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New Phishing Alert – Winter 2022

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 “During …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
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Handshake: The 10-Day Handshake Profile Challenge

Having trouble getting started using Handshake? Don’t try to do it all in one day! Instead, kick off your career future with a simple challenge, spread out into small steps over 10 days. That means less than two weeks to …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
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Internship Corner – Finding Internships Workshop 1/11

What is an internship really? And how do I go about finding one that interests me? Are their certain rules and regulations I have to follow as an international student?

If you’re asking these types of questions, join us for …

By Daniel Herb (He/Him)
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Virtual Employer Events: Jan. 10th – 15th

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:

Dell Technologies Women in Engineering – Wednesday, 1/12, …

By Brittany Morgan (She/Her)
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How to Create Your Career Blueprint

Even if you know know where you’d like to end up a few months or a few years down the road, it can still be challenging to keep yourself on the right track to reach all of your professional goals. …

By Yoona Wagener - Idealist Careers
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Handshake: 5 Reasons You Need Handshake More Than Other Career Sites

You may be thinking, “Why should I use Handshake? I’m already using other sites to look for jobs.” Find out why Handshake is the #1 way for college students to find jobs and internships in Handshake’s blog post.

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