Phishing Alerts – Fall 2020

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We have become aware of a few phishing scams targeting students at the University of Washington.

Scam #1 – “Work from Home” opportunities for Dr. 
The email message will appear to come from a “uw.edu” email address with …

By Lindsay Smith
Lindsay Smith Handshake Experience Manager Lindsay Smith
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Amazon’s “Represent The Future” Summit: October 20-21

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Amazon is hosting its first-ever career enrichment summit to uplift Black, Latinx, and Native American students and professionals of all backgrounds and experience levels. Summit participants will learn more about Amazon’s global business ecosystem, the role innovation, invention, and intrapreneurship …

By Eli Heller
Eli Heller Career Coach Eli Heller
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Interested in a Career in Sports Media? 4th Annual She’s Got Game event is next week!

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WarnerMedia, Turner Sports and Bleacher Report are excited to announce the 4th annual She’s Got Game event! We’ll once again host this experience for women looking to learn more about what it takes to have a successful career in the sports …

By Eli Heller
Eli Heller Career Coach Eli Heller
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Join the First Ever Acorns Career Day

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Join the first-ever Acorns Career Day
To celebrate the launch of our new Job Finder feature, join us on October 29th for tips, stories, and resources to help you earn more, and grow your oak. Spots are limited. Reserve yours …

By CJ Sanchez
CJ Sanchez Career Coach CJ Sanchez
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UW to Launch State’s First Justice-focused Computer Science Teaching Endorsement with NSF Grant (Shared article from UW College of Education – Communications & Marketing)

UW to Launch State’s First Justice-focused Computer Science Teaching Endorsement with NSF Grant (Shared article from UW College of Education - Communications & Marketing)

Looking for a way to balance interest in justice, education AND tech? You may soon be able to. UW is getting ready to launch the state of Washington’s first justice-focused computer science teaching endorsement with the assistance of an NSF …

By Melinda Gilliam
Melinda Gilliam Career Coach Melinda Gilliam
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Internship Corner – Undergraduate Community Based Internships, Application Open

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The Community Engagement and Leadership Education Center has just opened the application for their Undergraduate Community Based Internship (UCBI) program. UCBI is a paid internship program that places undergraduates in non-profit and public sector organizations. Students interested in public service …

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Asian and Pacific American Medical Student Association regional conference 10/24

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The Asian and Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA) is a national organization of medical and pre-medical students committed to addressing the unique health challenges facing Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) communities.

Their Region VIII supports chapters in the …

By Dan Poux
Dan Poux Career Coach Dan Poux
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Join Amazon’s Career Enrichment Summit to Uplift Black, Latinx, and Native American Students and Professionals

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Amazon is hosting its first-ever career enrichment summit to uplift Black, Latinx, and Native American students and professionals of all backgrounds and experience levels. Summit participants will learn more about Amazon’s global business ecosystem, the role innovation, invention, and intrapreneurship …

By CJ Sanchez
CJ Sanchez Career Coach CJ Sanchez
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Check Out Wayfair’s Women in Tech Panel Event

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Kickstarting and Finding your Home as a Women+ Technologist

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
5:00 PM until 6:00 PM ET

We’ve gathered some impressive technologists to discuss their careers at Wayfair and how they’ve navigated working in the tech space. We …

By CJ Sanchez
CJ Sanchez Career Coach CJ Sanchez
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Upcoming Interest Community Workshops: “Is a Career in __________ right for me?”

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Have you ever wondered whether pursuing a career in a particular field was the right path for you? At the end of October, we are offering a series of workshops aimed at giving you a better understanding of potential occupations …

By Kaeline Kine
Kaeline Kine Guest Experience Coordinator Kaeline Kine
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So You Attended a Virtual Career Fair… Now What?

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Keep the momentum going from your meetings with employers after the fair has wrapped up! Follow up with employers in Handshake via:

Following their company profile (receive notifications of employer activity at UW)
Messaging other students who have worked for …

By Lindsay Smith
Lindsay Smith Handshake Experience Manager Lindsay Smith
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