Events for Multicultural Students
Conferences, events, and fairs in Shoreline and Puget Sound. Send notices of events to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please see Internship Opportunities (pdf) by Sophia Mahmoud, a presentation given at the Shorewood BSU's Enrich to Get Rich event March 2017.
UW Society of Black Engineers High School Outreach Event 12/2/17 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM (food provided!)
The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Chapter at UW is hosting a high school outreach event. The goal is to get Black high school students interested in engineering and college. They would like to help start a NSBE Jr. Chapter in the area and want to know the level of interest from high school students. You could be part of a new club!
Details: The New Wave: Staying Innovative with Technology. UW, December 2, 2017. Room 206 Loew Hall, Seattle.
Register for the event using this link- https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScEofsL5MLtEZJZ3bPVQRrnY7wLmMsva-7d3MPDbhqw30NeDg/viewform?c=0&w=1
Questions? Contact Nathnael "Natty" Solomon.
Programs for Multicultural Students
Information will be added when available.
Please also see Programs for High School Students by Mariam Tesfaye from the Shorewood BSU's Enrich to Get Rich event in March 2017.
Young Executives of Color (YEOC)
YEOC is a nine-month college pipeline program hosted by the University of Washington Foster School of Business. The program currently serves 170 high school sophomores, juniors and seniors from 75 schools in the state Washington. Students attend sessions on the UW campus one Saturday every month for college preparation, business lectures, professional development, and powerful mentorship. YEOC is a FREE nine-month program. The only cost to students is transportation to UW Seattle.
Applications for 2017-2018 will be posted on the YEOC University of Washington page. Students may sign up to be on the YEOC interest list.
UW Nurse Camp July 17-21 applications now open!
Current high school sophomores and juniors who are interested in learning about the nursing field and how to get into nursing school are invited to apply to the UW School of Nursing Nurse Camp.
This is a free week-long day camp geared towards increasing access and opportunities in nursing to minority and low-income high school sophomores and juniors who are at least 16 years of age by the first day of camp.
You are eligible to apply for UW Nurse Camp if you:
- will be sixteen years of age by the first day of Nurse Camp (there are no exceptions to this requirement)
- will have completed your sophomore or junior year of high school by Summer 2017 (freshmen and seniors are not eligible)
- demonstrate an interest in nursing
While UW Nurse Camp is geared towards serving applicants from disadvantaged backgrounds (economic, geographic, education), are underrepresented in nursing or are the first in their family to go to college, all are welcome and encouraged to apply.
Applications are now open. Apply soon, and no later than April 14, 2017. See UW Nurse Camp 2017.
Seattle University Summer Business Institute June 25-29
An on-campus experience for Sophomores & Juniors from African-American, Latino/ Hispanic, Pacific Islander & Native American heritages.
If you are considering a career in business or economics, this is a not-to-be missed opportunity. For five days, explore various aspects of university life, stay on campus in a university dorm, and learn what it really takes to earn a degree as well as how to select the college that is right for you. Hear about creative ways of financing your education, from scholarships to financial aid.
Through a series of short workshops, be introduced to the talented professors who teach at the Albers School of Business and Economics. Hands-on classes will acquaint you with college coursework in areas such as economics, accounting, business law, ethics, finance, international business, marketing, entrepreneurship, and management.
Download the SBI Flyer/ Application for full details. If you are interested, fill out the application and mail it in by March 31, 2017.
- Live in college dorms for duration of program
- Attend business & economics classes taught by university professors in areas such as marketing, accounting, business law, ethics, management, and much more
- Visit corporate sponsors' headquarters
- Participate in a team business plan competition
- Workshops on the admission process, financial aid, and financial literacy
- Work with, as a team, an undergraduate from Seattle University's business school
- Fun activities such as ice cream socials, usage of gym and field, and more
See also: Albers Summer Business Institute.
UW Accounting Career Awareness Program (ACAP)
ACAP’s summer residency week program is for qualified sophomores, juniors and seniors in enrolled in high school throughout the Greater Seattle/Tacoma area. This educational and motivational week is held annually since 1982 at the University of Washington Foster School of Business. Students are immersed in the college experience for the week, residing on campus, utilizing student services and classroom facilities as well as learning how to budget and manage interactively in a college environment. Thanks to generous donations from business partners and community members, the program is at no cost to the students and their families.
The program introduces the qualified participants to the accounting, business, economics and finance professions through an educational and interactive curriculum involving accounting, business, economics and finance professionals, University of Washington faculty, business, government and community mentors and ACAP alumni. See Foster School of Business ACAP.
Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) University of Washington Health Sciences Center
University of Washington Schools of Medicine, Dentistry & Public Health
Program Dates: June 18 – July 29, 2017
SHPEP, formerly known as the Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP), expanded in 2016 to include a broader array of health professions. SHPEP is a free 6 week summer enrichment program focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions. SHPEP’s goal is to strengthen the academic proficiency and career development of students underrepresented in the health professions and prepare them for a successful application and matriculation to health professions schools.
Applications open as of November 1. Application deadline: March 1. For the SHPEP online application and additional information visit: www.shpep.org. Download the 2017 SHPEP Flyer and the 2017 SHPEP Brochure.
Guided Pathway Support (GPS) Program
The Guided Pathway Support Program (GPS) helps African-American juniors and seniors navigate the path to top colleges by directing students to the most comprehensive and reliable resources available. GPS teaches students how to prepare for, apply to, pay for, persist in and graduate from college. GPS is a free college access initiative that empowers African-American high school students as they navigate the colleg admissions process. Using a high tech & high touch approach, GPS directs students to the most comprehensive and reliable resources available via online mentoring. To be eligible, students must:
- be a current high school sophomore or junior at the time of application. Please note that high school seniors who will be enrolling in college in fall 2017 are ineligible to apply.
- have a strong academic record
- have demonstrated leadership and active involvement at school and/or in the community
- be African American.
Application deadline: May 31, 2017. Find the application online: Ron Brown Guided Pathway Support Program.