Support Students

IAS offers many ways for alumni to support student learning and career development. To learn more about the following opportunities, contact IAS Alumni & Community Relations Manager Lisa Olason at lolason@uw.edu.

Tell your story

Photo of alumniHow has interdisciplinary education impacted your career and life? IAS wants to hear from you! Alumni are the best examples of what's possible with an IAS degree, and your story can offer both guidance and encouragement. IAS graduates are sharing their journeys through Alumni Stories and our Mentor Chats program.

Share your knowledge

Photo of alum presentingIAS values the expertise of our alumni and wants to share that knowledge with students. Faculty members often invite alumni to discuss their industry experiences in relevant courses.  Tell us about your background!
 

Provide career experience

Photo of two people at career fairIAS students often seek professional opportunities to complement their academic learning and gain experience. Does your employer offer work, internship, or volunteer opportunities? Are they hiring students or new graduates? IAS can help you connect with our talented students.