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February 27, 2024

ITHS: Translational Science Entrepreneurship Program (TSEP) apply by 4/5

The ITHS TESP is aimed at accelerating the translation of scientific and technological innovations into practical clinical use. TSEP is intended to prepare an individual for their departure from the lab through the founding and leadership of a startup company. TSEP is open to all health science, life science, bioscience, agricultural science, medical technology, digital…


NPA: 2024 National Postdoctoral Association Annual Conference – 3/15 to 3/16

Register now for the 2024 NPA Annual Conference in Seattle! Join us March 15 & 16 for the largest national conference and networking event dedicated to the postdoctoral community. Postdocs, grad students, administrators, faculty, and those from associations, corporations, and government are invited to join us for two days of sessions, networking, and professional development opportunities. Use Promo code 2024AC50LH to…


February 26, 2024

Amazon: Summer Internship – posted 2/26

I’m an alumnus of UW ECE and obtained my PhD in 2010 under Prof. Eve Riskin. I have an intern opening, and I would love to find intern candidates among our talented grad students. I would appreciate it if you could forward the job description to the grad student e-mail list. Research Intern Location: Seattle,…


IEEE: Travel Grant at IMS 2024 in Washington, DC – apply by 3/10

The IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS) and The National Science Foundation (NSF) are supporting the 11th cohort of the Project Connect Travel Grant at IMS 2024 in Washington, DC.  Project Connect is soliciting applications from eligible (see below) undergraduate and first/second-year graduate students to participate in IMS 2024 from June 16-21. Over 150 students from…


Honda: 2024 Spring/Summer Internships at Honda Research Institute, USA – posted 2/26

Robotics Deep Learning Based Dexterous Manipulation (Job Number: P23INT-15) Human-Computer Interaction Affective Computing (Job Number: P23INT-05) Human factors and Statistical Modeling Research (Job Number: P23INT-06) Computational Cognitive Models for Mobility (Job Number: P23INT-07) How to Apply: Submit applications through our website (https://usa.honda-ri.com/careers) Candidates must have the legal right to work in the U.S.A. —- We expect opening…


NVIDIA: Research Group and Open Full-Time/Intern Positions – posted 2/26

NVIDIA GEAR group led by Dr. Jim Fan and Prof. Yuke Zhu. At GEAR, our mission is to build foundation models for embodied agents in virtual and physical worlds. Our research agenda encompasses: Multimodal foundation models: LLMs for planning and reasoning, vision-language models, and world models trained on Internet-scale data sources; General-purpose robots: robotic models and systems that…


February 21, 2024

GSA: Info. Session: First-Generation Graduate Student Advisory Board – 2/26, 5:00 p.m.

Monday, February 26, 2024, 5–6 p.m. Research Commons, UW Seattle campus RSVP is required: https://forms.office.com/r/r1Xcey7yBc Are you a first-generation graduate student and interested in potential leadership opportunities? Want to share your voice and perspectives to inform the experiences of you and your first-gen peers on the Seattle campus? Attend this information session to learn about the First-Generation…


February 20, 2024

UW: 2024 UW Seattle Virtual Winter Job & Internship Fair – 2/28, 11:30 a.m. RSVP

Please join us on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, from 11:30am-3:00pm for the 2024 UW Seattle Virtual Winter Job & Internship Fair, hosted virtually in Handshake! This fair is open to all majors and years of study, including alumni, of all three UW campuses and community members. You can expect to see employers representing all industries…


February 12, 2024

sci-MI: Science Mentorship Institute is Looking for Volunteers – posted 2/12

The Science Mentorship Institute (sci-MI), an organization founded by college students to provide free research mentorship and bridge the gap between science/research engagement and high school students in vulnerable communities. We are reaching out to you about volunteer opportunities at sci-MI for science research mentorship programs for high school students. Made up of graduate students,…


CC@E: 2024 “Ask-Connect-Expand” (ACE) mentoring – 2/22, 5:00 p.m.

Good morning, advising friends; please pass along this great opportunity for networking with your students. This event is like Engineering Exploration Night, but for all student levels (freshmen to graduate-level). Questions can be directed to us at “engrhire@uw.edu” —– As part of our National Engineers Week programming, UW is excited to revive its partnership with…



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