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Diversity Leadership Conference

When:
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Doors Open at 9:00 AM
Event starts at 10:00 AM and ends at 3:30 PM

Location:
Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center | 3931 Brooklyn Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98105

Attention, College Students!
The Diversity Leadership Conference (DLC) focuses on the development of career skills involving diversity and leadership for students and young professionals. Reserve your spot to attend this exciting conference dedicated to self-exploration for the millennial generation. Lunch will be provided. Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with inspiring leaders, accomplished professionals, and win prizes!

Who should attend:
• UW Students form all branch campuses (Seattle, Bothell, & Tacoma)
• Students from all four-year colleges and universities
• Students from all local community colleges
• All class levels (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Graduate) and Majors/Academic departments

Why attend:
• Because it’s FREE!
• Participate in empowering workshops
• Network with diverse professionals from a broad range of employment sectors
• Learn to build and enhance life skills
• Identify and develop leadership qualities and diversity competencies

Register for DLC here!

More info on DLC here!

The Undergraduate Research Program is recruiting Volunteers for this year’s 18th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium happening on Friday, May 15th from 11am – 6:00pm in Mary Gates Hall. Our Volunteers are critical to the success of the Symposium, and we invite you to Volunteer and to forward this announcement on to your listservs.

Here is the link to view volunteer shifts and to sign-up: http://www.washington.edu/undergradresearch/symposium/volunteer/. Volunteers can sign-up for multiple shifts as long as the times do not conflict.

We hope to have you Volunteer, and we appreciate your support of the UW Undergraduate Research Program and the Research Symposium!

Best,

UPR Staff

2015 SPRING CAREER FAIR

  • Thurs, April 16th
  • 3:00-7:00pm
  • HUB Ballrooms

The Details

  • All UW students & alumni from all 3 campuses can attend
  • Dress code is business casual
  • Info about what to expect is here

Next Steps

  • Get to know the employers who are coming (being knowledgeable about organizations that interest you shows preparation, interest, and professionalism)
  • Attend or download our Career Fair Success workshop and/or our Resumes & Cover Letters workshop
  • Spruce up your resume at ResumeFest (April 15th, 8:30-4:30) or in Same-Day Sessions
  • Submit your resume to the Spring Career Fair Resume Book (even if you can’t attend!)

 

Questions

 

  • Please contact the Career Center at 206-543-0535 or email ccsevent@uw.edu

City Year is a great opportunity to build career experience, leadership skills and make a difference in the lives of children. We are currently offering full-time positions to high school and college graduates interested in doing a paid, year of service.

Our final application deadline is April 30th
Apply Now!

- Over 340 hours of training and professional development
- Receive a $5,730 scholarship upon completion
- Partnerships with 90+ grad schools for 25% – 100% tuition scholarships
- Serve in your choice of 26 different cities
- 2800 positions to fill across the country
- Health insurance and loan forbearance provided for participants
- Extensive training and professional development

For more information contact recruiter Adrienne Antonio at
aantonio@cityyear.org

City Year is an education focused, nonprofit organization that unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service to keep students in school and on track to graduation. Visit cityyear.org to learn more.

The UW’s Global Business Center and Certificate of International Studies in Business (CISB) at the Foster School of Business, in partnership with, AIESEC Seattle, an international student organization, are hosting a half-day workshop for undergraduate students highlighting Global Business Perspectives on Technology and Global Business.

This technology summit will feature successful and influential global technology companies and explore the integral role that technology has in today’s global business environment.

We will kick-off the day with a keynote speech given by VP & Treasurer at Apple, Gary Wipfler, and then launch into smaller breakout sessions spotlighting relevant hot topics such as Cyber Security, Big Data, and e-commerce in China.

$15* Registration includes:
8:30 AM Check-In & Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM Morning Keynote, Gary Wipfler, VP & Treasurer, Apple Inc.
10:00 AM Breakout Sessions
12:00 PM Lunch & Networking
12:30 PM Lunch Keynote, Roei Ganzarski, President & CEO, BoldIQ Inc.

Saturday May 2nd | 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
University of Washington, Foster School of Business

Register today to participate in this exciting event!

Visit our event page for additional information: http://bit.ly/GBPtechnologysummit
*CISB and AIESEC members are eligible for discount registration; inquire with your president.

Planning to apply to Informatics? Don’t miss out on these writing workshops, where you will find help to fine-tune your application essays!

Plan to bring drafts of your application essays to these workshops for review. You can find this year’s essay prompts at https://ischool.uw.edu/future/informatics/application-materials. The Informatics advising team will be at these workshops to help you, as well as current students in the Informatics program who are trained in exactly what the admissions committee is looking for.

Head to http://bit.ly/2015writingworkshops and RSVP for one of the following workshop dates in OUGL 220:

  • Friday, April 24, 10 AM – 12 PM
  • Tuesday, May 5, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
  • Monday, May 18, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
  • Tuesday, June 2, 10 AM – 12 PM

Summer research program for undergraduate students from underrepresented populations
Application deadline extended to April 24, 2015
www.ischool-inclusion.org

What is i3?
The iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3) is an undergraduate research and leadership development program that prepares students from underrepresented populations for graduate study and careers in the information sciences. Only 25 students from across the country are selected each year to become i3 Scholars. Those students undertake a yearlong experience that includes two summer institutes hosted by the University of Pittsburgh School of Information Sciences and a research project spanning the year.

Introductory Institute: June 14-July 10, 2015
Held on the main campus of the University of Pittsburgh
• Participate in special-topic workshops that highlight the many specialties and research areas in the information sciences
• Take part in professional development seminars led by industry and research experts that focus on graduate school applications, mentoring, résumé building, and networking
• Complete two-week modules on research design and programming (beginner and advanced sessions) taught by PhD teaching fellows from top-tier iSchools
• Form research teams and work with advisors to design a yearlong research project

Team Research Project
• Each team is supported by a research advisor
• Students gain experience with project management tools and collaborative technology
• Interdisciplinary project topics blend social and technical aspects

Concluding Institute: Summer 2016, Two Weeks
• Develop a research poster and copresent your team’s project
• Learn about submitting your project to the iConference and other leading research conferences
• Network with the new cohort of i3 Scholars and join the i3 Alumni Association

Program Funding and Benefits
• Receive full funding for program expenses, including transportation to and from Pittsburgh, campus housing, and meals
• Earn a stipend while you complete the program: $1,200 for the Introductory Institute | $600 for the Concluding Institute
• Prepare for the GRE with free training sessions

Event

Entrepreneurship Minor for non-business majors
Apply Now!
Deadline: April 25
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College Access Now(CAN) is seeking passionate and committed candidates to join our 2015-2016 AmeriCorps team.  At CAN, a team of 20 AmeriCorps College Coaches (ten 11th Grade Coaches and ten 12th Grade Coaches) provide crucial support to students as they navigate the college search, application, and enrollment processes. The 11th and 12th Grade College Coaches work collaboratively on-site at seven different high school sites to implement and deliver our curriculum, and team members build strong relationships with their students, as well as with stakeholders at various schools and community organizations.

 The full position descriptions and application instructions are attached and can also be found online at http://collegeaccessnow.org/about/career. The deadline to apply is Thursday, April 30th.

 

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