FIG/TrIG Leader Application now available

Become a FIG/TrIG Leader! To download an application and for more information refer to our website: The Freshman Interest Group (FIG) and Transfer Interest Group (TrIG) program is looking for outstanding UW undergraduates to serve as FIG/TrIG Leaders for autumn 2013. 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. Having been in a FIG/TrIG as a freshman is not required. As a FIG/TrIG Leader, students will develop a deeper connection to the University while developing helpful 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 20-25 freshmen enrolled in General Studies 199. Training will take place during spring quarter 2013. Special arrangements for summer training can be made for students studying abroad during spring quarter. FIG/TrIG Leaders are eligible to receive up to 6 credits for their commitments to the program, which includes both training for and teaching the General Studies 199 course in autumn quarter. Applications are available at First Year Programs, 120 Mary Gates Hall, or online at The application deadline is Monday, February 4th by 5:00pm. For more information please attend one of our information sessions listed below, refer to our website: or email Application Workshops: Thurs, Jan 17th – 3:30-4:20 pm (McMahon Hall Pompeii Room) Thurs, Jan 24th – 3:30-4:20 pm (Mary Gates Hall Room 120) Mon, Jan 28th – 12:30-1:20 pm (Mary Gates Hall Room 120) Tues, Jan 29th – 4:30-5:20 pm (Mary Gates Hall Room 120) Wed, Jan. 30th – 4:00-5:00 pm (Alder Hall Room 106) ~FIG/TrIG Team FIG/TrIG Program, First Year Programs University of Washington 120 Mary Gates Hall 206-543-4905 _______________________________________________ Advisers mailing list

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