We 💜 UW advisers!  Students love advisers too, which is why the advising community is a critical partner in supporting students’ career exploration and professional success.  Below we’ve listed a few key resources we think will help advisers in their career-related conversations with students.  If you have ideas for additional resources that might be helpful for the advising community, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Briana Randall.

Action Item: Learn About Key Resources to Show Students

We recently created DIY pages to provide students with 24/7 help in 6 important areas.  Click on the headers to see brief instructional videos, recorded webinars, and handouts…or click on the specific resources highlighted below.  One final option – view our 4 minute website intro video below!

Find Purpose

  • PathwayU (students take 4 self-assessments and are shown how their results relate to careers and to UW majors)
  • Interest Communities (blog posts, job postings, videos, resources, and alumni stories related to 8 career clusters, including a Still Deciding community)
  • Husky Next Destinations (survey results provide a snapshot of UW-Seattle undergraduates’ success after graduation)

Build Skills

  • Level Up: Build Skills Employers Want (a list of 9 skills divided into 3 competency areas that are critical to success in the job search and workplace)
  • LinkedIn Learning (on-demand video learning platform for enhancing academic, personal, and professional competencies)

Get Experience

Build Relationships

Tell Your Story

  • Resume Samples (though we do so much more, we are often known as the resume place!)
  • StandOut (virtual mock interview platform…coming soon!)

Find Success

  • Handshake (our powerful recruiting platform enabling students and recent alumni to connect with employers for campus jobs, internships, and post-grad positions
  • Pre-health (for students exploring or pursuing medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, PT/OT, and physician assistant programs)
  • Pre-law (for students exploring and applying to law school)

Action Item: Learn About & Refer Students to Our Services

Action Item: Explore Resources on Staff/Faculty Engagement with Employers

Action Item: Engage With Us More Deeply