Duration One year Audience Undergraduates Contact firstname.lastname@example.org Description Students lead various programs (Labor of Love, Immersion leaders,
and Seattle University Youth Initiative) and projects offered through the
CSCE. They receive ongoing coaching from CSCE staff, participate in biweekly leadership skills trainings and reflections, and attend two retreats.
Duration One year Audience Undergraduates Contact email@example.com Description Tutoring and mentoring program that pairs undergrad students with
high school students who may be the first in their families to attend college. Once per week, tutors work with college-bound high school students to support their academic success, provide positive role modeling, and offer support to prepare them for college.
Duration One year Audience Undergraduates Contact firstname.lastname@example.org Description Undergrad students are paired with preschool children in caring and
supportive one-to-one relationship. These members work in teams to help low- income children build language, literacy, social and initiative skills. The program allows students to explore the world of early childhood education and gain a deeper understanding of themselves and the community.
Duration One quarter to one year Audience Graduates and Undergraduates Contact email@example.com Description Program recruits, trains, and places volunteer tutors in local Seattle
schools. The aim is to foster the academic support and encouragement youth need to succeed and thrive. Tutors work on-site in schools to help youth become better readers, meet academic performance standards, build basic skills, and increase their self-esteem and motivation to learn.
Duration 3 months (in summer)Audience UndergraduatesContact firstname.lastname@example.org Description Paid fellowship designed to increase student capacity for community and campus leadership while also increasing their capacity to discern their vocational path.
Description One year Audience UndergraduatesContact email@example.com Description Fellowship which engages two students per year in an integrated experience of direct service, community leadership, reflection, and ongoing professional development. Fellows create individualized learning plans that integrate these elements with their coursework and activities.
Duration One weekend (offered two  times per year)Audience Graduates and UndergraduatesContact firstname.lastname@example.org Description This training helps participants develop a shared understanding of social justice advocacy, the dynamics of political power, advocacy methods and tactics, and community organizing strategies.
Duration One day (offered three  times per quarter)Audience Graduates and UndergraduatesContact email@example.com Description Labor of Love (LOL) is a student-led day of service, where all participants engage with the community by serving on a team with other students.
Duration Every Friday afternoon, as availableAudience Graduates and UndergraduatesContact firstname.lastname@example.orgDescription St. James Cathedral Kitchen exposes participants to the issues facing the homeless and working poor and the effects of poverty on families through preparing, serving and sharing a hot meal.
Duration Every Friday evening, as availableAudience Graduates and UndergraduatesContact email@example.comDescription Juvenile Detention Outreach is a chance to visit incarcerated children and youth and explore with them the complex issues facing young people in the criminal justice system.
Duration As available Audience Graduates and Undergraduates Contact firstname.lastname@example.orgDescription Providence Hospitality House provides a safe place for women and children in transition from homelessness. Students help with childcare and other practical needs.
Duration As available (approx. 5 hours per month)Audience Graduates and UndergraduatesContact email@example.comDescription AIDS Care Teams offer people of all faiths a common volunteering experience by providing practical support and friendship to people and families with HIV/AIDS.
Duration Every Friday evening, as availableAudience Graduates and UndergraduatesContact firstname.lastname@example.orgDescription StreetFeed introduces participants to the struggles and hopes of young people living on the streets of Seattle’s Capitol Hill area by preparing burritos for dinner and dining with them on Friday evenings.
Duration Approximately one week plus weekly pre-departure meetingsAudience Graduates and UndergraduatesContact email@example.comDescription Service immersions challenge students to exercise compassion, social analysis, and faith reflection in developing world conditions, in a community of learners. Participants will travel well grounded in an understanding of the political, social, environmental, and justice concerns of that region. Immersion trips offered are Mexico Mission Trek and Appalachian Service Trip.
Duration One yearAudience UndergraduatesContact firstname.lastname@example.orgDescription This unique program is part Seattle University’s partnership with Treehouse, a Seattle-based nonprofit organization that serves the educational needs of youth in foster care. The TTC is designed to provide consistent academic support, encouragement and positive modeling by college students to youth in Treehouse programs.
Duration One yearAudience UndergraduatesContact ASSU at 206.296.6050Description Elected positions with undergraduate student government of Seattle University. The purpose of ASSU is to represent the needs and views of SU’s undergraduate students, engage students in university decisions, support student involvement on campus, and promote university spirit. Leaders learn effective advocacy, communication and project management. Positions available are four (4) Executive positions, fourteen (14) Representative positions, and three (3) Cabinet positions.
Duration Varies Audience UndergraduatesContact ASSU at 206–296–6050Description There is a number of committee positions open each year, which allow student voice to be brought into university decisions. Some examples of such committees are Anti-Sweatshop Committee, Core Renewal Committee, Community Engagement Committee, Branding, & Licensing Committee.
Duration One year Audience UndergraduatesContactcsce@seattleu.eduDescription Positions provide an opportunity for OMA to share and receive information from key areas on campus and to solicit feedback and advice related to the department’s strategic directions.
Duration One year Audience Graduates and UndergraduatesContact Integrity Formation at 206.296.6269Description IBoard members develop life-long skills in facilitating and resolving conflicts through direct involvement in the adjudication of cases. IBoard members learn about the university conduct system, hear cases of alleged misconduct as it pertains to the Redhawk Commitment, and work to promote dialogue on ethics, citizenship, and student accountability through programming and event planning.
Duration One year Audience UndergraduatesContact RHA@seattleu.eduDescription RHA is comprised of SU residents focused on creating a seamless living and learning environment. They accomplish this through social and educational programming that fosters student learning and development through community living in individual halls.
Duration One year Audience UndergraduatesContact RHA@seattleu.eduDescription A Residence Hall Council resides in each hall as a branch of RHA,providing residents with active, educational, and social programs. The council composed of residents meets weekly to develop, collaborate, and coordinate events for building community and creating a social environment in the residence halls.
Duration One or Two year positions available Audience UndergraduatesContact ASSU at 206–296–6050Description Student representatives to the Board of Trustees convey the student perspective to university leadership. Depending on the year, positions that are open for application are Board of Trustees Committees on Investment, Facilities & Land Use, Finance, Jesuit Identity, and Student Development.
Duration Spring Quarter and the following Fall Quarter, plus summer sessionsAudience Undergraduate StudentsContact email@example.comDescription Undergraduate students serve as mentors and a resource to incoming first year students. OAs work with first year students during Summer in Seattle in July, Welcome Week in September, and during their first quarter at Seattle University.
Duration One year (from Winter quarter to the following Winter)Audience UndergraduatesContact firstname.lastname@example.orgDescription After serving as an Orientation Advisor (OA) for at least one year, one can apply to be an OC, who coordinates and facilitates orientation events at Seattle University. OCs work as peer mentors for the Orientation Advisors
and provide support for incoming students.
Duration One year Audience UndergraduatesContact email@example.comDescription Undergraduates act as live-in student staff who ensure that each floor is a safe, friendly, and supportive for residents. They are trained in everything from responding to emergencies, mediating roommate conflicts, accurately referring students to campus support services, and planning social/academic programs. RAs receive room and board as compensation for the position.
Duration One year Audience Graduates and UndergraduatesContact firstname.lastname@example.orgDescription Provide a welcoming presence for commuters who use the Collegia to study, socialize, eat and relax. Help form relationships with and among students, initiate programs that support student needs and perform tasks for the smooth operation of the Collegium.
Duration One year Audience Undergraduates Contact email@example.com Description Mentors support the transition of first-year and transfer students. CLP aims at the development of committed, connected leaders of color who possess an awareness of self and community, and who are empowered to create sustainable change. CLP begins with a three-day immersion prior to Welcome Week and continues with cohort gatherings during Fall and Winter Quarters.
Duration One year Audience Graduates and UndergraduatesContact Health and Wellness Promotion at 206.296.2593Description PHAT Members serve as peer health educators to raise awareness about health issues and educate students on wellness through programs, educational campaigns and events.
Duration One year Audience UndergraduatesContact firstname.lastname@example.orgDescription Year-long position in which peer educators host a series of programs and dialogues that invite students, faculty, and staff to engage critically with issues of social justice and inclusion.
Duration One year Audience UndergraduatesContacttransfers@seattleu.eduDescription Assist new transfer undergraduate students as they transition to university life. Transfer advisors work at fall orientation activities, and attend winter and spring welcome events to provide support, guidance and connection to our new transfers.
Duration Varies, quarterly and yearly positions available
Description Student-run organization that plans over 60 events through the academic year for the SU community. Events range from speakers, to films and concerts, or outdoor activities. Positions available are quarterly committee positions or yearly executive member and program chair positions.
Duration Varies, quarterly spots availableAudience Graduates and UndergraduatesContact email@example.com Description KSUB is SU's own independent, student-run, school and listener supported station, broadcasting 24/7 from the Campion basement.
Duration One year Audience Graduates and UndergraduatesContact firstname.lastname@example.orgDescription SU’s student newspaper offers students staff positions such as Business Manager, Advertising Manager, and two Advertising Sales Reps. For those with journalism or photographic experience, staff writing and photography positions are available.
Duration One weekend Audience Juniors and SeniorsDescription Offers space to reflect, share in small groups, and discern where you are being invited. Inspired by Ignatian Spirituality, the retreat talks and activities are designed and offered by your peers. There is time for communal prayer, sacraments, and personal reflection – all in a beautiful northwest wooded setting.
Duration One weekend Audience Graduates and UndergraduatesDescription An opportunity to experience communal evening prayer and reflection without leaving campus. This retreat is offered during spring quarter and includes personal spiritual direction sessions and suggested daily reflections along with the evening activities. This is a nice way to pause and renew right in the “midst of” this busy spring quarter.
Duration 5-day (Fall Quarter) or 3-day (Winter Quarter) retreats availableAudience Graduates and UndergraduatesDecription Silent retreats based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. The retreats include thematic talks, daily liturgy, quiet time for prayer and rest, as well as sessions with your own spiritual director. Both retreats are located in beautiful water-side settings and offer private rooms that invite you to deeper beauty and contemplation.
Duration One weekend Audience First-year and Transfer studentsDescription On the retreat you will hear returning student’s stories about making a home at SU, meet in small peer groups, and have free time for reflecting, hiking, and late night bon fires. The weekend is geared to help new students find a home at SU as well as connect students and build community.
Duration One weekend (plus preparation for retreat)Audience Sophomores, Juniors, and SeniorsDescription An opportunity for students returning to SU to share their experiences when they were a new student and lead a small group.
Duration One weekend Audience Graduates and Undergraduates Description An opportunity for people of all faiths to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Passover. Students share laughter and knowledge while preparing and celebrating the Passover dinner together.
Duration One weekend Audience Graduates and UndergraduatesDescription Search provides an environment that promotes exploration of self within community. The weekend is highlighted by presentations, group sharing, journaling, free reflection, and community celebration. Overall, it is an opportunity for you to better understand where you are in your life, develop closer relationships with many members of the campus community, and continue your own journey of self-exploration.
Duration One weekend Audience Senior UndergraduatesDescription A retreat opportunity for Seniors which offers reflection and discernment opportunities with other seniors. We'll explore values, beliefs and decisions in the context of faith and spirit.
Duration Varies, depending on involvementAudience Graduates and UndergraduatesDescription Group for anyone who is Jewish or is interested in Judaism and Jewish culture. One of the main goals of the JSU is to provide space and programs for Jewish students to meet and make connections with one another. Another goal is to help people on the SU campus celebrate Jewish holidays and to educate others in order to promote understanding about Judaism and Jewish culture. The JSU sponsors activities such as Friday Shabbat dinners, a Hanukkah party, Passover Seder, and Passover Retreat.
Duration Varies, depending on involvementAudience Graduates and UndergraduatesDescription Seattle University’s Muslim Student Association meets regularly throughout the year, and is advised by Dr. Faizi Ghodsi. Islamic prayer is held in the Multifaith prayer room. The Eid dinner at the end of Ramadan is one of the most memorable events of the year.
Duration One year Audience UndergraduatesDescription Interfaith Coordination Team coordinates opportunities for interfaith dialogue, education, and events, such as the Interfaith Prayer for Peace, the Interfaith Retreat, and Days of Interfaith Youth Service.
Duration One year Audience Graduates and Undergraduates Description Help with worship, liturgical music, community service, public relations, liturgy, social justice, retreats, leadership, office support, administrative support, and care of the chapel.
Duration Varies, depending on availabilityAudience Graduates and UndergraduatesDescription Provides music at the Sunday masses in the Chapel of St. Ignatius, and also at special university liturgies throughout the year. The Chapel Choir also offers participants a small faith community with whom to pray and develop meaningful friendships.
Duration Two years Audience UndergraduatesDescription Cohort-model specialization program that focuses on global awareness by linking multicultural elements and service learning across the academic disciplines. Over the two year program, there are several requirements to be filled by students, eventually culminating in a degree specialization that is recognized and marked on one’s transcript and diploma.
Duration One year Audience UndergraduatesDescription Students majoring in science, engineering, or mathematics who are available to assist fellow students in need of further augmentation of the assistance given by their professor.
Duration One year or moreAudience Graduates and UndergraduatesDescription Tutor work one-on-one in hour-long sessions to help students complete individual assignments in the context of becoming a better writer. Tutors are required to take a 5-credit course that provides training in writing center theory and practice.
Duration Varies – quarterly to one yearAudience Graduates and UndergraduatesDescription Tutors meet regularly with students either individually or in small groups to assist them in understanding course concepts. Share strategies for learning and studying the subject to help students become more successful in learning independently. Maintain tutor logs and meet monthly with the tutoring coordinator to discuss student progress and related issues.
Duration One year Audience Graduates and Undergraduates Description Represent SU at special events for students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the University. Network with esteemed alumni who are leaders in their communities and professions, and contribute to the university’s efforts in promoting Redhawk pride and tradition.
Duration One year Audience UndergraduatesDescriptions Undergraduate students who work at the front desk, greet all who visit the Admissions Office, and work personally with families in order to coordinate campus visits. These students give campus tours and are on-hand at events such as Fall Preview Days in order to act as a valuable resource.
Duration Varies Audience Graduates and UndergraduatesDescription There are a number of clubs and organizations that are established on campus and there are always more being founded. Get involved with a club or organization and figure out what your passions are. Club information can be rd found by contacting the Student Events and Activities Council (SEAC) on the 3 floor of the Student Center.
Duration Varies from quarterly positions to year-long positionsAudience Graduates and UndergraduatesDescription Various on-campus employment opportunities are available on the Redhawk Network