Weekly Update October 17, 2019

P2PF Program Requests

1. An archive of these emails are located on the Pathways website. I encourage you to direct students here if they need ideas on various internships. While a posting closing date may have already occurred, many organizations recruit throughout the year.

2. We need your help recruiting students for the upcoming Career Trek to the Pacific Science Center

Details: Nov. 1, 2019. Meet the van at the Bellarmine Turnaround at 8:15am. Van will return to SU by Noon. Full event schedule and registration on ConnectSU.

This is a FREE experience for students, which includes van transportation and snacks.

PacSci Center staff will share their career stories and talk about how they apply their liberal arts degrees to the various roles they hold at the Center.

  • Learn from current staff
  • Visit administrative offices and observe a “day in the life of”
  • Hear about a variety of internship opportunities

Backgrounds of the presenters include: BA in Anthropology, and MA in Applied Anthropology; BS in Biological Anthropology; BA in History, Philosophy, Political Science; and BA in Theater.
Staff come from the following business units at PacSci: Youth and Family Programs, Educational Outreach, Data Evaluation, Human Resources.

Only 10 spots are available: register on ConnectSU. Direct questions to Tonja Brown, brownt2@seattleu.edu

Upcoming Events

Digital Design Careers in Tech Panel
TODAY: Thursday, October 17, 12:30 -1:20 pm, Student Center 210

How can you use your creative skills in the tech industry? What role do graphic and digital designers play in this immense filed? Hear from past and current SU students, along with other industry professionals regarding their own career experiences. More information and registration info found on Handshake

Women in Transportation Seminar Lunch and learn
TODAY: Thursday, October 17, 12:30 -1:30 pm, Casey 525

Come enjoy free pizza and learn about the Women in Transportation Seminar! WTS is a nonprofit organization aiming to connect and empower women who work in transportation. Members reign from all professional fields including engineering, urban planning, environmental, law, etc. The Puget Sound Chapter offers great resources for students and working professionals including networking events, lectures, reading groups, and so much more.

Idealist Graduate Fair
TODAY: Thursday, October 17, 5:00 -8:00 pm, Campion Ballroom

Students interested in learning more about graduate school can talk to universities around the U.S. about programs in public administration, nonprofit management, social work, education, international affairs, law, and more (including representatives from several SU programs). Registration is free.

University of Washington Grad School Fair

Thursday, October 24, 2-6:00pm, HUB Ballrooms on the University of WA Seattle campus 

Learn about graduate programs at the UW, across Washington, and throughout the nation. FREE entrance.

Crush the Culture Code: Women and Leadership

Wednesday, October 30, 6-8:00pm, Student Center 160

Crush the Code is a quarterly series designed to advance conversations and perspectives on the evolving practice of communication, organizational leadership, and civic engagement. This event is FREE to students. For more information contact Dr. Kimberly Harden at hardenk@seattleu.edu

Homecoming Day of Service

November 9, 9am-12pm

Serve alongside other students and alumni of SU, as we live the mission to serve others and give back to the community by participating during Homecoming Weekend. Service opportunities start at 9am, with an optional free breakfast from 7:30-8:30am. REGISTER TODAY for the service site of your choice. Available locations are listed when you click the green "REGISTER" button.

Internships - these may or may not be listed in Handshake

Two Positions at Destiny’s Designs (web design and holistic branding solutions): Marketing Associate Internship and part-time Executive Assistant. Position descriptions attached. Visit their site to learn more about the organization.

Public Policy and International Affairs Paid Summer Program for Juniors: Are you interested in pursuing graduate school in public policy, international affairs and law, and are committed to issues affecting underrepresented communities? Check out this 7-week summer 2020 program! The PPIA Junior Summer Institute (JSI) Fellowship Program is a rigorous academic graduate level preparation program for undergraduate juniors committed to public service careers.

Application deadline: November 1st   More info online

Paid Internships Abroad for Graduating Seniors: The VIA Global Community Fellowship is a 13-15 month program for graduating seniors and young/ established professionals. Fellows work at NGOs, schools, universities, and social enterprises across Asia (Hong Kong, Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam) to support community development and youth education programs. Although the fellowship is primarily aimed towards US citizens, they do accept applications from international residents who have a substantial US connection.

Application deadline: November 3  More info online

Participate in United Way’s Free Tax Preparation Campaign. The Free Tax Preparation Campaign is a part of a nation-wide VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program. No prior tax background/experience needed. United Way provides free, comprehensive training for all our volunteers. Additionally, tax preparation volunteers also have the opportunity to get IRS Advanced Tax Certified. To learn more about the opportunity and register, visit www.uwkc.org/taxvolunteer.

Join the Peace Corps! Motivated with a passion for service abroad? Join the Peace Corps in the youth development, education, health, community economic development, or other service projects.  Current seniors can apply for positions departing between July and September 2020. All expenses for volunteer assignments are paid by the Peace Corps, including travel to and from your country of service, housing, a stipend for food and incidentals, and comprehensive medical care. Upon the completion of your service, you will also receive a readjustment allowance of over $10,000 to spend in any way you choose.

Application deadline: January 1, 2020 More info: Contact Peace Corps recruiter Matt Young.

Food Recovery Network Volunteer Positions with Redhawk Dining: Read more about how you can get involved

Food for All Stewards: Food for All Stewards volunteer their time and work in groups of 2-5 to care for a garden plot. Interested? For more information contact Melanie Henderson-Sjoberg at hendersonsjm@seattleu.edu and check out the Food With Spirit ConnectSU and Instagram page.