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August 17, 2015

Upcoming Events

Intro to Scholarships Workshop

Monday, August 24th | 12:30-2:30pm | UW1-103 This workshop will introduce various sites to search for scholarships, tips for being a successful scholarship applicant and strategies on how to be a compelling applicant.  

Writing a Personal Statement Workshop

Wednesday, August 26th | 12:30-2:00pm | UW1-103 Learn how to be prepared to write a personal statement for various scholarships or graduate school, understand the personal statements purpose, develop its various stages and tips for being a more effective writer. We will spend the first hour discussing what makes an excellent personal statement and the last half hour you will have the chance to have us go over your personal statement and make recommendations for improvement. Co-sponsored by Office of Merit Scholarships and the Writing and Communications Center.

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.

Community Assistant (CA) - UW Bothell Residence Life
The Community Assistant (CA) is the primary contact with residents at the Community Center at Husky Village front desk. CAs work assigned hours each week staffing the desk and assisting current residents, their guests, visitors and the Residential Life professional staff. The primary responsibilities include answering walk-up and telephone inquiries, completing paperwork and forms, checking out equipment at the front desk, and issuing keys and parking passes. While at the desk, CAs may also accept deliveries and sort mail, complete basic housekeeping tasks and assist with student lock-outs. Click here to view the full job description. Compensation $12.00/hour. Contact Jeff Sann at sannj@uw.edu for more information. The application process is now OPEN. Apply now here!

Student Assistant - UW Bothell School of STEM
The Student Assistant in STEM Administration will be responsible for staffing the front desk of the Administrative Office, School of STEM answering all in-person and phone inquiries. Additional job duties include: maintaining an accurate filing system for all faculty and staff, assist with quarterly School events as well as other administrative duties as assigned. Applicants must be a current undergraduate student, can give a one-year commitment, and have attended at least three quarters before the employment start date. Position is 10-19.5 hours per week, including some weekday evenings until 5:00pm; compensation is $13.00 per hour. Application instructions: Please submit a cover letter and updated resume to Cheryl Duncan at duncac4@uw.edu . Applications are due by Monday, August 31, 2015.

Resident Advisor 2015-2016 – UW Bothell Resident Director

A Resident Advisor position is a live-in position within the University of Washington Bothell. Under the direct supervision of the Resident Director, the RA establishes a cohesive and responsible community in his/her designated area by doing the following: 1) models and supports issues related to diversity, 2) facilitates the building of an inclusive community, 3) promotes resident involvement, 4) refers, advises and supports residents as they deal with academic and personal issues, 5) enforces and abides by the policies of the Office of Student Life and the University of Washington as well as Washington State and federal laws in the residence halls, 6) demonstrates sound judgement, 7) participates in and facilitates a team approach with coworkers, 8) completes necessary administrative tasks, 8) provides appropriate customer service to students and visitors.Application Instruction: Application deadline Friday, August 21st. To apply, complete and submit an application online.

Wetland Water Quality Assessment Technician – UW Bothell Facilities Services

The Facilities Services Department is comprised of maintenance, custodial, grounds and wetlands services. This position will assist the department in assessing water quality in the UWB/CCC wetlands. Duties will include isolating and analyzing bacteria such as E. coli and Campylobacter by culture and molecular methods, from the wetland water. The student will be trained to learn techniques like PCR, gel electrophoresis and qPCR, as also to measure antibiotic resistance of bacteria by traditional culture methods. Requires modest physical effort and strict adherence to lab protocols. Must be a Biology major and preferably taken one or more Biochemistry and/or microbiology courses.Application Instructions: Email a letter of interest and resume to Keya Sen at ksen@uw.edu.

Student Assistant – UW Bothell Enrollment Management

The Division of Enrollment Management is the front door of the University of Washington Bothell. The department consists of service units including, admissions, registration, Financial Aid, Operations (Welcome Desk), and prospective student advising. Job duties include: data entry, filing, making copies, organizing office inventory, customer service, general office work, and other duties as assigned. Work study only position.Application Instructions: Email your resume, cover letter, and class schedule to Chris Kwong at kwong3@uw.edu.

Mailroom Assistant - UW Bothell Facilities Services
The Mailroom has an exciting opportunity for immediate hire! Job duties include receiving and sorting incoming mail, collect and distribute parcels, manage package notification, and administrative support. Students must be available Mon, Wednesdays and Friday in the fall from 11:00am - 3:00pm; there are flexible hours any time before and after those times. Students can work anywhere between 10-19 hours per week. To be eligible student must have a valid WA State Driver’s License and be able to occasionally lift up to 50lbs - additional requirements can be found on the job description. Application Instructions: Please email George Michael at togm@uw.edu with your resume, cover letter, schedule of availability, approximate graduation date, and desired number of hours.

Bothell Youth Court Student Assistant – Community Based Learning & Research, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

The Bothell Youth Court is comprised of Bothell area high school students with mentorship of UW Bothell students and local attorneys. Provide logistical support for monthly youth court hearings. Attend youth court hearings. Support high school youth court leaders. Support student leaders in preparation for the Community Advisory Board (CAB) meeting agenda. Attend BYC Community Advisory Board meetings. Contact Dr. Camille Walsh at canwalsh@uw.edu for more information. For Work-Study eligible students only.Application Instructions: Application deadline is Friday, August 21st. Please send resume to Camille Walsh.

Student Assistant – UW Bothell School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

The School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences has an excellent opportunity for a motivated student to provide assistance in support of School office operations, publicity and events management for Academic Year 2015-16. Additional job duties include: administrative support, front desk coverage, and assisting in scheduling advising appointments. A successful candidate will have strong communication skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office, be detail oriented and be able to work both independently and on a team.Application Instructions: Application deadline is Monday, August 31st. Please send a letter of interest and resume to Simone Willynck at slwillyn@uw.edu with your name and "IAS Student Employment, 2015-16" in the subject line. Work study not required but accepted.

Student Assistant– UW Bothell Enrollment Services

Assist with the processing of measles immunization documents: reviewing documents received to ensure they are complete, logging forms on Excel, and corresponding with students to get all required records. Post scholarships on office website using Kentico. Organize and file registration paperwork. Greet students and visitors and identify ways in which they can be assisted. Other special projects and duties as assigned. For more information, click hereApplication Instructions: Please submit a resume, cover letter and class schedule to caloha@uw.edu.

Student Technology Consultant– UWB/CC Campus Library 

Help meet the technology needs of students in the Campus Library Information Commons and beyond, conducting research, writing papers, and working on class projects.  You'll have the opportunity to help patrons access online resources and use Microsoft Office and other applications to complete assignments, and also assist in the circulation of books and laptops. This is a great job for those interested in careers in IT, public service, or communications, and it's also a great way for any student to build skills and experience for their resume!  Up to 19.5 hours per week, with a flexible work schedule. Application Instructions: For more information or to complete an application online, go to http://library.uwb.edu/jobs/Tech.  (UW NetID required)  Successful applicants will be notified via email.  For additional questions, contact Library Technology Services at 425.352.3450 or email uwblts@uw.edu.

Food Service Worker– Food for Thought Café/Common Grounds Coffee Shop

On campus retail coffee shop locations have an outstanding opportunity for food service worker positions for upcoming Fall Quarter! Available shifts including opening, mid-day, and closing.  Duties will include making hand crafted espresso beverages, stocking shelves with product and keeping the space clean, serving hot and cold prepared items, & taking payment and operating cash registers.  This position will report to the Café Supervisor.  Mandatory training will take place in early September for all new employees. No experience necessary. Food handlers permit is required. Application Instructions: To apply, please send a resume and a letter of interest to café lead, Jessica Landry at jml93@uw.edu.

Social Justice Organizer – Student Engagement and Activities

The SJO student staff team plans and facilitates events, programs, and workshops focused on topics of diversity, social justice, and identity for students on campus. Please direct any questions to Leah Shelton at sheltonl@uw.edu or 425-352-5266. Application Instructions: Please click here, to fill out the online application. 

Peer Consultant – Writing and Communication Center
Peer Consultants tutor UW Bothell students through individual conferences, group workshops (within and outside of scheduled courses) and peer writing groups. Our mission is to help students become stronger, more confident writers and communicators. Peer consultants are also responsible for completing projects related to educational outreach, marketing and/or teaching. These tasks have included visiting classes to publicize services and assisting with peer review sessions. Application Instructions: To apply, please send the following to Kim Sharp, Interim Director of the Writing and Communication Center, at kimsharp@uw.edu: Resume, two writing samples from coursework completed within past year (one sample should demonstrate ability to use scholarly evidence to support a claim), cover letter that addresses the following questions – why do you want to work in the Writing and Communication Center? And How could you contribute to the mission and goals of the Writing and Communication Center?

Internships of Interest

Accounting - KPMG Seattle Global Mobility Services

For recent graduates or students graduating in December 2015, join KPMG Seattle’s Global Mobility Services Group. Global Mobility Services (GMS) is a specialty tax practice at KPMG that specializes in helping companies manage the complexities of their global workforces. Our GMS professionals serve as the point of contact for expatriates and consult on a wide range of issues affecting the global workforce including compensation, benefits, tax reporting issues, and assignment costs. Interns are hired in October and if successful are able to convert full time with no break in service. Application Instructions: To apply, submit an application through HuskyJobs AND the KPMG eApplication system.

Urban Forest Restoration – The Nature Consortium

Develop and practice hands-on forest restoration and stewardship skills. The Urban Forest Restoration Program Interns will support the work of the Nature Consortium Forest Restoration Team to advance the restoration of the West Duwamish Greenbelt by conducting and leading volunteer-based forest restoration efforts. This position reports to the Restoration Program Manager. Duties and responsibility include Supervise, motivate, educate, train and inspire volunteers to efficiently complete forest stewardship activities (invasive removal, native planting, and mulching) during habitat restoration work parties, promote individual volunteer development and retention, and ensure a healthy working and learning environment, etc. Application Instructions: Application deadline is Monday, August 31st. For more information and to apply, please visit  HuskyJobs (#92766).

Feed Hungry Kids – Second Harvest AmeriCorps

With one in four Spokane kids growing up hungry, help fill the gap by providing food to families in need. Second Harvest needs four AmeriCorps members (18 to 25 years old) from Sept. 1, 2015 through July 15, 2016 to schedule and lead Mobile Food Bank distributions at local schools and other locations. The AmeriCorps members also will coordinate and train volunteers to provide fun and interactive nutrition education presentations that build healthy eating habits for children and teach families to prepare nutritious meals on their limited budgets. Application Instructions: Application deadline is Thursday, August 27th. For more information and to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#92609).

Business Development – Course Hero

Goal oriented, social media savvy, and interested in business, communications, and technology? Become part of the Course Hero team by implementing professional skill sets in business development, marketing, and communication. Applicant will help build an academic resource for students, use social media to market Course Hero in education, and engage in weekly workshops with a Course Hero manager. Application Instructions: Application deadline is Thursday, August 27th. For more information and to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#92628) and submit a completed application online.

Off-Campus Jobs

Event Volunteer – American Cancer Society Relay For Life

Be part of the 2015 Relay For Life Event and support a community fundraising walk for the American Cancer Society. Relay For Life teams camp out overnight and take turns walking or running around a track or path at a local high school, park, or fairground. Fundraising goes to research, hope lodge, recovery, and more. Choose from various volunteer positions and assist the fundraising in a team position. Food, games and activities are also provided to build camaraderie and provide entertainment. Events are 24 hours long. Application Instructions: For more information and to apply, please visit online and sign-up for an event near you.

Foster Home Recruiter – Lutheran Community Services

Lutheran Community Services Northwest is a non-profit, multi-service agency with over 75 years of experience providing high quality services to meet the changing needs in our community. The North Puget Sound Area office provides foster care, counseling, refugee services, family support, and advocacy. Help recruit foster families for refugee and immigrant youth.  This is an ideal position for someone who enjoys presenting to groups, whether large or small; continually implementing new and creative and outreach strategies; networking with community agencies and organizations; and working with a team in support of an amazing mission. Application Instructions: Application deadline Monday, August 17th. To apply send resume and cover letter to Human Resources, Lutheran Community Services, 115 NE 100th St, Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98125; or email to hrseattle@lcsnw.org ; or fax to (206) 694-5777. Please be sure to indicate which position you are applying for.

Buyer – City of Lynnwood

The Buyer arranges for the purchase of assigned services, equipment and supplies, and certain public works, on behalf of City customers.  Incumbents coordinate competitive bidding processes to include Requests for Proposals, Requests for Quotes, and Requests for Qualifications. They also engage in direct negotiations and prepare contracts, invitations to bids, council and routing documents for professional and routine services, equipment and supplies, and small public work projects.  Application Instructions: Application deadline is Sunday, August 23rd. For more information and to apply, submit a completed application online.

IT Systems Engineer – Pierce County

As an entry-level professional position, this is technical, analytical, customer-oriented, IT Service Desk related work within the IT Governance and Service Delivery Division of the Pierce County Information Technology Department.  An employee in this classification handles a high volume of user provisioning activities and IT asset management. As a Service Desk team member provide technical triage, troubleshooting and solutions for essential information technologies. Work involves delivering services that increase first contact resolution and optimize the use of information technology to the highest benefit of the County. Work is applied to complex situations, requires acute attention to detail, is primarily intellectual in nature, and results in creative and varied solutions while maintaining a County-wide perspective. The employee must use independent judgment and initiative as well as appropriately solicit the expertise of colleagues. Work is reviewed periodically through conferences, reports, and attainment of assigned goals. Application Instructions: For more information and to apply, please visit online.

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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