Call for Applicants: 2018-19 Husky Experience Student Advisory Council

HESAC directs the Husky Seed Fund. Created by students for students the program brings to life innovative ideas that are inclusive, impactful and inventive. Following on the success of last year’s winners, Nick Bolten’s UW OpenSidewalksMolly Mollica’s Husky ADAPTand Andrew Peppler’s and Joy Turner’s Speak Freelythe council will fund new projects and will oversee the current winners:

  • Fleur Anteau’s, Madeline Bennett’s, Audrey Immel’s, Alice Ranjan’s and Gal Snir’s Capillaries Journal– Narrative medicine journal
  • Regan Gong and Taylor Halverson’s One of Many– Promoting diverse identities through interfaith dialogues

Apply now to join the Husky Experience Student Advisory Council

Help advance the Husky Seed Fundan award that brings to life innovative ideas by students that are inclusive, impactful, and inventive to the UW.  Gain valuable experience advancing and managing a program that will impact thousands of students at UW.

What types of student-led efforts would improve the overall Husky Experience? What would inspire students to create such a project and apply for funding?  You be the judge!

The Provost’s Office will provide the funding, basic structure and guidance for HESAC members to lead and advance the Husky Seed Fund.  In work groups, members will:  gain program management, leadership, and financial management skills; help fellow Huskies by shaping how dollars impact their ideas; and receive coaching from Provost’s Office staff on how to include this experience on a resume, talk about it in person and apply lessons learned and skills gained going forward.

Apply here: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/katyd2/360613

Deadline:   5:00 p.m., October 23, 2018  Continue reading

WTS-Puget Sound Chapter 2018/2019 Mentoring Program

WTS-Puget Sound Chapter 2018/2019 Mentoring Program

If you’re interested in being a mentor or protégé, please sign-up!

WHAT: WTS (Women’s Transportation Seminar) is committed to developing excellence in the transportation industry.  To provide support for those who work, or are interested in working, in the transportation industry, WTS’s Puget Sound Chapter is offering a free 9 month mentoring program (open to both men and women).

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Time To Invent – Call For Volunteers

Female undergrads and graduate students! Check out this volunteer opportunity with Time to Invent below.


Hey women in STEM!

If you like working with kids and sharing your passion for science/engineering, we have a great outreach opportunity for you!

Time to Invent (TTI) is a monthly after school program through the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) for 3rd-5th grade girls where we lead fun, hands-on science activities. Some past activities included building gumdrop towers to learn about the engineering design process, and using paper chromatography to compare different pen inks.

Why you should join:

  • Meet women in STEM in various stages of their education in other departments
  • Practice planning and leading a science lesson+experiment
  • Inspire enthusiastic young girls to follow in your footsteps!

Tell your friends! We have a lot of fun visiting the schools and would love to see some new mentors!

Sign up to volunteer: Click here

Or come to our next meeting:

  • Date: Wednesday, January 10
  • Time: 2:30 – 3:30 pm
  • Location: CSE AE107 (Inside EE main office)

Please email us if you have any questions (timetoinventuw@gmail.com). We look forward to seeing you!

– Time to Invent Leadership

 

United Way of King County AmeriCorps VISTA Positions

United Way of King County is currently seeking 14 exceptional AmeriCorps VISTA members to join a team of 30 working to fight poverty in King County – starting in February! As an AmeriCorps VISTA with United Way, you will commit to serving for one year at partner agencies doing important work to change communities and improve lives in King County. For students finishing higher education and looking to start their career, this is an amazing opportunity to participate in high-quality trainings, develop professionally, and gain critical job skills and experience to take with you anywhere. Our members have wide-reaching social impact and will become part of an extensive nonprofit network with access to excellent resources and learning opportunities.

The 14 AmeriCorps VISTA positions we are seeking that start in February focus in the following priority areas with the following partner organizations:

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UW Pipeline Project: Alternative Spring Break

See the message below from the UW Pipeline Project team about a great leadership/teaching opportunity.


It’s time to apply for Alternative Spring Break (ASB) – a chance for UW students to contribute to and learn from rural and tribal communities around Washington, have a cross-cultural, immersive exchange, and team-teach and mentor in K-12 settings!

We could not be more excited to advertise our two SCIENCE ASB programs
(STEM and Environmental Science), which serve youth ages 10-18.
(If you are interested in Literacy ASB, applications will be out for that
Monday Nov 13th!)

By building relationships and providing dynamic curriculum, Science ASB programs cultivate an interest in science, the self-esteem, and the leadership of the K-12 youth we work with. Continue reading