Student Life

May 5, 2021

Spring 2021 Resources & Opportunities (Vol. 3) – Husky Pawket Guide


Dear Huskies,

We are on track for a return to an in-person campus experience in the fall. Important to note: UW students will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before returning for autumn quarter.

Meanwhile, please remember – even with vaccines helping to turn the tide in the pandemic, our victories against COVID are hard-earned and can be fleeting. COVID is still widespread, and increasingly, hospitalized COVID-19 patients are young adults.

It is a critical time to keep up public health best practices, and to get vaccinated as soon as you’re able.


Contents

    1. Health and Safety
    2. Connecting with Community
    3. Mental Health Moment
    4. Career and Internships
    5. Helpful Resources


1. Health and Safety

With COVID-19 variants on the rise in Washington, vaccination is a key step in protecting your health and the health of everyone in our community. Here are two specific ways to get vaccinated:

  • Pop-up Clinic Tomorrow: Walk in or make an appointment for the Johnson & Johnson one-dose vaccine pop-up clinic at the Alder Hall Commons this Thursday, May 6, from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • The UW Medicine Montlake location on the south side of the Seattle campus is administering the two-dose Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines:
    • Make an appointment by visiting uwmedicine.org/schedulevaccine
    • Make an appointment by calling (844) 520-8700
    • Walk-in to the Montlake location between 8:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., seven days a week. No appointment is necessary but wait times may vary.

If you are fully vaccinated, you can start doing many things that you had stopped doing because of the pandemic.


Nervous about getting the vaccine? Don’t believe the myths.


Behind the scenes: See how the Pfizer vaccine is made.


IF YOU HAVE COVID-19 SYMPTOMS

If you are currently experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, please stay home and  follow the instructions for what to do if you feel sick.


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2. Connecting with Community

The Waterfront Activities Center is open to rent kayaks and canoes.


Also open: swing by the UW Golf Range (by reservation).


Don’t miss: ASUW A+E Presents: A Virtual Conversation with Pete Davidson (May 6).


Going Public 2021: Advocacy, activism and building trust offers two days of talks with community leaders and researchers and practical workshops that will help you build skills to create social change through advocacy, engage with a broader audience, and showcase the importance of community-engaged research (May 19-20).


The I ‘Heart’ UW Libraries: 2021 Video Contest Winners have been selected.


VIRTUAL EVENTS & OPPORTUNITIES

The HUB’s Student Events & Activities page highlights opportunities to connect with other Huskies.


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3. Mental Health Moment

Riding the Wave of Anxiety
Don’t miss Riding the Wave of Anxiety, a workshop from the UW Counseling Center, on May 11 at 3 p.m.
Email counsels@uw.edu to RSVP.


TALK TO US

24/7 mental health and counseling support is available to UW students.
If you feel overwhelmed, concerned about a friend, or you’re not sure what you need but you’d like to talk, take a few minutes to connect with us.
Learn more at mentalhealth.uw.edu.


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4. Career and Internships

UW Non-Profit Connections Fair: The Virtual Non-Profit Connections Fair is on May 6! It will be hosted in Handshake, and is open to ALL majors.

  • This is a chance to connect with volunteer, Americorps, intern and/or full-time opportunities at non-profit agencies.
  • There are 25 employers registered and many still have sessions open to meet with them.
  • Learn more and register!

FEATURED JOBS & COURSES
There are still jobs and internships out there, and it’s as important as ever to build your skills, experience, and network. Here are a few things you may want to check out:

Job/internship postings (undergrad):

Job/internship postings (grad):

LinkedIn Learning courses available to you now:


CAREER SUPPORT

The Career & Internship Center is here to support you with guidance and resources, including Handshake, UW’s online job and internship platform.


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5. Helpful Resources

Whatever you’re into, there’s (probably) a way to turn it into a job! Take a 3-question quiz to learn what College of Arts & Sciences alumni with similar interests have done since graduating.


Arts & Sciences’ Highlighted Courses may help you fulfill a graduation requirement, discover a new lifelong passion… or both!


Student Legal Services (SLS) is an on-campus law office that provides a safe and confidential space for UW students who have legal questions or concerns.


Check out the UW Libraries May update for new hours, student workshops, events, and more.


ACADEMIC ACCOMMODATIONS

Students can request academic accommodations at any time through the Disability Resources for Students office. Learn more about accommodations.


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