The Odegaard Writing & Research Center (OWRC) is hiring new writing consultants!

The Odegaard Writing & Research Center (OWRC) is an interdisciplinary writing and research center that aims to support UW students, staff, and faculty on their diverse writing and research projects through one-to-one tutoring sessions, group tutoring sessions, workshops, and other programs.

The OWRC is hiring new writing consultants for Winter and Spring quarters! Our tutors are undergraduate and graduate students from a wide range of academic fields, and we provide a rich learning environment for writers and tutors alike.

If you or your colleagues know someone who might be both interested in and qualified to apply for work as a peer tutor at the OWRC, please feel free to look at the following link (https://depts.washington.edu/owrc/hiring) and/or apply on Handshake (#2139717)

Complete application instructions are posted on our website; the deadline is Monday, November 19 at 5:00 pm. We also encourage applicants to to bring their materials to the OWRC and discuss them with our current tutors—just make an appointment and come by.

Contact the OWRC with any questions or concerns!

 

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Wondering what the next step is with a Public Health degree? Come learn about three practice-based fellowships!

Links to fellowships discussed are below: 

  1. The Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS)
  2. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Applied Epidemiology Fellowship (CSTE-AEF)
  3. The Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) 

RSVP FOR THIS EVENT HERE 

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Staff Assistant opening at the Latino Center for Health!

The Department of Health Services has an outstanding opportunity for a Staff Assistant to work for the Latino Center for Health on a new NIH-funded study!

The mission of the Latino Center for Health is to promote the health and well-being of Latinos through community-engaged research. This position will provide support for the ALMA study, which will evaluate the efficacy of a health promotion intervention to reduce depression and anxiety among Latina immigrant women. This position will collaborate with the Principal Investigator, Research Coordinator, and the participating organizations to coordinate and implement study activities for this intervention, and provide childcare during activities. Due to the study population, the Staff Assistant must be fluent in English and Spanish.

Under the general direction of the Research Coordinator, the Staff Assistant will:

* Work with the research team to coordinate study activities at community sites

* Assist with childcare at community sites

* Assist with setting up and clean up at community sites and/or other related study activities

Minimum Requirements:

* Bilingual in Spanish and English

* High School Diploma or GED

* Six months experience working with children and/or as a babysitter

* Experience working in Latino communities

Desired Qualifications:

* One year of experience working in an academic, public health, health care, or social service organization

* Experience working in a childcare center

Conditions of Employment (travel, unusual hours, etc.):

This position may require some flexibility in the work schedule, including availability in the evening due to the nature of research activities.

To apply, submit the following materials to Bree Overly, Recruitment Specialist, at boverly@uw.edu:

* Resume

* Brief cover letter (email)

* Transcript

QSC Internships and Announcements!

Interested in getting involved with queer community on campus? Want to put on fun events like Queer Prom and the Annual Drag Ball? Apply to be a QSC Intern! Applications close Oct 15 at 11:59pm.

The Queer People of Color Alliance will have its first meeting TODAY (Monday, 10/15) in the Q Center (HUB 315).

Yesterday was National Coming Out Day. Coming out means lots of different things for different people. Our friends at the Q Center wrote this lovely post about it.

Three Dollar Bill Cinema’s annual TWIST Queer Film Festival opened last night! The festival runs till Oct 21 and if you are interested in complimentary tickets to screenings you can find a list of available tickets on the ASUW QSC Facebook Page. Email asuwqsc@uw.edu with which screenings you would like tickets to and how many tickets you would like.

Have questions about the QSC? Just want to get involved? Find our office hours online at hours.asuw.org.

Finally, be sure to like us on facebook and follow us on twitter & instagram to stay up to date with all queer related happenings on campus and in Seattle!

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Global Health Corp Fellowship Application Live Now!

Globe Corps

Hello! We’re excited you’re reading this because the health equity movement needs leaders like YOU. Transforming health systems so they deliver for all will take a generation of bold, young leaders who bring diverse skills and perspectives – plus a lot of grit and commitment – to the challenge.

Do you: 
…believe health is a human right for everyone, everywhere? ✔️
…thrive in community with others committed to social justice? ✔️
…think our world needs a new leadership paradigm NOW? ✔️

On December 5, we’ll post 130+ fellowship roles within high-impact organizations on the front lines of global health in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the U.S., and Zambia. For reference, check out last year’s fellowship roles, ranging from data analysis and communications to architecture and supply chain management. Note: Many GHC fellowship roles do not require prior work experience/academic background in health.

Application preview now live!

Start prepping NOW to apply on December 5: 

  • Do your research! Why GHC?
  • Check out our application preview to learn about our eligibility requirements and what you’ll need to apply.
  • Start to gather your materials.
    • Draft your four short, personal essays.
    • Consider which current/past supervisor you can reach out to for recommendation letters.
    • Update your resume/CV (making sure it’s no longer than two pages!) and ask a friend or mentor to review it.
    • Renew your passport if needed OR find another document to prove your citizenship.
    • Secure proof – such as a transcript or a letter from your university – that you will have a bachelor’s degree by June 30th, 2019.
  • Review our leadership practices and consider how you can you demonstrate them.

Learn more about what it’s like to be a GHC fellow by reading our digital publication AMPLIFY.

2019-2020 Applications Open December 5 – January 16

Want to learn more? Join two GHC alumni & a current fellow @ 11am EST, Oct. 18: Facebook Live #AskUsAnything! RSVP here.

Featuring : Marcela Laverde, 2014-2015 Rwanda fellow at MASS Design; John Spangler, 2015-2016 Uganda fellow at Jhpiego; Bridget Dela Akasreku, 2018-2019 U.S.A. fellow at New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene