Our lobby is open 9:00-5:00. We also offer virtual appointments.

Frontpage blog

Career Launch Readiness Assessment

Help uncover your level of career readiness in these areas: 1) relationship-building skills, 2) professional communication, 3) career planning & exploration, 4) career and self-development, and 5) internship/job search & interview preparedness.

Answer 40 questions, which will take less than …

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

Handshake: The skills that really matter on your Handshake profile

Your skills section is one of the most important parts of your Handshake profile—if you do it right. The keywords in this section help Handshake recommend relevant jobs to you. Your skills also help recruiters find you on Handshake. And it …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Associate Director for Employer & Community Connections
Read more

Internship Corner – 12 Tips for Securing a Tech Internship in a Soft Labor Market

Let’s be honest. It is far harder to land a technology-related internship or other early career job right now than it was even two years ago. Instead of employers hiring every technologist they could find, those same employers are now …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
Read more

Handshake: 7 “Green Flags” to Look For in an Employer

When interviewing with a new organization, it’s wise to keep an eye out for “red flags.” Some job-seekers might be wary of high company turnover, lack of punctuality, low salaries, or other factors that signal that it might not be …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Associate Director for Employer & Community Connections
Read more

Handshake: Explore Career Paths for College Students on Handshake

Handshake has collected useful data on dozens of the most popular career categories for college students—covering hundreds of job roles. A role is a profession or job function that a company hires for—like a mechanical engineer, data analyst, or marketing …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Associate Director for Employer & Community Connections
Read more

Handshake: Attending a virtual career fair? Here are 10 tips you need to know

Tomorrow, October 26th, is our 2023 Virtual Autumn Job & Internship Fair! 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 UW students —and …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Associate Director for Employer & Community Connections
Read more

Identifying Scam and Fraudulent Job Opportunities

Familiarizing yourself with security-related tips and resources will help you evaluate job and internship opportunities and avoid any potentially fraudulent opportunities.

Occasionally, we become aware of a new phishing scam targeting UW students. The scam email may appear to come …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Associate Director for Employer & Community Connections
Read more

Handshake: Early Talent Awards

If you’re in the market for a job or internship, you can’t go wrong with starting your search with a winner! Thanks to the 2023 Early Talent Awards, Handshake’s annual celebration of employers who are leading the way with Gen …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Associate Director for Employer & Community Connections
Read more

Five Reasons You Need Handshake More Than Other Career Sites

Welcome back, Huskies! If you haven’t yet, now is the time to start exploring Handshake, UW’s career services platform.

You may be thinking, “Why should I join Handshake? I’m already using other sites to look for jobs.” Check out Handshake’s …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Associate Director for Employer & Community Connections
Read more

Huskies@Work: Sign Up by Oct. 22!

Whether you’re looking for inside info on a field you’re curious about or want to talk to someone about their profession, the UW Alumni Association can help you get connected to alumni who can help.

Taking place twice a year,

By Alondra Rodriguez (She/Her)
Alondra Rodriguez (She/Her) Program Coordinator
Read more

Sidebar