Briana Randall (She/Her)

Executive Director

Briana Randall (She/Her)

I started at the Career & Internship Center as a counselor in 2004.  Over the 15 years that followed, I spent periods of time coordinating our grad student programs, managing our front desk and student employee teams, supporting the employer relations team, leading our data and assessment initiatives, and directing our multi-faceted internship operations.  In 2019, I was hired as the center’s Executive Director.  In this role, my big picture vision is that all UW students will be able to 1) identify the skills employers want, 2) gain experience to enhance their skills, 3) articulate their skills and experiences to potential employers, and 4) successfully take a good-fit next step.  Undoubtedly, this is a big undertaking!  Smaller goals in service to my larger vision include supporting our dynamic staff, fostering cross-campus collaborations, humbly seeking feedback, pushing myself to address problems creatively, and using data to inform decision-making.  If you have ideas about how we can best support students, don’t hesitate to reach out.

My “hobbies” include wrangling two high-spirited daughters, breaking up fights between two ridiculous cats, holding babies in the nursery at church, and occasionally working on a creative project.

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Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills: What Are They and How Can You Show Them Off in Your Job Search?

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As a degree-seeking student, you are developing a wide range of skills, including some you may not have been aware of yet. Is it fair to think of some as “hard skills” and others as “soft skills” when both are …

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Why You Should Network With Recruiters BEFORE You Graduate

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Regardless of your particular profession or specialty, the medical field is a challenge and getting through school and passing boards is quite overwhelming. For most, the focus during this time is just making it out of the program with …

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We’ve tweaked the focus of this interest community

We've tweaked the focus of this interest community

Hello!  This interest community was formerly the Health & Life Science community.  We decided to create an all-new health community, so if you’re interested in healthcare fields, we encourage you to check it out and sign up to receive alerts.  …

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Interview: A Successful Podcast Host on How She Got to Where She Is Today

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I was a little late to the podcast game. In fact, I didn’t listen to Serial until about 18 months after everyone else had gone nuts for it. And so I became really excited when my co-worker Alyse Kalish asked …

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Health Interest Community – Inaugural Blog Post

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Welcome to the new Health Interest Community.  This new resource will take the place of careers.uw.edu/pre-health.  Be sure to click the box on the top right to sign up to receive alerts when new content is posted!

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Build Skills on LinkedIn Learning

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LinkedIn Learning is an on-demand video learning platform to help you develop and enhance skills. Free access to LinkedIn Learning is provided to all UW students, staff, and faculty by the Student Technology Fee.

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Brush up on skills you …

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C21 Internship Bootcamp

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The Internship Bootcamp is a professional training program to develop your project management skills in a real-world setting. Interns will be “hired” in a simulated higher education consulting firm. All of this will happen remotely, like most professional work around the …

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Internship Corner – Student Quote

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“My internship has confirmed my career interests. I’ve learned quite a few transferable skills and more importantly, I’ve learned just how important relationship-building is in a successful communications career. Whether it’s networking with other communications people, or networking with people …

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Internship Corner – $30 to Join Focus Group on Internships

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Earn $30 to talk about your impactful learning experiences at UW!

We are seeking current undergraduate students at least 18 years of age at the University of Washington Seattle to participate in a 90-minute focus group interview about impactful learning …

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Internship – Student Quote

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“I think my internship has had a profound impact on my short term plans.  At first I had hoped to work an office job for a random company during my gap year before law school.  However, after working at a …

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