select a questThe Pathways to Academic Engagement is a program dedicated to enhancing students’ second year experiences and student success. The program encourages students’ engagement with a combination of services, programs, professional development, curricular and co-curricular activities that provides a gateway between a student's college transition and their future aspirations. In short, it offers a foundation to explore the specific experiences and opportunities UW Bothell has to offer, especially those related to career development, interdisciplinary education, academic success, community involvement, and campus involvement.

DC Presentation: Discovery-Core-III-Spring-2014.pptx

Pathway Partner Opportunities:

Engage in all that the campus has to offer now that you are more familiar with it, explore some of your interests, and develop a good foundation in the skills and best practices that are required to succeed. Talk to your academic advisor about choosing a Pathways opportunity!

BCUSP 290 Research-In-Action

Interested in learning about research being done by UW Bothell faculty and students? Are you curious? Do you want to stretch your thinking? Do you what to learn how research is performed across the different disciplines?  Then register for BCUSP 290!   BCUSP 290 is a 2 credit (W-optional) class offered jointly by the Center for University Studies and Programs, the Office of Research and the Campus Library designed to introduce students to the research, scholarship and creative activity opportunities on campus.  You will have FUN and be exposed to a wide variety of research, scholarship and creative activity projects! The seminars are open to the public so even if you aren’t registered for the course, feel free to come and listen to seminars that sound interesting!  Upcoming seminar information is available here.



Business & Organization Leadership Development (BOLD) sets the pace at the University of Washington Bothell for non-degree undergraduate leadership development programs by offering transformational and challenging opportunities in collaboration with leading companies, employers, CEOs, and seasoned executives. BOLD provides leadership development and formation opportunities for all University of Washington Bothell undergraduates including First Year Students, Sophomores, Juniors, and  Seniors in any program or major including Business, CUSP, IAS, STEM, CSS, Nursing, and Education.  

BOLD offers multiple programs: Leadership Lab; Leadership Voice; and Leadership Voice.  BOLD also sponsors an annual Women’s Leadership Camp. Each of these BOLD programs provides real-time, experiential, and active learning for students to enhance their leadership skills and abilities; expand their network and engage with business leaders;  and set their leadership trajectories.

BOLD programs do not result in academic credit and students are charged a small fee, in some instances nominal fee, to participate. Several of the programs include fee-waivers or scholarships. BOLD is led by the CEO Student Ambassadors under the guidance of the School of Business Assistant Director, Susan Gibson.

To learn more about becoming involved in BOLD, visit our student-developed web site at: or contact Susan Gibson by email at



The easiest way to get involved with Clamor is as a contributor. Clamor represents all types of creative practice, from creative writing to visual art, video, sound and music, as well as dance as performance. To contribute work, students need to go through a submission process (links can be found at after which the editors will meet to decide which work to include. We receive far more submissions than can be included, so the process is competitive -- but this also ensures a high level end publication. Clamor publishes a print journal, a DVD with media content, a website and this year will be hosting an exhibition of artwork as well. Submission deadlines generally fall in Winter quarter (the deadline for this year has passed already). We will begin accepting new submissions for next year's journal in the fall.

Students are also welcome to get involved as an editors of the journal. To become an editor students need to enroll in BISIA 401 (Literary and Arts journal Editorial Board). This is a 3-credit class that meets in Fall, Winter and Spring quarters. During the class sessions, students learn how a literary and arts journal is produced and work as a team to produce the edition of Clamor for that year. Our current group of editors began in Fall 2013 and are now finalizing the 2014 issue of the journal. There are no prerequisites for the course, so anyone interested can just send an email ( or for more information.


Collegiate DECA

Collegiate DECA is a student driven organization that values competence, innovation, integrity, and teamwork. We prepare students for careers by integrating skills learned in the classroom into real world experiences. Collegiate DECA programs assist in developing academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leaders. Our students major in a variety of academic programs with a strong focus on business-related fields. Collegiate DECA conferences and other activities give students unique access to internships, scholarships, competition, and professional networking.

Like to learn more about DECA?

More information about the DECA National Chapter:

For more information on DECA Washington:

UW Bothell Facebook:

Collegiate DECA's competitive events program is an incredible tool for your curriculum. As an integral part of the campus, DECA's industry-validated competitive events are aligned with National Curriculum Standards. The potential for travel, recognition and awards for demonstrating classroom content is a tremendous motivator.

Collegiate DECA conferences are targeted, highly focused experiential learning experiences for students and advisors, bringing members into the larger DECA community while providing unique opportunities to extend classroom learning. Conferences connect students and advisors with corporate professionals through professional networking and industry-related seminars.

The Leadership Passport Program encourages local chapters and individual members to plan activities and participate in events that enhance the experiences of members. The leadership passport rewards action taken by members and chapter that build personal and professional skill sets focused around the organization’s four principle attributes and values: Competence, Innovation, Integrity, and Teamwork. Members and chapters earning the various levels of Passport success will be recognized at the International Career Development Conference.


Community-Based Learning and Research (CBLR)

The Office of Community-Based Learning and Research serves students, faculty, staff, and regional community organizations. We support student learning experiences that make a positive difference in our communities and prepare students to be effective leaders and change-makers. We assist students in connecting with community organizations that inspire students’ passions and enhance course learning objectives. We also support service and advocacy programs outside of courses, such as Days of Service, Community Organizing trainings, Alternative Spring Break, and Achieving Community Transformation (ACT) student organization.

1. Participate in one of the student service/civic days: MLK Day of Service, Alternative Spring Break, Privilege Perspectives.

2. Get in the "know."  Like our CBLR Facebook Page and sign up for our monthly e-newsletter to find out about local service opportunities, scholarships, and civic engagement events websites:,

3. Register for a Community-Based Learning and Research course.

4. Visit us in UW1-160 or email us at

CBLR Events
ACT Student Leaders (
Alternative Spring Break (
MLK Day of Service (

Come to our office to find a volunteer opportunity in the community! (


Digital Future Lab

The Digital Future Lab (DFL) is a student led research and design center at the UWB.  It is the main incubator for interactive media research and development.  The DFL provides a space outside of the traditional classroom setting where undergraduates design, create, and implement the development of multisensory digital interactive experiences in the form of games, web sites, data visualizations, sound production, kinetic technology, and visual narratives. The DFL has a strong commitment to social justice and conservation. We believe that digital technologies are emancipatory tools that can increase civic engagement. DFL students and staff come from across academic programs and work in interdisciplinary teams to create product that are held to rigorous academic and industry standards.

1) Check out The NEXT, like us on Facebook, follow us on Tumblr or Twitter.
2) Visit us in UWBB - 107 and meet with one of the DFL interns or staff to get plugged in.
3) Check out ongoing internship postings in the UWB Career Center.

We are always looking for writers who are looking to develop their blogging skills to publish on our dynamic student blog, The NEXT. Recently the editorial staff for The NEXT led panels at GeekGirl '13 and Emerald City Comic Con '14. Our Tues development team has been hard at work creating a suite of games for curriculum in partnership with NSF, Microsoft, and UWB's CSS department. We have ongoing community partnerships with the University Beyond Bars providing joint publishing and content creation. This year we have worked with the University YMCA to develop four weeks of onsite summer programming in the Lake City neighborhood.  We are also open to working with students on developing individualized research projects for credit.


Global Initiatives/Study Abroad

Starter Steps:

  1. Visit the Study Abroad Getting Started page on the Global Initiatives website.
  2. Watch the Can I Afford Study Abroad? online presentation.
  3. Meet with a UWB Student Study Abroad Advisor, Hanan Osman or Maggie Yaddof, located in the Student Success Center, UW1-160.
  4. Connect with us via Facebook.



Career Services can help you develop your resume, cover letter, networking and interview skills as well as identify Internships and On-Campus Jobs
Jobs on-campus are available to current UW Bothell students. On-campus jobs are convenient, will work with your class schedule, and allow you to learn more about campus.
An internship is a short term opportunity to provide practical experience in an occupation or career field. An internship provides students, recent graduates, or those interested in a career change, an opportunity to "test the waters" and gain "hands on" experience in a career.

Starter Steps

  1. Visit the Student Success Center to make an appointment with a Career Counselor
  2. Register on HuskyJobs the UW on-line listing of jobs & internships
  3. Review Career Center News weekly e-newsletter for events and opportunities

Career Services Events-

Resume Review Night
Job and Internship Career Fairs
Industry Specific Networking Events


Policy Journal

The Policy Journal's goal is to introduce fresh ideas and new voices from around the campus on critical shared local and global issues by providing a space for student-authored research to inform how we think about all areas of policy. With collaboration from the Writing and Communication Center, the Journal offers an opportunity for students (both authors and members of the editorial board) to hone their writing skills and emerge as more effective writers.

1. Check out our website (
2. Follow us on Facebook.
3. Email us at

4.Submit your work! The Policy Journal publishes student work from all programs and disciplines. For more information, see our submission guidelines at

5. Become a member of the Policy Journal Editorial Board! To become an editor enroll in BSSKL 400 (add-code required). This is a 2-credit class that meets in Fall, Winter and Spring quarters. Editors participate in a blind peer review process; review and respond to submissions; make budget decisions; edit articles; and design the Journal.

During the class sessions, students learn how a literary and arts journal is produced and work as a team to produce the edition of Clamor for that year. If interested send an email to ( for more information.


Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity

The notion of performing research as an undergraduate student can be a bit intimidating. But participating in research, scholarship and creative activity as an undergraduate can help you discover your talents and interests. You can investigate compelling questions, learn technical skills and research methodologies, and develop confidence in your abilities to work on important needs or issues. It is also fun and rewarding in often unanticipated ways. Participating in research projects can lead to scholarships and awards. Plus, it looks good on a resume or graduate school application. Get started today!

Starter Steps:

  1. Attend the UW Bothell Undergraduate Research Symposium on Friday, May 9th from 11am – 5pm in UW1, 2nd & 3rd floor vistas
  2. Attend the  “Getting Started in Undergraduate Research” Workshop on May 13 from 11:30 – 12:30 pm in UW1 – 103
  3. Check out the UW Bothell Undergraduate website, the  UW Undergraduate Research Program website and opportunity database
  4. Talk to a faculty member about their research, either during their office hours or during a Research in Progress seminar or BCUSP 290 Research-Action seminar
  5. Make an appointment with an  undergraduate research advisor.

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UWave Radio

What are you passionate about? UWave Radio has many opportunities for you to use your skills! from being a DJ, event planning, graphic and website design and more! UWave Radio is place where you can practice your skills in a professional environment.

1. Find a department to join with in UWave Radio that best uses your skills (Promotions, Business, Technology and Programming)

2. Come to our meetings to get more information and join the UWave Radio Team! Fridays from 1:00-3:00 in Husky Hall in room 1210


UWB Speech and Debate Society

UWB Speech and Debate is a comprehensive Speech and Debate program open to everyone on campus! We offer a full range of speech events plus two active forms of debate, National Parliamentary Debate Association (NPDA) style debate and British Parliamentary (BP) debate.  We practice debate in weekly meetings, and also compete regionally and nationally.  Join at any level.  Join the club for the community.  Practice with us.  Even join the team and compete!  Everyone is welcome.  Come to a weekly meeting or contact our Director Denise Vaughan at

1.  Contact our Director Denise Vaughan at

2.  Attend one of our weekly meetings.  Meeting times change but information can be found at UWB student life and on posters around campus.

3.  Contact our student representative and team captain, Matthew Bennett at