CAN is Hiring 30 College Coaches

CAN is hiring 30 College Coaches starting in August 2018! Our Coaches provide crucial support to students as they navigate social and academic challenges of high school, while entering into the intimidating college search, application and enrollment processes. We need your help in recruiting for our next team! This position is great for recent graduates who are interested in supporting youth, gaining professional experience in youth mentoring, college coaching, and career counseling. Find out more information about the day to day here.

We are currently hiring Coaches to be placed at the following schools:

  • Nathan Hale High School
  • West Seattle High School
  • Chief Sealth International High School
  • Garfield High School
  • Franklin High School
  • Mt Rainier High School
  • Highline High School
  • Hazen High School
  • Lindbergh High School
  • Todd Beamer High School
  • Decatur High School

Why Serve with CAN? Coaches receive the benefit of a monthly stipend of $1370, an education award of $5,920, an ORCA card, 100% employer paid insurance, professional development and networking opportunities, and weekly trainings. Find out more or apply today at collegeaccessnow.org/careers. Priority application deadline is April 27th.

 

For more information: 2018-19 CAN AmeriCorps College Coach Position Description

 

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Volunteer Opportunity – Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle Marathon

Are you interested in being a part of the medical team?

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle Marathon, 1/2 Marathon & 5K is happening on Sunday, June 10, 2018, and they need you!

 

This is a great opportunity for students with any level of training to come out and work alongside some of Seattle’s finest medical providers. It allows them to gain hands on triage, emergency care, sports medicine, and patient care experience.  We will be setting up medical tents throughout the course with the main field hospital at our finish line.

If you would be interested, or have anyone that may be interested, please register at or share the link below.

Registration link- http://competitorgroupinc.volunteerlocal.com/volunteer/?id=27749  

 

Information Flyer- http://www.runrocknroll.com/wp-content/sites/1/2018/04/SEA-18-Volunteer-Recruitment-Flyer.pdf

Apply Now! Grand Challenges Impact Lab: India – WIN19 Study Abroad

Do you want to work on developing solutions that can make a difference, with the real world as your classroom? 

Applications are now being accepted for Grand Challenge Impact Lab (GCIL): India Study Abroad

In Winter Quarter 2019, UW Study Abroad will be offering Grand Challenge Impact Lab (GCIL): Indiaas a 15-credit course.

  • Study global GRAND CHALLENGES
  • Collaborate on INTERDISCIPLINARY TEAMS
  • Work hands-on to learn IMPACT INNOVATION
  • Design impact VENTURE SOLUTIONS
  • Pitch your idea for SEED FUNDING

 

Grand Challenges are the big problems facing humanity – things like food security, clean water, and climate change. The Grand Challenge Impact Lab (GCIL): India is a new UW study abroad experience that empowers students to learn about Grand Challenges and propose and test solutions to them. The program offers an active, hands-on learning laboratory and is open to graduate and undergraduate junior and senior students from any department.

 

Attend an information session to learn more: 

  • Thursday, April 26 at 3:30-4:30pm, in More Hall 110
  • Tuesday, May 1 at 3:30-4:30pm, in Raitt Hall 229
  • Friday, May 4 at 12:30-1:30pm, in More Hall 110

 

Apply now!  Application Deadline is May 15.

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For more information about GCIL India, visit www.courses.washington.edu/gcil/

Global, Gap & Grad Fellowships

Now is the perfect time for rising seniors and soon-to-be bachelor’s alums to plan and apply for fellowships for the 2019-2020 academic year.  There are a lot of opportunities open and we have 3 great ways for interested students to learn more and to get started.

 

  1. Attend a Global, Gap & Grad Fellowships Information Session
  2. Sign up for our Global Fellowships Prep community and connect with fellowship advisors
  3. Attend a focused fellowship session like the Fulbright U.S. Student Program  or the Luce Scholars information sessions.

 


Global

 

Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Provides funding for research, graduate study, teaching English, etc. in more than 140 countries around the globe. U.S. citizenship required. International student options are available.
Campus deadline*: September 5, 2018

 

Europe

 

United Kingdom & Ireland Scholarships
Campus deadline: 
May 6, 2018 for 2019-20 awards. National deadlines vary by scholarship; campus nomination required.

·         Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Funds graduate study at Cambridge University in all fields. Open to students from across the globe.

·         Rhodes Scholarship
Funds graduate studies at Oxford in all fields. Open to students from across the globe (age limits vary by country, but generally limited to those under 24 years old).

·         Churchill Scholarship
Funds one year of master’s study in STEM fields at Cambridge University. U.S. citizenship required; limited to undergrads graduating in 2018 or 2019.

·         Marshall Scholarship
Funds graduate study in all fields at any UK institution. U.S. citizenship required; limited to those who earned or will earn their bachelor’s degree between April 2016–August 2019.

·         Mitchell Scholarship
Funds one year of graduate studies or research in Ireland in all fields. U.S. citizenship required; limited to those under 30 years old by September 29, 2018.

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Graduate Study or Research Scholarships.

Campus deadline: October 3, 2018 (for priority consideration)

 

Asia

 

Luce Scholars Program
Provides stipends, language training and individualized professional placement in Asia for 15–18 young Americans each year (not yet 30 years old by July 1, 2019). This is a great opportunity for those with little or no prior experience in, or education about, Asian countries to add this valuable perspective to their future career interests! U.S. citizenship required.
Campus deadline: September 5, 2018

Yenching Academy
Funds one year (with possible extension) to study China’s role in the world through an interdisciplinary master’s program in China Studies at Peking University in Beijing, China. Open to students from across the globe 25 years old or younger as of August 31, 2019.
Campus deadline (anticipated): November 6, 2018

Schwarzman Scholars
One-year master’s program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, in public policy, economics and business, or international studies. Open to students from across the globe 18 but not yet 29 years of age as of August 1, 2019.
National deadline  (anticipated) : September 27, 2018

 

U.S. opportunities with an international connection

 

Knight-Hennessy Scholars

Funds graduate study in all fields at Stanford for students from across the globe. Scholars join a community of future global leaders to address complex challenges through collaboration and innovation.
National deadline (anticipated): September 26, 2018

Pickering Fellowship
Master’s degree funding for U.S. citizens interested in working in the U.S. State Department Foreign Service.
National deadline (anticipated): January 11, 2019

Rangel Fellowship
Master’s degree funding for U.S. citizens interested in working in the U.S. State Department Foreign Service.
National deadline (anticipated): September 20, 2018

Payne Fellowship
Master’s degree funding for U.S. citizens interested in working in the USAID Foreign Service.
National deadline  (anticipated):  January 18 , 2019

 

*Please note: Some scholarships require that applicants be nominated by their university. The campus deadlines above refer to this process. Keep in mind that scholarship application processes differ. It’s never too early to start learning about the requirements for the scholarships you are interested in.

Summer 2018 opportunities

Tutor K-12 students during Summer Quarter!

The UW Pipeline Project recruits, trains and places UW students as volunteer tutors in Seattle schools and community organizations. We are recruiting tutors for summer quarter to work with about 15 different summer K-12 education programs, and would love to have you!

We’ll help you get set up tutoring in a K-12 classroom or community organization.  Tutors make a minimum commitment of 20 hours over the quarter. The schedule is flexible, summer programs often need tutors Mon-Fri between 7:30 and 5pm.

 


 

Take an EDUC 401 Inner Pipeline Seminar Class for Credit:

Participate in a weekly Pipeline seminar and tutor for at least 20 hours over the quarter at a Seattle school or community organization! All of our courses are Credit/No Credit, are I & S credits, and are listed under EDUC 401. The number of credits a student receives depends on the number of tutoring hours completed in addition to seminar attendance. 2 credits: weekly seminar and 20 hours of tutoring over the quarter. Seminars are a fantastic opportunity to learn about issues in public education and tutoring strategies, while reflecting and learning from your tutoring site.

 


 
EDUC 401: Summer 2018 Seminar Spotlights:

EDUC 401A: Challenges and Opportunities in K-12 Education
Mondays 4:00 – 5:20PM (Full Term)
Participants in this seminar will explore the world of public education through weekly seminars and a tutoring practicum experience in local K-12 schools or community organizations. Both components will allow students to engage in critical reflection on some of the current issues in education at three different levels: local, national, and international. This seminar will challenge us to raise questions about the purpose and nature of education in an increasingly diverse, global society.

Sign up to tutor with the UW Pipeline Project! Seattle area schools are especially in need of college level tutors! Your skills are greatly appreciated!

Summer 2018 Tutoring Opportunities

Tutor K-12 students during Summer Quarter!

The UW Pipeline Project recruits, trains and places UW students as volunteer tutors in Seattle schools and community organizations. We are recruiting tutors for summer quarter to work with about 15 different summer K-12 education programs, and would love to have you!

We’ll help you get set up tutoring in a K-12 classroom or community organization.  Tutors make a minimum commitment of 20 hours over the quarter. The schedule is flexible, summer programs often need tutors Mon-Fri between 7:30 and 5pm.

Take an EDUC 401 Inner Pipeline Seminar Class for Credit:

Participate in a weekly Pipeline seminar and tutor for at least 20 hours over the quarter at a Seattle school or community organization! All of our courses are Credit/No Credit, are I & S credits, and are listed under EDUC 401. The number of credits a student receives depends on the number of tutoring hours completed in addition to seminar attendance. 2 credits: weekly seminar and 20 hours of tutoring over the quarter. Seminars are a fantastic opportunity to learn about issues in public education and tutoring strategies, while reflecting and learning from your tutoring site.
EDUC 401: Summer 2018 Seminar Spotlights:

EDUC 401A: Challenges and Opportunities in K-12 Education
Mondays 4:00 – 5:20PM (Full Term)
Participants in this seminar will explore the world of public education through weekly seminars and a tutoring practicum experience in local K-12 schools or community organizations. Both components will allow students to engage in critical reflection on some of the current issues in education at three different levels: local, national, and international. This seminar will challenge us to raise questions about the purpose and nature of education in an increasingly diverse, global society.

Sign up to tutor with the UW Pipeline Project! Seattle area schools are especially in need of college level tutors! Your skills are greatly appreciated!