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Become a FIG/TRIG Leader – Deadline: Jan 31 2012

Apply to become a FIG/TrIG Leader! The Freshman Interest Group (FIG) & Transfer Interest Group (TrIG) Program is looking for outstanding students like you to be FIG/TrIG Leaders for autumn 2012. The 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.

Application Workshops:

  • Wednesday, January 18, 2012 @ 12:30-1:20 pm in MGH 258
  • Thursday, January 19, 2012, 4:30-5:20 pm in MGH 258
  • Monday, January 23, 2012 @ 12:30-1:120 pm in MGH 258
  • Wednesday, January 25, 2012 @ 4:30-5:20 pm in MGH 258
  • Thursday, January 26, 2012 @ 3:30-4:20 pm in MGH 258

As a FIG/TrIG Leader, students will develop a deeper connection to the University while developing transferable skills in public speaking, discussion facilitation, lesson plan development, and principles of instructional leadership. All of these skills will be utilized while instructing a class of 15-25 freshmen enrolled in General Studies 199.

Training will take place during spring quarter 2012. FIG/TrIG Leaders are eligible to receive up to 6 credits (3 in spring and 3 in autumn) for their commitments to the program, which includes both training for and teaching the General Studies 199 course in autumn quarter.

Applications are available online. Please visit or
To download an application and for more information refer to our website: or The application deadline is Tuesday, January 31st by 5:00pm here at

For more information please attend one of our information sessions listed below or email or


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