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Global Fellowships Research Fellowships
June 26 | 5:00 p.m. | Mary Gates Hall 171

Join us at 5pm for refreshments and conversation. Panelists include students recently awarded the Fulbright, the Churchhill, the Yenching, the Carnegie Endowment and others.

 If you're not in the Seattle area or can't make it in person,...

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GEN ST 391K: Undergraduate Research for CC Transfer Students - Autumn 2018
Weekly class sessions (Fridays, 12:30-1:50 PM)

The Undergraduate Research Intensive is designed to help incoming transfer students attain and excel in undergraduate research positions in all academic disciplines. The course will demystify the research process at UW and provide instruction in research-related skills and resources. All students receive one-on-one advising with Undergraduate Research Program staff and interact with peer researchers.

To request an add code, email urp@uw.edu and include the following:

Your full name
Transfer institution
UW student number
Major, intended major, or area(s) of interest

See flyer for more information.

Best,

Jennifer & URP Staffents - Autumn 2018
www.uw.edu/...

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Edison Research is the firm that collects the vote totals on Election Night for the National Election Pool. For this upcoming Primary, they are hiring for all Counties in Washington’s 3rd, 5th and 8th Congressional District. Right now, They are looking to pay someone $85.00 to go to the County Courthouse on Election Night and call in the vote totals to us once they are released. 

The job begins at 7:30pm on August 7th and ends when the vote totals are fully reported. The position pays $85.00 for the evening. Essentially, any punctual and responsible individual would be a good fit for this position.

If you happen to know someone who would be a good fit for this job, feel free to have them email cahill@edisonresearch.com with their name, the county they reside in, and a good contact...

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The Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards will be offering an online information session next Tuesday, providing an introductory overview of several scholarship programs supporting students interested in foreign affairs-related studies & careers. These are primarily undergraduate-focused programs, but all are welcome to join to learn more. 

Foreign Affairs Fellowships Information Session: Pickering, Rangel, PPIA, Payne, Carnegie, Humanity in Action fellowships & more!

Tuesday, June 19, 5:30pm

This session will be conducted online via Zoom. RSVP to attend and we'll send you the link to the online meeting: https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/311

Description: There are a variety...

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Success Coaching is an interactive process that empowers students to get from where they are now to where they want to be. The Success Coach is a peer who students can visit to help build more general skills for success. Even if you are not sure why you're struggling to meet academic goals, the Success Coach can help identify and overcome challenges to create a foundation for success in college.

The ASP Success Coach meets with students one-on-one to help them develop skills in:
Effective study strategies
Time management skills
Setting and working towards goals
Finding campus resources
Motivation
http://webster.uaa....

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The Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards will be offering an online information session next Tuesday, providing an introductory overview of several scholarship programs supporting students interested in foreign affairs-related studies & careers. These are primarily undergraduate-focused programs, but all are welcome to join to learn more.

Tuesday, June 19, 5:30pm
This session will be conducted online via Zoom.
RSVP to attend and we'll send you the link to the online meeting: https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/311

Description: There are a variety of foreign affairs fellowship programs that provide funding for academic and professional preparation for undergraduate students and alumni...

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Wednesday, June 20 at 5pm in MGH 171, 6 UW alums will be sharing their experiences applying for teaching fellowships and teaching English abroad.  This is a great opportunity for students considering applying to the Fulbright program, TAPIF, Cultural Ambassadors or other programs to learn more about the process from recent alums.  We hope you’ll share this event with your communities; all are welcome!

 

Global Fellowships Teaching Assistant Panel

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Are you interested in working with young learners with and without disabilities? Looking to add “positive behavior support” or “de-escalation techniques” to your CV? Do you like making slime?   If you answered yes to any of the questions above, the JUMP Summer Internship may be right up your alley!    This experience provides up to 250 hours of experiential learning, offering you an opportunity to develop critical teaching tools and effective techniques for modifying and adapting classroom activities to meet the needs of any learner. Professional development connected with this internship results in an Advanced Right Response Certification.   This internship (for credit or volunteer) is appropriate for anyone in education, psychology, social work, speech and hearing sciences, physical or occupational therapy, or other fields related to working with individuals with disabilities or young learners.    Please contact Tara Coffin at ... Read more
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Quarterly Internships with the

Alliance for Gun Responsibility

 

About the Alliance: The Alliance for Gun Responsibility works to end the gun violence crisis in our community and to promote a culture of gun ownership that balances rights with responsibilities. Through collaboration with experts, civic leaders, and citizens, we work to find evidenced-based solutions. We create innovative policy, advocate for changes in laws, and promote community education to reduce gun violence.

Our Vision: A community safe from the devastating consequences of gun violence.

 Gun responsibility has become a national priority since the tragedy at Sandy Hook, and the Alliance for Gun Responsibility has been a major driver of change in Washington State and around the nation. In just a few short years, we’ve accomplished the following:

  • Leading a statewide coalition of citizens and supporters to pass...
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Beginning June 20th: 

  • Fuel Your Future Summer Associate Team - Help end childhood hunger by ensuring kids and teens access free meals during the summer! Summer Associates serve June 20th – August 28thand receive top priority for the United Way’s fall positions. Interested candidates are welcome to bring a resume and ...
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