Emma O'Neill-Myers

Associate Director of Employer & Student Engagement

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I’m a proud 2005 alumnus of the University of Washington Geography department and now enjoy the opportunity to help support employers, and connect my fellow Huskies with meaningful job and internship opportunities at great organizations that span the Puget Sound, country and even the globe.

I oversee an Employer & Student Engagement team that manages contact with thousands of employers annually – virtually through our Handshake board, on-site with employers through our Bridge Mentorship and Site Visit programs, or on-campus through our On-Campus Interview, InfoSession and Career Fair opportunities.  How can we help you make your next great hire?

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Hey Huskies! What’s your voting plan?

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As part of Student Life, we’re happy to share with you some resources to be sure that you’re registered, have updated your address, have a plan to vote, and set any reminders you may need to help yourself remember to …

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“How to Get a Job During a Pandemic”

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So I’ll admit, if I was doing a scroll of Netflix shows, I’d scroll right past the one titled “How to Get a Job During a Pandemic” thinking YEESH, I’ll just rewatch the Office for the 12th time.

But the …

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Spend your summer with the AT&T Summer Learning Academy

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The UW Career & Internship Center is proud to partner with one of our Husky Signature Employers, AT&T, to highlight this upcoming opportunity to stay engaged, build skills and grow your network this summer.  Register by June 12th!

When AT&T …

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Scam postings, fraudulent emails and phishing schemes

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Unfortunately, times of vulnerability and uncertainty, like the times we find ourselves in now in the Covid-19 pandemic, are often the moments that we also see an increase in phishing scams, and fraudulent/scam emails about employment opportunities.  Take steps to …

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So you have a virtual interview….yay! Now what?

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The good news is, there’s a lot about preparing for a virtual interview that’s just the same as preparing for any interview.

Dress the part.
Do your research – on the role, the company and how your interests, skills and …

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Who’s hiring NOW?

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Although this is a time of economic uncertainty, there is still active hiring going on – and employers excited to recruit Huskies! Some links and resources are noted below:

List of those actively hiring, compiled by Management Consulted
List of …

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Connect with alums and get great advice – from home!

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Our friends at the UW Alumni Association are hosting their first ever all-virtual iteration of the popular Huskies @ Work program – designed to connect current UW students with UW alums for career advice, insight and exploration.

Details are below, and …

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NEW virtual drop-in service!

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Beginning Monday, March 30th, we’re moving our popular Drop-In service online!

Drop-ins will be available Monday – Friday, 11a-4p PST, and will be hosted through the Zoom platform.  Drop-in hours specific to Pre-Health will be available Monday afternoon from 1:30-4:00pm …

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Phishing alert

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We have become aware of another phishing scam targeting students at schools using the Handshake platform, like the University of Washington.

The email message will appear to come from a UW email address, and the individual will be claiming to …

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Handshake postings – health & life sciences

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Looking for a job or internship opportunity related to health or life sciences? Check out a small sampling of current Handshake postings below – see one of interest? Apply as soon as you have your materials ready! Employers can close …

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