Information Sessions – Leadership in Higher Education Master’s Program at UW

The UW College of Education is currently recruiting for the Leadership in Higher Education (LHE) Master’s Program for Autumn 2016 enrollment. This 45-credit program prepares graduates for careers in all sectors of post-secondary education and is designed for those just starting out as well as current higher education professionals seeking to advance. Both full-time and part-time enrollment options are available. Full-time students can complete the program in one academic year. The application form and guidelines are now live.

Please see below for upcoming information sessions. We would appreciate your help in recruiting an ambitious, motivated cadre of students. Whether you forward to your networks or tell us whom to contact, we are grateful for your help!

Learn more about the M.Ed. in Leadership in Higher Education!

(Select a date to register)
Information Session (in person) | Tuesday, June 30, 2015, 6-7pm in Miller 212

Webinar Session (online) | Thursday, July 16, 2015, 12-1pm

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact Jessica Salvador, Associate Director, at highered or (206) 221-8384.

Dr. Joe Lott

Director, Leadership in Higher Education

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Americorp positions open for recent graduates

We are looking for energetic, creative people to join a UW and Neighborhood House team (West Seattle location) focused on providing low income and immigrant youth with opportunities to learn afterschool. We have a creative approach called STUDIO that provides making and tinkering activities to introduce youth to STEM, design, arts, and health. See the position descriptions below:

Idealist listing:

Full position description:

Clarke Hill
High Point Teen Programs Supervisor
Neighborhood House, High Point Center

6400 Sylvan Way SW, Seattle, WA 98126
T (206) 588-4900 ext. 626

Leslie Rupert Herrenkohl, Ph.D.
Co-Director, The 3DL Partnership

Professor, College of Education
Learning Sciences & Human Development
312 Miller Hall, Box 353600
Seattle, WA 98195-3600

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ECON Cap & Gown Donation Drive!

ECON Cap & Gown Donation Drive!

“I’ve graduated! Now what do I do with my cap & gown??”

If you would like to DONATE your gently-used CAPS/GOWNS/TASSELS to benefit future Department of Economics Graduation Celebration participants in-need, please feel free to drop off the items at the ECON Main Office (305 Savery Hall, 8am-5pm) by Tuesday, June 30th.

Thanks for your help & participation. Enjoy the rest of your graduation celebrations. You deserve it – Congratulations!


Patrick H. Pineda
Academic Counselor, Senior
University of Washington
Department of Economics
UW Box 353330 – 305 Savery Hall
Seattle, Washington 98195-3330
Phone: 206.543.5794 Fax: 206.685.7477

Drop-In Advising: 11a-12p & 3p-4p, Monday-Friday
Scheduled Appointments: Email

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Summer Undergraduate Research Info Sessions and URP Drop-In Advising Hours

Upcoming Undergraduate Research Info Sessions

Undergraduate research information sessions address how the Undergraduate Research Program can help students pursue their research interests.

Primarily for undergraduates who have yet to begin research, the sessions provide research resources, information on funding, and suggestions for approaching faculty. Additionally, the sessions are highly student-driven, with an emphasis on student questions and concerns.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2:00 – 2:50 p.m., 171 MGH

Monday, July 20th, 10:30 – 11:20 a.m., 171 MGH

Tuesday, August 4th, 2:00 – 2:50 p.m., 171 MGH

Monday, August 10th, 10:30 – 11:20 a.m., 171 MGH

Monday, August 31st, 10:30 – 11:20 a.m., 171 MGH

Tuesday, September 1st, 2:00 – 2:50 p.m., 171 MGH

Sign up here:

Summer Quarter Drop-In Advising

Thursdays, 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. in 171 MGH

If this times do not work for you, please email us (urp) available dates and times for the following week and we can work on setting up an appointment.

Lauren Brohawn

Adviser and Program Coordinator

Undergraduate Research Program

171 Mary Gates Hall



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ECON 436B added to Fall schedule

Econ majors,

ECON 436B has just been added to the fall schedule.

sln 22794
TTh 1:30-3:20pm
SAV 131
Instructor: Hendrik Wolff

Ahna Kotila
Academic Counselor, Lead
Department of Economics
University of Washington
314 Savery Hall, Box 353330
Seattle, WA 98195-3330
(206) 543-5794

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2015 Summer Career Fair- Wednesday, June 24th;HUB, 2-6pm


· Wednesday, June 24th

· 2:00-6:00pm

· HUB South Ballroom

The Details

  • All UW students & alumni from all 3 campuses can attend
  • Dress code is business casual
  • Info about what to expect is here

Next Steps

  • Get to know the 60 attending employers: Find out what they do, what majors and positions they are looking to recruit. (being knowledgeable about organizations that interest you shows preparation, interest, and professionalism)
  • Submit your resume to the Summer Career Fair Resume Book (even if you can’t attend!): This is a great way to get your resume seen by more employers, and reinforce your interest in specific employers and opportunities.
  • Attend or download our Career Fair Success workshop and/or our Resumes & Cover Letters workshop.
  • Spruce up your resume by using the Same-Day Sessions– The quickest way to visit with a career counselor or trained peer advisor for 15 minutes
  • The Career Center will offer workshops and Same-Day-Sessions until June 26th


· Please contact the Career Center at ccsevent

Please bring your resumes and join us at the HUB on June 24th. We look forward to seeing you there!

Have a fantastic summer!

The Career Center

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New grads and young alumni are invited to our annual Econ GOLD (graduates of the last decade) BBQ!

Meet other GOLD Econ alumni to network, socialize, eat and play. FREE, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday June 16, Cowan Park.

Questions? Email ECON G.O.L.D. at uwecongold.

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