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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

Odegaard Writing & Research Center Hiring Peer Tutors for 2021-2022

The Odegaard Writing & Research Center (OWRC) is now hiring for multiple hourly peer tutor positions beginning Fall Quarter 2021 and continuing through Spring Quarter 2022. If you know someone who might be both interested in and qualified to apply for work as a peer writing tutor at the OWRC, please feel free to share the following link to our application (https://depts.washington.edu/owrc/hiring).

 

The OWRC is an interdisciplinary writing and research center that aims to support UW students, staff, and faculty on their diverse writing and research projects through one-to-one tutoring sessions, workshops, and other programs.

 

Our tutors are undergraduate and graduate students from a wide range of academic fields, and we provide a rich learning environment for writers and tutors alike. We consistently hear from tutors that their work here is challenging and transformative.

 

Peer Tutor Applications are due on Sunday, April 25th at 11:59 pm. We encourage applicants to bring their materials to the OWRC and discuss them with our current tutors—just make an appointment and we’ll see you online. Students who have applied in the past are welcome to apply again. Please email owrc@uw.edu if you have any questions!

 

Grad Student Career Essentials Virtual Sessions

Graduate Student Career Essentials: Virtual Sessions 1 & 2

Thursday, March 25, 2021, 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm (PST)

Session 1: Career Exploration Insights & Strategies (4:30 pm – 6 pm)

Session 2: Networking with Professionals (6 pm – 7:30 pm, space is limited)
Registration required for each session: http://bit.ly/30x60Gl

 

Open to graduate students across the UW tri-campus. Zoom links will be e-mailed to registered participants in advance of each session.

 

Core Programs—Office of Graduate Student Affairs in The Graduate School and the Career & Internship Center (Seattle campus) are partnering to host virtual career development sessions in spring 2021, focused on graduate student career exploration beyond academia.

 

Virtual Session 1: Career Exploration Insights & Strategies

 

During Session 1, you will learn:

  • Career insights from guest speakers. These are professionals working outside of academia who have earned UW doctoral degrees in the Social Sciences and STEM fields
  • Ways to identify your job skills and how to showcase them
  • Strategies for an effective job search
  • How to start your action plan for career exploration

You’ll also be able to ask questions of Career & Internship Center and Core Programs staff during the session.

 

Virtual Session 2: Networking with Professionals (space is limited to 30 participants)

 

During Session 2, you will be able to:

  • Network with professionals working outside of academia who have earned UW doctoral degrees in the Social Sciences and STEM fields.

Send questions to cpinfo@uw.edu

To request disability accommodation, contact the Disability Services Office at least ten days in advance at: 206.543.6450/V, 206.543.6452/TTY, 206.685.7264 (FAX), or dso@uw.edu

Upcoming Events for International and First-Gen Graduate Student

Virtual Support for International Graduate Students: An Interactive Event to Boost Your Productivity

Monday, March 1, 5:30-7:30 p.m., RSVP (Science & Engineering Grad Students)

Tuesday, March 2, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., RSVP (Social Science & Humanities Grad Students)

Send questions to Ziyan Bai: baiziyan@uw.edu

International graduate students, do you want to boost your productivity for the final stretch of the quarter? Have you found it challenging to stay motivated during this time? The Center for International Relations & Leadership Exchange (CIRCLE) and Odegaard Writing & Research Center (OWRC) offer an opportunity to get virtual support for your final projects. Sign up for one of two study groups in your broad discipline to work on individual assignments, get consultations on your writing from OWRC staff, or practice presentations with CIRCLE staff.

 

Virtual Movie Nite: For First-Gen Graduate Students!

Friday, February 26, 5:30-7 p.m., Online

Cost: $3.99 to rent video on Amazon (must also have a Prime membership)

RSVP to receive watch link

 

Send questions to cpinfo@uw.edu

 

First-gen graduate students are invited to attend virtual movie nite, featuring the award-winning film Real Women Have Curves (PG-13, 2002), starring America Ferrera. Hang out from the comfort of your home and watch the movie with your favorite snacks! The watch party will include an optional live chat box. Use this feature to say hi to your peers or share your thoughts or reactions to scenes in the movie. RSVP for more details. This event is a collaboration between Core Programs—Office of Graduate Student Affairs in The Graduate School and the First-Gen Graduate Student Advisory Board.

 

A first-gen graduate student is in the first-generation of their family to earn a Bachelor’s degree—and now working towards a graduate degree.

 

Open Writing Circles

As the new quarter gets underway, the OWRC is excited to be bringing back our regular facilitated writing group, Open Writing Circles. Open Writing Circles are a flexible writing group open to all graduate students across campus and will meet Tuesdays from 1:30-3:00pm and Wednesdays 6:00-7:30pm from January 12th through March 10th via Zoom. Students are welcome to drop in anytime! For more information about the Open Writing Circles links to our virtual meetings, please visit the OWRC’s webpage here. For regular updates and reminders about Open Writing Circles, students can subscribe to our mailing list here.

Graduate Student Job Opening: Honors Program Admissions Evaluators

The University Honors Program has an exciting opportunity to hire graduate student admissions evaluators for Winter Quarter, 2021.  We would appreciate your assistance in spreading the word about this opportunity – this is an excellent chance for graduate students interested in higher education to learn more about admissions and holistic evaluation!   

A detailed position description can be found in Handshake under the requisition number #4086910.  Applications need to be submitted via this form on the UW Honors website and the deadline is 10/26/20.

The University Honors Program is an innovative and collaborative community engaged in rigorous interdisciplinary exploration. Students can pursue Honors as a general education track, as an in-depth program within their majors, or as a combination of the two. They may apply as new freshmen, at the end of their first year, or once they’ve selected a major. We prepare our students to ask and answer bold questions about the challenges facing our ever-changing world. Our students participate in small classes with faculty from across campus and work across the university, challenging themselves and each other to take intellectual risks and commit to conscious global citizenship.

Scholars’ Studio: Call for Proposals

Scholars’ Studio: Call for Proposals (Open Theme)

  • Submit a proposal by Monday, October 26
  • Virtual event on Thursday, November 19

Send questions to mundtm@uw.edu Learn more and submit a proposal: http://bit.ly/formcfp20

 

Are you a graduate student who wants to communicate your capstone, research or pedagogy to a wider audience? Would you like to get feedback about your virtual presentation style from a group of supportive and interdisciplinary people? Then submit a proposal for an opportunity to present at the virtual Scholars’ Studio—a fun, low stakes way to give a 5 minute lightning talk!

 

Participate in Scholars’ Studio for the following reasons:

– To learn skills that are crucial for virtual presentations at conferences and the job market

– To focus the message of your research and hone your elevator pitch

– To work on communicating your capstone project, research or pedagogy to a wider audience

– To enliven your presentation with storytelling elements while having fun and finding community

 

This event is a collaboration between the UW Libraries Research Commons and Core Programs—Office of Graduate Student Affairs in The Graduate School.

Lavender Graduation 2020

In this extraordinary year the U.W. Q center is opening up our Lav Grad  ALL 2020 two-spirit, LGBTQIA+ college and high school graduates! We want to celebrate you!

The ceremony is FREE for graduates to participate and will be live-streamed on YouTube for your community to witness and celebrate you.  Graduates must register by June 2nd: tinyurl.com/2020LAVGRAD

Please help us spread the word – we have a fierce, beautiful ceremony planned!

International Student Panel: Fellowships for Graduate Study in the U.S.

International Student Panel: Fellowships for Graduate Study in the U.S. 

5:30pm, Wednesday, May 27. 

Register to attend this online session.

 

WHAT: A panel of five to six current UW graduate fellows describe their experiences and offer tips on applying for fellowships as international students.  To maximize the benefit you receive from this panel, we recommend reading about the fellowship(s) you want to pursue before you attend the panel session.

CONFIRMED PANELISTS: 

  • UW graduate and professional students: Robyn Davis, Graduate School Office of Fellowships & Awards
  • UW Seattle undergraduate students and bachelor’s alumni: Emily Smith, and Robin Chang, Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards