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Handshake: How to Find the Jobs You Want

With thousands of jobs and internships for students on Handshake, how can you find the ones that are right for you?

When you create your Handshake profile, and add your interests like cities and job roles, you’ll start to receive personalized job …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Handshake Experience Manager
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Internship Corner – Scholarship for Unpaid Internships Apply by 12/5

Are you interested in doing an internship with a non-profit or government organization in summer 2022? If so, then this scholarship is for you!

The application for the new UW Scholarship for Unpaid Internships is now open, and the deadline …

By Daniel Herb (He/Him)
Daniel Herb (He/Him) Internship Success Manager
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Virtual Employer Events: Oct. 25th – 29th

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:

Amazon Women in Operations Leadership Summit – Monday, …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Handshake Experience Manager
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Government and Policy Fair on Oct. 28th – Learn about Employer’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The Government and Policy Job & Internship Fair, hosted virtually in Handshake, will give all UW Seattle students an exciting opportunity to network with dozens of employer representatives (via video/chat 1:1 and group sessions), who are all looking to recruit …

By Brittany Morgan (She/Her)
Brittany Morgan (She/Her) Employer Engagement & Communications Manager
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Handshake: The Job Search Myths That Could Keep You From Getting Hired on Handshake

Handshake is here to help all students find great jobs and internships. And they want to clear a few things up! So they’ve collected some common misconceptions about your profile, employer events, applications, and more. Read this blog post to …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Handshake Experience Manager
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Internship Corner – Student Quote

“Moving ahead, I hope to use every moment and experience of my internship to not only become a better leader in my school and community, but to also use my learnings in my next leadership role and work environment. With …

By Daniel Herb (He/Him)
Daniel Herb (He/Him) Internship Success Manager
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Virtual Employer Events: Oct. 18th – 22nd

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: Building a Technical Career – Monday, …

By Brittany Morgan (She/Her)
Brittany Morgan (She/Her) Employer Engagement & Communications Manager
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Peace Corps Application Workshop – November 3rd

Applying to the Peace Corps can be a confusing and at times overwhelming process. That’s why Jessica Phares, the Peace Corps Recruiter at UW-Seattle, will be hosting an application workshop event to help ease that process. Come learn about how …

By Briana Randall (She/Her)
Briana Randall (She/Her) Executive Director
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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 Brittany Morgan (She/Her)
Brittany Morgan (She/Her) Employer Engagement & Communications Manager
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Handshake: Attending a Virtual Career Fair? Here Are 10 Tips You Need to Know

Attending a virtual career fair on Handshake will give you an edge in landing that next job or internship. Employers who attend the fair want to hire students at UW—and they’ll host virtual sessions to find the students they want to …

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