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Jason Rittereiser is a congressional candidate running in Washington’s 8th Congressional District. The seat will be open for the 2018 election following Congressman Dave Reichert’s retirement. Interns will work in a fast-paced campaign environment, 2-3 days per week, with a flexible schedule.
We are looking for a driven, tech-savvy undergraduate to join as a Finance and Digital Intern. Responsibilities of the position include:
Using campaign software to track fundraising efforts
Keeping daily fundraising data up to date in our systems
Track social media interactions and provide regular reports to the campaign staff
Develop social media engagement, followers, and post suggestions
Research project related to active campaign social media strategies...
In partnership with First Year Programs, our office is pleased to offer our autumn quarter undergraduate seminar in our Exploring Sustainability Seminar Series. The autumn quarter seminar will be particularly valuable for incoming freshmen and transfer students as it is an introduction to all things sustainability here at UW.
Here are the details on the seminar:
- GEN ST 297-V | Undergraduate Seminar: Exploring Sustainability at UW (SLN 15678)
- Friday 2:30-3:20pm
- 1 credit, C/NC only
- Open to all majors
- Instructor: Sean G. Schmidt, firstname.lastname@example.org
- In this course, students will explore opportunities to make more sustainable...
There’s still room in our introductory course (no pre-reqs) for your students who might be looking additional courses exploring social justice and social change:
SOC WF 200 Introduction to Social Welfare Practice (5) I&S
MWF 9:30 – 11:20 AM
Introduction to the field of social work, including the theoretical concepts and institutional framework that guide practice. Overview of social work profession and social welfare system within which it operates. Lectures supplemented by exercises, films, guest lectures, and class discussions.
Interested in learning a new language? All of our first year French language sections had filled so we added a new section of FRENCH 101 (no prerequisite!) at 10:30-11:20 and FRENCH 103 at 9:30-10:20! With French 103 you can fulfill your foreign language requirement, earn VLPA if you have already fulfilled the FL requirement, or get ready for a Study Abroad program in France or the Francophone world!
Details on our New Sections are Below:23883 FRENCH 101 K LC 5 ELEMENTARY FRENCH MTWThF 10:30-11:20 THO 334
23872 FRENCH 103 C LC 5 ELEMENTARY FRENCH MTWThF 09:30-10:20... Read more
ART H 214: Art of India from Mohenjo-Daro to the Mughals
Professor Sonal Khullar
MTW 3:30 - 4:20 + quiz section
The course surveys the material culture and artistic production of South Asia, which includes the present-day nation states of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka, from antiquity until the...Read more
GWSS 455: Contemporary Feminist Theory-- The course examines concepts in contemporary feminist theory, focusing particularly closely on the theme of coalition politics. Together, we will examine the possibilities and challenges of feminist coalition politics that work to link racial, class, sexual, gender, and disability justice movements. In exploring this themes, we will ask a variety of theoretical and political questions related to solidarity and alliance, subjectivity, and group identity as well as examine ways in which feminist commitments to coalitional activism have shaped approaches to feminist scholarship.
GWSS 391:Collaborations in Feminism and Technology-- This is a hybrid course, partly online and partly in class. Using a hybrid format, this course will explore the relationship between technology, social media, and movements for gender, racial and sexual justice. In particular, we will examine feminist theories of technology and social change, ways that...Read more
Apply to be an Undergraduate Research Leader!
Application Deadline: Friday, Sept. 8, 2017
The Undergraduate Research Program (URP) is seeking enthusiastic and experienced undergraduate researchers from all disciplines to be Undergraduate Research Leaders (URLs) for the 2017-18 academic year. Students conducting research in all fields including the arts, humanities, and social sciences are encouraged to apply.
URLs serve a central role to increase awareness and participation of undergraduates doing research in a range of disciplines. As a URL, you can motivate future undergraduate researchers! Anticipated URL time commitment is approximately 10 hours/month and dependent on quarterly events and student availability.
More information and application available here.
Questions? Contact the URP Staff at email@example.com...Read more
Center for American Politics and Public Policy
Call for Applications
We invite applications to the 2017-18 CAPPP Undergraduate Research Fellows program. This is a 3 quarter (15 credit hour) program for a small number of undergraduates interested in designing and executing their own quantitative social science research project. Through the program you will develop subject matter expertise, improve your written and verbal communication skills, and acquire marketable quantitative research abilities. Students who have completed the program have been admitted to top graduate programs and recruited by leading public policy research firms.
Applicants should be self-motivated and eager to learn. Prior coursework in research methods or statistics is a plus but not a requirement.
For more information, see: