Jobs and other funding opportunities
The Office of Student Conduct is seeking two graduate interns
The Office of Student Conduct (OSC) advances student and community safety and accountability. In the pursuit of this goal, the OSC has Graduate Intern positions available for the 2017-2018 academic year. The position is hourly at 20 hours/week, and comes with a tuition waiver. Students selected will have the option to purchase medical insurance through the University. Positions are only available to Washington state residents who are work-study eligible.
Interested applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, resume including three professional references, and a writing sample. For additional information and writing sample instructions, please email Karen Metzner, Assistant Director of Student Conduct at firstname.lastname@example.org.
International Programs – Global Learning is seeking a part-time clerical worker
Summary of Duties:
10-15 hours/week, open until filled. Under direct supervision complete clerical assignments to support office programming. Responsibilities include using a specialized software database to run queries to track progress of faculty/students, exporting data into Excel, updating information accessible to public in the software, and sending mass email through the software system. Utilizing Excel to track data, compile data reports, and transfer (copy & paste) information from varied sources into standardized office templates in Excel. Perform other basic clerical tasks, such as updating communication templates, sending/responding to email, printing/cutting materials, convert documents into PDF/Excel, and scanning documents when needed. Use written procedures to accomplish tasks.
- Intermediate/Advanced Excel proficiency
- Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail
- Strong communication (verbal & written) and problem solving skills
- Available to work up to 15 hours per work
- Demonstrated ability to accomplish tasks independently
- Previous experience working with databases
- Demonstrated ability prioritizing tasks
- Ability to focus in a highly trafficked work space
- Familiarity of query-based software programs
- Previous experience with data collection and reporting
Applicant Instructions: Submit resume, cover letter, and contact information for at least 3 references. Clearly articulate how you meet the required qualifications. Graduate students and non-students are encouraged to apply. Submit documents via email to Anjie Bertramson (email@example.com).
Student applicants: Tuition waivers are not available.
National Science Foundation Funding Opportunities
Non-Academic Research Internships for Graduate Students (INTERN)
Please note the following opportunity for award supplements: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2017/nsf17091/nsf17091.jsp
These supplements are designed to provide support for non-academic research internships for graduate students to support career opportunities in any sector of the U.S. economy.
From the solicitation:
The PI of an active NSF award may request supplemental funding for one or more graduate students to gain knowledge, skills and experiences that will augment his/her preparation for a successful long-term career through an internship in a non-academic setting, including the following:
- Industry laboratories or industry research and development groups;
- Start-ups, such as (but not limited to) those funded through the NSF’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program;
- Government agencies and National Laboratories;
- Policy think-tanks; and
- Non-profit organizations.
PIs are encouraged to discuss with the cognizant NSF program director activities that are synergistic with the project scope. It is expected that the graduate student and the PI on the NSF grant will work together to identify innovative experiences that add the most educational value for the graduate student.