Open Data Literacy Intern Showcase 2019, Aug 16

ODL Intern Showcase 2019

Friday, August 16, 2019 from 2:00 – 4:30 p.m.
UW Seattle Campus
Mary Gates Hall 258

Open Data Literacy (ODL) is a collaborative project led by the Information School (iSchool) at the University of Washington (UW) in partnership with public institutions that create, manage, and publish open data. This summer, five summer interns are working on open data initiatives with partners in the Washington State Library, Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), The City of Seattle, Seattle Public Library (SPL), and Asotin County Library. The Showcase provides our interns with an opportunity to present the work they accomplished during their internship to the ODL team, project sponsors, prospective sponsors, and guests. Continue reading

Math Camp 2019, Sep 6

Math Camp 2019

University of Washington Seattle Campus
September 9 – 13, 2019
Lecture: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lab: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Deadline: Applications due by September 6, 2019

Math Camp is an intensive one-week introduction to fundamental concepts of mathematics and probability designed to help prepare social science graduate students for advanced courses in statistical methodology in general, and CSSS courses in particular. Math Camp does not assume prior exposure to this material, but does assume basic math skills through high school algebra. The idea of math camp is to provide students with the conceptual foundation, basic tools, and confidence necessary to successfully undertake future study of statistics in the social sciences. It will also provide lecture notes and web materials for students to refresh their memories of key concepts and tools before embarking on CSSS courses.

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Employment: Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) AY 2019-2020 Staff Positions

Employment: Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) AY 2019-2020 Staff Positions

The Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) at the University of Washington is looking to fill their staff positions for the 2019-20 academic year! They have nine openings:

  • Executive Assistant
  • Communications Director
  • Event Director
  • Policy Director
  • Organizing Director
  • Office Manager
  • Creative Director
  • Senate Clerk
  • Budget Specialist

Application Instructions

Follow this link to the online job application platform Handshake, create your account, and apply for any of the positions that are listed under their titles above.

If you have any questions please contact Matt McKeown, Vice President of Internal Affairs at gpssvpin@uw.edu.

Internship: Seattle Art Museum Digital Collection Intern, Aug 1

Internship: Digital Collection Intern

Deadline: Applications due online on August 1, 2019

Fall Quarter 2019
Title: Digital Collection Intern – unpaid
Department/Location: Bullitt Library, Seattle Art Museum
Staff Mentor: Senior Librarian

Learning Objectives: The intern will develop and create a digital collection derived from the brochures/checklists of the Northwest Annual Exhibitions held at SAM and its predecessor organizations from 1914-1976. The intern will perform an environmental scan on digital collections that are similar in theme or subject matter to the collection we plan to undertake and make recommendations for best practices. The intern will scan, research, and provide metadata on each digital asset and, if necessary, help determine permissions and fair use status for works in the collection. The intern will work with library staff to upload and create an online exhibit around this collection on the Library’s Omeka.net site. At the project’s end, the intern is offered the opportunity to create a blog post publicizing the collection. Continue reading

Internship: Seattle Art Museum Pamphlet Collection Catalouging Intern, Aug 1

Internship: Seattle Art Museum Pamphlet Collection Catalouging Intern

Deadline: Applications due online on August 1, 2019

Fall Quarter 2019
Title: Pamphlet Collection Cataloguing Intern – unpaid
Department/Location: Bullitt Library, Seattle Art Museum
Staff Mentor: Senior Librarian

Learning Objectives: The intern will learn to catalogue pamphlets for the Dorothy Stimson Bullitt Library’s pamphlet collection. The intern will learn to do copy cataloguing and will develop research and cataloguing skills in pursuit of creating original cataloguing records for rare or unique pamphlets. The intern will become familiar with using OCLC’s Connexion platform to update library holdings and export MARC records. The intern will become familiar with EOS.Web, the libraries’ ILS, and the local cataloguing standards that are used. At the project’s end, the intern is offered the opportunity to create a blog post publicizing their work and the collection. Continue reading

Workshop: Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, July

Workshop: Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, July

July 2019
Mary Gates Hall Room TBD
Time TBD (based upon Doodle Poll)

Are you interested in learning more about Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning but DON’T have a background in statistics, machine learning, data science? Those with no experience in these topics are welcome! You should consider taking part in this workshop!

Please fill out this Doodle Poll for availability