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October 27, 2014

Upcoming Events

Professional Development Series Application
Monday, October 27th |  8:00 am | Online
This is your last chance to sign up to join the Professional Development Series. Complete your application, attend workshops and the Universal Leadership Conference to earn your certificate in leadership and professionalism. The first session was a huge learning success, so don’t miss out! Applications are due by 8:00am on Monday, October 27th. For more information and to sign up, visit www.tinyurl.com/uwbpdsapp.

Opportunities in International Affairs
Tuesday, October 28th | 10:00 am-11:00 am Info Session, UW1-280 | 11:00 am-Noon Q&A, UW1-160
Learn about funded opportunities to explore careers in international affairs, international development, and the US Foreign Service. These programs actively seek applicants that represent the regional diversity of the US. Tessa Henry, Program Officer for the USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Program, will be on campus to share details about Payne and Rangel programs.  

Opportunities with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Wednesday, October 29th | 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Faculty Session, 3:30 pm-5:00 pm Student Session| Discovery Hall 452F
Learn about funded opportunities to explore careers and training programs at the National Institute of Health. These programs actively seek opportunities for students from populations underrepresented in biomedical research. Dr. Wendy Fibson, Associate Director at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases will be on campus to share details about training experiences and grant opportunities at NIAID.

Pre-Medicine Information Session
Thursday, October 30th | 1:30 pm -2:30 pm | UW1-103
Interested in learning more about medical school in the Caribbean? The American University of Antigua College of Medicine Admissions Counselor will be on campus to talk about topics such as AUA as a US modeled medical school, AUA’s problem based/clinically correlated curriculum, US clinical rotations, and much more!

Highline Public School Information Table
Monday, November 3rd | 3:30 pm-4:30pm | UW-103
Stop by and learn more about the Highline Public School District and all the opportunities they have to offer!

Graduate School Fair
Wednesday, November 5th | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | North Creek Events Center
This is a great opportunity to learn about different graduate opportunities and schools throughout the region. To learn more about the institutions attending, click here.

Fastenal Information Session
Thursday, November 6th | 3:30 pm-4:30 pm | UW1-103
Over the past 47 years, Fastenal has grown from a small-town fastener shop, to a thriving regional business, to North America’s largest fastener distributor, to the world’s most efficient supplier of OEM, MRO, and construction products. If interested, stop by to learn more about Fastenal and their various opportunities!

INROADS Information Session
Thursday, November 6th | 1:00 pm-2:00 pm |UW1-103
INROADS is the nation’s largest non-profit source of paid internships for undergraduate, diverse youth. Come stop by to learn more about INROADS and their opportunities!

Tyler Technologies Programming Competition
Friday, November 7th |Instructions included upon registration
Tyler Technologies is hosting a development contest, and students across the PNW are invited to participate. All majors are welcome. Anybody with experience or interest in coding is invited. You can sign up at here by Wednesday, November 5th. Contact programmingcompetition@tylertech.com for more information.

Get Your Paws on HuskyJobs

Hey DAWGS, Search for jobs and internships 24/7 on HuskyJobs. Free to all students. Hundreds of job listings.  Updated daily. Applying is as easy as upload and click. HuskyJobs is also the place to register for on-campus (UWS) interviews. Go to HuskyJobs– the door to your future!

On-Campus Student Employment

Check the on-campus departments you are interested in for open positions. Many departments do not post their positions, but have job openings available. Going to different departments is also a great way to network and practice your elevator speech. If you want help with networking techniques, make an appointment with Career Services.

Graphic Design Assistant – Career Services
The Graphic Design Assistant develops resources for students who are seeking assistance using Career Services.  S/he will create material resources for students, recent alumni, employers, and others regarding Career Services procedures, resources, and services. Qualified candidates have experience with Adobe Photoshop and other design software. Background in marketing, communications, or public relations preferred.
Application Instructions: Send a resume and cover letter to employerrelations@uwb.edu. In your letter please address your desire to work for Career Services and your personal goals with regards to helping students.

Student Assistant – Commuter Services
Commuter Services provides transportation resources to the campus community including the providing of parking permits, disability parking assistance, bus route information, U-Car use and carpool support. The Student Assistant will provide information to students, staff, faculty and visitors on parking permits and alternative transportation. Student will also be responsible for answering phones, assisting visitors, and other general office tasks and duties. This role will require excellent customer service, strong communication, attention to detail, and professionalism.
Application Instructions: Send your resume, cover letter, and class schedule to Daniele Sissons, DSissons@uwb.edu.

Customer Service Specialist – UW Bothell Quantitative Skills Center
The Quantitative Skills Center (QSC) is hiring Customer Service Specialist for Winter 2015! QSC is looking for friendly people who are enthusiastic about helping and welcoming others. Job responsibilities include: welcoming clients into the Center, assisting clients with sign-in procedures, and scheduling online tutoring sessions. For more information, please call 425-352-3170 or email qsc@uwb.edu.
Application Instructions: Application priority deadline is November 12th by noon. If interested, please complete an application and return it to Amber Parsons at aparsons@uwb.edu or in the QSC (UW2-030A).

Tutor – UW Bothell Quantitative Skills Center
The Quantitative Skills Center (QSC) is hiring tutors for the 2015 Winter Quarter who enjoy quantitative subjects and are enthusiastic about helping others. In particular, QSC is looking for applicants with at least two courses in – and a solid understanding of – accounting, biology, chemistry, climate science, computer science, economics, finance, GIS, math, organic chemistry, physics, SPSS, and statistics.
Application Instructions: Application priority deadline is November 12th by noon. If interested, please complete an application and return it to Amber Parsons at aparsons@uwb.edu or in the QSC (UW2-030A).

Student Assistant – Advancement and External Relations
Are you a storyteller who is ready to expand your multimedia skills? This position provides hands-on experience in a fast-paced environment. The student assistant will help shape the voice and image of UW Bothell, provide basic support for the Office of Advancement and External Relations at UW Bothell, and help with events and other duties as assigned. Work Study preferred.
Application Instructions:  To apply, please submit a cover letter, copy of your resume, and at least two writing samples and current class schedule by person: UW1-281 or by email: lhall@uwb.edu.

Upcoming Courses

Research-In-Action – BCUSP 290
Learn how to get involved in research at UW Bothell. Develop the skills necessary to be a successful scholar and researcher while participating in informal and engaging conversations! This 2 credit course is open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors and takes place Fridays 11:00AM-1:00PM. For more information, contact Ronnie Thibault at ronnie22@uw.edu.

Internships of Interest

Caregiver Support Project Intern – Mobility Outreach International
Mobility Outreach International (MOi) works to reduce health disparities in under resourced countries by strengthening orthopedic and physical rehabilitation services. Currently, MOi supports clubfoot treatment programs in Vietnam, Sierra Leone, and Haiti. Working with the Program Officer, the Intern will take the lead on designing and implementing a pilot caregiver support project in Vietnam that can be adapted to other countries. The Intern will also take part in ensuring proper evaluation of the program and work with Vietnam staff to gain caregiver insight and feedback on the project.
Application Instructions:  This internship is for graduate students only. The position will remain open until filled. Please email cover letter and resume to Jshih@mobilityoi.org.

2015 Summer Technology Analyst Program Intern – J.P. Morgan
With operations in 100 countries, J.P. Morgan is a true global leader in the financial services industry. This summer internship allows the intern to work alongside, and learn from, some of the brightest minds in the industry across their consumer, wholesale, and corporate businesses. Whether as an Application Developer, Business Analyst, Infrastructure Engineer, or Systems Engineer, the intern will play a part in turning J.P. Morgan’s technologies into a competitive advantage for the firm.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is on Wednesday, October 29th. To apply, please apply through HuskyJobs (#83828) and also at J.P. Morgan’s website.

Software Engineering Intern – Clean Power Research
Clean Power Research builds innovative software products that power the renewable energy industry. Clean Power Research is looking for a Software Engineering Intern to help deliver great software products for the renewable energy industry. This internship is targeted at currently enrolled students in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related. Significant programming experience may substitute for CS coursework.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Tuesday, November 4th. For full job description and to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#84009).

Social Media Intern – America SCORES Seattle
America SCORES Seattle, a local non-profit organization that serves low-income youth in South Seattle, offers unique after-school programming that combines soccer, poetry, and community service. America SCORES Seattle is looking for an intern who will put their *selfie Instagram-Twitter-Facebook-simultaneous-post* skills to work for a good cause.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Friday, November 14th. For full job description and to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#83995).

Annual Giving Fall Intern – Grameen Foundation
Grameen Foundation helps the world's poorest, especially women, improve their lives and escape poverty by providing them with access to small loans, essential information, and income-generating opportunities. Through two of the most effective tools known – microfinance and mobile phone-based technology – we work to make a real difference in the lives of those who have been left behind.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply – HuskyJobs (#83662)

Off-Campus Jobs

Program Assistant – Cascadia Community College
Cascadia College has earned a national reputation for excellence, with an integrated learning model and more than 70% of its students moving on to four-year programs. Cascadia is currently seeking an innovative, collaborative, and dynamic individual for the position of Program Assistant. Under general supervision, the Program Assistant will perform work requiring knowledge and experience specific to the Basic Skills program and provide students, staff, program participants, and/or the public with information and interpretation of policies and activities related to the program specialty.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Friday, November 7th by noon. To apply, please send a completed application form, cover letter, resume, and Federal and State Reporting Form (optional) to applicant@cascadia.edu. Please write in the subject line of the email: PTH/PA.

Research Assistant – Mentor Law Group PLLC
Mentor Law Group PLLC is looking for a research assistant for a busy natural resources and Indian law office in downtown Seattle. Duties include archival research at the U.S. National Archives in Sandpoint and internal organization of documents collected. The research will focus on historical events surrounding an American Indian tribe in Oregon.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Thursday, November 13th. For full job description and to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#83939).

2015 Full-Time Technology Analyst Program – J.P. Morgan
With operations in 100 countries, J.P. Morgan is a true global leader in the financial service s industry. This two year program offers challenging roles and gives fascinating perspectives and options for future careers. Join J.P. Morgan and work alongside, and learn from, some of the brightest minds in the industry across their consumer, wholesale, and corporate businesses.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is on Wednesday, October 29th. Candidates must graduate by June 2015. To apply, please apply through HuskyJobs (#83829) and also at J.P. Morgan’s website.

2015 Entry-Level Information Technology Programs – Liberty Mutual Insurance
Working at Liberty Mutual Insurance in the IT division will open up opportunities to work on exciting and emerging technologies and with great people, many of whom are leaders in their technology fields. Liberty Mutual Insurance offers two entry-level programs: Technical Development Program and IT Analyst Program.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is on Sunday, November 9th. To apply, please apply through HuskyJobs (#83844).

Scholarships and Fellowships

Please visit the Merit Scholarships, Fellowships and Award page for a list of upcoming opportunities. Check this page often for news about upcoming merit scholarships. Deadlines are usually posted at least a month in advance to give you plenty of time to prepare your application.

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