Student Opportunities

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Connected Learning Advising Team

Our advising team is extited to meet you! You can schedule a virtual or in-person appointment with us year around, and we offer virtual and in-person drop-in hours.

Ludmilla Kortchak, Connected Learning Advisor

Picture21.jpgLudmilla is passionate about working with students and helping them achieve their goals. Prior to joining UW Bothell, she taught German at Indiana University, Bloomington, worked at the Institute of International Education (IIE) designing international visitor leadership programs and managed language training and cross-cultural programs at Berlitz. Most recently, she focused on students in STEM as the Division Coordinator in the CSS department at UW Bothell. Ludmilla earned a Master's degree in Linguistics and Psychology from University of Konstanz, Germany, and a Master's in International Affairs from Washington University in St. Louis. She is a recipient of prestigious scholarships and awards, including DAAD (German Academic Exchange Scholarship).

Meet with Ludmilla to explore all opportunities offered by the Office of Connected Learning, get assistance with your merit scholarship application and for general support. 

Office: Truly House | Phone: (425)-352-3144 | Email:

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OR drop-in over Zoom or in person

Monday, 12pm-2pm (Truly House)
Thursday, 2pm-4pm (Student Success Center)

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Kara Adams | Email:


Meet with Kara to get advising on community-engaged learning classes, and learn about opportunities to do volunteer/intern projects with campus and community partners.


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Natalia Dyba | Phone: (425)-352-3261 | Email:

Peer Advisors | Email:

Meet with Natalia and Peer Advisors to learn about Global Scholars program, study abroad, and post-graduate opportunities abroad. Get advising on how to finance your study abroad and support with your application.

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Research and CrResearch-Icon.pngeative Projects

Ludmilla Kortchak | Phone: (425)-352-3144 | Email:


Meet with Ludmilla to learn how to start the undergraduate research, where to look for research opportunities, funding sources for research and how to apply for research scholarships.

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Jesus Govela | Email:

Student Staff | Email:

Meet with Jesus or student staff at the Collaboratory (DISC 152) to learn how you could work on your academic and personal projects using tools and machines available in the space, get machine training and digital badges for learning, create physical/digital prototypes, art and other fun projects!