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The University of Washington Alumni Association (UWAA) Multicultural Alumni Partnership (MAP) awards scholarships to deserving University of Washington students who need financial assistance to assist with their progress toward a degree at the UW. Funding for these scholarships comes from contribution from UW alumni and friends as well as proceeds from the Bridging the Gap Breakfast held annually on Homecoming Saturday.

One of MAP’s missions is to promote the UW and the UWAA. It supports the recruitment of diverse students, faculty and staff and encourages appropriate mentoring activities.

Qualifications for MAP Scholarships:

  • Continuing UW student in good standing
  • Full-time student at the University of Washington, undergraduate or graduate/professional
  • Minimum one quarter at the UW
  • Financial aid need as determined by the UW Office of Student Financial Aid

Completing the on-line application process includes two steps:

Step 1: Complete UWAA MAP scholarship application questionnaire at https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/jflowers/274495(after submission you will receive a confirmation code and instructions for Step 2)

Step 2: Upload three scholarship supporting documents at https://catalyst.uw.edu/collectit/dropbox/jflowers/35882

  • One reference letter from faculty member, adviser, academic personnel, or community leader (signed reference letter must be scanned and uploaded by the applicant)
  • A one-page typed narrative describing the applicant’s personal background, academic and career goals, financial need, commitment to diversity, and the applicant’s involvement with campus and/or community organizations
  • Copy of UW transcript (unofficial transcript acceptable)

Additional materials will not be accepted. We will not accept phone calls regarding application status. Recipients will be contacted by telephone. Non-recipients will not be notified; if you have not been contacted within five weeks of the application deadline, you were not selected. However, the Office of Student Financial Aid will retain your application in case other scholarship funds become available. All information will be kept confidential.

Scholarship recipients must be available to attend MAP Bridging the Gap Breakfast on Saturday, October 17, 2015. The Multicultural Alumni Partnership (MAP) strives to maintain a close relationship with its scholarship recipients. Support of a diverse student body is at the heart of MAP’s mission. Students are our future alumni; thus, MAP aims to support students and encourages your involvement in our programs.

Questions: Contact Dr. James Flowers, (206) 616-2309 or jflowers@uw.edu

Applications must be submitted by Monday, August 3, 2015.

The Environmental Health and Safety department on the UW Seattle campus has a new opening for a part-time, student marketing communications assistant, for this summer through the next school year.

The  position is posted on Husky Jobs, position 92115.  Contact Wendy Secrist for any questions.

Wendy Secrist
Communications and Outreach Specialist
Environmental Health and Safety | University of Washington
201 Hall Health Center | Box 354400 | Seattle, WA  98195
206.616.3723 | wsecrist@uw.edu | www.ehs.washington.edu

 

Year-long paid Internship opportunity with Seattle Public Utilities for Environmental Justice & Service Equity (EJSE) Intern undergrad or grad student can apply:

 

http://www.seattle.gov/personnel/employment/default_TemporaryAndInternship.asp

We are looking for energetic, creative people to join a UW and Neighborhood House team (West Seattle location) focused on providing low income and immigrant youth with opportunities to learn afterschool.  We have a creative approach called STUDIO that provides making and tinkering activities to introduce youth to STEM, design, arts, and health.   See the position descriptions below:

Idealist listing:

http://www.idealist.org/view/job/7m47NsdhHDFP/

 

Full position description:

http://www.nhwa.org/uploads/HP%20description.pdf

 

UW Sustainability is currently recruiting a student intern to support our Green Laboratory program. To apply please visit:

https://careers.washington.edu/HuskyJobs and search for #91979.

 

Internship Title: Green Laboratory Certification Coordinator

Internship Description: The Green Laboratory Program provides resources and guidance for laboratories on campus to implement sustainable practices, including a certification program to recognize laboratories that decrease the University’s environmental impact in alignment with the UW Environmental Policy statement and the Climate Action Plan goals.

Internship / Learning Goals:
1. Gain hands on experience in project management, program development, collaboration, networking, communications, marketing, and development of evaluative and educational materials under the direction of the Program Supervisor.
2.  Learn how to effectively communicate with a variety of stakeholders and navigate through the complex structure of the University
3.  Learn how to incentivize sustainable behaviors within a laboratory setting
4.  Learn more about sustainability at the University through knowledge discovery

The expected outcomes of this internship are:
1.  Continue to promote and expand the Green Laboratory Program by:
a. Certifying labs and offering consultation services to help labs implement sustainable practices
b. Working to secure sponsorship support for the program
c. Creating and administering department and college-wide competitions

2.  Evaluate the certification program effectiveness, identify areas of improvement for the process of certification, and work with the Green Laboratory Advisory Committee to address challenges and opportunities for the Green Laboratory Program.

3.  Continue to share best practices for greening labs with higher education institutions, and identify areas of program improvement based on best practices from other institutions.

4.  Achieve reductions in energy use, water use, greenhouse gas emissions, and waste generated on campus in laboratories

5.  Report measurable metrics such as:
a. Number of laboratories applying for certification (Overall Total)
b. Number of laboratories certified as green laboratories (Total and at each level of certification)

 

Salary will start at $12 and we would like a one year minimum commitment for the position. For questions please contact Sean Schmidt: sgs1@uw.edu

The Grad School is looking for a 50% part-time Program Operations Specialist for the Quantitative Ecology & Resource Management (QERM) Interdisciplinary Graduate Program.  This position manages the student services, administrative, and fiscal activities for QERM, which offers both a MS and PhD degree.

Please see the link below to apply:

https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/eng/candidates/default.cfm?szCategory=jobprofile&szOrderID=121878&szCandidateID=0&szSearchWords=&szReturnToSearch=1

Req # 121878

Upcoming Undergraduate Research Info Sessions

Undergraduate research information sessions address how the Undergraduate Research Program can help students pursue their research interests.

Primarily for undergraduates who have yet to begin research, the sessions provide research resources, information on funding, and suggestions for approaching faculty. Additionally, the sessions are highly student-driven, with an emphasis on student questions and concerns.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2:00 – 2:50 p.m., 171 MGH

Monday, July 20th, 10:30 – 11:20 a.m., 171 MGH

Tuesday, August 4th, 2:00 – 2:50 p.m., 171 MGH

Monday, August 10th, 10:30 – 11:20 a.m., 171 MGH

Monday, August 31st, 10:30 – 11:20 a.m., 171 MGH

Tuesday, September 1st, 2:00 – 2:50 p.m., 171 MGH

Sign up here: https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/160

Summer Quarter Drop-In Advising

Thursdays, 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.  in  171 MGH

 

If this times do not work for you, please email us (urp@uw.edu) available dates and times for the following week and we can work on setting up an appointment.

Deadline: Monday, July 6, 2015

 

Program Benefits

  • Scholarship Award (amount will be based on current funding levels – previous awards have ranged from $3,500 – $4,500)
  • Year-long undergraduate research seminar and presentation opportunities
  • One-on-one pre-graduate advising and graduate application preparation
  • Multidisciplinary research community

 

Eligibility

  • Affiliated with the Early Identification Program (easy to become affiliated – just email us at eip@uw.edu to set up a quick appointment!)
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Minimum 125 credits completed as of Spring Quarter 2015
  • At least one full academic year remaining before graduating
  • Plans to conduct undergraduate research all three quarters of the 2015-16 academic year
  • Plans to pursue graduate school
  • All majors are encouraged to apply!

 

More information is available at http://depts.washington.edu/eip/presschol.htm and all questions can be directed to eip@uw.edu.

 

Apply to be an Undergraduate Research Leader

 Deadline: Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015

The Undergraduate Research Program (URP) is seeking enthusiastic and experienced undergraduate researchers from all disciplines to be Undergraduate Research Leaders (URLs) for the 2015-16 academic year. Students conducting research in the arts, humanities, and social sciences are particularly encouraged to apply.

URLs serve a central role in connecting undergraduates to support services of the URP. The goal of the URL program is to increase awareness and participation of undergraduates doing research in a range of disciplines. As a URL, you can motivate future undergraduate researchers! Anticipated URL time commitment is approximately 8-10 hours/month and dependent on quarterly events and student availability.

More information and application available here.

Questions? Contact the URP Staff at urp@uw.edu or (206) 543-4282

Summer GRE Prep

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GRE and Basic Math Refresher Classes (Express Series)
July 25th, 26th, August 1st, 2nd
BMR: 9:00AM-11:00AM
GRE:11:00AM-2:00PM

 

GRE and Basic Math Refresher Classes  (August Series)
August 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th
Classes hosted on August 9th and 16th will be in Savery 168
Classes hosted on August 23rd and 30th will be in Savery 130
BMR: 9:00AM-11:00AM
GRE: 11:00AM-2:00PM
Online Registration Link: https://apm.activecommunities.com/uwwomenscenter/Activity_Search

 

 

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