Internships in Kenya, Mozambique, & Pakistan

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Through a partnership with UW’s Population Health initiative, Aga Khan University offers international internships to UW students.  Applications for summer internships are due January 14th.  There are a total of 25 internships available in fields such as grant writing, …

By Briana Randall
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“Ask an Alum”- Computer Engineering student to Physician

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Chester Chan is an alum of University of Washington- Seattle. While at UW, Chester studied Computer Engineering with a minor in Music. He was also involved in Golden Key International Honour Society, research, internships, intramural sports, and various volunteer and …

By Izzy Wroblewski
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Consider Having Interns Present Their Projects

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This article describes a company’s Intern Project Expo…a time for interns to highlight their contributions, articulate their experiences, and meet with staff members throughout the organization.

By Briana Randall
Briana Randall Director, Internship Project Briana Randall
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Internship Corner – Deciding Between Two Equally Qualified Candidates

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A national study facilitated by the National Association of Colleges and Employers asked employers how they decide between two equally qualified candidates.  The most highly endorsed items were “has completed an internship with your organization” and “has internship experience in …

By Briana Randall
Briana Randall Director, Internship Project Briana Randall
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Are virtual recruiting mechanisms doing what we hope they will?

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In a recent op-ed published on the NACE website, Mary Scott summarizes the results of her recent research and help answer questions like:

How do students perceive being texted by recruiters?
What about encountering recruiting teams on Instagram
Oh, …

By Emma O'Neill-Myers
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Need a 2-credit class? We offer an Internship Search Strategies course

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Are you hoping to find an internship for the summer, but have no idea where to start? Consider registering for the “Internship Search Strategies” course, listed as GEN ST 391-G, #15032. It’s a 2-credit course for sophomores, juniors, and …

By Alison McCarty
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“Ask an Alum” – Physics Student to Identity Security Professional

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Sarah Squire is a double alum of University of Washington-Seattle who is currently a Senior Technical Architect for Ping Identity in Seattle. Sarah received her Bachelor of Science in Physics and after six years she returned for a Master of …

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Internship Corner – Student Quote

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“Through this internship, I’ve realized that technical writing in the finance field is probably not the right career for me. However, I still would like to explore technical writing in other fields. Also, through speaking with designers and marketing employees …

By Briana Randall
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Girls Who Invest Summer Intensive

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Girls Who Invest has an amazing internship opportunity for sophomore women in ANY major. Women and minorities manage under 10% of mutual funds in North America. Girls Who Invest, a non-profit specifically geared toward placing more women in the pipeline,  …

By Caitlin Goldbaum
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Answering salary questions in an interview – no sweaty palms required!

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Halloween might be behind us, but we know that ‘what’s your current salary?’ question during an interview can be downright spooky.  How, you might be asking, can I be strategic, confident, ambitious and realistic all in one fell swoop?

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By Emma O'Neill-Myers
Emma O'Neill-Myers Associate Director of Employer Relations Emma O
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