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BECOME A UREACH AMBASSADOR

  • UREACH Ambassadors provide outreach and guidance to UW Bothell  students interested in getting involved in research and creative practice. 
  • Ambassadors are representatives of the University of Washington Bothell Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Practice.
  • UREACH Ambassadors have positive undergraduate research experiences they want to share with others.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be or have been involved in mentored research with a UW Faculty or Staff member.
  • Must be in good academic standing with the university.
  • Must be currently enrolled in courses at UWB.
  • Must be willing to learn more about the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Practice including programs & events.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Must have effective public speaking and communication skills and be willing to improve these skills.  
  • Attend 4 hour mandatory training.
  • Attend monthly staff meetings (based on the Ambassador schedules).
  • Attend one-on-one meetings with the Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Practice as necessary.
  • Actively participate in events throughout the year (including orientation presentations, classroom visits, tabling events, and campus-partner and student organization presentations).
  • Be knowledgeable about the services offered through the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Practice.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Application materials must be submitted to the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Practice via e-mail to uwbur@uw.edu  by February 10, 2017 at 5:00 pm.  If you are unable to submit your application via e-mail hard copies of your application can be turned into the Student Success Center reception desk (UW1-160) by 5 pm on February 10, 2017.

  • Completed application form
  • Resume (including awards/honors and on and off-campus involvement)

INTERVIEW

After successful submission of application, you be asked to attend an interview which will last approximately 30 minutes. Please be prepared to give a 7-10 minute presentation on your research experience. The presentations can include a PowerPoint/Prezi (3-5 slides) and should address the following:

  • Describe your research project (including pictures)

Discuss the benefits you have gained through your research experience (i.e. connection with faculty mentor, hard and soft skills, preparation for graduate or professional school, etc.)

APPLICATION

The application form can be found in the upper left had corner of this page.

BENEFITS

  • build communication and leadership skills
  • work with a community of people passionate about research
  • increase your network
  • build additional skills needed to be successful in research
  • have FUN!!!