Dare to Do: Spring Celebration of Service and Leadership 5/11

hli spring celebration

As students strive to address important social issues and bring about positive change, three important distinctions hold true: They lead with humilitypartner for impact and strengthen communities.

The Spring Celebration of Service and Leadership showcases the many ways the academic journeys of students have influenced who they are as leaders, organizers and change-makers.

Join in and help celebrate these diverse and inspiring experiences!

Dare to Do: Spring Celebration of Service and Leadership

5/11/16| 2:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

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Operation Smile accepting officer applications through 5/16


The UW Chapter of Operation Smile is currently accepting OFFICER APPLICATIONS for the year 2016-2017!

They are a club on campus that are devoted to raising awareness of children born with cleft lip/palate, but are unable to obtain surgical access in third world countries.

The surgery necessary for this facial deformity is simple, and that is what Operation Smile aims to do.

The organization raises funds for these free surgeries for the children in developing countries. They do one big event every quarter, and at every meeting there is a big discussion between members about what event to put on that quarter!

Currently they have meetings on THURSDAYS at 5:30pm at Smith 313!

Email Lucy for ANY questions at lucy.li03@yahoo.com! She would love to chat or email about the club!

Applications close on May 16th!


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Hand2Hand’s Annual Health Career Banquet Saturday 5/7


Interested in a career in healthcare? Undecided? Come to Hand2Hand’s 7th Annual Health Career Banquet to dine with health care professionals, network with them, and learn about their careers!

Attend Hand2Hand’s 7th Annual Health Career Banquet to learn from and dine with the professionals! This year we have 10 healthcare professionals specializing in medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy and physical therapy.

This is the perfect chance for you to connect with professionals in your field of interest and hear what it’s like to be a healthcare provider!

Additionally, two keynote speakers will address current issues in healthcare and dinner will be Italian, with vegetarian options offered. The event begins at 6:00 pm sharp on Saturday May 7th (doors open at 5:30 pm), and the dress code is business casual.

For more information, visit there facebook event page here:


Tickets are available here:


or at the HUB front desk!

Please choose your field of interest here:


Please email Hand2Hand at h2h@uw.edu if you have any questions or concerns.


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Considering a career in health care? Join us for the Health Graduate School Fair

Grad health fair 2016

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AMCAS overview and Q&A for applicants

Applying to medical school this year?  Have questions about the AMCAS?  Join the UW pre-health team for an overview and Q&A session!

When:  Monday, May 9, 2016     2:00 PM – 3:45 PM

Where:  Mary Gates Hall 258

More application resources can be found at the Pre-health website

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The Husky Leadership Initiative (HLI)

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The Husky Leadership Initiative (HLI) is a cross-campus effort that facilitates, deepens and expands student leadership education at the University of Washington.

Below are two ways YOU can get involved with HLI during the 2016-17 academic year to further your leadership development and deepen and expand opportunities campus-wide:

1.       Husky Leadership Initiative Student Board Member

During the 2016-17 year, HLI will be piloting a student board who will serve as ambassadors of the broader HLI work across campus. Members of the board will meet monthly to help shape and participate in the implementation of HLI programs as well as for professional and personal development.  The student voice is imperative in our work—join the effort to cultivate the leadership potential of your fellow Huskies!

To learn more about this opportunity and to apply, visit the Husky Leadership Initiative website.Applications are due Friday, May 13 with interviews to follow.


2.       “Learning Leadership Theory and Practice” Course Section Leader (BA/GEN ST 391)

The “Learning Leadership Theory and Practice” course is designed to serve as a learning laboratory for first-year students to develop their leadership potential. Course section leaders will co-facilitate leadership lab activities for  a small group of students enrolled in the “Learning Leadership Theory and Practice” large lecture course during Winter 2017.

Through this experience, you will be able to develop your own leadership, facilitation and peer teaching skills as well as build relationships with a large network of peers and UW staff who are committed to supporting student leadership development.

For more information on requirements of this position as well as the online application, visit the Husky Leadership Initiative website. Applications are due Friday, May 13 with interviews to follow.

Questions about these opportunities? Contact the Husky Leadership Initiative staff at uwhli@uw.edu.

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Are You a Graduating Senior or UW Alumni?

The Pipeline Project is hiring an AmeriCorps member to serve from September 1st 2016-July 15th 2017

About the AmeriCorps Position with Pipeline:

The full time Pipeline Project Ameri­Corps Mem­ber will recruit­, train­ and sup­port­ UW stu­dent vol­un­teers to tutor with K-12 schools in Seattle. As an AmeriCorps member you will also oversee a group of Pipeline interns and serve as an organizer and team leader for Pipeline’s Alter­na­tive Spring Break project.  You’ll get to work closely with K-12 children, UW students and partner schools.
Join our dynamic Pipeline Project team and develop your skills as a community organizer and leader!!

Check out the Pipeline Project Position Description.
You can apply here. The application deadline is Monday, May 9th, 2016 by 11:59 PM.
If you have any questions about the positions or the application process, please email our current Americorps member: Shontia  

The UW Pipeline Project is com­mit­ted to build­ing a cul­tur­ally diverse, broadly trained fac­ulty and staff.  Women, minori­ties, per­sons with dis­abil­i­ties, and vet­er­ans are encour­aged to apply. 

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Global Health Career Week May 2-7

Global health week 2016

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Meet a quiet hero of health care in Seattle’s Central District: Dr. Benjamin Danielson


With Dr. Benjamin Danielson as medical director, Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic connects patients to resources to tackle the roots of health problems.


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Volunteer at the Undergraduate Research Symposium 5/20


The Undergraduate Research Program is recruiting Volunteers for this year’s 19th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium happening on Friday, May 20th from 11am – 6:00pm in Mary Gates Hall.

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.

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MEDIC at UW seeking new officers


MEDIC at UW, the University of Washington Student Organization Affiliated with Bioethics and Humanities is seeking officer applications for next year.

If you are interested in becoming an officer and have been involved for at least one quarter you can apply here:


Don’t worry about filling the word limit as long as you think you’ve answered the question.

There are two officer slots open and you are all encouraged to apply.

The deadline is May 11th.


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Autumn 2016 Course: Medical Russian

medical russion

This course is intended as a 1-credit add-on to the regular first-year Russian sequence.

The course exposes students to a variety of medical terminology, providing opportunities for practicing medical communication, and reading and analyzing written texts.

Prerequisite: RUSS 101, which must be taken concurrently.

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QMED workshop on paying for medical school

UW School of Medicine’s QMED (Queer Medical Student Association) is hosting the next U-PREP workshop focusing on paying for medical school and student wellness.

When: Thursday, April 28, 6-7:30PM

Where: T-553 (T-Wing of Health Sciences, 5th floor)

Come join us for a brief presentation on Financial Aid and loan repayment/forgiveness programs followed by a chance for you to speak with current students about their experiences with medical school and maintaining a work/life balance.

Food will be provided. Please RSVP so that they know how many people are attending.

RSVP: https://wejoinin.com/sheets/wrrka

If you have any questions, please feel free to email jmdoan@uw.edu.


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Drop-in application help – Mondays!


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Opportunities for Transfer Students

Commuter & Transfer Commons Associate

First Year Programs is now hiring for Commuter & Transfer Commons Associates (CTAs) to work during the 2016-2017 school year!

The CTAs are responsible for ensuring that the Commons provides a welcoming and resource-rich environment for a diverse population of commuter and transfer students at the University of Washington. The Commuter & Transfer Commons (CTC) is a space for students to connect with each other and build community, while serving as a study and meeting space while commuter students are on campus.

Specific positions available are as follows:

  • CTA for Programming (2)
  • CTA for Social Media (1)
  • CTA for Journalism/Publication (1)
  • CTA General (2-4)

Through collaboration with each other and with campus partners, each CTA will contribute to the operational functions of the space, while establishing and maintaining a community within the CTC.

To learn more about the position responsibilities, please see the Commuter & Transfer Commons Associate Webpage. To access the application directly, please click here.

Positions are open until filled, and application review will begin Friday, April 15. Please email ctcuw@uw.edu with any questions! 

Transfer Student Ambassador/Dawg Daze Leader

Dawg Daze Leaders develop programming and logistical support for all Dawg Daze Welcome Week events. By engaging and interacting with student participants, Dawg Daze Leaders ensure a memorable and enjoyable experience for all involved.

This year, Transfer Student Dawg Daze Leaders, or Transfer Student Ambassadors, will staff the Transfer-specific Dawg Daze events, including Transfer Husky Kick-Off. If you are interested in welcoming new students to the University of Washington, especially incoming Transfer students, apply to be a Transfer Student Ambassador/Dawg Daze Leader!

Applications will open on April 20. Further information about the position, and the application, can be found here. 

First-Year Profiles

We are looking to highlight first-year transfer student’s stories on our new transfer website.  If you are interested in having your story featured online, please email First Year Programs (fyp@uw.edu) with your name and contact information! When emailing – please use the subject line “Transfer Student Profile”. We are hoping to feature first-year transfer students as a resource for incoming transfer student. We will follow up with students who email us with a quick email to be featured on our website.

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