Author Archives: Guest Contributor

Pursuing Social Justice Through Service: A panel with Peace Corps, City Year and Teach for America

Are you interested in making an impact after graduation?

3pm on Wednesday December 2nd: Peace Corps, City Year and Teach for America will cohost a information session and panel discussion about service opportunities available to UW graduates.

Learn how you …

By Brian Bartley
Brian Bartley UW Stratigic Recruiter
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Serve Your Community, Launch Your Career with Greater South Sound VISTA

Despite many aspects of the future looking quite unpredictable due to the COVID-19 pandemic, opportunities to serve our community’s most vulnerable abound. For over 50 years, AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) has mobilized members to where the need …

By Lindsay Fujimoto
Lindsay Fujimoto Volunteer Engagement Coordinator
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Interested in data analytics? Want to learn to code? Check out these FREE online training resources recommended by Adswerve analysts and engineers!

As a leading Google Marketing and Cloud partner, Adswerve unites media and analytics to illuminate human connections. We use data discovery and analysis through sophisticated tools like Google Analytics and BigQuery to help our clients create insightful marketing strategies. We’re …

By Joe Irwin
Joe Irwin Recruiter
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Don’t think you’re a salesperson? Think again.

Inclusion and Diversity is one of the Outreach core values that I hold most dear. Exposure to different perspectives and worldviews is what makes for high functioning teams and strong interpersonal relationships and it’s a large part of why I …

By Brooke Bachesta
Brooke Bachesta Manager of Sales Development
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Closing Soon: Applications for C21@Amazon and C21@Microsoft Externships

Employers are excited to hire students from the University of Washington. Students graduate from the UW skilled in various disciplines, practiced at navigating complex systems, and emboldened to embrace challenge and grow professionally; however, both students and employers report back:

By Ari Ortiz
Ari Ortiz
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Connecting Passion & Profession: why I’m letting the idea of a hobby go

If I introduced myself to you six months ago I’d have had a few answers to describe myself ready to go. If we were at a networking event, I’d tell you I’m that studying at the Foster School of Business …

By Daniel Briggs
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Mission possible: Close the gender gap in technology

My summer of 2016 started with a little uncertainty, but ended with a lot of fulfillment.

I was leaving one job, a program manager for a young adult professional and leadership development program at a non-profit organization, and attempting to …

By Kristina Smith
Kristina Smith STEM Pipeline Program Director
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Becoming an event planner

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the event planning field is projected to grow faster than average from 2014-2024. As more companies expand globally, this presents a need for professional meeting, conference, and event planners. For students who are …

By Cara
Cara
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Working at a tech company as a person of color

[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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A not so typical path into tech

What are you going to do with your life? Those nine words were asked of me by teachers, parents, and coaches my whole life. As if a middle school, high school, or even college student knows the answer… I don’t …

By Taylor Wolfe
Taylor Wolfe Developer
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