Career Programming, Services, Support

Career Center
· Same-Day Sessions
· Employer Conversations (career panel): Networking (Online & In-Person)
· Navigating Career Options class
***Same-Day Sessions for Students***
Have quick career questions? Need a review of your resume or cover letter? Don’t fret! Come on by and we can help! Currently enrolled degree seeking students (undergraduate and graduate level) may sign up for 15-minute Same-Day Session appointments at The Career Center (134 MGH). 

National Student Exchange!

Please distribute to students as you see fit. In order to obtain an NSE application, students must attend one of the information sessions listed below.
I am writing to invite you to consider the National Student Exchange (NSE). NSE gives you an opportunity to experience a different area with its unique cultural and academic opportunities. Since NSE’s beginning in 1968, more than 96,000 students have had the opportunity to participate in NSE, giving them the opportunity to:
· broaden their personal and educational perspectives
· experience new cultures
· explore new areas of study
· learn from different professors
· access new courses
· experience personal growth
· meet new people
· make new friends
· live in a different area
· investigate graduate schools
· seek future employment
Many returning UW students describe NSE as a life-changing experience which has made them more independent, self-confident and resourceful; expanded their risk-taking capabilities; and helped them better define their academic and career objectives. 

WIN 13 ENV H 442 Zoonotic Diseases

ENV H 442 Zoonotic Diseases is open to students from all majors who have completed BIOL 220 or equivalent. See below and attached for more information:
Winter Quarter
MWF 10:30 – 11:20
T-359 Health Sciences
3 Credits • SLN 13822
This course examines the transmission and control of zoonotic and vector-borne diseases of public health importance.
>From the dawn of human history until the present day, humans and animals have been sharing their pathogens and diseases. 

Winter 2013 courses for those interested in Asia –with VLPA, I&S, and possible W-(writing) credit

Please forward to undergraduates who may have an interest in Asia:
Are you interested in learning more about the literature and culture of China, India, Japan, Korea, or Taiwan, with topics including The Silk Road, Buddhism, Erotic Poetry, and Translation? Check out these winter quarter classes:
Asian Languages and Literature
Courses of General Interest (no prerequisites; open to all majors)
for I&S, VLPA, and (for JAPAN 360) optional W-prefix credit
Winter 2013
ASIAN 201 Mediaeval China and the Silk Road
Cultural history, religion, literature, foreign contacts & interactions, and the linguistic environment along China’s Silk Road. 

UW Pipeline Environmental Alternative Spring Break 2013

Greetings from the UW Pipeline Project – we are now accepting applications for our 2013 Environmental Alternative Spring Break
program, where UW students will spend the week in rural and tribal communities in Washington state to facilitate an environmental
education curriculum in K-8 classrooms. Will you please pass along this announcement to students in your department? Thank you for
your assistance! 

scholarship search and application workshops for undergrads

The Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards is offering a few more fall sessions on searching for scholarships, writing personal statements, writing CVs/resumes, and getting great recommendations. These sessions are for undergrad students in all fields who might be interested in learning more about searching and applying for scholarships of all kinds and/or working on graduate admission applications.
Freshman Scholarship 101: Getting Started in the Search for Scholarships
Specifically designed for freshmen and sophomores, this introductory workshop provides students with information to begin the scholarship search and to develop a competitive edge for merit-based scholarships. 

ESRM 321, Finance & Accounting from a Sustainability Perspective, SLN 13951

ESRM 321 is an introductory business course designed for non-business majors, has NO prerequisites, and gives NW and I & S credit. More info is below . . .
ESRM 321, Finance & Accounting From a Sustainability Perspective
SLN 13951, 5 credits, NW and I&S credit
TU/TH 5:30-8 PM
Student evaluations are at
Taught by a former stock broker, ESRM 321 explores finance and accounting fundamentals, stock markets and investing, and sustainable * business practices that respect best environmental science methods and ethical social responsibility standards. 

3 great NEW VLPA offerings in the Slavic Dept!

The Slavic Department is pleased to announce three new or special course offerings for Winter 2012 that may be of interest to your students. All three count as VLPA credits. Please feel free to direct students my way if they have any questions at all. All course texts will be in English and there are no prerequisites! These will be entertaining, informative, and are intended to be accessible for a wide audience. 

CoEnv Conversations on Defining Diversity: Student Soldiers

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Conversations on Defining Diversity: Student Soldiers
A Public Forum in the College of the Environment
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
3:00-4:00 p.m.
Fishery Sciences Building, Room 203
Please register by Wednesday, November 7. Coffee and sweets will be served. 

New WIN 2013 Course in Public Health Genetics

PHG 301 Introduction to Genetic Epidemiology (3) I&S/NW
SLN 18039
M W 3:30 – 4:50
This course explores the identification of genetic and environmental factors associated with disease. Because it touches on ethical, societal, political, and legal dimensions it should be of interest to a broad range of students from the health sciences to social sciences and everyone in between.

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