Workshop: Writing a Teaching Statement, Feb 19

Workshop: Writing a Teaching Statement

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
3:30-5:00 PM PT
Gerberding Hall Room 142

The Center for Teaching and Learning is offering a “Writing a Teaching Statement” workshop for graduate students and postdocs next Wednesday, February 19, from 3:30-5:00 p.m. Discover what teaching statements can look like, how to develop one (even if you have never been a TA), review examples, and brainstorm with peers.

Register at: bit.ly/teachingStatement

Seattle Central College Library Open House, Feb 28

Seattle Central College Library Open House

Fri, Feb 28, 2020, 10:00 – 11:30 am
1701 Broadway, Broadway-Edison Building, Library room 2101-A

Seattle Central College Library has designed an open house event specifically for those of you able to visit their campus. You’re invited to explore careers in community college librarianship by attending this event — and it’s just a quick light rail trip away from campus. This is a very exciting networking opportunity which you should strongly consider attending.

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Career Exploration Strategies: A Workshop for International Graduate Students

Career Exploration Strategies: A Workshop for International Graduate Students

Monday, February 24, 2020
4 – 5 PM
Husky Union Building (HUB) Room 332
UW Seattle Campus

International graduate students (master’s and doctoral) are invited to join Core Programs for a hands-on workshop to start your career exploration. This tailored workshop will present an overview of career exploration strategies on the topics of networking, informational interviews, LinkedIn profile, and job search as an international graduate student.

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Free Webinar: Trans and Gender Non-conforming Inclusion in Libraries, Feb 27

Free Webinar: Trans and Gender Non-conforming Inclusion in Libraries, Feb 27

Krista McCracken, Algoma University
Thursday, February 27th, 2020
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Central Time

This session will provide an overview of a diverse range of gender identities and experiences and best practices for working with transgender colleagues, students, and patrons. Through the sharing of examples, this session will challenge participants to create trans affirming spaces while critically examining library policies, languages, and practices.

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Dempsey Startup Competition, April 6

Dempsey Startup Competition

Deadline: Entries due April 6, 2020.

The Dempsey Startup Competition (formerly known as the Business Plan Competition) is the big finale of the competition season! The Dempsey Startup gives students practice in the dynamics of venture creation by developing an idea, putting together a founding team, writing a business plan, and presenting to investors. In fact, many ideas that started as a class project turned into a start-up company through the competition process!

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Environmental Innovation Challenge, Feb 18

Environmental Innovation Challenge

Deadline: Entries due by February 18, 2020

Pressing environmental problems are opportunities for innovation. The Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge taps into the passion and motivation that university students have for solving environmental and clean tech problems, and the smarts to play in the green economy.

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