Celebrate Pride All Year Long

As a proud member of the LGBTQIA+ community and an employee at Freddie Mac, Colleen Stanton’s creativity and ability to bring her unique self to work every day have helped propel her career. Colleen serves as the operational risk senior …

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What Are Technical Skills and How Should You Include Them On Your Resume? (Plus a List of Examples)

Whether or not you can do a job—and whether or not you can land that job—often depends on your technical skills. Technical skills are a subset of hard skills, which are the knowledge or abilities needed to perform specific tasks. …

By The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Launch your Entrepreneurial Career with Venture for America (VFA), 3/6

Event Date & Time: Wednesday, March 6th, 2:00 pm EST – 2:45 pm PT

Hear the stories of startup leaders working in operations who started their careers with Venture for America and gain insight into how the Fellowship shaped their …

By Erin Lee (She/Her)
Erin Lee (She/Her) Career Coach
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Turning Casual Conversations into Job Interviews

Job interviews don’t always come after you apply to a job. Sometimes, you may be having a casual conversation, but your story and the way you speak are so captivating, that the person you’re speaking starts thinking about ways they …

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What To Do During a Job Interview

In this episode, I talk about what to DO during a job interview, not just what to say. Remember, interviews are a two-way conversation. You can and should be interviewing them just as much as they are interviewing you. You …

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Husky Seed Fund Applications Open!

Inclusive. Impactful. Inventive. 

Calling all UW students from all campuses!   

Do you have an innovative idea that would enhance the UW student experience? The Husky Seed Fund has the resources to make your idea a reality! Created by students …

By Meaghan Wood (She/Her)
Meaghan Wood (She/Her) Career Coach
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WOIS CIS360

WOIS stands for the Washington Occupational Information System.  Updated in 2022, the CIS 360 version allows you to take career assessments and research careers.  What makes it unique is its Reality Check section – which helps students assess careers by projected …

By Briana Randall (She/Her)
Briana Randall (She/Her) Executive Director
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Q&A with queer international film director

Join the Asian Languages & Literature department with filmmaker Kit Hung for a film and discussion event entitled “Screening Queer Hong Kong,” featuring two short films: “Always My Child” (Hong Kong, 2011, 24 mins) and “Forever 17” (Hong Kong, 2019, …

By Kirk Heynen (He/Him)
Kirk Heynen (He/Him) Career Coach
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Peace Corps Panel Discussion

An excellent opportunity for anyone considering the Peace Corps or taking gap years.

On Thursday February 29th from 3:30-4:30 p.m, you can learn about the challenging, rewarding, and inspiring moments of service from a panel of returned Peace Corps Volunteers …

By Lily Burnstein (She/Her)
Lily Burnstein (She/Her) Career Coach
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Student Stories: Emily Chen

Emily’s Advice – Don’t Be Afraid to Reach Out

My advice to UW students is to just reach out. I think that this is so important especially within the academic research community. Think about what you’re passionate about, and share …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Associate Director for Employer & Community Connections
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