Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Carlson Civic Fellowship applications are due Friday, October 19

The Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center is pleased to announce three PAID FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES for sophomore, junior, and senior students at the University of Washington.

Through the Carlson Civic Fellowship program, the Carlson Center will be able to hire three Fellows to work at three local non-profits.  The host sites for 2013 Carlson Civic Fellows will be:

-          American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
-          Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
-          ROOTS Young Adult Shelter

Students selected as Carlson Civic Fellows will commit to working with their community non-profit 10 hours per week from January-June 2013 and will receive a $2,000 stipend for their work.

In addition to their work with their host site, Carlson Civic Fellows will also:

-          Participate in two 3-credit Community-Based Leadership (CBL) courses offered through the Carlson Center.  Students will participate in one CBL course during both Winter and Spring Quarters.
-          Participate in monthly advising sessions with a Carlson Center staff member
-          Participate in an MLK Day of Service Project on Monday, January 21, 2013
-          Present on their Fellowship experience at the University of Washington’s Spring Celebration of Service & Leadership on Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Brief descriptions of the three fellowship opportunities are below.  For a detailed description of each opportunity, more information about Carlson Civic Fellowship requirements, and application materials, please visit the Carlson Center website: http://depts.washington.edu/leader/fellowships/carlsonfellows.html.  Applications must be received by Friday, October 19 at 5:00 PM.

Questions?  Contact David Hlebain, 206.616.2885 or engage@uw.edu