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Apply to be a Student Leadership Adviser

Do you want to help other students navigate the many leadership opportunities at the University of Washington? The Husky Leadership Initiative invites you to apply to serve as a 2017-18 Student Leadership Adviser!


The ten undergraduates who are selected will serve in the following capacities:


  • Ambassadors of/advisers to  the Husky Leadership Initiative
    • Through meetings and trainings, Student Leadership Advisers (SLAs) will become knowledgeable of Husky Leadership Initiative programs and services and will play a significant role in promoting and sharing these with the student body
    • SLAs will be called on regularly to provide student feedback on broader HLI initiatives and components of the department’s strategic plan
    • SLAs will occasionally be called upon to participate in leadership roles in HLI events and programming
  • Peer leadership advisers to first and second year students (winter and spring quarter)
    • Under the guidance of HLI staff, SLAs will support students by helping them navigate and gain awareness of the UW’s many leadership development opportunities.
      • SLAs will further develop and refine the Husky Leadership Initiative’s Leadership Commons web resource
      • SLAs will offer e-mail consultation and occasional in-person meetings with students throughout the winter and spring quarters
      • SLAs will provide appropriate referrals to departmental advisers and campus offices as required by student needs


Student Leadership Advisers will be required to participate in a set of meetings and trainings beginning in the fall quarter.  A full position description is attached to this email. The responsibilities of the role will last throughout the entire 2017-18 academic year.


Applications are due by Friday, April 28 at 5:00 p.m. Upon completing the electronic application, applicants will be asked to select an interview slot (during the week of May 1). These interview slots will be offered on a first-come, first-serve basis, so sign up as soon as you can.  If none of the offered interview times work for you, please send us an email ( and we will do our best to accommodate your schedule.


Apply now!