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UW Sustainability, the College of the Environment and the Campus Sustainability Fund are looking for students to help plan this year’s Earth Day events, including a part-time paid student coordinator position. The goal of this year’s Earth Day is to be an inclusive, diverse event that incorporates a focus on social and environmental justice and engages members of campus who are traditionally underrepresented in discussions and actions around sustainability. Event programming may include interactive arts, live performance and inspirational speakers to create a multi-dimensional event to attract students from across campus.

The UW Earth Day student coordinator will help plan and coordinate the 2019 UW Earth Day celebrations. This student will recruit and lead passionate, multi-disciplinary and diverse student volunteers in a planning committee to help determine Earth Day programming, and will also coordinate volunteers for the event. Full details and application...

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Are you interested in meeting with legislators face to face? Do you want the chance to go down to Olympia and help the ASUW Office of Government Relations make effective and meaningful change?

Then our ASUW Office of Government Relations Lobby Day is perfect for you! This February 11th, UW students will get the chance to bus to Olympia for a day of civic empowerment. Working in small groups, attendees get to speak with legislators and their aides on the issues that matter, like the State Need Grant, housing affordability, and mental health resources on campus.

No prior experience is required! We will be having a mandatory training session on February 8th for everyone coming, as well as materials and training on the 11th in the morning.

If you are interested, please follow this link to sign up ASAP:


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UW Seattle Winter Job & Internship Fair

February 14, 2019

1-5pm, HUB Ballrooms (UW Seattle)

Whether you’re looking for a full-time job or an internship opportunity, or just hoping to create connections and learn about companies and industries, you won’t want to miss the Winter Job & Internship Fair!

Which employers are attending?

A full list can be found in your Handshake account – new employers are registering every day, so check back often to research participating employers and opportunities.

How do I get prepared?

Want to feel even more confident when you stride through the doors of the HUB Ballrooms? The Career & Internship...

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A lot of scholarship programs are in the process of opening their applications and will have deadlines in the next few months. Now is a good time to get started on the search and application process. We hope you will join us for one of these sessions this month!

Scholarship Fridays

Fridays at 1:30 pm during winter quarter you have the opportunity to learn more about scholarships! This quarter learns about Getting Started with scholarships, the Mary Gates Endowment for Students and the Gilman Scholarship. Check out our calendar for the session schedule! See the full calendar for dates and locations!

When: Fridays | 1:30pm

Where: MGH 171


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Decide the Verdict in a Mock Trial! Volunteer and Join the Jury Today!

The Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) New Member Education (NME) is seeking jurors for the mock trial portion of its annual Trial Advocacy Program (TAP) in February 2019. In general, TAP offers a two-day trial-skills and a one-day mock trial a few weeks later designed to help those new to practice develop their trial skills. The trials will be conducted by new lawyers and presided over by actual judges. The volunteer juror participates in the mock trial portion of the program.

Volunteer jurors will have the opportunity to:

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The Asian Urbanism Exploration Seminar is back this year! Apply by February 15, 2019 — Information Meeting —  1/29, 12:30 to 1:30 PM, Gould 102 2/7, 12-1pm, Gould 102 Dense, populous, dynamic, and vibrant are words often used to characterize the urban landscapes of Asian cities. The fluid matrix of social life, urban spaces, and transportation networks along with the proximity of activities and services clearly distinguish the major Asian cities from their North American counterparts.... Read more
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This Autumn 2019, the Department of Comparative Literature, Cinema & Media offers  a UW Study Abroad Program in Paris: 
Imagine earning 15 credits while living and studying in one of the most vibrant and beautiful cities in the world!
There will be three information sessions:
Tuesday, January 22nd at 1:30 PM Monday, January 28th at 1:30 PM Friday, February 1st at 3:30 PM
All sessions will be held in PDL B-528 (Padelford Hall, B wing, 5th floor).
We are... Read more
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