The program is looking for students from all departments who are UW-Seattle undergraduates with strong organizational skills (i.e., not over-committed), and a genuine interest in working with freshmen as they face the challenges and opportunities presented to them as new students.
**Having been in a FIG/TrIG is not required.
As a FIG/TrIG Leader, students will develop a deeper connection to the University while developing transferable skills in public speaking, discussion facilitation, lesson plan development, and principles of instructional leadership. All of these skills will be utilized while instructing a class of 15-25 freshmen enrolled in General Studies 199.
Training will take place during spring quarter 2012. FIG/TrIG Leaders are eligible to receive up to 6 credits (3 in spring and 3 in autumn) for their commitments to the program, which includes both training for and teaching the General Studies 199 course in autumn quarter.
The application deadline is Tuesday, January 31st by 5:00pm here at http://fyp.washington.edu/figs/befigleader.php.
Application Workshops :
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 @ 12:30-1:20 pm in MGH 258
Thursday, January 19, 2012, 4:30-5:20 pm in MGH 258
Monday, January 23, 2012 @ 12:30-1:120 pm in MGH 258
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 @ 4:30-5:20 pm in MGH 258
Thursday, January 26, 2012 @ 3:30-4:20 pm in MGH 258