Apply for the FIUTS Student Board

As an organization that serves both students and the community at large, FIUTS works closely with many student leaders to achieve our mission. Student Board members are undergraduate students, graduate students, or scholars from the U.S. and countries around the world.

Meet the current FIUTS Student Board.

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Lead by Example

  • Advocate for FIUTS values on campus and in the community - diversity, respect, engagement, and community service.

  • Represent and promote FIUTS as an organization to the UW campus and the greater Seattle community.

  • Plan and execute two major on-campus annual events: CulturalFest and Global Gala.

  • Welcome new international students to the University of Washington through orientation and activities programs.

  • Serve on the FIUTS Board of Trustees.

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Incredible Opportunities

  • Improve your leadership, organizational, event-planning, and communication skills

  • Learn about the nonprofit sector and take part in an incredible opportunity serving on a non-profit Board of Trustees as a full voting member

  • Opportunities for workshops, retreats and training in marketing, fundraising, public speaking, event management, and strategic planning

  • Work closely with FIUTS full-time staff in carrying out FIUTS programs and mission in our community

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expectations

  • Attend Global Gala in May at the beginning and end of their terms

  • Read and uphold the Student Board Constitution

  • Attend a half-day retreat in June, including officer appointment, training, and transition meetings

  • Attend a half-day retreat in September before Autumn Quarter

  • Attend a half-day retreat in Winter Quarter

  • Attend an overnight retreat in Spring Quarter

  • Participate in the CulturalFest International Expo and Performance Showcase

  • Attend training or other meetings throughout your year of service

  • Attend weekly one-hour meetings throughout the year of service (Fridays at 3:30)

  • Participate as a FIUTS Facilitator at least once per quarter

  • Serve as Student Board Officer

  • Chair or co-chair a student committee

Election to the Student Board is a competitive process. Being a part of the Student Board is an opportunity for students to develop professional networks and leadership skills, and to experience working with the non-profit sector. Student Board members receive training in marketing, fundraising, public speaking, event management, and strategic planning, and practice these skills in many ways during their year-long term. The application for the 2019-2020 Student Board will open in late winter/early spring 2019.