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Internship Corner – Academic Credit for Internship Learning

If you’re interested in earning academic credit for demonstrating what you learn in an internship, you have two main options.

Gen St 350, Section C/D – Students engage in an internship experience in either the public sector (section C) or …

By Daniel Herb (He/Him)
Daniel Herb (He/Him) Internship Success Manager
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4 Virtual Networking Tips for Your Job Search

Networking isn’t just about finding a job. Strategic and effective networking can help you gain insights about yourself, and can be a source of support and strength as you navigate the peaks and valleys of a job search. Building relationships …

By Lisa Dubler - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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How to Find Organizations Committed to DEI Values

Most social impact organizations today express a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).

The National Council of Nonprofits encourages organizations to not only articulate their values, but to be guided by them and to integrate them into their daily …

By Tiffany Woodall - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Handshake: Get a Job Online as a College Student – 4 Tips From Recruiters

Thanks to Handshake and other digital tools, employers are increasingly focused on recruiting college students online. Recruiters are able to find the right student for the job or internship, no matter what school they attend.

As a job seeker, this is …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Handshake Experience Manager
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Virtual Employer Events: Dec. 13th – 17th

Employers are hosting virtual events and want you to attend! You can find the full list of upcoming events on Handshake: uw.joinhandshake.com/events. Here are a few that are coming up this week:

Pure Instance Presents: Fit Check: How to Select …

By Brittany Morgan (She/Her)
Brittany Morgan (She/Her) Employer Engagement & Communications Manager
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Handshake: FAQs for Finding a Job on Handshake

Do you have questions about how to find a job or internship on Handshake? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. That’s why Handshake compiled answers to the most common questions from college students. Check out their blog post here!

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Handshake Experience Manager
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Internship Corner – It’s Cold and Rainy, Let’s Talk about Summer Internships

Welcome to the last week of fall quarter! It may seem like an odd time to talk about next summer, but in fact, many employers start recruiting for their summer internships as early as January.

Here are a few ways …

By Daniel Herb (He/Him)
Daniel Herb (He/Him) Internship Success Manager
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Virtual Employer Events: Dec. 6th – 10th

Employers are hosting virtual events and want you to attend! You can find the full list of upcoming events on Handshake: uw.joinhandshake.com/events. Here are a few that are coming up this week:

Journey from an Intern to Software Engineer @ Box!

By Brittany Morgan (She/Her)
Brittany Morgan (She/Her) Employer Engagement & Communications Manager
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How to Improve Emotional Intelligence

Illustration by Marian Blair

So-called “soft skills” are often viewed as less vital and less challenging to acquire than “hard skills” like crunching data and engineering software. While hard skills are important, social-impact work hangs on relationships—which means soft skills …

By Ashley Fontaine - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Handshake: Self-Identify Your Identity on Handshake

You bring your authentic self to your classes and clubs. It’s just as important to be able to do so in the workplace as well. That’s why Handshake makes it easy for you to express important aspects of your identity …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Handshake Experience Manager
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