Student Life

February 23, 2022

Winter 2022 Resources & Opportunities (Vol. 4) – Husky Pawket Guide


Hi Huskies,

I hope you had a restful long weekend. Governor Jay Inslee announced that the statewide mask requirement will lift for most indoor spaces starting on Mar. 21. However, mask mandates in Seattle and King County may not follow the same schedule. Stay tuned for more information from the University on any subsequent changes to UW’s mask policies.


Contents

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


1. Health and Safety

How to prolong the life of your N95 and KN95 masks:


Managing sleep: Whether it’s finals time or any ordinary day of the week, getting quality sleep is key to our overall health.


UW Recreation’s Peer Nutrition Program connects you with a nutritionist to provide individualized nutrition counseling.


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

Join Unite UW for spring 2022 to make lifelong friends through cultural exchange, story sharing, and fun bonding activities. Applications are due Mar. 14 – apply now!


Swing by UW Esports Winter Community Night: Whether you’re casual or competitive, enjoy free gaming, connect with other UW gamers and RSOs, and learn about UW Esports – Mar. 4 at the UW Esports Arena & Gaming Lounge.


Maker Summit 2022: Show off your creativity and be entered to win great prizes by taking part in the Annual Maker Summit 2022, coming in April. Start planning your projects now!


EVENTS & OPPORTUNITIES

The UW Seattle Campus Calendar highlights opportunities to get involved around campus and connect with other Huskies.


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3. Mental Health Moment

The UW Resilience Lab in 15 Seconds
Resilience Lab Director Megan Kennedy explains mindfulness, building a culture of well-being at UW, and what the Resilience Lab is in less than 15 seconds at a time.


TALK TO US

24/7 consultation with a counselor 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

Visit the Husky Career Closet
Interviewing soon? In need of workplace attire for an internship or job? Visit the Career & Internship Center to visit the new, permanent Husky Career Closet, stocked with free, gently-used workplace attire.

  • Operating hours: Monday – Friday, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. by drop-in.

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 (graduate):

LinkedIn Learning Courses are available to you:
LinkedIn Learning is an on-demand video learning platform to support your academic, personal, and professional development. Free access to LinkedIn Learning is provided to all UW students by the Student Technology Fee.


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. Navigating UW

Preparing for finals: See UW Libraries’ 10 Tips for Finals Success to get ahead of finals week and learn about resources and help available to you as a UW student now and always.


Enter the #IHeartUWLibraries Student Video Contest for a chance to win up to $1,500. Make a short video (including TikToks!) to illustrate why you love UW Libraries. Submissions are due Mar. 27 – see the rules and how to apply.


Arts & Sciences Cool Courses – Spring 2022: These unique classes may help you fulfill a graduation requirement or discover a new passion – and, they’re open to all students and have no prerequisites.


The Husky Seed Fund awards grants of up to $5,000 that bring to life innovative student ideas that are inclusive, impactful, and inventive. Learn more and apply (due Mar. 29).


ACADEMIC ACCOMMODATIONS

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


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