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New Phishing Alert – Summer 2021

We have become aware of a new phishing scam targeting students at the University of Washington.

These scam email messages will appear to come from a “uw.edu” email address, with a variety of subject lines, one being “UW …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Handshake Experience Manager
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How to Stand Out at Virtual Career Fairs

It isn’t easy to stand out at in-person job fairs, and leaving a lasting impression with employers at virtual job fairs can be just as challenging. However, if you follow the eight tips below, you’ll have no difficulty making meaningful …

By Victorio Duran III - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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The Top Jobs, Remote Roles, Industries, and Cities for Entry-Level Candidates in 2021

It’s never easy to transition from school to the working world. You have to figure out where you want to live and what you want to do and then find and land a job—all while dealing with a slew of …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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6 Tips to Stand Out and Land a New Role in a Post-Pandemic Job Market (Because You’re Not the Only One Looking!)

The pandemic changed so much about how we work that it probably inspired you to rethink your work-life priorities. Maybe you realized that you’re burnt out, that working from home is your ideal setup, or that you just dislike your …

By Erica Sweeney - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Handshake – How to take full advantage of UW’s job and internship platform this summer

Happy Summer! Looking for a job or internship, or ready to begin preparing for the fall recruiting season? Employers are actively posting positions in Handshake and reviewing applications for job and internship openings, so it’s a great opportunity to update …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Handshake Experience Manager
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Summer Workshops with C&IC

Happy Summer, Huskies!

This July and August, we will be presenting a series of Summer Workshops created just for you – see below for the topics, schedule, and links to register via Handshake.

📃 Resume Writing Basics

Need a resume? Not …

By Kaeline Kine (She/Her)
Kaeline Kine (She/Her) Guest Experience Coordinator
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So You Attended a Virtual Career Fair… Now What?

Keep the momentum going from your meetings with employers after the fair has wrapped up! Follow up with employers in Handshake via:

Following their company profile (receive notifications of employer activity at UW)
Messaging other students who have worked for …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Handshake Experience Manager
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Opportunity of the Week: Customer Experience Specialist at Convoy

At Convoy, our digital freight network helps reduce those empty miles and cut carbon waste by nearly half. This is your opportunity to collaborate with an incredible group of people and help transform the freight industry. Join Convoy and help …

By Jessie Smith (She/Her)
Jessie Smith (She/Her) Assistant Director of Employer & Community Connections
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Are you a recent graduate looking for a job?

Don’t miss next week’s Recent Graduate Job Fair – being hosted virtually in Handshake on Tuesday, June 29th from 1:00-4:00pm! This Fair is open to recent graduates from all three University of Washington campuses.

Great sessions still remain with employers …

By Emma O'Neill-Myers (She/Her)
Emma O'Neill-Myers (She/Her) Associate Director of Employer & Community Connections
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The College-Level Job Market is Strong!

The pandemic had a brutal impact on the job market for a while but things are rebounding and opportunities are plentiful for new college graduates.  Last week we broke our Handshake record for the most job posting requests in a single …

By Briana Randall (She/Her)
Briana Randall (She/Her) Executive Director
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