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Transfer Student Opportunities

Submitted by Caterina Rost on April 14, 2016 - 2:51pm

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 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 ( 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.