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JOBS!  INTERNSHIPS!  Something for ALL UW students! A fantastic opportunity!

What:     Diversity Career Fair
When:   Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Where:  University of Washington - Husky Union Building (HUB) Ballroom
Time:     5:30PM-8:30PM

All Majors (Business, Engineering, Liberal Arts & the Sciences)
All Class Levels (Freshman,Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Grad, PhD)

Dress: Business Casual

List of participating employers:  http://students.washington.edu/uwnsbe/corporate/students.html

Integrative Knowledge E-Portfolio Workshops

What’s an integrative knowledge e-portfolio and why should I make one? During this interactive workshop, you will answer these questions and gain an overview of building an online integrative knowledge portfolio, demonstrating your learning in and outside the classroom. Whether you are interested in developing an e-portfolio for a class, for potential employers to complement your resume, or as a way to document and reflect on your experiences, this workshop will provide you with a starting place. This workshop will:

  • Guide you through short hands-on activities that will allow you to begin identifying deep connections between your learning, your experiences and your life-goals
  • Share example integrative knowledge e-portfolios
  • Provide you with resources for creating your e-portfolio.

Join us and learn how to showcase your learning in connection with real-world experiences! RSVP at https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/428, though drop-ins are always welcome!

Winter 2015 Workshop Dates:

  • Thursday, Jan. 29, 12:30-1:30pm, MGH 171
  • Tuesday, Feb. 10, 3:30-4:30pm, MGH 171

“A Day in the Life of a Teacher”
Wednesday, January 21st
4:00-5:30pm, HUB 214

Wondering what it’s like to be a teacher?  Whether you need a particular major? How to get started?  What it takes to be successful? 

Come hear from a panel of teachers, all of whom took different paths and programs to arrive at becoming teachers in elementary or secondary settings.  This moderated panel will include 4-5 teachers whose paths included City Year, Teach for America, and/or programs through our own UW College of Education, as well as time for post-panel Q&A.

No RSVP required; space will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.  The Career Center is proud to partner with C21, the College of Arts & Sciences, Pipeline Project, DREAM Project, the Carlson Center and the College of Education to produce this event.

“Networking Know-How” presented by American Family Insurance
Wednesday, January 21st
12:30-1:20pm, the Career Center (134 Mary Gates Hall)

“Networking Know-How” will teach you how to maximize your networking success by learning about the business of others and finding business allies for mutually beneficial partnerships.  A key to great networking is all about what you do after making that connection – join us and learn how to develop those connections and create processes for yourself to build and nurture your network.

No RSVP required; space will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Dear student:

Are you interested in foreign language and business and planning to apply to the Foster School of Business?   If so, consider applying to the nationally-ranked undergraduate Certificate of International Studies in Business Program (CISB) and get the competitive edge you need to succeed in this interconnected business world!  CISB, an intensive supplement to the Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, gives you the academic and real-world preparation you need for a global business career through immersion in a foreign culture, study/work abroad, language study, practical experience and leadership skill development. 

Attend an upcoming info session to hear from staff and students about the benefits of CISB!
Tuesday, Jan. 27, 3:30 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 12, 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 24, 3:30 p.m.

For more information, please contact CISB at cisb@uw.edu or 206-543-5985.

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Leadership Firesides: Storytelling and conversation with inspiring leaders

The Husky Leadership Initiative and Starbucks present: 

Winter Leadership Firesides


The popular Leadership Fireside series is an ongoing opportunity for students to engage in meaningful dialogue with a diverse range of civic, educational, corporate and campus leaders in an informal setting. These leaders will share their personal journeys and perspectives on leadership and become momentary mentors for students attending the event. The diversity of guest speakers means that each Fireside will be unique. Students who want to reflect and engage in a dialogue about leadership and further develop the skills and knowledge to be effective leaders on and off campus will want to be sure to attend.

The winter 2015 Leadership Firesides feature diverse perspectives from an immigrant/refugee rights activist, sexual violence warrior, lieutenant general, poet, geologist, computer scientist and theologian. The setting is intimate and informal and space is limited for each program. Registration is strongly encouraged so you don’t miss out! Register for winter quarter Firesides here. You may enter the registration system as many times as necessary.

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Starbucks is dedicated to the development of student leaders and proud to be a presenting sponsor of the Leadership Firesides.


Sahar Fathi
Policy Changer & Immigrant/Refugee Rights Activist

Jennifer Shipe
Survivor & Sexual Violence Warrior



Sahar Fathi is an international lawyer turned policy analyst who is a powerhouse of social change on a mission to shakeup how city policy is made.  Fathi currently serves as a policy analyst for the Seattle Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs and was formerly a legislative aide to Councilmember Mike O'Brien on the Seattle City Council and a legal clerk for the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.

January 21 | 4:30-5:15
HUB Fireplace Lounge, 1st floor


Jennifer Shipe is the founder for RAINN ‘EM IN: A Human-Powered Horse Race Against Sexual Violence, a unique fundraising effort to support the Race, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN).  A rape survivor, Shipe is on a mission to make the topic of sexual violence more approachable to affect change.

January 27 | 4:30-5:30
HUB Fireplace lounge, 1st floor


Feb. 4 | Lieutenant General Stephen Lanza  Co-hosted with Foster School of Business and Husky United Military Veterans

Feb. 12 | MacArthur Fellows Panel  Featuring: Linda Bierds, Poet & Creative Writer; David Montgomery, Geologist & Environmental Historian; Shwetak Patel, Computer Scientist & Innovator

Feb. 23 | Father Stephen Sundborg, Seattle University President and Social Justice Leader



The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation contact the Disability Services Office at least ten days in advance at: 206.543.6450/V, 206.543.6452/TTY, 206.685.7264 (FAX), or e-mail at dso@u.washington.edu.


Hello everyone!

The Information School is excited to invite you to participate in this year’s Employer Connections Fair! It will be held on Wednesday, February 4th from 1:30-4:30 p.m. in the HUB North Ballroom. The Employer Connections Fair (ECF) is an opportunity to engage with employers interested in hiring a wide range of information technology and information science jobs and internships. The fair is open to iSchool students and others across campus who are seeking jobs and internships in the information science field.

A list of employers that will be represented at ECF can be found here.

Please feel free to contact iCareers@uw.edu with any questions. We hope to see you at the Fair!

First Year Programs is currently recruiting for our First-year Interest Group (FIG) Leader and Orientation Leader (OL) student positions!

The FIG program is looking for students from all departments who are UW-Seattle undergraduates with strong organizational skills (i.e., not over-committed), and a genuine interest in working with freshmen as they face the challenges and opportunities presented to them as new students.   For more information please attend one of our information sessions listed below or email figs@uw.edu

Orientation Leaders play a vital role in the orientation process, working closely with new students and their families on a wide variety of topics including academics, student involvement, housing options, and more. Orientation Leaders work during summer quarter and are paid 30-40/hrs per week.   Please email us at uwao@uw.edu or come to one of the information sessions below with any questions.

Leadership in FYP Workshops:  (All workshops will be held in MGH 120)

  • Thursday 1/22 – 3:30pm
  • Monday 1/26 – 10:00am
  • Friday 1/30 – 1:30pm

Applications are available online at fyp.washington.edu/apply.  The application deadline is Monday, February 2nd by 8:00am.


Undergraduate Academic Affairs / University of Washington

Box 352825
120 Mary Gates Hall, Seattle, WA 98195-2825
206.543.4905/ fyp@uw.edu / fyp.washington.edu

Are you a Statistics major or enjoy Stats? Do you tend to help your peers with their schoolwork? Do you want to gain excellent communication and teaching skills? Then check out the Center for Learning and Undergraduate Enrichment (CLUE).

CLUE is hiring a Statistics tutor for the remainder of this year and preferably next year. please see the attached job description or check out our website under the ‘Work with us’ tab at the top.  To apply send in your resume, cover letter and transcripts to clue@uw.edu. See the job description or the website for details.

Website: depts.washington.edu/aspuw/clue/home/

Feel free to email clue@uw.edu with questions.

Hall Health Mental Health

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Winter Quarter Groups 2015


1.    Beginning Mindfulness Meditation Groups: Three sections – Wednesdays 8:30 to 10:00 and 4:00 to 5:30 starting January 21, 2015; and Thursdays 10:00 to 11:30 am starting January 22, 2015.  Eight weeks.  Mindfulness meditation is a practice that involves cultivating attention to the present moment in a nonjudgmental manner. The benefits of mindfulness meditation have been widely studied and include alleviating symptoms of depression and anxiety, increasing capacity for attention and concentration, improving self-esteem, enhancing resilience to stress.  No prior knowledge or experience is required. Participants will be provided with materials, instruction and support for building and sustaining a meditation practice.  To enroll contact the Mental Health Clinic at (206) 543-5030 option #4.  For questions e-mail or phone the group facilitator, Meghann Gerber, Psy.D.: (206) 221-7941;  meghanng@uw.edu

2.    Mindfulness Meditation Follow-up Groups: Wednesdays and Thursdays from noon  to 1:00 pm.  Starting January 7, 2015 and January 8, 2015 respectively.  Ongoing.  For those who are already familiar with mindfulness meditation and want to continue in an open, ongoing, weekly group.  An 8-week commitment is recommended.  Facilitated by Meghann Gerber, PsyD. Contact Meghann at 206-543-5030 option #4. 

3.     A Mindful Approach to Anxiety: Tuesdays 2:00 to 3:30 pm.  Starting January 20, 2015.  Eight weeks.  Explore common signs of anxiety and learn how to approach the anxiety in your life and situations you tend to avoid.  If you are interested in learning more about the group, please contact co-facilitators Carey DeMartini, at careyd4@uw.edu, or Chia-Wen Moon at chiawen@uw.edu.

4.    Overcoming Social Challenges: Wednesdays 2:00 to 3:30 pm.  Starting October 15, 2014.  If you're interested in the group or have questions, please contact one of the co-facilitators: Treg Isaacson, MA (221-7983) or Meghann Gerber, Psy.D.: (206) 221-7941.

5. FREE Mindfulness-based Relapse Prevention Group: Thursdays 3:00 to 4:30 pm.  Starting January 22, 2015. This is a University of Washington, evidence-based treatment that has been shown to be helpful for individuals who are currently in recovery for addictive behaviors.  If you're interested in the group or have questions, please contact the group co-facilitators, Ryli Webster, MSW, LICSW, at ryliw@uw.edu or Carey DeMartini, at careyd4@uw.edu or call 206-543-5030, option #4.

6.  DBT Skills Group: (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy group).  Mondays from 1:30-3:00 pm. Starting Monday, January 5, 2015. Ten weeks. Learn how to increase self-awareness, build relationship skills, manage crisis situations, and better control your emotions. Open to clients referred by their Hall Health Mental Health Clinic providers. Co-facilitated by Treg Isaacson, MA (221-7983) and Chia-Wen Moon, LMHC (543-3213).

7.  Procrastination/Perfectionism Group: Two Sections - Wednesdays from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. (new time)  and Fridays from 9:30 am to 11:20 am. Ongoing. There are only a couple of openings for both groups. This is group for folks who struggle with procrastinating and being perfectionist. Learn how to be less anxious about being anxious, which includes seeing clearly that there is no need to avoid experiencing anxiety. Facilitator: Ricardo Hidalgo, LMHC. Info at: 206-543-5030, option #4 or via email at rhidalgo@uw.edu .

Cost of all groups: $57 per session ($40 No Show Fee without 24 hour notice). Insurance may cover fees, please check with your insurance carrier.
Where: Mental Health Clinic, Hall Health Center, 3rd Floor.
Register, get information, or ask questions at 206-543-5030, option #4 for any and all groups.
Go to http://depts.washington.edu/hhpccweb/content/clinics/mental-health/group-therapy-support-groups for more information about our groups.

Want to learn more about your options for studying marine and freshwater sciences at UW?  Join us for a info session highlighting the variety of programs UW has to offer.  This info session is open to current and prospective students.

When: Thursday, January 22 2:30-4 pm
Where: University of Washington – Seattle Campus
Ocean Sciences Building (OCB), room 425 (map: uw.edu/maps/?ocn)
Who will be there?
Representatives from the following programs:
  • Oceanography
  • Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
  • Marine Biology
  • Friday Harbor Laboratories
  • UW-FHL Scientific Diving Program
  • Underdawgs Student Dive Club

Please RSVP here.
Questions? Email marbiol@uw.edu

Be a tour guide at UW!

While the freshman application for Summer/Autumn 2015 closed on Monday, the Office of Admissions is starting another important recruitment cycle. We’re hiring the next talented class of student tour guides. The position pays $10/hour and is open to all students. Tour guides usually work two to four hours per week, except during the spring rush in March and April, where they can work upwards of 19.5 hours per week. We are especially intersted in students fluent in more than one language. 


A symposium highlighting five years of work on the Diversity Blueprint,
featuring promising practices, research results, legal updates, and
networking opportunities. Sponsored by the University Diversity Council

Friday, January 30, 2015
8:30 am–4:00 pm
Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center
Tentative Agenda
Symposium Schedule
Morning Sessions

8:30 – 9:00                  Welcome & Opening Remarks
9:00 – 10:15                Leadership and Structures for Diversity
Sheila Edwards Lange, Vice President & Vice Provost, Minority Affairs
& Diversity
Sharon Parker, Assistant Chancellor for Equity & Diversity, UW Tacoma
Terryl Ross, Director of Diversity, Chancellor's Office, UW Bothell
10:15 – 10:30              Break
10:30 – 11:45              Concurrent Sessions

  1. Undergraduate Recruitment and Retention
  2.  Graduate and Professional Student Recruitment & Retention
  3.  Climate

Afternoon Sessions

1:30 – 3:00                  Concurrent Sessions

  1. Faculty Recruitment and Retention 
  2. Staff Recruitment and Retention
  3.  Best Practices for Teaching Diversity

Presented by Center for Teaching and Learning
3:00 – 4:00                  Wrap-up:  Taking It Home; Making It Local
                                    What Have We Learned?  What’s Next?

For More Information
Contact Betty Schmitz, schmitz@uw.edu
The University of Washington is committed to providing access, and reasonable accommodation
in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. 
For information or to request disability accommodation contact the Disability Services Office at:
206.543.6450/V, 206.543.6452/TTY, 206.685.7264 (FAX), or e-mail at dso@u.washington.edu.

Are you a junior, or do you have junior standing?
Do you have a cumulative 3.3 GPA or above?
Do you exemplify scholarship, leadership, and service?

THEN apply to become a member of
Mortar Board’s UW Tolo Chapter!

What is Mortar Board?

It’s a national college senior honor society for exemplary students like YOU!

Each year up to 40 juniors are chosen to become members of Mortar Board, one of the UW’s highest student honors. Students are selected on the basis of outstanding achievements in scholarship, leadership, and service.

Become part of Mortar Board’s Generations of Excellence, who include famous alumni such as Condoleezza Rice, Drew Brees, and UW alumna Mary Gates.Enjoy lifelong friendships and
a memorable and rewarding senior year!

Applications open January 1st!!!

Want more information? Check out the links below!
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MortarBoardToloChapter
National Website: http://www.mortarboard.org


EIP is sponsored by The Office of Minority Affairs.

Early Identification Program
173G Mary Gates Hall - Box 352803
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington 98195-5845