Student Life

May 19, 2021

Spring 2021 Resources & Opportunities (Vol. 4) – Husky Pawket Guide


Hi Huskies,

We’ve recently seen big changes in public health guidance, most notably a meaningful easing of restrictions for people who are fully vaccinated.

UW’s face covering policy is still in effect for now, however, these developments reinforce the efficacy of the COVID vaccines and signal substantive progress against the virus.

Bottom line: many pre-pandemic freedoms are returning for people who are vaccinated, and faster than originally expected.


Contents

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


1. Health and Safety

Now is a great time to get vaccinated against COVID-19, if you’re not already.


Governor Inslee recently announced that the state will lift most of its coronavirus restrictions Jun. 30 — sooner if we reach vaccination goals.


 

 

Students aren’t hesitating

Many students assumed peers would be hesitant to get a vaccine. It turns out that assumption was incorrect. See the full series on the UW LiveWell Instagram.

 

 

 


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

Disability IS Diversity, with author, actress, journalist, and screenwriter Keah Brown, looks at disability from a new perspective and explores disability intersectionality with race, gender, sexuality, and more (May 20, 3 p.m.).


Don’t miss: UW’s first-ever Virtual Drag Show (May 21, 6 p.m.).


Summer Camp Craft Kit: Stop by the HUB’s North Entrance between now and May 21 (10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.) to pick up a take-home Summer Camp Craft Kit! While supplies last – contact thehub@uw.edu for more info.


Tourney time: HUB Games is hosting a number of tournaments. Coming up:

  • 15-Ball Brawl Pool Tournament: May 24, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • King of the Hill Singles Bowling Tournament: Jun. 1, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Living on campus is a great way to be fully immersed in the UW community. UW on-campus 12-month housing is available now.


700+ students will share their research on topics like population health, racial equity, engineering, design, and more at the 24th Undergraduate Research Symposium (May 21).


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

Mental Health Workshops with UW LiveWell

There are still two more workshops coming up in LiveWell’s Mental Health Awareness Month programming:


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

June 2021 grads: The Career & Internship Center’s Next Destination survey is an opportunity to share what you’ll be up to after graduation, and a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card. Learn more and take the survey.


FEATURED JOBS & COURSES
There are 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

Here are some finals prep tips from UW Academic Support Programs (ASP).


UW Peer Wellness Coaching connects students with trained peers to identify areas of growth and barriers to success in order to help you strengthen and enhance personal well-being, solve problems effectively, and work toward intentional change in life. Learn more and schedule.


Pell Grant recipients for the 2020-21 award year are eligible for discounted internet access through the Emergency Broadband Benefit.


ACADEMIC ACCOMMODATIONS

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

Note: Current DRS students should activate accommodations to be ready for day one of the quarter; now for summer and by Aug. 18 for autumn. 


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