Technology Resources

As a student of the University of Washington you have access to a variety of facilities and web resources including:

Web Tools
A set of Web-based communication and collaboration applications designed for use in teaching, learning, research, and everyday work

Free Computing Workshops
The UW Center for Learning and Scholarly Technologies offers a wide array of walk-in and online workshops on everything from web-publishing to Photoshop, digital video and audio editing and much more. We encourage you to take advantage of these free workshops to gain useful 21st Century skills that make you extremely lucrative to employ and open up new worlds of capability.

STF Equipment Loan Program
Here you can borrow a variety of audiovisual, recording and computing equipment from the University of Washington free of charge.

Collaboration Pods
The Collaboration Pods facilitate in-person, interactive, small group projects or meetings. Group members can collaborate on a large 42" plasma screen, visible to all group members. Utilizing Steelcase Media:Scape Mini's, team members can easily and quickly switch between up to four (4) laptops on the shared screen.

Sound Studio
Located in the Odegaard Library, the Sound Studio offers professional, industry-standard hardware and software for recording and editing audio—all the way from tracking and editing through mastering and duplication. The studio was designed for maximum flexibility and is capable of addressing the needs of the most complex of projects. It can be reserved via the link above.

Computer Vet Program
The Computer Vet program is a free, help-desk service offered to UW students, faculty and staff to assist with computing problems including performing operating system updates, installing STF funded Microsoft software, and running anti-virus and anti-malware products on infected machines a. Hardware issues are not supported. Computer Vet is located at the Technology Help Desk on the 2nd floor of Odegaard Undergraduate Library.
 

Professional Development

The Museology Program, Graduate School and University have a variety of professional development resources available to you.

UW Career Center
The career center offers a variety of workshops and resources for graduate students on everything from resumes and interviewing to pedagogy and grant writing.

Museology Conference, Job and Internship Listings
Here the museology program maintains a list of the latest museology conference, job, training and internship opportunities.

How to Obtain the Mentoring You Need
This UW Graduate School handbook is an excellent guide to taking advantage of the University community for mentoring.