Category Archives: Current Students

Holiday Baby Toiletry Drive

The Partnership for Healthy Parenting team is proud to be sponsoring a baby toiletry drive!  This holiday season, consider donating a small baby toiletry item to the mothers and babies residing at the Residential Parenting Program.  If you would like to learn more about our project, please see this video.
In the meantime—check out the wish list that the moms put together.  If you would like to send directly to the prison, select Natasha Robert’s registry address using this link.  You can also send/or deliver items to the Speech and Hearing Clinic. The clinic address is listed on the flyer that is attached to this email.  Thanks for considering these babies as they get started in life!

Listen and Talk is hiring

Listen & Talk is hiring!

Position: Substitute Educational Assistants

Summary: Support the teacher in working with students in one-on-one and small group settings to reinforce education plans for the students. Support the needs and well-being of students in an emotionally responsive and professional manner.

Here is the link to the job description and application form on  website. https://www.listentalk.org/ads/substitute-educational-assistants/

Job Opportunity for Students

Sum of Learning is hiring Behavior Therapists that will work with children and adolescents with Autism. Therapists will provide Applied Behavior Analysis therapy services to clients in the home, school, daycare, and/or clinic setting. Our company will provide all of the training needed for our Therapists to get started. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to work with children with special needs, and see progress over time through behavior strategies. We have part-time and full-time schedules available, with a minimum commitment of 10 hours and 4 evening sessions (3pm-6pm) per week. If you are interested in learning more about Sum of Learning, please visit our website (www.sumoflearning.com) and you can submit your resume/cover letter to career@sumoflearning.com.

 

Thank you!

Behavior Therapist

The UW Autism Center has immediate needs for individuals who have a passion for working with children or adults with disabilities in a clinical setting. This is a great opportunity to learn about Autism and get some supervised paid experience in the field. Our best therapists have been individuals who are students in social work, psychology, behavior analysis or other clinical fields who want practical experience with this population.  Experience preferred, but not at all requited.  Hours variable depending on the person and fit with scheduled. Its a great job for people who are in school or taking a break from school!  If you have questions, contact the director of clinical services, Jessica Greenson. PhD. greenson@uw.edu

 

https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/eng/candidates/default.cfm?szCategory=jobprofile&szOrderID=192890&szCandidateID=0&szSearchWords=&szReturnToSearch=1

Upcoming student panels

Mark your calendar for our early summer panels!

Teach Abroad Panel

Hear from UW students and alumni who have pursued English Teaching Abroad with Fulbright and other similar programs.

¾     Wednesday, June 23 | 5:30 p.m.

¾     Register

 

BIPOC/ First Gen Student Panel

UW alums will share their experiences applying for an participating in globally-focused scholarships and fellowships including Bonderman travel fellowship, Boren Scholarship for Study Abroad, DAAD Study and Research Scholarship in Germany, Fulbright, and more!

¾     Saturday, June 26 | 10:30 a.m.

¾     Register

 

Study & Research Abroad Panel

UW students and alums will share their experiences pursuing programs like Fulbright to fund their graduate level study or independent research abroad.

¾     Tuesday, June 29 | 5:30 p.m.

¾     Register

Selective Mutism Camp Counselor

Hello, if anyone is interested in learning evidence based treatment strategies for working with children with selective mutism, my colleague Tracey Ward is looking for counselors for an intensive camp this summer and training is provided! Visit https://www.bravecampseattle.com/become-a-counselor
Here’s the dates:
July 23-24. Training on evidence-based treatment for selective mutism held in Seattle with in-person requirements
3-12 Direct Clinical Hours between July 26 -August 19th: In person clinical lead-in sessions to be scheduled between July 26 and August 19th with campers/clients to prepare for camp week (to be scheduled separately based on clinical trainee and client availability)
August 23 – August 27th, 2021, 9-3pm: CAMP WEEK!
Internships for Undergraduate Students and Practicums for Graduate Students

Resilience and Compassion Seed Grants

Applications are now open for the fourth annual Resilience and Compassion Seed Grant cycle! The UW Resilience Lab and the Campus Sustainability Fund – CSF – have partnered again to provide these seed grants, which support efforts to promote resilience, compassion and sustainability and to foster connection and community at the UW.

 

Seed grants provide financial and institutional support to students, staff and instructors to help them hone their skills; create impactful projects, activities, programming or applied research; and develop as leaders and professionals.

The application period will close on April 30, 2021 at 11:59 pm PST. If you are a student, instructor or staff member looking to make a difference on campus, we invite you to apply here: https://tinyurl.com/seedgrant21

Funded projects are awarded grants from $500 to $3,000.

More information about the application process and proposal guidelines can be found on the Resilience Lab’s Seed Grants page.

 

Reach out to uwrlcoordinator@uw.edu with any questions or for more information

Research Funding through NIH Diversity Supplements for ALL Academic Levels

In an effort to support our diverse UW student communities, several units and centers across UW are supporting a student workshop and information sharing for students and faculty interested in taking advantage of NIH Diversity Supplements. Diversity Supplements can provide between 6 months to 5 years of funding (research funds, tuition, stipend and health insurance) for students and alumni supported by a faculty mentor/supervisor holding an eligible NIH grant.

 

What:  Virtual Workshop Research Funding through NIH Diversity Supplements

for ALL academic levels (undergraduate, post-bacs, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows)

 

When: Tuesday, April 27th from 3-5 pm

 

Registration: https://tinyurl.com/DivSuppWorkshop

 

Who should attend? 

This virtual workshop is intended for eligible undergraduates, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and early career faculty. For graduate students, post-docs, and faculty, supplements are intended support your transition into independent research careers. For undergraduate students, supplements are intended to give students a hands-on research experience.

 

What are Diversity Supplements?

Diversity Supplements are administrative grants that tie into existing NIH grants held by faculty. They directly align with the UW Diversity Blueprint, increasing a diverse student body and future workforce. Supplements provide up to 5 years of funding for research, professional development and academic support (i.e., tuition, stipend and health insurance).

 

Who is eligible to apply for NIH Diversity Supplements?  

Eligible applicants are US Citizens, non-citizen US nationals, and permanent residents that meet ONE or more of the following eligibility criteria: individuals from underrepresented racial/ethnic groups; individuals with disabilities; and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. For more information, please see eligibility criteria.

 

How much support do they provide to students and post-docs?

Diversity Supplements may provide up to 5 years of funding, which includes additional research funds, tuition, stipend and health insurance, so that you can focus on your coursework and research project.

 

What information will the workshop provide?

Join any or all workshop sessions –  Tuesday, April 27th

 

3:00 – 4:00 pm Part I: General information Session

  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Funding for tuition, stipend, benefits & more
  • Finding a faculty mentor and project
  • Application components
  • Process/Timeline
  • Additional resources

 

4:00 – 4:30 pm  Part II: Academic-level Breakout Session

Learn how to customize your application for undergraduate, graduate students, post-docs/faculty 

 

4:30 – 5:00 pm Part III: Faculty Meet-n-Greet Session

Informally meet faculty with eligible grants, learn about their projects and discuss potential supplemental projects 

 

Who is supporting this workshop? 

UW School of Public Health; UW School of Medicine (CEDI); UW Latino Center for Health; UW Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards; Center for AIDS Research (CFAR); Seattle Children’s; Fred Hutch; and University of California Irvine Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS)

TLC Spring Applications Open!

  • Are you a graduate or undergraduate student taking a reading- or writing-intensive class?
  • Is English your second, third, or fourth language?

Then consider joining the Targeted Learning Communities (TLC) program. Sign up today!

*Deadline: Saturday April 10th* (May still be taking applications, reach out via email)

 

WHAT WOULD I DO IN A TLC?

TLCs are meant to help you support your classroom learning, combine your personal goals with your academic goals, and create a learning community. If you join a TLC, you’ll be paired with 6-15 fellow students and 1 tutor-facilitator from our center. You will work together to decode academic and cultural norms, practice language acquisition, and develop collaboration skills. Your group will meet once a week on zoom for an hour for 7 weeks (weeks of Apr 12-May 24), however, some groups may start earlier depending on how quickly they fill up and can continue meeting after the first week of March if they so desire

 

TLCs can cover many topics, including:

  • Reading difficult course texts
  • Participating in class discussions and activities
  • Understanding assignments/feedback
  • Interpreting classroom and cultural norms
  • Finding support services
  • Professional development (resume, cover letters, etc.)

 

HOW TO JOIN TLC

  1. Make sure you one of the group meeting times work for you:
  • Undergraduate
  • Sarvin’s group: Tuesday 9:30-10:30am
  • Gio’s group: Tuesdays 3:30-4:30am
  • Fernanda’s group: Wednesdays 10:30-11:30am
  • Ashika’s group: Thursdays 6:00-7:00pm

 

  • Graduate
  • Brodie’s group: TBD (check our website for updates!)
    Emily’s group: Tuesdays 3:30-4:30
    Safiya’s group: Wednesdays 2:30-3:30

 

  1. Fill out this sign-up form by Saturday, April 10th. Remember that TLC is on a first come, first serve basis so sign up as soon as you can.
  2. Expect an email from your peer facilitator by that Monday with a Zoom link for your weekly meetings.

 

If you have any questions about TLCs or forming a group, please contact Sarvin at sarvinm@uw.edu.

 

 

NEW ONLINE WORKSHOPS

The online workshop program aims to support multilingual and international students by strengthening foundational writing, reading and speaking skills through applicable exercises. It is designed to offer an environment where students are provided with the necessary building blocks to become confident and independent writers capable of producing quality work.

The Workshop program will cover many topics, including:

  • academic cultural norms
  • working collaboratively with instructors and peers
  • participating in class discussions and activities

Zoom links will be sent close to the date of the workshop; sign up here.

 

—–DATES—–

Workshop I: Sunday, April 18, 2021 at 1pm

We will engage with three predominant genres explored in introductory writing courses. Additionally, we will familiarize ourselves with English writing conventions and the structure of academic essays.

 

Student Board Application

Enhance your global leadership at the University of Washington: Apply for the FIUTS Student Board!

 

The FIUTS Student Board is a year-long learning and leadership experience that amplifies the organization’s mission of international understanding, supports programs, and represents the diversity of the UW. This is a great opportunity for UW students to develop leadership and teamwork skills, while fostering global community on campus. Members build professional networks and gain real-world experience working with the nonprofit sector. Election to the student leadership team is a competitive process and applications for the 2021-2022 academic year are currently being accepted.

 

·         Advocate for FIUTS values of peace, community, diversity, dialogue, engagement, and service

·         Improve your leadership, organizational, event-planning, and communication skills

·         Learn about the nonprofit sector while serving on a nonprofit Board of Trustees

·         Work closely with FIUTS staff in carrying out the organization’s programs and mission

 

All UW students welcome to apply!

International, U.S., Undergraduate, Graduate, and IELP

 

Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m. on April 9, 2021

Apply online: https://www.fiuts.org/apply-for-the-student-board