Working at a tech company as a person of color

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[Writer’s Note: This is the first in a series of LinkedIn articles about my personal and professional growth through my  time as a content publishing intern at Microsoft. I also explore how this experience is influenced by my identity as …

By Aleenah Ansari
Aleenah Ansari
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“Internships” for health majors

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Summer’s started and maybe you’re feeling a little bored? Perhaps your friends are working in their summer internships and you’re wondering how to spend the time you have. A majority of students entering college hope to complete an internship during their …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor
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Internship Corner – Maximize Your Internship

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We asked employers what advice they had for UW students participating in internships.  They provided helpful tips in 6 categories – focus on learning, take initiative, fully engage, ask questions, see the big picture, and be professional.  One of my …

By Briana Randall
Briana Randall Director, Internship Project
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Education, non-profit & social justice opportunities in HuskyJobs – July

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If making an impact in Education, Non-profits, or Social Justice appeals to you, look no further for your next great experience!
With new Internships and Jobs added every day, you might find the perfect avenue to pursue your passion on HuskyJobs …

By Kristen Decker
Kristen Decker HuskyJobs Manager
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Artists still seeking a summer job?

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Job and internship searches for artists might feel different from other areas of study at the UW. The academic advisers at the School of Art, Art History and Design receive dozens of inquiries each week from organizations interested in having UW …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor
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Exploring “policy work”: tips for getting started

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Are you curious, frustrated or passionate about something?

Climate change – Education inequity – Gun control – Poverty – Transportation – Mental health – Gentrification – Globalization & trade agreements – Campaign finance reform – Healthcare – Food justice – …

By Patrick Chidsey
Patrick Chidsey Associate Director
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College of the environment career opportunities

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If you are interested in working in an environmentally-related area, the College of the Environment maintains a great listing of career and internship opportunities. They range from research opportunities to education programs, to working in fish hatcheries and beyond. Most …

By Alison McCarty
Alison McCarty Career Counselor
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Internship Corner – National Intern Day

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WayUp is launching its first-ever National Intern Day on July 27th – a day dedicated to recognizing interns across the country for their hard work and dedication.
Employers – Nominate your interns for 1 of 6 awards; winners receive a …

By Briana Randall
Briana Randall Director, Internship Project
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Exploring employers in life science and biomedical research

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Here in Seattle, there’s a lot of research activity.  Experts are leading projects and students are building their research skills, experiences and networks in labs and on projects all throughout the UW and in well-known local employers like Fred Hutch …

By Patrick Chidsey
Patrick Chidsey Associate Director
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Supporting People with Disabilities to be AtWork!

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How did you find your first job? Did you apply somewhere your friend worked or did a family friend hire you in their business? One way or another, most of us use our personal networks to find new jobs. Sometimes …

By Nicole Geiger
Nicole Geiger Employment Services Manager
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