Event: SLA Career Night at the UW Center for Urban Horticulture, April 19

Event: SLA Career Night at the UW Center for Urban Horticulture, April 19

Deadline: RSVP by 11 PM, PDT on Tuesday, April 16 for online streaming of panelist discussion

The Special Library Association (UW & PNW chapters) would like to invite you to to the annual SLA Career Night on Friday, April 19, 6-9 PM (PDT) at the UW Center for Urban Horticulture. It’s a great opportunity to learn about special libraries, network, and meet professionals working in the field! The event also includes heavy appetizers and refreshments. Continue reading

Events: Crafting Effective Diversity Statements & Cover Letters”

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CRAFTING EFFECTIVE DIVERSITY STATEMENTS & COVER LETTERS

A panel and workshop for postdocs and graduate students.

Thursday, Apr 4th, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center, Unity Suite

What is a diversity statement? Why is it important? How do I describe my potential to contribute to diversity, inclusion and equity in academia and industry?

Panelists:

  • Rickey Hall, Vice President and University Diversity Officer, UW
  • Evangelina Shreeve, Director, STEM Education and Outreach, PNNL
  • Butch de Castro, Professor and Associate Dean, Nursing, UW
  • Cynthia del Rosario, Diversity, Equity and Access Officer, Information School, UW

Hear panelists talk about what they look for in a diversity statement when they are hiring; discuss expectations for a diversity statement in your job application; and begin writing one as part of the workshop.

RSVP: http://bit.ly/diversityStatement 

In celebration of 2019 Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week, this event is generously co-hosted by:

  • UW Postdoc Diversity Alliance
  • Center for Teaching and Learning
  • Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity
  • Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
  • Core Programs, Graduate School