Dan Poux

Career Coach

Dan Poux

As a Pre-professional Career Coach, I am excited to be a resource and partner as students explore careers in health and law, build their leadership skills and prepare to apply to professional graduate programs.

I grew up in the city of Detroit, and attended the University of Michigan, a large public research university similar in many ways to UW. While there, I studied Political Psychology and wrote for the Michigan Daily newspaper.  My career path has taken many turns along the way, from volunteering at an orphanage in Honduras to teaching ESL in an under-resourced elementary school in Washington, DC as a Teach for America corps member.  Before coming to UW, I directed the Ready, Set Transfer! program at the Seattle Community Colleges, helping students transfer to universities to continue their studies in Science and Engineering.  Throughout these experiences, I have learned more about what I like to do and what I am good at, so that I could seek out new opportunities that combined both of these things.

I am excited to be helping UW students identify and play to their strengths, while confirming that their chosen career path is a good fit with their skills and interests.

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Biology Students for Equity — Undergraduate Biology Mentorship Program

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-Mentor students in the introductory biology series

-For anyone pursuing a biology related degree and has finished the introductory series

-Gain leadership experience

-Low commitment: about 5-10 hrs a quarter

-Applications close October 16

APPLY HERE: goo.gl/i76hWa

 

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“Interviewing for Health/Medical School Programs” webinars 10/2 and 10/16

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The Career & Internship Center is offering a pair of webinars to help students prepare for this admissions cycle like no other.

Interviewing for health professional schools can be scary, especially in virtual spaces.

This workshop will explore how to …

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Kaiser Permanente Virtual Speaker Session: Equity, Inclusion & Diversity

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Join a discussion to learn more about what Equity, Inclusion & Diversity means at Kaiser Permanente.

If you are interested in attending this event, please register by clicking here.

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Check out “How I Got Here” on LinkedIn Learning

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Every successful career starts somewhere.

How I Got Here reveals the stories behind the journeys of leading influencers—from entrepreneurs to actresses and activists.

Listen to how Doug Bouton turned Halo Top from a kitchen creamery into a blockbuster brand, how Lauren …

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Kaiser webinars

Join a discussion to learn more about what Kaiser Permanente is doing to support mental health and resilience in schools. Learn more and register by clicking here.

This event is part of a series of Summer Events provided by the …

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Healthcare employers at tomorrow’s virtual Recent Grad Mini Job Fair

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This fair invites recent grads who are actively seeking full-time employment to interact with a variety of employers who are actively hiring for positions.

This virtual fair will take place in Zoom, through multiple meeting rooms with their own Zoom …

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Lab Assistants urgently needed at UW Virology

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UW Virology has an urgent need for several hourly workers during COVID testing and this opportunity is perfect for students looking to gain some lab skills and experience.

The UW Virology Lab is seeking several hourly (part-time) workers to assist …

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Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning

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The Career & Internship Center is excited to announce that all UW students, staff, and faculty now have free unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning, an on-demand library of high-quality instructional videos designed to help you gain new skills and advance …

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NIH Virtual Summer Enrichment Program

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The National Institutes of Health has opened their summer enrichment program this week to all who are interested!

Sessions include:

What You Can Do in College to Enhance Your Chances of Getting into Medical or Graduate School
Choosing and Applying …

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Graduate School now, later or never?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has scrambled many students plans for this summer and beyond. It may be tempting to consider staying in school during uncertain economic times, but this might not be the best move for you.

If you are wondering …

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