[Econmaj] Student job positions and various announcements
econadv at u.washington.edu
Mon Oct 6 14:11:31 PDT 2008
This email contains information on the following:
*Volunteer or Work Study opportunity
*Open Student forums w/ UW Police Chief Finalists
*Temporary hourly student assistant position
*Pride Foundation Scholarships available!!
*Exploratory Program at NIH - Last Call for Applications!
*Part-time student assistant position with UW Admissions
Jumpstart Seattle at UW is accepting applications for the 2008-2009
Jumpstart is an early literacy program that connects college students as
tutors & mentors with 3-5 year old, low-income preschool children. Read
stories, sing songs and play games that support young children's school
readiness skills. Undergraduates work 8-12 hours a week on a team of UW
students in local Seattle preschools.
Benefits Include: Earn $10/ hour for work-study students, earn a $1,000
scholarship for serving 300 hours, earn academic credit, gain valuable
skills and experience, meet other UW students, and make a difference in
the life of a child!
For more information and to APPLY, visit our website at
Questions? Email jstart at u.washington.edu or call us at 206-543-5476
Dear Student Leaders:
RE: OPEN STUDENT FORUMS W/ UWPD CHIEF FINALISTS
We are happy to report that the Search Committee for the UWPD Chief of Police has identified 3 finalists from a large, distinctive pool of applicants and they will be arriving on campus over the next 3 weeks for their respective campus visits.
Their campus visits will encompass a wide-variety of interactions and we are writing to invite STUDENTS to an OPEN STUDENT FORUM with the finalists, specifically:
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 9, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 16, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Attached you will also find the candidates' resumes for your review.? At the conclusion of each interview, you will be sent a Catalyst web address in order to provide individual feedback on the candidates.
On behalf of the Search Committee, thank you in advance for participating in these interviews.? We hope you are able to hear the candidates speak about their background and interest in the position of UWPD Chief.? Your time and attention is greatly appreciated.
Co-Chairs, Search Committee
Temporary Hourly Student Assistant - Front desk support
Department: Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
General Duties and Description:
- Serve as back-up telephone and in-person contact, receive visitors,
respond to inquiries regarding office/departmental policies and
procedures (requires substantial knowledge of school policies and
- Guide staff/faculty/visitors to desired locations.
- Provide room and building access to staff and students.
- Serve as back-up for responsibilities of photocopy and fax machines.
Assist users with special functions, fix minor problems, call for repair
service, monitor and reorder supplies. Responsible for timely completion
of photocopy and scanning requests.
- Sort and distribute office mail.
- Pick up and deliver items from different departments on campus.
- Receive and record all courier packages for the department.
- File reports, receipts and other documents.
- Assist with room and equipment reservations and check-outs.
- Perform other related duties as required/assigned.
- Experience in administrative support and office operations (preferred).
- Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to interact with a wide variety of audiences and individuals
including students, donors, faculty, administrators, board members, and
corporate leaders are essential.
- Team work orientation.
- Flexibility to meet changing needs.
- Ability to take initiative on projects, prioritize project work, and
use good discretion in contact and communications with various audiences.
- Creative problem solving skills and ability to independently identify
solutions to a variety of issues.
- Possess strong attention to details.
- Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
Position is available immediately and will continue throughout the
academic year. Need to be available and willing to work during some of
the school breaks and work during summer quarter is desirable. Hourly
wage varies depending on experience.
For those who are interested, please send a copy of your resume to
Kathryn Higgins (kahigg at u.washington.edu)
Pride Foundation and the Greater Seattle Business Association's (GSBA)
Scholarship Application for the 2009-10 school year is now available!
There are over 50 different types of scholarships but only 1 application
to complete (most applicants qualify for a number of their
scholarships). More than $350,000 is available for future Lesbian, Gay,
Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) and Straight-Ally leaders and role models!
Most scholarships cover any post-secondary schooling including:
vocational/technical programs, community colleges, universities, and
Applications must be post-marked by January 23, 2009 (but it is
recommended that applicants start the process early). You can learn
more about the scholarships program, download the application, and find
out about upcoming application workshops by visiting:
Trans students and students of color are particularly encouraged to
If you have any questions feel free to e-mail or call Anthony Papini,
Scholarship Program Director at the Pride Foundation, at
anthony at pridefoundation.org or 206-323-3318 or 1-800-735-7287
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), the second largest Institute at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is seeking applicants for its Intramural NIAID Research Opportunities (INRO) program, which provides an invaluable opportunity for students with strong academic standing who are from populations underrepresented in biomedical research.
The application deadline is approaching!
We are looking for students with a passion to improve global health in the 21st century through a research career in allergy, immunology, and infectious diseases.
During the 4-day program, students will hear lectures from world-renowned scientists and interview for potential research training positions at the Institute's Maryland and Montana laboratories.
You can help us find the best and brightest applicants for INRO 2009 by doing the following:
Add a link to the INRO program (www.niaid.nih.gov/labs/training/inro) to your Web site.
Include program information in the student opportunities section of your Web site.
Print the program flyer and post it on a bulletin board.
Forward this e-mail.
The program takes place in Bethesda, MD, on the NIH campus, February 2 to 5, 2009. Students' expenses for travel, hotel accommodations, and meals will be paid.
Applications will be accepted from August 15 through October 15, 2008. Interested students can apply through the program's Web site at www.niaid.nih.gov/labs/training/inro.
NIAID believes that today's student is tomorrow's leader. Let's work together to help students fulfill their educational and professional goals. If you already viewed the web site, shared the program flyer, or forwarded information, I thank you.
Wendy J. Fibison, Ph.D.
Office of Training and Diversity
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institutes of Health
Student Assistant for International Admissions
Maintain correspondence through email with prospective international students and applicants.
Answer basic questions about international admissions, orientation, housing, classes, student services, and student life at the UW.
Assist the International Admission Specialists and the Assistant Director for International Admissions with the daily filing and processing of international student applications.
Assist with day to day office duties and other areas of the Admissions Office as needed.
Currently enrolled undergraduate student at UW Seattle with at least one year of coursework already completed at the UW.
Outstanding communication skills, especially writing professional emails.
Experience using Outlook Express, Microsoft Word, or other computer programs.
Ability to work independently in a busy office with minimum supervision.
Success as a UW student (minimum GPA of 3.0).
Experience working with people from different cultures or interest in international education.
Knowledge of programs and services at the UW and ability to provide information to prospective international students.
Involvement with UW student clubs or organizations.
PAY & HOURS:
$10.00 / hour
15 hours per week, Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Hours are flexible and can be worked around your class schedule. A quarterly schedule will be set depending on the selected candidate's availability.
HOW TO APPLY:
Email a cover letter and resume including contact information for two references (preferably from the UW) by OCTOBER 13th to Kim Lovaas at kcowan at u.washington.edu. If you prefer to mail the information, please send it to: Kim Lovaas,
Assistant Director for International Admissions
Office of Admissions
Seattle, WA 98195-5852
If you have questions regarding the details of this position, please email Kim Lovaas at kcowan at u.washington.edu
Academic Counselor, Lead
Department of Economics
University of Washington
413 Condon Hall, Box 353330
Seattle, WA 98195-3330
akotila at u.washington.edu
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