Why join us?
Opportunities to develop relationships with local professionals in the field of public works to not only understand future career opportunities but also get direct leads on employment! We also host resume reviews as well as networking sessions and tours to public works sites like the UW Power Plant and SeaTac International Airport.
The field of public works is vast and includes all aspects of civil engineering, environmental science and engineering, construction management, and public administration. The Washington State chapter of APWA is the 3rd largest chapter in the country and is very active in education, advocacy and networking. Membership in the UW Chapter is alse free!
The UW officers’ primary role is helping organize one or two events per quarter, including educational presentations, field trips, resume workshops and networking events with local professionals. If you are interested in joining us for next year, please fill out this form(tinyurl.com/APWAOfficerForm).
APWA UW Chapter
The applications for 2022 open today (April 18th).
The deadline is August 20th.
These are the scholarship details:
- One grand prize winner will receive a scholarship of $5,000/year for 4 years of college/university. In addition they will receive a 1-3 month internship after graduation.
- Scholarship is open to current high school and college students meeting the following criteria:
- Interested in/studying technology, computer science, or engineering
- Minimum GPA: 3.0
Interested students can go here to learn more: https://www.perlego.com/mission-scholarship-bursary-programme
WASLA National Conference Stipends will be awarded to:
● Two student members of ASLA. Applicants must be enrolled in a university Landscape
Architecture program in Washington State.
● Two emerging professionals that are current ASLA Washington Chapter members.
Emerging professionals are those who graduated from university in the Class of 2017 or
The stipend is an award of $1,700.00 to attend the 2022 ASLA National Conference in San
Francisco, CA on November 11-14, 2022.
Recipients will be responsible for registration, airfare, and accommodations with personal funds.
These expenses will be reimbursed following purchase per WASLA reimbursement policy.
- Applications must be received by Midnight on April 29th, 2022.
- WASLA will announce the recipients in late May.
- Previous WASLA National Conference Stipend recipients are not eligible.
- Please email Philip VanDevanter (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.
Please respond to one of the following prompts in a short essay (300-500 words):
If you were to attend the 2022 ASLA Conference, what built-project in the San Francisco Bay
Area would you like to visit to learn more about one of the topics listed below? Please describe
what you’d hope to learn about the topic from your visit and about how this would inform your
studies or professional work. (Word limit: 500 words)
1. Gentrification, affordability, and homelessness
2. Changing the culture in practice
3. Climate change and resilience
4. Water resource management
5. Another topic that is a focus of your work or studies
Submit Application Here!
Ride Now offers on-demand rides to eligible riders by providing ride vouchers up to $20 in value through Uber, Lyft or Yellow Cab to anywhere they want to go. While you don’t have to live in Seattle to use the service, your trip does have to start or end in the Seattle city limits. Riders can claim up to six $20 Ride Now vouchers per month (three roundtrips).
Riders can use the vouchers to connect to a transit hub or go someplace in their neighborhood not well served by transit.
To learn more about rider eligibility, how to use the service and to request ride vouchers, visit the Ride Now website.
Riders can choose which service provider they prefer based on their accessibility needs. Passengers who need a wheelchair accessible vehicle will be automatically routed to the Yellow Cab option.
It’s that time of year again…
In honor of the amazing accomplishments our 2SLGBTQIA+ community members and students have achieved, we proudly celebrate YOU! To our soon-to-be graduates, don’t forget to
Registration for the event closes this Friday, April 15th, at midnight.
** This event is open to all currently enrolled graduating UW students across the tri-campuses **
Our Program of Events is as follows…
Join us, May 31st through June 4th for Lavender Graduation HYPE Week!
There will be both in-person outdoor festivities like a community picnic as well as virtual socials like Gayme Night. Our pre-recorded commencement ceremony will be released on
Saturday June 4th
so follow us on socials and YouTube for current updates and don’t forget, all registrants for Lavender Graduation will receive a goody bag of Lav Grad Swag!
The Q Center’s Interpreting Intersectionality series welcomes leadership from UW RSO Q-munity. This group aims to creat a tight knit social network for LGBTQ+ individuals on campus. Join us for a casual kickback this Friday, March 11th to learn more about Q-munity’s programming and meet some of their members! Event details can be found with the QR code below.