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Alene Moris National Education for Women’s Leadership

Alene Moris National Education for Women’s Leadership Are you an undergraduate or graduate student with an interest in becoming a leader in your community? Are you committed to bringing better representation for women in all fields? Apply for the 2015 Alene Moris National Education for Women’s Leaders Institute. The Alene Moris National Education for Women’s (NEW) … Continue reading

NASA’s Planetary Geology and Geophysics Undergraduate Research Program: Summer 2015

NASA is looking for qualified geology undergradutes to spend 8 weeks this summer working with NASA-funded scientists on their research. We’ll cover students’ transportation and cost-of-living expenses, as well as provide a stipend. We are particularly interested in undergraduates with GIS skills. Please see the attached flier, and our website (http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~tgregg/pggurp_homepage.html) and contact us (PGGURP) … Continue reading


GeoCorps America is a program of the Geological Society of America , in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management, and the National Park Service. The program offers paid short-term geoscience positions in some of the most beautiful natural areas in the world.Read the experiences of those who have participated in … Continue reading

Bryant Science Fair Mentor – volunteer opportunity

Volunteer Opportunity: Bryant Science Fair Mentor- Winter Quarter 2015 Share your enthusiasm for science by serving as a Science Fair Mentor for students at Bryant Elementary School. As a Scientist Mentor, you will develop and lead a project related to your field of expertise with a small group of 4th/5th graders. Once a week, you … Continue reading

GIS Internship at Seattle City Light

GIS INTERN In a city packed with construction, mapping is essential. The Nation’s Greenest Utility seeks awesome intern to fulfill this destiny. Our Asset Management and Large Projects team seeks a junior or senior to perform a variety of GIS mapping projects for the utility. We are looking for an undergraduate with experience in data … Continue reading

Cool class for next quarter – OCEAN 450

OCEAN 450 Course Content: Climate Extremes Oceanography 450 and Honors 221C Winter Quarter 2015 To better understand the key factors that control the present earth’s climate, this course examines episodes in the earth’s past when extreme climate conditions existed. Dramatic changes in the earth’s climate have resulted from natural variations in solar insolation, atmospheric concentrations … Continue reading

Winter Course: Making Your Science Relevant ENVIR 500

*Making Your Science Relevant*ENVIR 500A | Winter 2015 Tu/Th 1:30-­2:50pm 3 credits C/NC The course is designed to train scientists with practical skills to ensure their work has impact, e.g. informing policy decisions or securing funding for much-needed research. To make this course as valuable and relevant as possible, students will draw on their own … Continue reading

Two Non-ESS Courses for Winter 2015

The Carlson Center is excited to offer two Community-Based Leadership courses for undergraduate students during Winter Quarter. How Can I Help? An Introduction to Service and Community is ideal for students in their first or second year at the UW who have an interest in getting more involved in their community through service. Are Do … Continue reading

Summer Undergraduate Research at UT Petroleum & Geosystems Engineering

Summer research internships are available for undergraduate students within the UT Austin Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering Department. UT PGE is currently accepting applications for interns, where they will work for 10 weeks in the summer of 2015 for a salary of $4000 plus on-campus housing, a meal plan and travel to Austin. The interns will … Continue reading

2014-2015 Leadership Firesides: Storytelling and Conversation with Inspiring Leaders

The 2014-2015 Leadership Firesides are available for registration. The first one is on November 4 from 12:00 – 1:00 and features Lori Matsukawa. A pioneering Asian-American broadcast journalist, she is one of the co-anchors for KING 5 News. The second is on November 12 from 3:30 – 4:30 and features Chris Jordan. He is an … Continue reading

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

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