2018 Bonderman Fellowship -Final info session!

CEE majors (especially Honors program students) interested in the Bonderman Travel Fellowships… Info Session on Thurs. and deadline on Monday….


Hello and happy 2018,
This is a reminder that the final information session for the 2018 Bonderman Fellowship is this Thursday, 1/4, 4:30-5:30 pm in the Allen Auditorium, Allen Library, and we hope to see you there!

Additionally, the application deadline is next MONDAY, January 8, 2018, 12 noon (PST).

This fellowship offers University of Washington graduate/professional and undergraduate students (from the Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell campuses) an opportunity to engage in independent exploration and travel abroad. Up to eight graduate and eight undergraduate Bonderman Fellowships will be awarded in spring 2018. Each Fellowship carries a $23,000 award to be used only for extended solo international travel. Fellows may not conduct research, pursue an academic project, or participate in a formal program or organization.

Bonderman Fellows will undertake international travel on their own for eight months, to six or more countries in two or more major regions of the world. Through solo travel the Fellows will focus on exploration and discovery, learning about the world and themselves in it.

Please see http://bonderman.uw.edu/applying/ for more information about eligibility requirements and to access the application.

Summer Engineering Study Abroad Info Session

The College of Engineering is hosting an info session for students to learn more about options to study engineering abroad this summer on Tuesday, December 5th, from 3:30 pm – 4:30pm in EEB 303.

Come learn about programs to earn engineering credit while studying for 4-10 weeks in counties such as Australia, China, Japan, Jordan, Nepal, Denmark, France, and more! Applications for most programs are due on January 15th, 2018.

Learn more at https://www.engr.washington.edu/current/study-abroad. If you are unable to attend the info session, contact Mike Engh at enghmw@uw.edu for more information.

Info Session- Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Div. Acoustic Research Detachment

There will be a Navy info session (NSWCCD Acoustic Research Detachment) on Wednesday, Dec. 6th, from 5:30pm – 7:30pm  at the UW Career & Internship Center, 134 Mary Gates.

Mission: Carderock is the full-spectrum research, development, test and evaluation, engineering, and Fleet support organization for the Navy’s ships, submarine, military watercraft, and unmanned vehicles with insight into new concepts and technologies for the Navy Fleet of the 21st Century.

Seeking: BS and MS degree candidates who have recently graduated or will be graduating in the near future. NSWCCD is looking to hire entry level engineers and scientists in the following disciplines:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Ocean/Marine/Naval Architect
  • Physicist
  • Environmental
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Materials Engineer

Interview Details: A block of interviews will be scheduled for December 7, 2017 between 8:30 and 4:30 at the UW Career and Internship Center. To schedule an interview, please send cover letter and resume to alan.griffitts@navy.mil.

U.S. citizenship is required for employment consideration

Summer 2018: Sustainable Development in the UK

Sustainable Development Urban & Regional Perspectives in the United Kingdom

  • Summer 2018 Study Abroad
  • 8 Weeks
  • 15 Credits
  • Includes 2 week practicum

There are two info sessions coming up to learn more about this study abroad opportunity- Monday, Dec. 4th, 2017 at 5:30PM in Gould 142 and Tuesday, Jan. 16th, 2018 at 5:30PM in Gould 142. Light dinner will be served. This course is open to all UW undergraduates and graduate students. There are no prerequisites.

For more information visit https://www.englandscotlandwales.com/, the UW Study Abroad website, or contact David Blum, Affiliate Instructor at blumedw@uw.edu.

UW Study Abroad News- November 2017

Workshop: Racial Identity Abroad

Thursday, November 16 from 5-7pm at the ECC. Returning and future study abroad students are welcome to join our workshop exploring the complexities of race and identity through the lens of studying abroad. RSVP

Upcoming Deadlines

The deadline for Spring 2018 UW programs is November 15.

For 2018-2019 Japanese Exchange Programs, the deadline has been moved to November 30. Apply Now

Summer Programs

Several applications for summer 2018 programs are already open! Others will be coming soon, so check the UW study abroad website for updates. Learn More

Workshop: Financing Your Study Abroad

Learn what study abroad costs, the basics of financial aid and scholarships, and get budgeting ideas. The next workshop is Wednesday, November 15 from 3-4:30pm in the ECC-Asian Room. Check the calendar for more workshops and info sessions! Calendar

Global Campus Photo Contest

UW students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to share photos from study abroad, work, travel or daily life overseas. Enter by December 15. Top photos will be displayed at the UW Study Abroad Fair! Share Photos

Boeing Career Development Night

Boeing will be hosting a “Career Development Night” on Tuesday, November 14 from 6-8PM in Guggenheim Hall. Approximately 20 Boeing employees will meet with students in small groups to provide career advice and “lessons learned” about their own professional development. Attendance is limited to 120 students of all disciplines & levels, so students should RSVP at:http://tinyurl.com/17BoeingCDE.

INFO SESSION for a Career working to Make a Difference

INFO SESSION for a Career working to Make a Difference: Wednesday 11/1, Odegaard 3rd floor: Study Room 316, 2:00pm and 4:00pm

PIRG Campus Action works to organize, amplify, and empower students as we tackle the issues that shape our future, and we are hiring for full-time positions as Campus Organizers.

We need to save the planet, defend the public interest, and protect consumers.

With PIRG Campus Action, you’ll work with students who, like you, believe it’s our right, and responsibility to shape the future we all want. You’ll work with students to decide the strategies and tactics they’ll use to run campaigns that promote clean energy, public health, a stronger democracy and more.

We’re hiring organizers to work on college campuses in California, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Oregon and 21 other states.

Lucas Gutterman, an organizing director, will be on campus on Tuesday 10/31 and Wednesday 11/1 to interview folks for full-time positions. If you’re interested in hearing more you should come to an info session and apply here.

INFO SESSION (10/17): Landing a Role at a Startup

ThinkB1G will be at University of Washington for a talk designed to provide you with the best strategies and advice for standing out and landing an internship or full-time position with a startup company. If you’re interested in pursuing an internship or full-time position with a high-growth startup, then don’t miss this event and the opportunity to learn more.

  • What: Your Roadmap for Landing a Role at a Startup
  • When: 4:30pm, Tuesday, Oct. 17th
  • Where: EEB 303
  • Register: https://goo.gl/285xZa

In addition, they’ll be holding one-on-one office hours with students throughout the day in Husky Union Building (HUB) near Starbucks. These informal sessions are available to discuss your interests, specific openings at startups, and to provide whatever input & feedback can be helpful with respect to finding a role at a startup. To schedule a 15-minute slot, click here.

About ThinkB1G

ThinkB1G works with an elite group of San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Boston and New York startups seeking exceptional students to join their teams. Led by visionary leaders with disruptive, game-changing products, these companies offer opportunities to work with amazing people on exciting projects and technologies. Roles where you can have impact, make a difference and be part of something special.

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship Info Session for Undergrads & 1st Year Grad Students

UW Information Session: 10/12 at 4pm in MGH 258 with Professor Vincent Holmberg, Hertz Scholar alum and faculty member in the Department of Chemical Engineering! RSVP (though drop-ins are welcome).

Join Professor Holmberg to learn more and dispel myths about this opportunity for seniors wishing to pursue PhDs, and first-year grad students, in any of the applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics, and engineering who are US citizens or permanent residents. The fellowship provides a cost-of-education allowance and a personal-support stipend up to $32,000/year for up to 5 years.

For more information, visit their website. 

Kittleson & Associates Info Session and Interviews

Kittleson & Associates, a transportation engineering and planning firm, will be on campus next week to host info sessions and conduct interviews for internships and full-time employment for graduate and undergraduate students. They are hosting two events:

  • Tuesday, October 17th (all day) – Interviews with Kittleson. Sign up here for an interview slot.
  • Thursday, October 17th 12:30-1:30 PM, More 110 – Kittleson info session. Lunch will be provided.