidate's phone interview. We do not provide that information at an earlier point.

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Do you hire temporary workers?

Yes. Temporary jobs are posted along with other openings on our site. Please go to our Welcome page to search the job listings.

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Where can I find volunteer opportunities?

The Volunteer Your Time page lists opportunities to help with fundraising activities, outreach and more.

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Do you have any fellowship opportunities?

Yes. Fellowship positions are posted along with other openings on our site. Please go to our Welcome page to search for fellowships.

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