Possible job prospect for students?

 

We are an arborism company looking for a part-time office assistant in south Seattle (plus possible crew work, if the applicant is interested).

Please give me a call if you have any questions! (See job description attached)

Thank you so much,

Christina Masters
(425) 785-1551

ISA-Certified Arborist

Legendary Tree

JobDescription_OfficeAssist.doc

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Prototype Funding and Nov 29 Event

Prototype Funding Application Open!

Whether you are working in a technical, medical, consumer, environmental, digital, or another space—Awards are available between $500 and $3,000. Some restrictions apply. Fill out the application now and if you have questions, please contact the Buerk Center for more details. Deadlines to apply for funding are Dec. 8, and Jan. 12.

Find Your People, Form a Team, Enter a Buerk Center Competition

Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge | Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge | UW Business Plan Competition

Team Formation Night: Build a Sustainable Future

Wed, Nov 29

5:30 – 8:00 pm

Gould Hall Court

RSVP

 

You care about the environment, justice, and resilient communities. You want to grow your handprint, not your footprint. Now is the time to find inspiration, or grow an already existing idea for change. Hear about hot topics and discover areas of opportunity – from forestry and conservation to oceanography, health, and the built environments – and meet others who may want to team up to create solutions towards a sustainable future. Bring your passion and skills to this team formation night – we’ll need everyone’s contribution!

Food & Drinks Provided. Open to all students, all disciplines.

Team Formation Night: Panel of Past Participants

Tues, Dec 5

5:30-8 pm
HUB 250
RSVP

 

Thinking about entering the Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge, Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge or the spring Business Plan Competition? You will want to come hear these people talk about their experiences! Some teams had companies up and running by the end of the year, but even if they didn’t, participants all said it was an amazing experience. We will have a mix of speakers who can share the highlights from their point of view. This is our final Team Formation Night of the quarter so you don’t want to miss it!

Food & Drinks Provided. Open to all students, all disciplines.

Can’t attend in person? If you’re looking for a team member to enter a competition or work on a startup project, or just want to join an existing team, create a profile now! Then check out the Showcase page to browse for a team to join or to find team members.

Lauren Brohawn | Assistant Director
Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge

Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship, Dempsey Hall 227

206.685.3813 | brohal@uw.edu |UWEIC Facebook

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WashPIRG Sustainability Event

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Canadian Studies Climate Change Courses

Interested in learning about changes in the Arctic? Canadian Studies is offering two interdisciplinary courses this coming Winter Quarter that will expand your knowledge of the Arctic including: climate change from various perspectives and changes in the Arctic environment (taught by visiting Fulbright). See below for course information as well as flyers attached.

Arctic/JSISB 391 or Honors 394C: Climate Change – An International Perspective: Science, At & Activism

MW 1:30-3:20pm | SMI 407
Instructor: Robert Pavia

For the first time in the history of the planet humans are causing changes on a global scale – the Anthropocene. Scientists discovered global climate change, identified its human origins, and are forecasting change to every corner of the globe. There is overwhelming consensus about the facts underpinning our knowledge of climate change but powerful forces are aligned against implementing changes necessary to mitigate climate impacts.

Understanding climate change requires an interdisciplinary approach that considers natural and social sciences, art, and the role of activism. The course begins with the sometimes perplexing science of climate change, in all its disciplines. Interwoven with the science will be discussions of how the Arctic nations and Arctic indigenous peoples are working together to mitigate climate change impacts. But perhaps more interestingly, we will explore how artists and musicians work with scientist to extend the expression of hard facts to intellectual and emotional enrichment. 

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Arctic 401: Arctic Issues – The Canadian Arctic Environment

MW 9:30-11:20am | MEB 237

Instructor: Mark Mallory, 2017-18 UW Canada Fulbright Visiting Chair in Arctic Studies

This course will provide an introduction to the extreme world of Arctic terrestrial, aquatic and marine environments and biota, with a focus on Nunavut, a new territory in Canada that lies fully above the treeline.  The course will be broad in topics; discussions will include the physical and ecological setting, food web, key and iconic wildlife species, threats to their health, contaminants, as well as an environmental and ecological perspective on history, peoples, and current issues. Dr. Mallory will provide numerous examples from his nearly 2 decades of continuing work in the region, from air, land and sea.

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National Garden Clubs Scholarships

The National Garden Clubs offers scholarships to juniors, seniors, and graduate students pursuing Master’s degrees.  These scholarships are for students planning a career related to gardening, landscape design, environmental issues, floral design, or horticulture.  Full details and the application procedure can be found here:  http://www.gardenclub.org/scholarships/instructions-guidelines.aspx

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Winter Quarter Course: Are Do Gooders Doing Good?

The Carlson Center is excited to offer General Studies 344: Are Do Gooders Doing Good? Critical Perspectives on Civic Engagement during Winter Quarter! This course is ideal for
students at any level who have experience with community-based work and who are interested in exploring what it means to do good.

Are Do-Gooders Doing Good? Critical Perspectives on Civic Engagement (General Studies 344A; SLN 22163)

Are you committed to giving back? Trying to make a difference? Want to get more out of your volunteer experience and make a stronger impact in the community? During Winter
Quarter, we invite you to join in a critical reflection on what it truly means to “do good” in today’s social-cultural climate.

General Studies 348 will offer a hands-on opportunity to explore the concept of civic engagement. Students will critically reflect on their own service experiences through the
lens of identity theories, engage with principles of community work, and learn from the experiences of community leaders. In addition to those perspectives, the course will draw
upon current issues/events affecting various communities at large, as well as students’ involvement in service and will weave these together with elements of other academic coursework and future academic/career goals.

The course has a required service-learning component; students are encouraged to utilize current service commitments toward this requirement, though individualized support will
be offered to those looking for a service opportunity. This is a three-credit course that is offered as credit/no credit. Sessions will be held on Thursdays from 3:30-5:20PM in Mary Gates Hall.

Those interested in the course should email engage@uw.edu with questions and/or to request an add code.

KATHRYN PURSCH CORNFORTH

Associate Director

Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

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

206.616.0784 (office)

purschk@uw.edu

washington.edu/carlson

Kathryn uses she/her pronouns.

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Final Reminder – Become LEED Accredited – Seattle – Nov 11

Hello ,

I hope you are enjoying the school year! The LEED workshop turnout is a little weak this year because of the time in the semester and I was hoping you could send a final reminder
about the LEED workshop to the School of Environmental & Forest Sciences at The University of Washington about this great opportunity coming up next weekend!

Please send the final reminder email below to students in all years and any other suitable staff and faculty.

Subject: Become LEED Accredited! – Invitation to the School of Environmental & Forest Sciences – for distribution

LEED Green Associate (GA) Training

When: November 11th 2017 – 1:00PM to 5:00 PM

Where: UW Seattle – Loew Hall – Room 112

Registration: https://leadinggreen.ca/uwseattle

Want to get involved in sustainability? Opportunities are plentiful and LEED is at the forefront!

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is simply a sustainability scorecard for green buildings. Buildings can become LEED Certified as can people! The LEED Green
Associate is the only professional designation to show employers and clients you have certified knowledge in the field.

To date, this course and its materials have proven to be instrumental in helping over 8000 students pass their respective exam at a 100% pass rate. This course is offered at a
quarter of the price and time as the competition and is geared at allowing students to graduate with letters after their name!

This course meets the exam’s eligibility requirements and the USGBC charges a $100 (reduced for students) fee for the actual exam which can be taken at any time at your nearest
Prometric center. Save money by reserving your spot today and make a positive difference in your career!

If you are worried about your busy schedule, fear not, as the course is entirely recorded and you can watch the part that you cannot attend or take the whole course online.

This professional designation never expires and you will never have to retest if you pass now!

Early-Bird Cost: $300 ($200 for full time students)

To register for the class please visit: https://leadinggreen.ca/uwseattle

FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE!

Regards,

Lorne Mlotek BASc., LEED AP BD+C, O+M

President, LeadingGreen

585-764-5423

B740 Sandford Fleming Building

10 King’s College Road, Toronto, M5S 3G4

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2018 Field Study Programs

The 2018 academic year promises some exceptional programs, including study of Patagonian ecosystems (Chile, Winter 2018), marine ecology in Thailand and Indonesia (Thailand Program, Winter 2018), and Amazon wildlife in Ecuador (Winter 2018).  The complete list of programs is here.

Space is filling up fast, so please alert your advisees of our programs so they don’t miss out.

What: Outdoor study programs that earn up to 15 units of credit toward students’ degrees, feature 300 hours of direct contact and instruction with PhD and MS credentialed faculty who are subject matter experts with a deep passion for their topics.

Who: For undergraduate students interested in environmental studies who desire field study to complete their degree, improve their ability to get a job or get into graduate school.

Why: Wildlands Studies creates academically rigorous, rich, immersive learning experiences that connect students with the natural world, and complement what they learn in the classroom.

Where: Field studies programs are held in 15 locations, including Costa Rica, Australia, South Africa, Belize, Nepal, Yellowstone and many more.

When: Now enrolling students for 2018 winter and spring, and the 2018-2019 academic year

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ESS 101 Newly approved I&S credit!

ESS 101 has been updated, and is now an I&S/NW course! (This is not currently reflected on the W18 time schedule page, though it is listed on the course descriptions page.)

ESS 101 Introduction to Geology & Societal Impacts (5) I&S/NW
Introduction to the processes, materials and structures that shape Earth. Emphasizes the dynamic nature of the earth’s tectonic system and its relationship to physical features,
volcanism, earthquakes, minerals and rocks and geologic structures. The course emphasizes the intrinsic relationship between human societies and geologic processes, hazards and
resources. Not open for credit to students who have taken ESS 210. Optional field trips. Prerequisite: No prerequisite classes required. Offered: AWSpS.

More information can be found here: https://www.washington.edu/students/timeschd/WIN2018/ess.html

Thanks!

-Noell

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Looking for an interesting class about animals?

CHID 480 Section B : Animal Engagements: Writing and talking with nonhuman animals is a 5 credit I&S class offered Winter quarter!

This course will explore frameworks of inter-species relation developed in environmental humanities, critical animal studies, and other theory. Other readings will range from scientific logs to fairy tales, poetry to political propaganda; we will look at the different ways of knowing and treating animals in these works. All along, we will also be writing with animals, and students will keep journals of animal presences and absences. Our writing will attempt a variety of genres, including field descriptions, case reports, odes, and instructional text.

https://www.washington.edu/students/crscat/chid.html#chid480

SLN: 12455

 

 

 

 

 

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STEM Research Internships in Germany: DAAD RISE Open

Greetings!

The DAAD RISE application for summer STEM research internships in Germany opens November 1. The deadline is December 15th, a full month earlier than most years. This year there are 548 internship positions for undergrads; students can search the positions on the DAAD Rise website.

DAAD RISE INFO SESSION

DAAD RISE program for undergraduates is a summer internship program for students from the United States, Canada and the UK in the fields of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Sciences and engineering. The internship takes place for 2-3 months during the summer in Germany. Learn more at the information session and Q&A for all students.

– November 2nd at 4:30pm

– November 8th at 11:30am

– MGH 171

– RSVP: https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/647

EMILY SMITH
Assistant Director
Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards

Mary Gates Hall 171 Box 352803
Seattle, WA 98195-2803
206.543.4170
emilys42 / expd.uw.edu/scholarships

* Students, you can schedule scholarship advising appointments using Google Calendar. Follow the link, http://bit.ly/23LXpx4, and choose a time that works for you!

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Open work study position at Evans School

Happy Monday!

I’m reaching out because we are currently seeking to hire a student Career Development Office Assistant in the Evans School of Public Policy & Governance Career Development office. This is a work-study position that would last for the 2017-2018 academic year. I would appreciate it if you could forward this announcement along to your network and any interested students! While the position will primarily be database and email management, it’s a great opportunity for any student interested in learning more about public sector careers and the Master of Public Administration career path. The student would be working very closely with career development staff, and regularly communicating with employers in the public sector, so it’s a great networking opportunity.

Please feel free to reach out with questions and to pass this information along to interested students! Students can apply by emailing their resume and cover letters to me at smerch15@uw.edu.

Thank you!

Shannon Merchant, M.S.

Assistant Director of Career Development

Evans School of Public Policy and Governance | University of Washington

109 Parrington Hall | Box 353055 | Seattle, WA 98195

Preferred Pronouns: She/Her/They

Website: evans.uw.edu/career-development

Contact me: smerch15@uw.edu | 206.221.7698 | linkedin.com/in/shannonmerchant

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ASP’s new Student Success Coach starts this Thursday!!!

Hello community,

We wanted to let you all know that our new Student Success Coach, Madison, will be available to start seeing students this Thursday evening. Students can make an appointment online to meet one on one with her or drop-in if they are here at CLUE. I have attached a flyer for you to post or send out to students. The website below also has all the information.

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

Hours/Location: Mondays and Thursdays 7-9pm in Mary Gates Hall room 171

Make an appointment here: https://meetme.so/UWASPCoach

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

Please share with all your students and leaders. Thanks for spreading the word!

Adiam

ADIAM TESFAY
Director
Academic Support Programs

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

University of Washington-Seattle

Mary Gates Hall Box 352805

161A Mary Gates Hall Seattle, WA 98195-2805

206.543.5755

adiamt http://depts.washington.edu/aspuw/

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.

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CEP 200: Intro to Community, Environment, and Planning – Winter Quarter, I & S

Our Community, Environment & Planning Director, Chris Campbell, teaches CEP 200 winter quarter. It is perfect for Freshmen and Sophomores looking for an active, small, community focused, engaging, and, experiential course.

Details below and flyer attached.
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CEP 200: Intro to Community, Environment, and Planning
5 Credits | I & S
Tuesdays & Thursdays | 1:30-3:50
Professor Christopher Campbell

Enjoy the day,

Kelly Hostetler | Program Manager
Community, Environment & Planning
Dept. of Urban Design and Planning
College of Built Environments
University of Washington
khoss4@uw.edu | 206.543.1508 | Gould 208Q
LinkedIn | http://cep.be.washington.edu
Study Sustainable Urban Mobility Abroad

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UW – Quantitative Ecology Graduate Program

The Quantitative Ecology and Resource Management (QERM) program at University of Washington in Seattle is recruiting for Autumn Quarter 2018 and would appreciate your help getting the word out to prospective students!

QERM is a unique interdisciplinary graduate program, offering MS and PhD degrees, designed for students interested in applying quantitative tools to ecological and resource management issues. Competitive applicants have a strong quantitative background.

Please help us by distributing this email and/or attached flyer to students who may be interested. The application deadline is December 15, 2017. For more information, please
visit our website at http://depts.washington.edu/qerm/about/ or contact me directly.

Thank you!

Erica Owens

QERM Program Administrator

Quantitative Ecology & Resource Management

University of Washington, Ocean Teaching Building

Mailbox #357941

Seattle, Washington 98105

(206) 616-9571
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Pacific Northwest Region Temporary Positions

The Pacific Northwest Region is looking for a seasonal workforce to work in different jobs on 17 national forests and scenic areas located in Washington and Oregon. Application period for 2017 temporary jobs in Oregon and Washington will begin on November 14, 2017 and end on November 20, 2017.

For more information see the flyer attached below or visit the Pacific Northwest Region’s website at: https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/r6/jobs

Temporary Position Flyer

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PNW Outreach Notice

Please check out this opportunity below if you’re interested!

PNW Outreach Notice

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Get Involved: FIUTS CulturalFest 2018 Performance Showcase + International Expo

Get Involved: FIUTS CulturalFest 2018 Performance Showcase + International Expo

FIUTS CulturalFest is an annual celebration of the diversity and vitality of the international community on our campus and in our region. Showcasing both the University of Washington’s global campus and its student leadership, CulturalFest features a full day of interactive cultural booths (February 8, 2018) and an evening performance showcase of global music and dance (February 10, 2018). Produced by FIUTS and the FIUTS Student Board, CulturalFest provides an opportunity for hundreds of students and scholars from around the world to share art and culture from their home countries and welcomes thousands of globally-minded visitors of all ages and backgrounds to the UW for cultural exploration and learning.

From performing on the Meany Hall stage to presenting at the International Expo, we invite you to be a part of CulturalFest! Apply now to get involved.

Performance applications are now being accepted from UW students, faculty, staff, scholars, and alumni who wish to audition to be a part of the Performance Showcase. The application is online and the deadline is November 6. Applicants should be available to audition November 14, 15, or 16. Selected individuals and groups will be invited to perform at Meany Hall on the evening of February 10. (Please note that community groups are welcome to audition, if at least one member is affiliated with the UW.)

Booth applications for the International Expo are also available online. CulturalFest booths are developed and staffed by student volunteers from all over the world. The exposition will be open for public viewing in the HUB Ballrooms on February 8.

Learn more at: http://www.fiuts.org/culturalfest

 

Amy Bergstrom
Manager of Student Programs
FIUTS: Foundation for International Understanding Through Students

University of Washington, HUB 206, Box 352233
206.685.1548 | amy | www.fiuts.org

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Xi Sigma Pi Tour de Labs, Tuesday November 7th 3-4:30pm, Anderson 207

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October 27, 2017 · 12:48 pm

Recruiting for University Positions!

Please take a look at the following positions if you are interested!

CSU FWCB Dept Head Position Description

Recruiting ad for MS or PhD_Y Kim_rev

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