Monday, March 2, 2015

Student Tax Classes - full list

Student Tax class for US Residents:
You've received your 1098T tax form! Student Fiscal Services is presenting this workshop to help US Resident students understand the information on the 1098T tax form and how it relates to education tax credits plus tax issues regarding scholarships and grants. Class is appropriate for undergraduate, graduate and professional students.
March 3, 2015, Tuesday
12:30pm – 1:30pm
Location: Odegaard room 220
March 9, 2015
12:30pm – 1:30pm
Location: Odegaard room 220
April 2, 2015
1:30pm – 2:30pm
Location: Odegaard room 220
April 9, 2015
1:30pm – 2:30 pm
Location: Odegaard room 220
Student Tax class for Graduate and Professional Students:
Join us to learn about student taxes including information on the 1098-T form. This workshop is jointly presented by the UW Low Income Taxpayer Clinic and UW Student Fiscal Services.
March 10, 2015
12:30pm – 1:30pm
Location: Odegaard room 220
April 8, 2015
2:30pm – 3:30pm
Location: Odegaard room 220
Student Tax class for Non-US Residents / International Students
UW non-resident students may receive tax forms related to US source funds they receive. The information contained in these forms can be confusing. Student Fiscal Services sponsors tax classes with student tax information for UW non-resident students. The session focuses on helping students understand the 1042S forms sent out by the UW Payroll Office. This class is co-sponsored by International Student Services Office. Class is appropriate for undergraduate, graduate and professional students.
March 10, 2015
2:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Odegaard room 220
March 20, 2015
2:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Odegaard room 220
April 7, 2015
1:30pm – 2:30pm
Location: Odegaard room 220
You can find more information on our tax class website:

Planetary Resources InfoSession and Full Time Job Opportunity

Thursday March 5th, 2015
5:30-7:30 PM
UW Career Center (MGH 134)

Come to our InfoSession to learn about Planetary Resources asteroid mining spacecraft development. We are currently recruiting for full time Embedded Hardware Engineer roles. Jobs to begin immediately or upon graduation. Please check out "Embedded hardware Engineer" HuskyJobs ID# 87879" for more information and to apply.

How to RSVP for InfoSession
•  Look for the purple “InfoSessions” tab at the top right of your home page
•  Find the event and click the title
•  Click the “RSVP” button at the bottom (*note- some companies also require you to RSVP at their website)

Embedded Hardware Engineer
HuskyJobs ID# 87879
*See HuskyJobs for additional details and qualifications

As a hardware engineer, you will be responsible for the engineering of spacecraft avionics and ground-based electronics through all phases of the product life-cycle. You will create embedded systems incorporating FPGAs, microcontrollers, analog and digital signal processing, motor control, sensor/data acquisition, and filters/control systems (PID, Kalman Filter). Working with a small team of software and hardware engineers, you will participate in the design, integration and test of innovative small spacecraft. Major emphasis is placed on building highly reliable systems that are low-cost and extremely mass and power efficient.
BS or MS (Preferred) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science.

How to locate the position and apply
• Go to the search bar at the top right of your homepage
• Enter the position ID # and hit search
• Locate the position title and click on it
• Read the job description and application information

Grace Hopper Conference Scholarship Application is open!!!

The 2015 Grace Hopper Celebration Conference (GHC) is one of the best learning/support/networking/internship/job resources for women in EE, Comp E and CS in the world - and we want you to be involved! Each year at least 8-10 UW EE women attend this conference!

Faculty and Students - Take a look at the Awards and Grants section: Each year GHC accepts applications for scholarships beginning in late January - with the deadline April 15th. GHC Scholarship Grants for students typically cover all expenses for attending the conferencing including conference registration, meals, lodging, and fixed amount of travel reimbursement funds. Faculty awards apply to Registration. Apply NOW!

Throughout spring quarter we will be sending more information.

Electrical Engineering Student Scholarships

Apply for AfterCollege Scholarships

Scholarships offered through AfterCollege support current students who are passionate about their field of study and effectively demonstrate the value they will bring to their future career.

This quarter's deadline to apply is

  March 31st
NSA Electrical Engineering Student Scholarship

$500 - Open to currently enrolled students pursuing a degree in electrical engineering. Must be a U.S. citizen. Minimum 3.0 GPA.

Apply Online
Aerospace Corporation Science & Engineering Student Scholarship 

$500 - Open to currently enrolled students working toward a degree in the fields of electrical engineering, computer science, mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, information systems, and mathematics. Must be a U.S. citizen. Minimum 3.0 GPA.

Apply Online
STEM Inclusion Scholarship

$500 - Open to currently enrolled students working toward a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Minimum 3.0 GPA.

Apply Online
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AfterCollege is an entry-level job and internship resource started by Stanford students in 1999.  We match students with opportunities based on school, major and graduation date. Tell us whether or not these positions interest you (and why), and we'll show you results that better reflect your preferences.

Bioscience Careers Seminar, Thursday, March 5th, 5pm-6pm: "Freelancing, contracts and careers in eLearning"

"Freelancing, contracts and careers in eLearning"*

Sandlin Seguin, Ph.D.
eLearning Specialist
Tableau, Seattle, WA
Thursday, Mar 5th, 2015, 5:00-6:00pm
Health Sciences Building, Room T-747
Refreshments Provided

Sandlin Seguin, PhD is an (new) eLearning Specialist at Tableau. Her brief career since defending in 2011 has included freelance work in text book editing, text writing, course and contracts in curriculum development and faculty development. She will share her insight on how freelancing and contract work can help to shape a non-traditional career in education.

Add this event to your calendar through Facebook <>.

Can't make it to a talk? Check our website <> for the video!

This seminar series is only possible because of generous support from the UW Departments of: The Departments of Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biomedical Informatics & Medical Education, Genome Sciences,Microbiology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology and Biophysics, the Office of Research and Graduate Education, the Cell and Molecular Biology Training Grant, the Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, the Graduate Program in Neuroscience and the Graduate School. Thank You!

FREE Practice LSAT and GRE with TPR and Golden Key

Golden Key International Honour Society at UW is hosting a FREE Practice GRE and LSAT through The Princeton Review. If you are interested in attending email Cassie Gawron ( indicating which test you are interested in taking.

Due to the great interest we saw in the GRE, we have decided to hold a second free practice test. It will be held on Sunday, March 8th, from 1:30-5:30 PM in Suzallo Library room 102. To register, visit, search practice GRE by zipcode and enter "98105."

There will also be a practice LSAT on Saturday, March 7th, from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM. It will be held at The Princeton Review center (4555 Roosevelt Way NE). To register, visit, search practice LSAT by zipcode, and enter "98105."

Friday, February 27, 2015

Transmission Planning Engineer, Douglas County PUD

We are in the process of recruiting an Electrical/Power Engineer to work with our Power Operations department on real-time and planning-horizon studies. This position would be suitable for a recent graduate so I am reaching out to Universities in our area in an effort to get the word out to both recent grads and seniors who will graduate this spring. I have attached our Job Vacancy notice in case you have a place to post job opportunities for students. All information about the position, as well as information about living and working in central Washington, is located on our web site at The opportunity  to work for a Public Utility District brings a stable working environment, opportunities for advancement, very competitive salary and benefit packages, and an opportunity to live in family friendly communities that are rich in opportunities for outdoor activities.



DATE OF NOTICE:                                                  February 25, 2015

LOCATION:                                                              East Wenatchee Office
                                                                                    East Wenatchee, Washington

CLASSIFICATION:                                                  Transmission Planning Engineer

WAGES:                                                                     Depending on Qualifications/Experience

DURATION:                                                              Full time-Regular Position

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The successful candidate should possess a Master or Bachelor of Science degree in power engineering or electrical engineering.  Candidates should be able to demonstrate skills and aptitude for working with electric utility power system modeling and analysis software.  Knowledge and experience related to high voltage transmission planning will be considered in the selection for this position.   Applicants must be capable of maintaining a professional, efficient, and cooperative demeanor with outside entities and fellow workers. Applicants should be able to clearly communicate verbally and in writing.  A current Washington State Driver License is a requirement for this position.

GENERAL INFORMATION:  The Transmission Planning Engineer will work under the supervision of the Power Operations Engineer.  Duties will include engineering responsibilities for real-time and planning-horizon studies, including power flow, contingency, transient stability, and voltage stability studies, and modeling of the District’s portion of the bulk electric power system.  Studies will primarily be conducted using PowerWorld Simulator and Alstom e-terratransmission applications.  Through system studies, the Transmission Planning Engineer will also determine, maintain, and update system operating limits and facility ratings.  Duties will also include responsibilities for demonstrating and documenting compliance with WECC and NERC standards and other regulatory requirements related to electric utility system operations.  The Transmission Planning Engineer will be expected to interact with regional planning entities such as ColumbiaGrid, Northwest Power Pool (NWPP), Northwest Operating and Planning Study Group (NOPSG), WECC, Planning Coordination Committee (PCC), and Peak RC.

This is an administrative position and is, therefore, not subject to any of the conditions contained in the Collective Bargaining Agreement other than those benefits that apply to all employees.

Closing Date:                                                  This position is open until filled. District cover sheet, cover letter and resume listing qualifications can be mailed or hand delivered.  Please note on the outside of the envelope: “Transmission Planning Engineer”

Mail To:                                   Rene’ Rowton
                                                Public Utility District No. 1 of Douglas County
                                                1151 Valley Mall Parkway
                                                East Wenatchee, WA 98802