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Environmental alternative spring break information

Hey UW students! Have you thought about what you want to do over spring break? Do you want to travel to a rural or tribal community in Washington and help facilitate hands on environmental education and science projects in elementary/middle school classrooms? Then you should apply for Pipeline Project’s Environmental Alternative Spring Break! As a … Continue reading

Scholarship & Fellowship Fair – this Thursday, Oct. 30, 10am-2pm, MGH

Undergraduate Scholarship & Fellowship Fair Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 10am-2pm Mary Gates Hall Commons This event is an opportunity for UW undergraduates and alumni to learn about and explore the variety of scholarships, fellowships, and other funded programs to consider for undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate years. Graduate students are also welcome to attend. Program representatives … Continue reading

AWIS is seeking nominations for two annual awards honoring local women

Seattle AWIS Seeking Nominations For Two Annual Awards Seattle AWIS is seeking nominations for two annual awards, honoring the achievements of local women in the field of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM): 1. 2015 Seattle AWIS Award for Scientific Advancement Nominations are open to women with innovative contributions to a field of science, technology, … Continue reading

PCC info session Wednesday Oct 29 2:30-3:30 in OSB 425

The Program on Climate Change (PCC, http://www.uwpcc.washington.edu/ ) is having an informal discussion (with free pizza!) on Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 2:30-3:30 pm in Ocean Sciences Building (OSB) 425. The purpose of the gathering is for graduate students to learn more about the PCC, meet other grad students interested in climate science, to discuss the … Continue reading

Employer-Led Workshops at the Career Center

Employer-Led Workshops Come join us for a new event series at the Career Center, to hear straight from top employers how to be successful in your job or internship search, as well as strategies for developing your personal and professional life both during and after college! Coming up next? Google sharing tips on how to … Continue reading

2015-2016 Astronaut Scholarship Foundation

The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) is offering a $10,000 undergraduate student award for the 2015-2016 academic year. As such, they are seeking student nominees from University of Washington faculty members. The Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium serves as the liaison between the UW and ASF. Faculty should select an outstanding UW undergraduate student who is majoring in science, technology, engineering, … Continue reading

Careers in the Tech Industry for Non-Tech Students – employer panel October 16

Careers in the Tech Industry for Non-Tech Students Thursday, October 16, 4:30 – 6:30 PM, HUB 214 Have you been thinking that you would like to carve out a career in the tech world, but don’t have computer or engineering skills? Many high-tech firms have jobs and careers that are not tech related. This employer … Continue reading

Volunteers for the Scholarship and Fellowship Fair, October 30, 2014

The Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards is looking for a few good students to serve as volunteers during the Scholarship and Fellowship Fair on Thursday, October 30, 2014 during variable times between 8:30 a.m. and 3:00 pm. The event will be held in Commons, Mary Gates Hall. We are looking for individuals to … Continue reading

Career Talk – Dr. Greg Hempen – October 16, 2014

Geoscience Careers A Discussion with Free Pizza Thursday October 16th 12:30 to 1:20, JHN 127 The AEG/GSA Distinguished Jahn’s Lecturer, Dr. Greg Hempen, PE, RG will be here to discuss your questions about: scholarships from professional organizations coursework for applied geology getting a job careers professional organizations the balance of life’s responsibilities Dr. Greg Hempen is … Continue reading

Career Opportunities for Graduating Seniors

Post-Graduation 2015 Job Opportunities Making Social Change We’re looking for smart, hard-working students who work well in a team and are eager to make real change after graduation. The Fund for the Public Interest (­“the Fund”) partners with leading nonprofit groups from around the country, providing the kind of people power it takes to build … Continue reading

Seattle AWIS: October Program (10/15/2014) – Global Empowerment of Women through STEM

Seattle Association for Women in Science’s October Program “Global Empowerment of Women through STEM” PROGRAM DETAILS October 15, 2014 • 6:00pm – 8:00pm Seattle AWIS members often discuss how we can support each other and continue our own professional development as women in science. We strongly believe that access to this advocacy and support is … Continue reading

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