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Virtual Employer Events: Nov. 22 – 26th

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:

LGBTQ+ at Arup – Tuesday, 11/23, 12:00pm – …

By Brittany Morgan (She/Her)
Brittany Morgan (She/Her) Employer Engagement & Communications Manager
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How to Overcome Perfectionism on the Job Hunt

Illustration by Marian Blair

Searching for a job can be challenging and daunting for anyone, regardless of personality or experience. But there are particular hindrances or barriers that can surface for people with perfectionistic tendencies.

Perfectionism, or the practice of …

By Yejin Lee - 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: The 3 Must-Haves on Your Handshake Profile

Want to quickly and easily increase your chances of finding the job you want on Handshake? Add your job interests to your profile. When you fill in your interests, two really great things happen:

Handshake sends you better, more relevant job …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Handshake Experience Manager
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Internship Corner – Handshake Lab Workshop 11/23

Having a complete Handshake profile is a great way to get connected to employers and also to potentially get recruited for internship opportunities. Join us for this workshop to learn best practices for profile completion. Logging into Handshake during the …

By Daniel Herb (He/Him)
Daniel Herb (He/Him) Internship Success Manager
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Virtual Employer Events: Nov. 15th – 19th

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:

CIA Information Session – Tuesday, 11/16, 12:00pm – …

By Brittany Morgan (She/Her)
Brittany Morgan (She/Her) Employer Engagement & Communications Manager
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Employers Ghosting Applicants | What to Do If You Don’t Hear Back

Illustration by Marian Blair

So, you had a great job interview. You communicated confidence and competence, fielded every weird interview question, and sent a follow-up email thanking your prospective employer for their time.

And then, nothing.

If this sounds familiar, …

By Angel Eduardo - 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: Messaging Employers On Handshake Leads to Jobs

In a sea of applicants, sometimes it’s hard to stand out to employers. With so many amazing students like you looking for roles, having an advantage never hurts. Handshake’s messaging features make it easy to contact employers and get the …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Handshake Experience Manager
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Internship Corner – Check Out UW Alumni Profiles and Advice

Our new Alumni Profiles Page includes stories and advice from UW alumni. The profiles have a brief description of education/work history and connect to a LinkedIn profile for more information. And if the profile has the ‘Student Stories & Advice’ …

By Daniel Herb (He/Him)
Daniel Herb (He/Him) Internship Success Manager
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Virtual Employer Events: Nov. 8th – 12th

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:

Google Presents: Life at Google: Exploring our Culture

By Brittany Morgan (She/Her)
Brittany Morgan (She/Her) Employer Engagement & Communications Manager
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Need help in choosing a career that’s right for you?

Are you a first or second year at UW and are still not sure what career path you should pursue? Or are you an incoming transfer student who needs to narrow down your career options? Then the Career Exploration & …

By Luis Santiago (He/Him)
Luis Santiago (He/Him) Associate Director of Coaching Operations
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