Unique and Exciting Opportunity for UW Students to Serve as Peer Facilitators with Program on the Environment and UW International Educational Outreach
The course, "Humans and the Environment in the Pacific Northwest," will introduce about 35 visiting students from Keio University in Japan to topics ranging from forest ecology, water quality, and waste to green building, restoration ecology and urban food sustainability. Peer Facilitators will assist in leading activities (including field trips to places like Mt. Rainier and the Bullitt Center and activities like hiking and canoeing) as well as in mentoring Japanese students on topic-based research projects.
To be eligible, potential Peer Facilitators should be current or recently graduated UW students and available most of the time (9am-5pm on weekdays, and for one overnight field trip) during the course period, August 4th-22nd, 2014 as well as for one half-day orientation in July 2014. Benefits are many, including individualized mentoring and teaching practice, resume-building experience, the opportunity to visit interesting places, and new friendships and memories. (Note that the position is not paid). UW student can earn up to five course credits for serving as Peer Facilitator, or may serve as official UW volunteers.
Positions will be filled on a rolling basis in spring quarter 2014. Please email course instructor Megan Horst at horstm with questions. If interested in the