Graduate Student Services to Consider

Grad­u­ate Fund­ing Infor­ma­tion Office Hours
Octo­ber 2nd – Decem­ber 11th > Tues­days & Thurs­days, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm.
Research Com­mons, Con­sul­ta­tion Stu­dio, UW Seattle

The Grad­u­ate Fund­ing Infor­ma­tion Ser­vice (GFIS) works with cur­rent and admit­ted UW grad­u­ate stu­dents to iden­tify and use dif­fer­ent resources to locate fund­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties for expenses includ­ing tuition, research, con­fer­ence and research travel. Drop-in or sched­ule an appoint­ment!

Find­ing Fund­ing for Grad­u­ate School
Thurs­day, Octo­ber 30th > 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm.
Research Com­mons, Allen South Ground Floor, Room Green A, UW Seat­tle
This Grad­u­ate Fund­ing Infor­ma­tion Ser­vice work­shop will intro­duce cur­rent UW grad­u­ate (Mas­ters and Ph.D.) stu­dents to fund­ing resources to locate fel­low­ships, schol­ar­ships, grants, and stu­dent employ­ment oppor­tu­ni­ties to help finance their grad­u­ate edu­ca­tion, research and travel. The work­shop pro­vides an overview of data­bases and search strate­gies for find­ing fund­ing, as well as the time­line for apply­ing for fel­low­ships and grants. It is sug­gested (but not required) that stu­dents bring a lap­top or tablet to nav­i­gate along dur­ing the presentation.

Inter­na­tional Stu­dent Ser­vices Advis­ing
Monday-Friday > 10:00 am — 4:00 pm.
Schmitz Hall, Room 459, UW Seat­tle
ISS helps pro­vide sup­port to UW inter­na­tional stu­dents so that they may reach their edu­ca­tional goals. Advi­sors can clar­ify the ben­e­fits and restric­tions of F-1 and J-1 visa sta­tuses, as well as answer other related ques­tions.

Writ­ing Con­sul­ta­tions for Grad­u­ate Stu­dents
Octo­ber 1st – Decem­ber 10th > Wednes­days, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm.
Research Com­mons, Con­sul­ta­tion Stu­dio, UW Seat­tle
The The Ode­gaard Writ­ing and Research Cen­ter (OWRC) offers drop-in con­sul­ta­tions in the Research Com­mons for grad­u­ate stu­dents only. Tutors staffing these con­sult­ing hours are expe­ri­enced in sup­port­ing grad­u­ate level research and writ­ing at all stages for a wide range of aca­d­e­mic and pro­fes­sional pur­poses (e.g., con­fer­ence pro­pos­als, arti­cles for pub­li­ca­tion, the­sis or dis­ser­ta­tion work).

Hourly Position Open in Grad School (GEMS) / $14 hour

Hourly Stu­dent Posi­tion Avail­able
(under­grad­u­ate or graduate)

Grad­u­ate Enroll­ment Man­age­ment Ser­vices (GEMS) is a divi­sion of the Grad­u­ate School which facil­i­tates admis­sions and grad­u­a­tion at the grad­u­ate level. GEMS is hir­ing an hourly stu­dent assis­tant (under­grad­u­ate or grad­u­ate) to pro­vide admin­is­tra­tive sup­port to the GEMS team. This posi­tion will pri­mar­ily include cler­i­cal and recep­tion duties such as pro­cess­ing incom­ing mail, fil­ing, respond­ing to gen­eral inquiry emails, and answer­ing tele­phones dur­ing meet­ings. The assis­tant will report to the Admin­is­tra­tive Pro­gram Spe­cial­ist, but will pro­vide sup­port to the GEMS advi­sors and Direc­tor as needed.
Skills: Can­di­date must be detail ori­ented, reli­able, highly orga­nized and have excel­lent oral and writ­ten com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills. A strong work­ing knowl­edge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Out­look, UW admin­is­tra­tive sys­tems, famil­iar­ity with email tem­plates and multi-line tele­phone sys­tems is pre­ferred. The can­di­date must be able to use dis­cre­tion when work­ing with con­fi­den­tial stu­dent and appli­cant files.
Pri­mary Respon­si­bil­i­ties Include:
*         Process incom­ing mail/prepare tran­scripts for review
*         Assist with GEMS email and tele­phone inquiry man­age­ment
*         Assist with tran­script file main­te­nance
*         Pro­vide gen­eral cler­i­cal assis­tance to GEMS team as needed
This posi­tion allows for up to 20 hours a week. Work hours are flex­i­ble based on the student’s aca­d­e­mic needs, within nor­mal busi­ness hours (Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm).

*         This posi­tion is not a Grad­u­ate Staff Assist­ant­ship and there­fore is not eli­gi­ble for a tuition waiver or health ben­e­fits
*         This posi­tion is open only to cur­rent UW stu­dents (enrolled dur­ing the 2014–2015 school year)
Salary: $14 per hour.
How to Apply:

Appli­ca­tions will only be accepted via the fol­low­ing UW Cat­a­lyst Drop­box through Mon­day, Novem­ber 3rd at 5pm. Drop­box URL

Please sub­mit the fol­low­ing, com­bined into a sin­gle PDF file:

1) A brief cover let­ter
2) Resume
3) Names and emails of at least two references

Ques­tions about the posi­tion?
Con­tact Marina at<>

The Uni­ver­sity of Wash­ing­ton is an affir­ma­tive action, equal oppor­tu­nity employer. The Uni­ver­sity is build­ing a cul­tur­ally diverse fac­ulty and staff and strongly encour­ages appli­ca­tions from women, minori­ties, indi­vid­u­als with dis­abil­i­ties and pro­tected veterans.

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Employer-Led Workshop: Interview Tips

Come join us for a new event series at the Career Cen­ter, to hear straight from top employ­ers how to be suc­cess­ful in your job or intern­ship search, as well as strate­gies for devel­op­ing your per­sonal and pro­fes­sional life both dur­ing and after col­lege!  Com­ing up next?  Google shar­ing tips on how to ace your inter­view.
Employer-Led Work­shop: Inter­view Tips (pre­sented by Google)

Wednes­day, Octo­ber 22nd

12:30–1:20pm at the Career Cen­ter (134 Mary Gates Hall)

The most excit­ing part of look­ing for a job? Search­ing, find­ing and apply­ing. The most nerve-racking part? Inter­view­ing. But it doesn’t have to be this way. This course guides stu­dents through exer­cises to help them pre­pare for an inter­view – both in-person and vir­tu­ally. It also out­lines tips and tricks that the Google Uni­ver­sity Pro­grams team has devel­oped over the years.

No pre-registration or RSVP is required for these work­shops, and space will be avail­able on a first-come, first-served basis.

Ques­tions? Email .

Scottsdale CFY SLP Opportunity

Inde­pen­dence Rehab, ther­a­pist owned & oper­ated, based in UT, is cur­rently look­ing to hire a CFY SLP for the Scotts­dale Vil­lage Square in Scotts­dale, AZ. This is an oppor­tu­nity to work at on of the nicest SNFs in Scottsdale!

Avail­able immediately!

We would love to show you why Inde­pen­dence Rehab is one of the most dynamic orga­ni­za­tions with which you could start your career. In addi­tion to mas­ter­ing the art of Cre­at­ing a fun and suc­cess­ful work­ing envi­ron­ment (4% turnover ratio), we offer com­pet­i­tive wages, med­ical & den­tal insur­ance, an aggres­sive 401k pro­gram (no vest­ing period), con­tin­u­ing edu­ca­tion reim­burse­ment, and much more. Relo­ca­tion assis­tance is avail­able for the right candidate.

To inquire about this incred­i­ble oppor­tu­nity and to sched­ule a tele­phone inter­view, contact:

Seth Stoker — Recruiter

Office — 801.494.0496


Visit to learn more about Inde­pen­dence Rehab

SLP needed at Sunshine Terrace in Logan, UT

Inde­pen­dence Rehab is expand­ing! We will be assum­ing the rehab respon­si­bil­i­ties at Sun­shine Ter­race in Logan, UT start­ing Nov. 1. We are look­ing for SLP to round out our stel­lar staff already in place.  Although expe­ri­ence is pre­ferred, CFY SLPs are also encour­aged to apply! Relo­ca­tion assis­tance is avail­able for the right candidate.

Inde­pen­dence Rehab is a great com­pany, which is reflected in our low turnover rate of less than five per­cent! We offer out­stand­ing ben­e­fits and com­pet­i­tive pay, and we want pos­i­tive ther­a­pists who are ready to make a dif­fer­ence in the lives of their patients and enjoy a fun work­ing environment.

Seth Stoker
Inde­pen­dence Rehab
5314 N. River Run Drive Ste. 140
Provo, UT 84604
(801) 494‑0496

Possible CFY — Providence in Vashon

One of our won­der­ful SLP alumni, Ash­ley France, has let us know that Prov­i­dence in Vashon will be open­ing a .6 FTE posi­tion, or pos­si­bly more if patient need is there. They are open to a CF and are very inter­ested in UW Grads! If any­one has ques­tions, con­tact Ash­ley so she can put you in touch with the right people.

UW Scholar’s Studio: Call for Proposals

On behalf of the UW Libraries Research Com­mons and Core Pro­grams in The Grad­u­ate School, we are excited to invite stu­dents and post­docs to sub­mit pro­pos­als for Schol­ars’ Stu­dio!

Event:  Schol­ars’ Studio–a fun, infor­mal event that fea­tures 10 rapid-fire ignite-style pre­sen­ta­tions (5 min­utes each) given by grad­u­ate stu­dents and post­docs doing research on top­ics related to an inter­dis­ci­pli­nary theme. Schol­ars’ Stu­dio gives stu­dents the oppor­tu­nity to share their research across dis­ci­plines, make con­nec­tions and build pre­sen­ta­tion skills.

When:  This quarter’s event is on Novem­ber 20th  (Thurs­day), 4 pm — 6 pm, Allen Library. Recep­tion to fol­low presentations.

Fall Quar­ter Theme:  Water

Pro­posal Dead­lineOcto­ber 24th (Fri­day), 2014.  Learn more and sub­mit a pro­posal here<>.

Best regards,

Jaye Sablan
Core Pro­grams Coor­di­na­tor
The Grad­u­ate School
Uni­ver­sity of Wash­ing­ton
301 Loew Hall — Box 352191
sablanj@uw | Core Pro­grams<>