AUTUMN 2018: AIS 375 Campus Ecology APPROVED for ESRM 3XX credit!

If you sign up, please let me know since this class will not automatically go into your dars audit.

Pre-approved to count for ESRM upper division credit—and there is space!!! J

From: Envirolink <envirolink-bounces On Behalf Of Kai Wise
Sent: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 2:35 PM
To: envirolink
Subject: [Envirolink] Campus Ecology – Autumn AIS course

Happy Summer everyone!

I know you may not be seeing many students for a little while, but wanted to share this class we are teaching in Autumn quarter since it’s environment related and fulfills I&S credit. Cynthia Updegrave will be teaching, for the third time, an indigenous environment class titled “Bringing Back the Wealth: Engaging with the Campus Ecology.” This is a hands-on course that includes walking tours of campus, local field trips, and stories from elders in the Native community.

Please share with your students as appropriate. Thank you!

All the best,

Kai Wise
Academic Adviser
Department of American Indian Studies

Padelford Hall C-514; Box 354305

Phone 206.543.9082 Fax 206.616.3122
kaiwise www.ais.washington.edu

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Undergrad research experiences make a noticeable difference

College students who participate in hands-on, faculty-mentored research while earning their bachelor’s degrees cite multiple personal and professional benefits the experience delivers, from strengthening their time-management, critical-thinking and communication skills to developing one-on-one connections with distinguished faculty.

http://www.washington.edu/news/2018/06/15/study-undergrad-research-experiences-make-a-noticeable-difference/

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King County Rural Forest Commission

The King County Rural Forest Commission is currently accepting applications to fill 3 openings on the Commission. One of the openings is for an academic or professional. The applicant should be a resident of and knowledgeable about forestry in King County. Further details about the Commission positions and the application can be found here: https://kingcounty.gov/services/environment/water-and-land/forestry/ruralforestcommission.aspx. We are accepting applications through July 15.

Thank you in advance. Please let me know if there is any additional information I can provide.

Best wishes,

Kathleen

Kathleen Farley Wolf

Forestry Program│King County Department of Natural Resources & Parks

201 S Jackson Street, Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104

206.477.4363│kfarleywolf@kingcounty.gov

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Study Abroad while earning credits & interning

Spend a semester abroad in a developing country while gaining career-relevant experience through a hands-on internship placement.

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Spend a semester abroad in a developing country while gaining career-relevant experience through a hands-on internship placement.

Earn transferable course credits while learning from a local professor at one of our partner universities.

Experience a diverse culture as you explore a new country, work with local changemakers, and travel to beautiful destinations with new friends.

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For over 5 years, Insight Global Education has run international programming for high school and university students in over 6 countries. We passionately believe that experiential education is the best tool for both academic, and personal growth.

Our Mission is to promote positive global change by providing remarkable learning experiences for students of all disciplines.

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Intern. Study. Travel

http://insightglobaleducation.com/university/

Intern. Study. Travel.

Earn Credits. Travel Abroad. Intern with an organization making a tangible impact in its field.

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Academic Support Programs has Summer 2018 coaching sessions

Success Coaching is an interactive process that empowers students to get from where they are now to where they want to be. The Success Coach is a peer who students can visit to help build more general skills for success. Even if you are not sure why you’re struggling to meet academic goals, the Success Coach can help identify and overcome challenges to create a foundation for success in college.

The ASP Success Coach meets with students one-on-one to help them develop skills in:

Effective study strategies

Time management skills

Setting and working towards goals

Finding campus resources

Motivation

http://webster.uaa.washington.edu/asp/website/get-help/academic-success-coach/

Meet the Coach!

Idera Adagun, Master of Public Administration

Quarter: Summer (June 18-August 31, 2018)

Hours: Tuesdays 4:30-6:30pm, Thursdays 11am-1:00pm

Location: Mary Gates Hall (MGH) 161H, Advising suite

Sign up for appointment with Idera: https://meetme.so/IderaAdagun

Adiam

ADIAM TESFAY
Director/Academic Support Programs

Student Academic Services/Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Box 352805

141 Mary Gates Hall, Seattle, WA 98195-2805

206.543.5755 / adiamt / academicsupport.washington.edu

Pronouns: She/Her

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.

We acknowledge the people – past, present, and future – of the Dkhw’Duw’Absh, the Duwamish Tribe, the Muckleshoot Tribe, and other tribes on whose traditional lands we study and work.

Coaching Flyer SU 18.pdf

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Croatia – Autumn Quarter Design/Build Need to Apply by this Week

From: Advisers <advisers-bounces@mailman11.u.washington.edu> On Behalf Of JoAnne Edwards
Sent: Sunday, June 17, 2018 10:32 PM
To: advisers@uw.edu
Subject: [Advisers] Croatia – Autumn Quarter Design/Build Need to Apply by this Week

Subject: Croatia
Date: Sun, 17 Jun 2018 16:54:13 +0200
From: Daniel Winterbottom <nina

There are a few spots left for Autumn Croatia Design/Build. If interested, please contact me this coming week. Please see attached brochures.

Thanks,

Daniel Winterbottom

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Wildlife Computers, interesting stuff right in Redmond Washington

https://wildlifecomputers.com/about-us/

Wildlife Computers is the leading provider of advanced wildlife telemetry solutions. But we don’t just sell tags. Our consultation team—which includes on-staff biologists—works to understand your project goals including what data you need, what animal you are researching, environment, and more.

The team uses knowledge gathered over the last 30 years on best practices, techniques, and procedures to make recommendations for getting the data you need to meet your objectives. Data from our tags appears in more than 2,300 peer-reviewed publications and plays a key role in many management decisions, policy changes, outreach and education initiatives worldwide.

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Wildlands Studies Field Programs and the Gilman Scholarship

Advisors: Please share this important and time-sensitive scholarship information with your advisees.

The GILMAN SCHOLARSHIP & WILDLANDS STUDIES

Each year at least one Wildlands Studies participant earns a Gilman Scholarship. Although our field programs are one of the most affordable (usually less than tuition, room and board for the term), it can still be tough to make it work. Gilman Scholarship winners have joined us in Belize, Nepal, Tasmania, and we currently have one traveling with us to Nepal this fall! This scholarship awards up to $5000 for study abroad. BUT they have tight deadlines. The Winter or Spring 2019 program deadline is just when quarter students return to campus – October 2, 2018.

ECUADOR, CHILE, THAILAND, SOUTH AFRICA, CUBA, AUSTRALIA

Wildlands Studies creates academically rigorous, rich, immersive learning experiences that connect students with the natural world, and bring your classroom experience to life. At the same time, we introduce you to active researchers and help establish your professional network. All facets that lead to employment and graduate school.

If you are a Pell Grant recipient, we encourage you to consider the Benjamin A Gilman Scholarship. https://www.gilmanscholarship.org/

If this scholarship is not right for you, use our scholarship webpage to find one that is!

https://www.wildlandsstudies.com/funding-a-program

We welcome all applications for our 2018 Winter and Spring field programs.

Field programs: https://www.wildlandsstudies.com/all-field-programs

To apply: https://wildlandsstudies.campbrainregistration.com/

As always, we are here to answer questions.

Best regards, Leslie

Leslie Arutunian

Director, Wildlands Studies

www.wildlandsstudies.com

831-684-9999

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The Big Scholarship List

I can’t say they will all apply to you, but this is quite the list!

https://environment.uw.edu/students/student-resources/scholarships-funding/undergraduate-scholarships-funding/other-undergraduate-scholarships-funding-opportunities/

And there are a few search engines too:

Scholarship search engines

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JOB: YMCA Earth Service Corps in Seattle

AmeriCorps job posting (link below) for YMCA Earth Service Corps in Seattle and would be a great fit for those interested in environmental education.

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=80574&fromSearch=true

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Foreign Affairs Fellowships: Pickering, Rangel, PPIA, Payne, Carnegie, Humanity in Action fellowships & more!

Foreign Affairs Fellowships Information Session: Pickering, Rangel, PPIA, Payne, Carnegie, Humanity in Action fellowships & more!

Tuesday, June 19, 5:30pm

This session will be conducted online via Zoom. RSVP to attend and we’ll send you the link to the online meeting: https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/311

Description: There are a variety of foreign affairs fellowship programs that provide funding for academic and professional preparation for undergraduate students and alumni considering international careers. Some fellowships prepare students specifically to enter the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service (Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program, Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship, Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program), representing America’s interests abroad. Others provide research experience (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellowship Program). And still others have broader goals of expanding participation in public policy (Public Policy & International Affairs Program) and exploring national histories of discrimination and resistance (Humanity in Action Fellowships).

Join us for an introduction to these program and application processes. Deadlines will be coming up in the early fall for many, so summer is a great time to be working on applications!

Thank you,

Robin

ROBIN CHANG
Director, Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards
Center for Experiential Learning & Diversity

Box 352803
Mary Gates Hall, Suite 171, Seattle, WA 98195
206.543.2603
robinc / expd.uw.edu/scholarships

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Call for Student Volunteers

Society of Wetland Scientists and Society of Ecological Restoration: Joint Conference in Spokane, Washington, October 15-17, 2018.

Call for Student Volunteers

Conference participation has many benefits:

· Meeting the region’s leading ecological restoration and wetland science practitioners

· Learning about the latest research and innovations

· Connecting your coursework and research to real-world efforts to restore systems in the Northwest, Great Basin, Intermountain West, and beyond.

· Making connections and growing your personal network

Volunteer at the conference to receive reduced or waived conference registration (including meals)!

Volunteer duties may include helping with poster set-up and take-down; supporting AV needs; staffing registration desk; and supporting field trips and workshops. Volunteers
will be asked to attend a brief volunteer training and information session, likely to be held the evening before the conference begins (or the morning of the first day). Volunteers will receive registration waivers as follows:

· Volunteer for 12 hours: attend free all 3 days of the conference

· Volunteer for 8 hours: attend 2 free days of the conference

· Volunteer for 4 hours: attend 1 free day of the conference

Volunteer opportunities are limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. For information about the conference, visit https://restoration2018.org/.

2018 PNW-SWS SERNW Regional Conference

restoration2018.org

Welcome to Restoration 2018! Find all you need to know about this year’s joint conference, Restoring Resilient Communities in Changing Landscapes, starting from our home page.

To request volunteer status or ask questions about volunteering, please contact Josh Wozniak, SWS-PNW member, at jwozniak@parametrix.com.

Application deadline is August 31, 2018.

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New Scholarship Opportunity

Concordia University Wisconsin provides a list of external scholarships for students.

The Supplement Critique is offering a $1,500 Scholarship to support young students who are the “future of America”.

The contest will require a 1000 word essay on the following topic: What steps can young Americans take to promote healthier living in local communities?

The scholarship is available to students who are currently enrolled in a college, university, or trade school. All essay submissions should be sent to essays@supplementcritique.com.

Find out more about the scholarship and essay topic here: https://www.supplementcritique.com/scholarship/

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Students Go Nocturnal in Peru

Somehow, students on our programs find the energy to take their curiosity late into the night. They simply love learning in the field!

Here’s a short video of a small group of adventurous naturalists continuing their studies with a night hike in the Amazon rainforest. We still have a three spots this fall in Peru.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7h2DzbJNBxg&t=2s

Find out how to apply to one of 14 programs (e.g. Cuba, Chile, and Australia) at https://www.wildlandsstudies.com/

Gabe Andrews
Field Studies Advisor
Wildlands Studies
gabe@wildlandsstudies.com
937-243-7891

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Abelson Law Firm Announces $1,000 Scholarship

Opportunity to win a $1,000 annual scholarship.

This opportunity is open to existing or incoming college students. The winner will be determined through an essay contest. The deadline for entries is September 15, 2018.

The full details of the scholarship are giving away are here:

https://www.seekingjustice.com/scholarship/

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Brotherhood Initiative (BI) at UW

https://www.washington.edu/boundless/fostering-brotherhood-abroad/?utm_source=UW+News+Subscribers&utm_campaign=fb4472f2db-UW_Today_Tuesday_June_12_2018&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0707cbc3f9-fb4472f2db-307346677

The benefits of study abroad are well documented, from increased confidence to an expanded worldview — and college students who study abroad are more likely to do better in school and graduate on time.

But that experience is often unattainable for a particular group of students: men of color. Of the more than 300,000 U.S. undergraduates who study abroad each year, an overwhelming majority are white women.

For students at the University of Washington, the Brotherhood Initiative (BI) wants to help level the field.

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Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership – Watershed Restoration/Environmental Science Education

The Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) is recruiting applicants for environmental AmeriCorps Members for the Fall 2018-19 program.
SNAP AmeriCorps Members serve 11 months with a Sierra Nevada, California environmental nonprofit or agency. Members conduct and lead watershed restoration projects, do ecological monitoring, conduct environmental education and outreach, and recruit and manage volunteers, as well as participate in career development and training. This is a unique opportunity for students and graduates to gain valuable experience in environmental organizations and agencies while working on key environmental issues facing communities in the Sierra Nevada.

Rachel Durben

Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership Program Director

Sierra Nevada Alliance

530.542.4546 ext. 705

Rachel.durben@sierranevadaalliance.org

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Jobs List for Week of June 11th

Positions Currently Advertised Now on http://www.usajobs.gov

Archaeologist GS-9/11 in Watford City, North Dakota

Engineering Technician GS-7 in Great Falls, Montana

Hydrologist GS-9 in Libby, Montana

Forestry Technician (Fire) GS-6 in Libby, Montana

Forestry Technician (Recreation) GS-6/7 in Niehart, Montana

Social Services Assistant GS-6/7 in Darby & Anaconda, Montana – 2 positions

Permanent Positions Also Being Outreached (Pre-Advertisement Period)

Hydrology Technician GS-8/9 in Sandpoint, Idaho

Forestry Technician Timber Sale Prep GS-6 in Sandpoint, Idaho

Forestry Technician Timber Sale Administrator GS-10 in Bonners Ferry or Sandpoint, Idaho

NEPA Writer/Editor GS-9/11 in Dillon, Montana

Resource Assistant GS-6/7 in Missoula, Montana

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Unique summer internship opportunity!

Are you interested in working with young learners with and without disabilities?

Looking to add “positive behavior support” or “de-escalation techniques” to your CV?

Do you like making slime?

If you answered yes to any of the questions above, the JUMP Summer Internship may be right up your alley!

This experience provides up to 250 hours of experiential learning, offering you an opportunity to develop critical teaching tools and effective techniques for modifying and adapting classroom activities to meet the needs of any learner. Professional development connected with this internship results in an Advanced Right Response Certification.

This internship (for credit or volunteer) is appropriate for anyone in education, psychology, social work, speech and hearing sciences, physical or occupational therapy, or other fields related to working with individuals with disabilities or young learners.

Please contact Tara Coffin at jumphc@uw.edu if you are interested in learning more!

Summer Volunteer Opportunity V2.pdf

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