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NASA Opportunities

1.) U.S. Department of Education [mailto:ed.gov] Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2014 10:35 AM To: Patrick, Joeletta O. (HQ-HA000) Subject: RISING JUNIORS – Undergraduate Scholarship Opportunity Dear Colleagues: The NOAA Educational Partnership Program with Minority Serving Institutions Undergraduate Scholarship Program is accepting applications. Program encourages advisers, mentors, and potential applicants to take advantage of the NOAA … Continue reading

Free Chinese Traditional Music Orchestra–Confucius Institute Day

Free Chinese Traditional Music Orchestra Performance on September 26 –Confucius Institute Day The Confucius Institute of the State of Washington (CIWA) will hold a series of activities (Confucius Institute Day) to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Confucius Institute around the world. On September 26 from 19:00-20:30, a grand performance will be held at UW in … Continue reading


ENVIRONMENTAL GEOPHYSICIST & LOW TEMPERATURE GEOCHEMIST POSITIONS The Dickinson College Department of Earth Sciences is expanding its faculty and invites applications for TWO tenure track positions at the Assistant Professor level, ABD or PhD (preferred). (1) Environmental Geophysicist: Teaching responsibilities for this position will include hydrogeology, an upper level course in environmental geophysics, a required … Continue reading

Simon Brocklehurst, “Geomorphological controls on the current and future topography of the High Himalaya” Talk

Talk by Simon Brocklehurst on Thursday September 11th in the QRC library at 12pm. Please come and join! Details below: "Geomorphological controls on the current and future topography of the High Himalaya" Simon Brocklehurst, University of Manchester http://personalpages.manchester.ac.uk/staff/Simon.H.Brocklehurst/ Abstract: The Himalayan orogen is a consequence of convergence between India and Eurasia, but its topographic expression … Continue reading

September AWIS Event – Pediatric Immune Response and Improving Vaccines

Seattle Association for Women in Science’s September Event Pediatric Immune Response and Improving Vaccines EVENT DETAILS September 17, 2014 • 6:00pm – 8:00pm Over 7 million infants die each year due to infections, many of which are vaccine-preventable. The causes of reduced immunity in infants are ill defined. The immunosuppressive in utero environment needed for … Continue reading

Seattle MESA Tutor Training Course Announcement

We are looking for engaging and motivated graduate and undergraduate students who want to make a difference to underrepresented youth in Seattle. Starting this fall, you can begin your training to become a Seattle MESA math and science tutor for high school students. WHAT IS THE SEATTLE MESA TUTOR TRAINING PROGRAM ALL ABOUT? Seattle MESA … Continue reading

Become a Math & Science Tutor Now

Want to make a difference to traditionally underrepresented high school students while becoming involved in the UW community? Become a Seattle MESA math and science tutor for high school students. You get specialized training with a cohort of peers, credit for your time, experience working with students from diverse backgrounds, and the opportunity to make … Continue reading

Entry-Level Job Opportunity for Geology/Earth Science Graduates

We’re currently hiring for the Wellsite Geologist/Mudlogger position. We have a number of openings for this position and seek to get them filled quickly. This position is an entry-level field position for those degreed in Geology or a related Earth Science. Selman & Associates is a surface logging and consulting company headquartered in Midland, Texas. … Continue reading

14/15 Student Services Schedule

Hi ESSers, With prelim dates decided, here is an updated version of the 14/15 calendar of Student Services coordinated events for the department. Thank you! ESS Student Services Annual Calendar 14-15.pdf

Citizen Science Volunteer Opportunity at Mount Rainier National Park

Do you love amphibians, science, and exploring National Parks? Then the Citizen Science Program is for you. The Citizen Science program gives volunteers the opportunity to hike and explore some of Mount Rainier’s remote lakes and wetland habitats while gaining experience in surveying and science. This year’s Citizen Science program will be starting up around … Continue reading

Job opportunities for recent geoscience graduates at the US Army Corps of Engineers in Seattle

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED Caveats: NONE Position: Geologist/Hydrogeologist (Recent Graduate) Description: This position is part of the Army Civilian Training, Education, and Development System (ACTEDS) and is a CIVILIAN position with the Department of Army. The incumbent will serve as a Geologist trainee with the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Seattle District. *This is a … Continue reading

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