Job Opportunity with Student Legal Services

Student Legal Services (SLS) is looking for TWO undergraduate legal assistants to begin at the end of February 2018. The position is part-time (about 10-15 hours/week) and would be a two year commitment.

SLS is the only on campus law firm that serves students at the University of Washington at all levels of their education. For over 40 years, SLS has helped UW students focus on their education by making legal matters seem approachable and affordable. By working at SLS, you will gain an appreciation of law in practice and will forge relationships with legal professionals in various fields.

Here is the link to the job posting: https://washington-csm.symplicity.com/employers/index.php?mode=form&id=9412b1ac3e96d35dc39aaed5446f85bb

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UWRA Scholarship in Aging for spring quarter 2018

Please find attached a description of the requirements for applying for UWRA’s Scholarship in Aging. Applications are due January 19 and awards are credited to students’ accounts for spring quarter 2018.

Students at all three UW campuses are invited to apply. International and HB 1079 students are welcome to apply.

UWRA Scholarship poster 17-18

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UW Student Ambassadors Needed for FIUTS SUSI Program with Southern Africa

This winter, FIUTS (Foundation for International Understanding Through Students) will host 20 undergraduates from southern Africa (Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa, and Zimbabwe) for the Study of the US Institute (SUSI) for Student Leaders on Civic Engagement. We are recruiting 20 UW students to be SUSI Ambassadors, who will be matched one to one with SUSI participants during their time in Seattle from January 14-February 10.

Ambassadors are a critical piece of the program and act as peer mentors, cultural liaisons, friends and student leaders. SUSI Ambassadors learn new skills, build their resumes, make international friends and have fun! ALL current University of Washington students are eligible to apply. Visit www.fiuts.org/susi-ambassador to apply by December 1st, and contact Kailyn Swarthout at kailyn@fiuts.org with questions.

SUSI Ambassador Flyer

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Research Experience for Undergraduates in Montana

The active research groups of the Montana State University Electrical and Computer Engineering Department will offer 8 –10 REU positions during summer 2018.

Research:Most projects in this program involve developing and using optical and acoustic techniques to understand the world around us. A detailed listing of research projects for the summer of 2018 can be found at ece.montana.edu.

Education: Each participant will work closely with a faculty mentor and will gain hands on experience in active research laboratories. In addition to the hands on research, students will participate in a number of group activities aimed at developing the skills necessary to succeed in research.

REU Flyer year 2 final REU Projects for Summer 2018

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Columbia Business School 2018 Summer Research Internship Program

Columbia Business School is seeking outstanding applications for the 2018 Summer Research Internship program.  The highly selective program provides an intellectually stimulating environment and introduces the interns to the world of business research.  Under the guidance of Columbia Business School’s leading faculty, interns will take an active role on a research project in one of the following areas: accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management, decision sciences, operations, and data analytics.  This is a multi-disciplinary program and candidates from all majors are encouraged to apply.

The internship program is designed for undergraduate students at the end of their sophomore or junior year and first year Master Students.  Exceptional students from other classes are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Several of the top interns have gone on to leading MS and PhD programs in Economics, Finance, Computer Science, and Data Sciences.  Many been selected to join CBS full-time as a full-time Research Associates.

All prospective interns must have the following qualifications:

  • Enthusiasm for research, intellectual curiosity, and excellent communications skills
  • The ability to learn new concepts and tools and apply them to your projects

Skills for Quantitative Projects

Most Economics, Finance, and Accounting (and economics based management and marketing) projects require:

  • Strong background or major in econometrics and statistics
  • The ability to run regressions using statistical packages such as STATA or R

Quantitative projects in Management, Marketing or DRO require:

  • Background or major in mathematics, computer science, or engineering
  • Strong programming background (C/C++, Python, R, or Matlab, etc.)

Some projects may require the ability to do text processing using Python or Perl familiarity with basic machine learning algorithms

Skills for Behavioral projects in Management or Marketing

  • Interest in behavioral experiments – background or major in Psychology
  • Knowledge of SPSS, some projects may require knowledge of Python or R

The program runs from May 27, 2018 – July 28 or August 4, 2018 (final dates to be determined).  On-campus housing and a stipend will be provided.

To apply, please fill out the application form at the following website: https://www8.gsb.columbia.edu/programs/doctoral-program/research/summer-research-internship  The Application Deadline is 11:59pm EST on March 1, 2018.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.  The application process is highly competitive, only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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Unique Independent Study Opportunity – EdSpe 499 (2 Credits)

This independent study provides a rich, experiential learning opportunity for students interested in working with young children with and without disabilities while earning 1-2 credits for winter quarter.

Students serve as interns for an inclusive school break camp program, facilitating social skills through field trips and science experiments. In addition to supporting campers in day-to-day activities, students will participate in a professional learning community led by experts in the field.

This independent study is open to all UW undergraduate students, with priority granted to students in the College of Education.

Learning Objectives

  • Review strategies for supporting learners with and without disabilities
  • Learn and practice effective classroom management techniques
  • Identify strategies for facilitating social skills, through positive behavior support
  • Learn and practice prevention and de-escalation techniques for challenging behaviors

Additional Details

Please note that this course does not meet weekly, but requires participation in three Saturday training sessions and some online work, which can be completed at your own pace. Participants will receive a Right Response certification for participating in this part of the course. In addition to these training components, participants must be available to work for one week in an inclusive STEM program serving preschoolers with and without disabilities.

This program is scheduled for February 19-23, 2018. During February 19-23, students serve as an intern. As an intern, their primary role is to engage with kids during play, supporting kids during circle time and seated tasks, and supporting the group during field trips.

Participants will receive ongoing professional development and training during this time. There is a google form link in the attached flyer – the google form  has more details about the timing of the program as well as the contact information of the program coordinator, Tara.

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Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) and Summer Institute in Natural Hazards Engineering

You are invited to apply for this excellent summer research opportunity in Natural Hazards Engineering.  [Note: When you see the acronym “REU” (Research Experience for Undergraduates), you should know that this is a high-caliber opportunity, part of a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded program.]

Apply to be part of the NSF-funded REU program for summer 2018. Students will spend 8-weeks at an NSF-funded laboratory that supports Natural Hazard Engineering (earthquake shake table, tsunami wave tank, wind tunnel, etc.).  Visit the website below form more information.   UW students as well as those in community colleges are welcomed to apply.  We are trying to distribute to as broad an audience as possible.

https://www.designsafe-ci.org/learning-center/reu/

 

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Global Health Business Case Competition 2018 || Coming soon!

The Global Business Center, along with the Jackson School’s Center for Global Studies and UW’s Department of Global Health, would like to announce the 2018 edition of the Global Health Business Case Competition (GHBCC). As in years past, the competition will involve solving a critical global health challenge. Graduate and undergraduate students of all disciplines, from UW Seattle, Bothell, and Tacoma, are invited to participate. Teams must be interdisciplinary with at least two majors represented per team.

Registration opens December 1st. The competition will begin with a kick-off event on Thursday, January 25th, followed by 24-hours of case analysis. Students will present their solutions to a panel of judges on Saturday, January 27th. Winning teams from each track (graduate and undergraduate) will receive $500; second place teams will receive $200.

GHBCC One Page Flyer 2018 – UPDATED Promo

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Student Admissions Representative positions in the UW Office of Admissions

The UW Office of Admissions is seeking to hire Student Admissions Representatives!  The Admissions Representatives serve as a point of contact for prospective students and families, providing general information and resources regarding admissions policies, educational opportunities, student life, and more.  Admissions Representatives are knowledgeable and passionate about the programs and services at the UW as well as general admissions policies and practices.

The application is open until November 30.  Additional information is available on Huskyjobs with Job ID# 120997.

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ALpath Tech Software Development Intern

ALpath Tech is a Seattle-based startup. They are looking to hire an intern for Winter Quarter 2018. As a software development intern at ALpath Tech you will be responsible for all aspects of the software development – from feature design, architecture, implementation, and testing to deployment, monitoring, and diagnostics. You should be passionate about building scalable software that is easy and fun to use.

Software Development Intern

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