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Internship Corner – How to Rock your Summer Internship

For folks who have landed their summer internships, congratulations! But what can you expect as you start this new opportunity and how can you get the most out of your experience?

Research shows that internships help students clarify their career …

By Daniel Herb (He/Him)
Daniel Herb (He/Him) Internship Success Manager
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Opportunity of the Week: Product Support Specialist Intern with Sporcle

This week’s featured opportunity is a Product Support Specialist Intern with SporcleApply in Handshake by July 30.

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Sporcle is seeking a Product Support Specialist Intern who is hungry to learn and would love to build great products and …

By Jessie Smith (She/Her)
Jessie Smith (She/Her) Assistant Director of Employer & Community Connections
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Handshake: How to Find Great Employers

With nearly 20,000 employers that hire UW students and recent grads on Handshake, it can feel daunting to figure out which ones are best for you. Check out this Handshake video to learn tips for discovering employers that align with your …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Handshake Experience Manager
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Getting Internship-Ready: Do the Heavy Lifting in the C21 Internship Bootcamp

Career-jargon and buzzwords are meaningless unless an employer/organization can see you demonstrate them. Will your “critical thinking” and “problem solving” actually be a benefit to their work? You can talk about them in an interview to get in the door, …

By Matt Erickson
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Internship Corner – Student Quote

“My internship has informed, confirmed and altered my plans for the future all at once. I was on the fence about which direction I wanted to go with my career and my internship time has informed me of the true …

By Daniel Herb (He/Him)
Daniel Herb (He/Him) Internship Success Manager
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Job Market Showing Positive Trends for Class of ’21

The upcoming commencement will welcome hundreds of UW students into one of the most unique job markets in recent memory. After months of uncertainty for various industries, there are a number of positive signs that show that several companies have …

By Luis Santiago (He/Him)
Luis Santiago (He/Him) Associate Director of Coaching Operations
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Virtual Employer Events – May 24th-28th

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:

Parametric Virtual Career Trek – Tuesday, 5/25, 1:00pm-2:00pm …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Handshake Experience Manager
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So You Got a Job Offer But Then Something “Better” Comes Along?

This is called Reneging and it can have some consequences!

For starters, congratulations on getting a job offer! That means you have proven that you are a competitive and valuable candidate. This process can be long and stressful – from …

By CJ Sanchez (He/Him)
CJ Sanchez (He/Him) Career Coach
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Opportunity of the Week: Seed Grant Coordinator at UW Resilience Lab

This week’s featured opportunity is a Seed Grant Coordinator internship with UW Resilience Lab! Apply in Handshake by May 26.
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The UW Resilience Lab is at the helm of promoting mental health and well-being at the University of …
By Jessie Smith (She/Her)
Jessie Smith (She/Her) Assistant Director of Employer & Community Connections
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Handshake: How to Get the Best Job Recommendations

Wondering about those job recommendations that show up on your Handshake homepage? Check out this Handshake video to learn how to improve your job recommendations to see the most relevant opportunities every time you log into your profile.

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