OMA&D Academic Counseling Services

New! Innovations in Pain Research Summer Program - Deadline Feb 17th

The Innovations in Pain Research Summer Program exposes undergraduate students to interdisciplinary research in pain to stimulate interest in future careers in pain research. This program offers immersive summer research experiences for seven UW students each summer with faculty in both basic science and clinical research in the treatment of chronic pain. Selected students will receive a $4,000 stipend and engage in weekly research seminars and workshops, networking opportunities, and social activities. Students with backgrounds in biological sciences, psychology, nursing, social work, and/or engineering with interests in exploring research in pain treatment are encouraged to apply.

Information Sessions, RSVP Here

  • Friday, January 16, 2015
  • Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Application and Program Information: http://www.uw.edu/undergradresearch/summer/pain-research/

For Undergraduates:

Paid Summer 2015 Undergraduate Research Placements:

Over 800 programs – REU, NASA and other paid summer research opportunities for undergrads

http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/undergrads.aspx

 

For Financial Support in Graduate School:

Fellowships and graduate programs in a wide variety of STEM disciplines:

http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/grad.aspx

For NASA-supported internships, fellowships and scholarships:  

http://intern.nasa.gov

 

For tips on applying and associated resources:

http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/toolbox.aspx

 

For opportunities specifically in the Ocean Sciences:

http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/oceanscience.aspx

 

For opportunities specifically in Engineering:

http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/engineering.aspx

 

Latin@ Math is a conference which aims to build a community  of Latinos and Latinas interested in the mathematical sciences while encouraging students to pursue careers in these fields.

Conference Overview:

On April 9-11, 2015, IPAM will host a three day conference showcasing the achievements of Latina/ os in the mathematical sciences. The conference will feature talks by junior and senior researchers, as well as events for undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows. There will be plenary lectures, community lectures, panel discussions, and activities to facilitate networking. The goal of the conference is to encourage Latina/os to pursue careers in the mathematical sciences, to promote the advancement of Latina/os currently in the discipline, to showcase research being conducted by Latina/ os at the forefront of their fields, and, finally, to build a community around shared academic interests.

Participation:

Additional information about this conference including links to register and to apply for funding can be found on the webpage listed below. Encouraging the careers of women and minority mathematicians and scientists is an important component of IPAM’s mission, and we welcome their applications.

To Apply:

See further details here: http://www.ipam.ucla.edu/lat2015

Latin@ Math Conference

 

Information Session:   Foreign Affairs Fellowships – Pickering Graduate Fellowship and  Rangel Graduate international Affairs Program

Thursday, December 4, 2014, 3:30 pm to 4:20 pm

171 Mary Gates Hall, Conference Room 171R

RSVP:  https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/311

These Foreign Service Fellowship Programs provides funding to participants as they are prepared academically and professionally to enter the United States Department of State Foreign Service.  Selected fellows will receive support for graduate school and will enter into one of the most exciting and rewarding careers available.   They seek highly motivated and academically excellent college graduating seniors or college graduates who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career in the U.S. Department of State.

National Application Deadlines:

Rangel International Affairs Program – Wednesday, January 14, 2015 (Applicant and Recommenders’ Letters)

Pickering Fellowship – Friday, January 16, 2015 (Applicant); Friday, January 23, 2015 (Recommenders’ Letters)

 

If you have questions, please contact Mona Pitre-Collins, mpitre@uw.edu  in the Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards.

The Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center is pleased to announce three PAID FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES for undergraduate UW students. Through the Carlson Civic Fellowship program, the Carlson Center will hire three Fellows to work at three local non-profits.

The host sites for 2015 Carlson Civic Fellows will be:

-Entre Hermanos/ LGBT Latino Public Policy and Community Mobilization Fellow

-International Rescue Committee / Citizenship-Preparation Program Fellow

-Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority

Students selected as Carlson Civic Fellows will commit to working with their community non-profit 10 hours per week from January-June 2015 and will receive a $2,500 stipend for their work. In addition to their work with their host site, Carlson Civic Fellows will also:

  • Participate in a 3-credit (credit/no-credit) Community-Based Leadership (CBL) course offered through the Carlson Center during Winter Quarter.
  • Create a Personal Development Plan articulating goals for their time enrolled in the fellowship, and participate in regular advising sessions with a Carlson Center staff member to assess their progress and development.
  • Identify personal strengths and leadership styles through structured activities and reflection exercises; integrate this understanding and awareness into service with their community organization.

Brief descriptions of the three fellowship opportunities are below.  For a detailed description of each opportunity, more information about Carlson Civic Fellowship components and requirements, and application materials, please visit the Carlson Center website: http://www.washington.edu/carlson/carlson-civic-fellowship-students/.

Applications must be received by Monday, October 20 at 5:00 PM

Questions?  Contact Talya Gillman, 206.616.2885 or engage@uw.edu.