Study Abroad: 2018 Bonderman Fellowship application now available!

The 2018 Bonderman Fellowship application is now available!
Deadline: January 8, 2018, 12 noon (PST)
The 2018 Bonderman Travel Fellowship application is open and we encourage you to consider applying! This fellowship offers University of Washington graduate/professional and undergraduate students (from the Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell campuses) an opportunity to engage in independent exploration and travel abroad.
The first information session is next Wednesday, 11/1, 12:30-1:30 pm in the Allen Auditorium, Allen Library. 

Event info and registration: Sustainability game jam Nov 11/12

Passionate about the environment? Like games and want to try making one? The Sustainability Game Jam Nov 11-12 is for you! 
What’s a game jam? It’s a weekend event where participants design a game around a theme – this jam will focus on creating games (using any format) that educate, inform, and promote sustainability. Participants can be assigned to a team or create and register their own team. 

Study Abroad: Wildlands Studies

Wildlands Studies offers field programs in over a dozen different countries to learn field research, ecology, and sustainability of natural resources and livelihoods. We are still accepting applications for our upcoming programs:

Winter 2018: Tasmania and Ecuador.
Spring 2018: South Africa, Costa Rica and Panama.
Summer 2018: Iceland, Banff, Belize, Big Sur, Yellowstone, and Channel Islands
Fall 2018: Argentina, New Zealand, Peru and Nepal
Our field programs are academically rigorous, and bring students’ classroom studies to life. 

Job: Part-Time Stock Assessment Position for Students

Support Scientist (Fish Assessment) – Seattle, WA
Position Description
Part-time: approx. 20hrs/wk
Will work closely with and support the Stock Synthesis team to help develop the fish population assessment model that is used to conduct stock assessments each year around the country and is used as a training system for students interested in fish assessments. The code is maintained in a Git repository at NOAA’s Virtual Lab (VLAB) with a public facing VLAB that has a Stock Synthesis (SS) forum supporting over 200 registered users. 

November scholarship application workshops: Personal Statement Writing, CV Writing, Searching for Scholarships!

Getting Started with Scholarships
Get started on your scholarship journey!  These sessions will give undergrads a head start into searching and competitively applying for scholarships.  In addition to general tips and guidelines, scholarships with upcoming deadlines will be highlighted each week.  Learn what scholarships can support you right now, or enable you to continue pursuing your education in the future. 

Scholarship from Wells Fargo for students with disabilities

In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness month, a scholarship fund available at Wells Fargo for students with disabilities. Accepting applications for the 2018-19 academic year. Accepting applications until 11/28/2017 APPLY TODAY!
This opportunity is great because it is open to anyone with any type of physical disability.” Please share with anyone who can benefit from the scholarship!
Wells Fargo Article:
***APPLY TODAY*** Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities:   ***APPLY TODAY*** 

Scholarship: NOAA Student Scholarship Applications Being Accepted (Hollings)

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for undergraduate students majoring in disciplines related to oceanic and atmospheric science, research, or technology, and supportive of the purposes of NOAA’s programs and mission. Over 100 students are selected each year for participation in the Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) and Educational Partnership Program (EPP) scholarship programs. 

Marine Weather Workshop – Kingston, Oct 28 2017

Marine Weather Workshop

Washington Sea Grant is sponsoring a Marine Weather Workshop. Topics include:

Relationships of atmospheric pressure and wind
Determining the path and speed of squalls
Strong wind systems found in the Northwest and offshore; how to avoid them
Key features of low pressure systems
How 500mb wind patterns can help you find “weather windows” for safe passages
How do pressure gradients affect wind in Washington waters
What is a computer model? 

Government Job & Internship Fair, October 26th, 2-5pm, MGH Commons

Hello Huskies,
Are you interested in gaining a full-time, part-time, or an internship opportunity with a government agency? Then you will definitely want to attend the UW Seattle campus Government Job & Internship Fair sponsored by the Career and Internship Center with support from the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance Career Development Office.
Government Job & Internship Fair
Thursday, October 26th, 2-5pm
Mary Gates Hall Commons – Seattle campus
Open to all students and alumni from all 3 campuses
Click HERE for more details about the fair or download The Fairs App (available to download for FREE to your iphone/ipad from the Apple App store or from Google Play store for Android phones). 

Leadership/outreach opportunity: Alternative Spring Break

It’s time to apply for Alternative Spring Break (ASB) – a chance for UW students to contribute to rural and tribal communities around Washington, have a cross-cultural, immersive exchange, and team-teach and mentor in K-12 settings!
We could not be more excited to advertise our two SCIENCE ASB programs (STEM and Environmental Science), flyers attached, which serve youth ages 10-18.
(If you are interested in Literacy ASB, applications will be out for that Monday Nov 13th!)
By building relationships and providing dynamic curriculum, Science ASB programs cultivate an interest in science, the self-esteem, and the leadership of the K-12 youth we work with. 

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