Author Archives: Guest Contributor

What can you do with an Earth & Space Sciences degree?

Do you enjoy science and its applications to the world around you?

Would you enjoy working outdoors as well as in a laboratory environment?

The broad, interdisciplinary field of earth and space sciences can lead to careers in many areas. …

By Meghan Oxley
Meghan Oxley
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Tips for a successful career in the arts

As an academic adviser with the UW School of Art + Art History + Design, I have the distinct pleasure of talking to recent alumni of the program on a regular basis to hear about their fascinating career pathways following graduation. I’m always …

By Liz Copland
Liz Copland Academic Adviser
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Welcome Back, Huskies! Preparing for Winter/Spring 2019 Recruitment: Recruiter Tips

Welcome back, Huskies!

We hope you enjoyed your well deserved break and are as excited as we are to be back on Campus for the Winter Term! Looking to find your dream Career or Internship this Winter term? Employers are …

By Valerie Haggerty Schoelkopf
Valerie Haggerty Schoelkopf Sales Recruiting Manager
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How Strong Writing Skills Benefit Your Career

In a technologically driven world, many students no longer see writing as a relevant skill to their career path. This mistaken view, unfortunately, leaves students who fail to take writing seriously in college at a disadvantage after graduation.

Are Writing …

By Jordan Conrad
Jordan Conrad Founder and Publisher
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There’s a job for that degree…any degree

Here are three real jobs held by three real UW alumni:

Director of Business Strategy at Microsoft
Marketing Project Manager at Nordstrom
Principal Program Manager at Amazon

The three alumni all have the same UW undergraduate degree. Which one? Art …

By Matt Erickson
Matt Erickson College to Career Programs
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LinkedIn Jobs: It’s not what you know, it’s who you know

Harness the power of your network, providing you an edge in your job search

Do I even have a network?

LinkedIn is helping soon-to-be grads from around the country tap into their professional community—whether they realize they have one already …

By Hilary Sehring
Hilary Sehring
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Standing Out in a Crowd of Resume

I recently found my resume from 2016, when I was graduating from UW and searching for my first “big girl job”. After 2 years of recruiting and learning how to coach people on their resumes, I cringed looking at my …

By Tashajara Stenvall
Tashajara Stenvall Technical Recruiter
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How to answer the 3 most difficult interview questions

Securing that all important interview is only half of the battle. The other (albeit more important) part is getting through it and successfully answering all the questions a recruiter might ask. But no matter how much you prep for those …

By Amanda Rose
Amanda Rose Digital Marketer and Blogger
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Supporting People with Disabilities to be AtWork!

How did you find your first job? Did you apply somewhere your friend worked or did a family friend hire you in their business? One way or another, most of us use our personal networks to find new jobs. Sometimes …

By Nicole Geiger
Nicole Geiger Employment Services Manager
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Surprising lessons: What I learned from my summer internship

Summer internships can be a very rewarding experience and give you a taste of what your future career will be.  They can also point you in the direction of things you don’t ever want to do and leave you struggling …

By Alexa
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