April 26, 2021

The First Year Programs Team is launching their second year of the First-year Network program and is looking to hire 12 dedicated, collaborative, and creative student leaders to lead these Networks. 

Network Leaders are upper-level peers that lead first-year students who have opted into themed groups. This position is paid and leads each Network through a curriculum that aims to build community and connection at the UW. The themes of the Networks are either identity or co-curricular-based. 

This year’s identified Network themes:

  • Black First-year Student Network
  • East Asian First-year Student Network
  • First-Generation at UW
  • Indigenous/First Nations First-year Network
  • Latinx First-year Student Network
  • LGBTQ+ First-year Student Network
  • Middle Eastern First-year Student Network
  • Out-of-State First-year Student Network
  • Pacific Islander First-year Student Network
  • South/South-East Asian First-year Student Network
  • First-year Transfer Student Network

In addition to these themes they also have space for 4 additional Networks that focus on additional interests. Network Leaders will select the theme of the Network that they wish to run in conjunction with First Year Programs staff.

This program aims to connect students with the greater campus and your departments. Students can apply and read more about the position at: fyp.uw.edu/apply.  The position closes on Sunday, May 2 at 11:59 PM PT.