Friday, July 30, 2010

Hourly student position available: Office of Research

Administrative Student Assistant. This position will support the administrative staff of the Office of Research (Central Office) in Gerberding Hall. Duties include record management, database maintenance (Excel and Access), clerical work, answering phones, greeting visitors, directing traffic, copying, and a wide variety of other tasks. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in how an administrative unit, at the Vice Provost level, operates and interacts with the larger university. 12-18 hours/wk during the school year and possibly more during quarter breaks. $10/hour to start. Send resume to Jefferey Babauta at

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

UW Graduate Students: $5000 plus paid tuition available from Washington NASA Space Grant

Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium would like to invite you to apply for our graduate fellowships. Awardees will receive tuition for Winter OR Spring Quarters, 2011, plus a $5,000 award.

Fellowships are intended to give you a chance to focus primarily on research projects required for your master's or doctoral thesis.

Eligibility criteria are as follows:
- US Citizen
- Washington Resident (paying in-state tuition)
- Pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM)
- Current TA or RA appointment (this is negotiable and based on your circumstances)

Graduate fellowship applications are available at the following link:

The application deadline is October 18, 2010.

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or would like advice on applying.


J.Carlos Chavez
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J.Carlos Chavez
Student Program Coordinator and Advisor
Washington NASA Space Grant
University of Washington
163 Johnson Hall Box 351310
Phone: 206-543-8919
Fax: 206-543-0179