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THU & FRI: D.C. Internships Info & Drop-in Sessions and Upcoming Deadlines

Are you interested in doing an internship in Washington, D.C. and earning UW credit? If yes, come to either an information session or drop-in session for The Washington Center (TWC):

Thursday, April 19

1030-1115

Drop-in with TWC Rep

SMI 215
Pol S Advising Office

1130-1220

Information Session

GWN 1A
(ground floor Gowen Hall)

1230-120

Information Session

GWN 1A
(ground floor Gowen Hall)

230-320

Information Session

GWN 1A
(ground floor Gowen Hall)

330-420

Information Session

SAV 158

Friday, April 20

930-1130

Drop-in with TWC Rep

SMI 215
Pol S Advising Office

The Washington Center (TWC) runs an internship program in Washington, D.C., that is open to all UW undergraduates (all majors welcome) and provides comprehensive service, including internship placement and housing. Placements include government agencies, corporations, nonprofits, museums, arts organizations, and international organizations.
Hundreds of UW students have participated in this program since UW’s affiliation in 1977, and many made connections that led to post-degree employment.

At the informational meetings, a Washington Center representative and I will discuss the structure of the program, scholarships, the application process, and UW credit.

The program is affordable for many students. UW WA State residents receive a $2500 scholarship that makes the cost of attending the program comparable to participating in many study abroad programs. UW international students and residents of other states receive a $1000 scholarship and may pay less for this program than the estimated cost of attending UW for a quarter. Additional scholarships may be available for students interested in the autumn or spring semester programs.

TWC’s facilities are accessible to students who have disabilities. In addition, their Disability Services Coordinator will assist with accommodation at the internship and programming sites.

These are the upcoming application deadlines (for a full list of organizations that have earlier deadlines see http://www.twc.edu/node/11029): Autumn 2018 (15 weeks, Aug-Dec): Regular: May 16
Spring 2019 (15 weeks, Jan-May): Priority*: Oct 17, Regular: Nov 14 Summer 2019 (10 weeks, Jun-Aug), Priority*: Feb 20, Regular: Mar 13 * Priority deadline is for scholarships above the minimum guaranteed

Regardless of your major, there is an internship in D.C. for you! Whether you want to do an internship this year or in three years, come to an information session to learn more.

If you can’t make it, contact me, Meera Roy, for an appointment (available online at https://depts.washington.edu/polsadvc/signup.php — you can change the week at the top of the screen–or you can email me for an appointment time). Program information is also available at TWC’s website, http://www.twc.edu.

Meera E. Roy
Director of Academic Services
Department of Political Science
Box 353530
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-3530

(206) 543-9456 FAX: (206) 685-2146

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
S18 TWC Info Sessions Flyer.pdf

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Spring 2018 and Summer 2018 Internships at UW Fiddleheads Forest School

Check out this great Spring Internship Opportunity right in our “backyard.”

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Fiddleheads Forest School
Spring and Summer Internships
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Join Seattle’s Pioneering Outdoor Preschool
at the University of Washington

Fiddleheads Forest School was the very first entirely outdoor preschool in Seattle. We pioneered the urban outdoor preschool model in the United States and helped develop the first legislation to license outdoor preschools in North America. Today the school is nationally respected as a standard-bearer in the field of early childhood nature-based education, and is committed to supporting the field as a whole through education, outreach, and leadership.

Our competitive volunteer & internship program (only a 10 minute bike ride away from campus) accepts over 30 students annually, and is designed to support and nurture future leaders in fields as diverse as education, psychology, health, environmental studies, and more.

Apply Now
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A classroom that grows with its students

Fiddleheads grows and changes with each passing year, and our internships allows for volunteers to participate in the creation and implementation of a uniquely dynamic, high-quality preschool experience in an extraordinary environment. Interns gain valuable experience in early childhood development as well as nature-based education while working closely with teachers to create and lead fun, age appropriate, educational activities.

After a lifetime of confined and structured classrooms, I was utterly and completely stunned by the outdoor model that Fiddleheads provided…I saw students explore, discover, learn, and play in an environment ripe with learning opportunities. Whether we were telling stories on the nurse log, observing baby owls, or examining frozen ponds, Fiddleheads found opportunities for growth in every circumstance. The students took their education into their own hands. At Fiddleheads, I was graced with lessons in compassion, leadership, and the importance of play within a classroom. As I make the transition into a teacher career, I’ve learned to place a great emphasis in student engagement.

– Minh Tran, Forest School Intern

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A commitment to Equity and Diversity

Fiddleheads is deeply committed to fostering equity and diversity in the field of nature-based early childhood education. In addition to providing scholarships to 10% of our incoming class, we helped start a national dialogue about equity when we chaired and hosted last year’s National Nature Preschool Conference on Equity and Cultural Responsiveness. We believe that nature-based education must be culturally responsive education, and are on a continuing journey to refine our approach through education and reflection and to embody principles of anti-bias and cultural responsiveness in our work.

Twenty years old, and I was still afraid of getting dirty. These kids had not yet turned five, and they had no inhibitions… just rolling around in dirt, climbing nurse logs, and eating licorice ferns. I would never have done any of these things had it not been for the kids showing me the way. I never imagined it would be possible to have a school outside, all year round.

– Angela Feng, Forest School Intern

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A Specialized Approach

Our volunteers build meaningful connections with students and teachers while developing leadership skills in early childhood and nature-based education. We work closely with interns and volunteers to develop positions that suit your unique needs and interests.

Fiddleheads offers multiple options for volunteering that fit a range of schedules. Commit to one day (or more) per week for the duration of a quarter for either our morning (9am-1pm) or afternoon class (2pm-4pm).

Interested in Learning More?

Check out our profiles in ffschool. We’re happy to answer any questions you have or set up a time to chat!

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Methow Valley Native Plant Internship June 1- Aug 31 (flexibility to extend on either side)

Methow Natives is offering an internship position to interested applicants for 2018 field season. The internship will be based from TwispWorks campus in Twisp,WA. Interns will gain experience in a wide range of native plant activities. Applicants should have strong background in natural history and environmental education and have good personal skills. They will need both strong independent work skills and the ability to work well in group setting. Applicants should be able to handle regular, physical work under challenging conditions. Maintenance work includes: planting, hand weeding, mowing, fencing and supplemental irrigation. This is a great opportunity to gain valuable skills, live in a beautiful community and do good work for the planet.

See attached flyer for more details.

Methow Natives 2018 Internship.docx

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KEXP Internships

KEXP is recruiting for seven part-time, paid internships. Internships are between 10-15 hours/week and pay $15/hr. Internships include:

* Video production
* Audio post-production
* Development
* Creative Production
* Morning Show Producer
* Broadcast Engineering
* Software Development

Full job descriptions here: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/List/2188/Friends-of-KEXP

If you know anyone who might be interested, please send them my way. I’m the recruiting manager for all positions and happy to chat with any referred candidates!

Contact:

JeeYoung Dobbs

jeeyoung@kexp.org

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RainWise GSI Internship Opportunity-paid internship at King County

Exciting internship working on community relations and outreach for the RainWise Program and Green Stormwater Infrastructure with King County Wastewater Treatment Division. The application is due on February 25th. Please pass this on to possible candidates.

A job description and application information is available at the link below. The ideal candidate will be a graduate student with the ability to work full-time during the summer and part-time during the fall 2018/spring 2019 academic year—the attached info doesn’t really make that clear. Potential candidates are welcome to contact me with questions at jo.sullivan@kingcounty.gov

https://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/dnrp/wtd/about/jobs/internships.aspx

Elizabeth Loudon │ WaterWorks GrantAdministrator
King County Wastewater Treatment Division
206-477-4297

For more information about WaterWorks, visit http://www.kingcounty.gov/waterworks-grants

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Next week! UW Winter Job & Internship Fair (2/15/18)

 

 

Interested in an opportunity to meet with more than 130 employers, all eager to recruit UW candidates? Looking to explore fields and industries, and create connections that could result in your next job or internship?

Then join us for the 2018 Winter Job & Internship Fair!

Date & Time: Thursday, February 15th, 2018 from 2-6 PM

Where: HUB Ballrooms

Who: All UW Students, Alumni, and Community Members from all majors & disciplines are welcome & encouraged to attend this event.
RSVP: No RSVP required. Attendees will simply check in at Student-Check In upon arrival.

Learn More: To learn more about attending employers, the areas they will be recruiting for, ways to prepare for this event (and more!), click here.

Questions? Contact ccsevent

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South Dakota Forest Health Intern Position

Attached is another intern opportunity for South Dakota State Forestry.

 

Marci Tubbs

Senior Secretary/Webmaster

South Dakota Department of Agriculture

Resource Conservation & Forestry

3305 West South Street

Rapid City, SD 57702-8160

605.394.2395

ForestHealth2018.pdf

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Global Mentorship Abroad Opportunity for Students

University of Washington Students,

One Heart Source is currently accepting applications for our 2018 Experiential Learning Programs in Cape Town, South Africa. We are offering a variety of 2, and 4-week
volunteer programs and internships next summer.

As an OHS Volunteer/Intern you will:

* Gain international experience for graduate school and employment.
* Develop skills in international communication, mentorship and community outreach.
* Mentor students to achieve academic growth and cultivate lasting relationships.
* Immerse yourself in local communities and broaden your global perspective.
* Collaborate with groups of university students from around the world.
Apply here for our Volunteer Programs: 2018 Application
Next Application Deadline: January 19, 2018
http://www.oneheartsource.org

Copyright © 2018 oneheartsource, All rights reserved.
2018 Global Internships

Our mailing address is:
oneheartsource1443 E Washington Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91104

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Graduate Student Mentorship Opportunity for Undergrads in SEFS, POE, SAFS

American Fisheries Society-UW Student Subunit would like to foster relationships between graduate and undergraduate students in the college of the environment and students interested in environmental sciences. The mentorship program is a great way to help undergraduates begin to get involved with research, learn about graduate school, and begin to make connections with peers. Depending on the needs of the mentor and mentee, you can meet as often as once a week or once a quarter. AFSUW will host a mentorship mixer and graduate student panel in Winter quarter to help you meet mentors/mentees and kick off your relationship with free pizza!

We have one mentor with TWO mentee spots still available!

Please email grace1rw@uw.edu or afsuw@uw.edu to sign up for one of the remaining mentee spots with this amazing mentor, a graduate student who started out as an undergrad here in SEFS! His mentor bio is below:

Hi! My name is Davey, and I am a 2nd year MS student in the Schindler Lab. I am originally from California, spent most of my childhood in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and have been in Seattle for the past 10 years. I completed my undergraduate degree in the UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences (SEFS) with a focus on streamside studies. My research interests include geospatial analysis coupled with biogeochemistry to understand how carbon and nutrients move across the landscape via waterways and soil-water interactions. My background spans forestry, river and floodplain management, and GIS. My current research uses spatial stream network modeling to map the distribution of dissolved organic carbon
and nutrients in the Koyukuk and Kuskokwim rivers of Alaska. I don’t know much about fish, other than how delicious they are. I DO know about the Seattle area, UW coursework and extracurricular opportunities, and making yourself a marketable graduate in the environmental sciences.

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Job/Internship Opportunities

Are you looking to gain experience in the environmental field?

The College of the Environment Career Opportunities page has plenty of jobs and internship positions that you may find interesting.

Click on the following link to find the right job/internship for you: https://environment.uw.edu/students/career-opportunities/

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Assistant Silviculture Specialist Position

The University of California, Berkeley has a opening for an Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist in Silviculture/Applied Forest Ecology.

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R-1 Timber Strike Team vacancies for SAF convention 2018

The Region One Timber Strike Team is looking to fill one Recent Graduate Forester position and one Pathways Intern Forester position. We are also looking to fill two Recent Graduate Silviculture Trainee positions at this falls event. Interested candidates have the option of attend the event in Albuquerque, NM and interview on site or interview virtually. Please refer to the attachments above for details about the positions and SAF hiring event.

Russell Walker
Supervisory Forester
Forest Service

R1 Timber Strike Team

p: 406-214-6077
f: 406-329-1049
rjwalker
24 Fort Missoula Rd
Missoula, MT 59804
www.fs.fed.us
Caring for the land and serving people

 

2017-SAF-Event-Comm-Materials.docx

FS at SAF 2017 Flyer.pdf

FY18TSTForesterOutreach.docx

FY18TSTSilviculturalOutreach.docx

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National Park Internship Opportunity!

Greetings!

The National Park Service in downtown Seattle is seeking to fill a position with the Seattle Every Kid in a Park (EKIP) Collaborative, a collective of Seattle federal agencies and non-profit organizations working to engage youth with our public lands. The Project Assistant Intern will work with staff to coordinate program logistics and provide program support. This position works directly with the project coordinator, park partners, park rangers as well as program facilitators, such as park volunteers. Please see attached position description for more details!

Thank you! – Kelsey Johnson, Park Ranger

The Seattle Every Kid in a Park Collaborative brings together nonprofits and land management agencies serving the Puget Sound region to develop strategies to ensure all fourth-grade students in the area (and their families) have opportunities to visit public lands and parks through the Every Kid in a Park initiative.

The Collaborative is working together to decrease barriers and increase engagement for Seattle youth with multiple outdoor engagement opportunities in addition to the 4th grader federal lands pass. We do this to connect youth with their community parks and federal lands to foster the next generation of environmental stewards.

EKIP Seatte Project Assistant Announcement _0.pdf

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Carlson Center Undergraduate Community Based Internship Application Materials AVAILABLE

The Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center is excited to announce that student application materials for our Undergraduate Community Based Internship (UCBI) program are now available on our website. UCBI provides approximately 40 undergraduate students the opportunity to engage in paid community based internship experiences with non-profit and public sector organizations during both winter and spring quarters. Internships begin January 3, 2018 and conclude June 1, 2018.

The Undergraduate Community-Based Internship (UCBI) program, developed in partnership with the UW Career & Internship Center, provides opportunities for undergraduates to grow professionally and personally, examine issues of social justice, gain an understanding of the diverse communities in Seattle and explore career paths in the public and non-profit sectors.

Gain access to more information and preview application materials via the Carlson Center’s web site at http://www.washington.edu/carlson. View the application questions now to prepare submission materials. The online application on Catalyst will officially open on October 9, and will include descriptions of internship positions and host organizations. Applications must be submitted by 11:59 pm on Monday, October 23rd.

We encourage students to attend one of the following information sessions:

* Monday, October 9th, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm, MGH 258
* Tuesday, October 10th, 12:30-1:30 pm, MGH 134
* Thursday, October 12th, 5:00 pm-6:00 pm, MGH 258

Questions? Email serve@uw.edu; give our team of Graduate Student Mentors a call at (206) 543-5514; or visit Mary Gates Hall 171 and ask to speak with a Carlson Center staff member.

 

RACHEL L. VAUGHN

Director

Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Mary Gates Hall, Suite 171 (The Center for Experiential Learning & Diversity)

206.685.2705 (office)

rvaughn@uw.edu

washington.edu/Carlson

washington.edu/springcelebration

Rachel uses she/her pronouns.

The University of Washington acknowledges the Coast Salish peoples of this land, the land which touches the shared waters of all tribes and bands within the Suquamish, Tulalip and Muckleshoot nations.

UCBI Flyer Poster 2018 FINAL.pdf

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Come Intern with the Queer Student Commission!

The QSC’s Intern Application Is Now Open!

Hello everyone! I hope your first few days of the new school year have been going well! Do your best, take all the time you need to care for yourself, and spend a minute to enjoy all the cool things happening this quarter. ð゚ヘツ

I’m so happy to announce that the application to be an intern for the QSC is now open! Definitely apply if you have any interest in queer activism, community building, event
planning, legislation, and collaboration with various organizations both on and off-campus. It’s a wonderful opportunity, and one of the best ways to get our amazing community involved in student government!

The positions I’m looking for are:

1. Programming Intern

2. Social Media & Outreach Intern

3. Legislative Intern

The link to the application is here:

tinyurl.com/asuwqsc17

The deadline for applying is October 13, 2017. I’ll be sending constant reminders about this application, but please make sure to apply on time if you’re interested! And spread the word to your friends, too!

If you have any questions, please feel free to get in touch with me via email, phone, or a visit to my office at HUB 131P.

Thanks everyone!

All the best,

Joshua T | Queer Student Commission Director

PRONOUNS: HE/HIM/HIS

Associated Students of the University of Washington

E-Mail | Office Hours | Website | Facebook | Twitter

HUSKY UNION BUILDING 131P | (206) 685-4252

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2-3 Weeks Left to Apply to the Washington State Legislative Internship Program for Winter 2018!

Undergrads!

The Washington State Legislative Intern Program is a paid, for-credit internship opportunity for college students of any major to work as staff at the State Capitol during the Legislative Session (January through March or April). About 70 students are hired each year from colleges around the state. Political experience is not necessary. Students from diverse backgrounds who are active leaders, engaged in campus communities, and excited to learn about government and gain practical job skills are encouraged to apply.

The 2018 internship will run from January 3, 2018, through March 8, 2018. Applications for the internship will be due on October 10th (priority registration) and October 18th, 2017 (final deadline). Students must be enrolled juniors or seniors, in good academic standing, and receiving academic credit for the internship. Students of all majors are welcome and the internship provides amazing opportunities for networking, shadowing, and real-world experience in a wide variety of fields, from state government and politics to business, law, criminal justice, communications, social work, environmental policy, education, and public health. More information about the Legislative Internship Program is available on their website at . Students are also welcome to contact the UW liaison (Mark Weitzenkamp) or set up an appointment with him at the POL S Advising Office: http://depts.washington.edu/polsadvc/signup.php to learn more about the internship and the related credits at UW-Seattle.

Sincerely,

Mark

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Communications Intern with Sustainable Seattle

Summer internship opportunity, with a recent SAFS alum!

Sustainable Seattle is currently looking for a Communications Intern for the summer (and potentially longer if the person wants to stay on). The internship isn’t paid but can be completed for credit. The deadline for applications is May 12th. See attached flyer for more position details.

Visit the Sustainable Seattle website for more information: http://sustainableseattle.org/

Program information can be found there and if anyone has questions they can contact Nancy Huizar at nancy@sustainableseattle.org.

Communcations Intern 2017.pdf

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Washington State Legislative Internship Program Information Sessions, April 24 and 25

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University of Washington-Seattle Undergraduates-

Come learn about the Washington State Legislative Intern Program! This is a paid, for-credit internship opportunity for college students of any major to work as staff at the State Capitol during the Legislative Session (January through March or April). About 70 students are hired each year from colleges around the state. Political experience is not necessary. Students from diverse backgrounds who are active leaders, engaged in campus communities, and excited to learn about government and gain practical job skills are encouraged to apply.

Information Sessions with the internship coordinators (Paula Rehwaldt and Emily McCartan) and some past interns will be held on the UW-Seattle campus in Gowen Hall, room 1A on April 24th and 25th. Any students who are interested or just curious are encouraged to come to the sessions to ask questions and get a good idea of the whole experience and application process.

Monday, April 24th sessions in Gowen 1A:
10:30-11:00AM
2:30-3:00PM
3:00-3:30PM
4:00-4:30PM

Tuesday, April 25th sessions in Gowen 1A:
9:30-10:00AM
10:30-11:00AM
1:00-1:30PM
1:30-2:00PM
3:30-4:00PM

The 2018 internship will run from January 3, 2018, through March 8, 2018. Applications for the internship will be due in October, 2017. Students must be enrolled juniors or seniors, in good academic standing, and receiving academic credit for the internship. Students of all majors are welcome and the internship provides amazing opportunities for networking, shadowing, and real-world experience in a wide variety of fields, from state government and politics to business, law, criminal justice, communications, social work, environmental policy, education, and public health.

More information about the Legislative Internship Program is available on their website at http://www.leg.wa.gov/internships or on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Students are also welcome to contact the UW liaison (Mark Weitzenkamp) or set up an appointment with him at the POL S Advising Office: http://depts.washington.edu/polsadvc/signup.php to learn more about the internship and the related credits at UW-Seattle.

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Tree Inventory Management Summer Internship Opportunity with SDOT

Over the summer SDOT is seeking to hire up to four undergraduate or graduate interns to collect updated information on SDOT and privately maintained street trees, and report on inventory updates. Intern will also work with iTree software to report on the social and economic benefits of Seattle’s street trees. The position will help the student understand how their coursework translates into the daily operations of a city urban forestry division, in particular, the collection of data and entry into the tree inventory, and analysis of GIS data to determine planting potential throughout the city.

The position is open all students, undergraduate and graduate students, who are enrolled in an accredited educational program preferably studying Forestry, Urban Forestry, Landscape Architecture, Arboriculture, Horticulture, Natural Resource Management or with sufficient tree identification knowledge.

To learn more about the position, students can visit: http://www.seattle.gov/personnel/employment/default_TemporaryAndInternship.asp and look at Tree Inventory Management Intern position.

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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Amazing Internship Opportunity in Seattle with the National Park Service

 

We’ve extended the deadline! We’ll be accepting applications through April 30th.

Please feel free to share this opportunity.

The National Park Service is currently looking for 3-4 interns to work as part of a team with the In My Backyard program. In My Backyard (IMBY) is an NPS program dedicated to environmental leadership development and youth outreach that strives to introduce Seattle youth to the opportunities available through the National Park Service (NPS). We enable young adults to give back to our shared community while creating relationships and sense of belonging within national parks.

This internship is unpaid and is applicable for credit. Public transportation subsidies will be provided to interns as a benefit of this opportunity. Hours can be arranged around interns’ schedules. Expected work hours are an average of 16 hours per week. The length of the internship is flexible, but is tentatively scheduled for 12 weeks from June through September 2017. Anticipated start date is June 12th, 2017.

If you’re interested in pursuing this opportunity, email your resume and cover letter toJimi Hightower at Jimi_Hightower by Sunday, April 30th.

See the attached document for more information and details on how to apply.

EXTENDED_Summer_2017_Internship_NationalParkService.pdf

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