On behalf of CoMotion Labs, I would like to invite you to join our Fundamentals for Startups presentation, this FREE Friday 12:00-1:00 in Fluke Hall. We are excited to host Luni Libes, who will be presenting on his experiences in Mentoring 55 Startups. Mentoring can be tricky to navigate for both mentees and mentors. In this presentation, you can learn best practices for both sides of the relationship. Luni will be available for you to ask questions as well. Continue reading
Alternative Summer Plans
Our recent newsletters have mainly focused on topics related to summer internships and post-grad jobs. Today, we’re going to look at things you can do in place of working during the upcoming break.
Enroll in a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)
MOOCs, for those unfamiliar, are (generally) free or inexpensive online classes open to anyone that’s interested. Numerous sites offer MOOCs, though a few might be particularly helpful for iSchool students. Continue reading
Preparing for Career Fairs
While spring usually sees fewer employers coming to campus for individual information sessions, there are a number of career fairs on the calendar. Most of the employers at this quarter’s fairs have “unstructured recruiting,” meaning they’re making hiring decisions that line up with the end of the school year, just in time for students to start work in the summer. Unstructured recruitment is more typical of small and medium-sized companies (whereas large organizations, like Microsoft or Google, tend to visit UW earlier in the year).
Below, we’ve compiled some information about the upcoming fairs, along with tips to help you make the most of the events. Continue reading
Rough midterm? Bad breakup? No idea what your passion is supposed to be? Feel like you’re never going to get that coveted internship? Are you pretty sure that your thesis adviser would rather have a colonoscopy than read through yet another draft of your dissertation proposal? Convinced that you will fall short of your parents’ expectations even if you get into that fancy sounding major?
You are not alone.
Join the UW Resilience Lab for Fail Forward, an evening of storytelling where some of our outstanding UW leaders will share their experiences of success and failure, risk and redemption in a panel discussion moderated by Undergraduate Academic Affairs’ Dr. Anne Browning and Dean Ed Taylor.
Wednesday, April 26th
5 p.m. – Doors open & dinner
5:30 – 7 p.m. – Main event
Welcome by President Cauce
Intellectual House – UW Seattle campus
The event is free to attend, but space is limited, so save your spot today:
The Disability Studies Program is pleased to announce that the Harlan Hahn Fund call for proposals is now open for Spring Quarter 2017: https://disabilitystudies.washington.edu/HarlanHahnFund.
Current students, faculty, and staff from all three University of Washington campuses are invited to submit a grant proposal. Applications must describe research, writing, or activist projects that are framed within, aligned with, or potentially informed by the academic field of Disability Studies. Please distribute this to anyone who might be interested in applying. The application deadline is 11pm on Sunday, May 21st.