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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
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New Phishing Alert – Summer 2023

We have become aware of another phishing scam targeting UW students.

The email message may appear to come from a UW email address, and the individual will claim to be a University of Washington staff member. The email offers a …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Associate Director for Employer & Community Connections
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What Are Leadership Skills? Examples and Definition

If you’ve never had a professional job before, you might be wondering — how can I possibly have leadership skills? Yet you don’t need to hold a leadership position to have leadership skills. You can build these skills through academic projects, …

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How to Engage in Mentorship Opportunities | The Story of Bradley & Robert

Throughout my career, I have been fortunate enough to gain the experience of managing hundreds of people, many of whom I hired as early-career professionals. One of the most rewarding aspects of management is sharing my expertise through mentorship: helping …

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How Volunteering Can Help You Advance Your Career

As someone interested in social impact, you’re probably excited about any and all opportunities to work with an organization that serves a cause or community you care about. Well, whether you’d like to learn more about a nonprofit, dip your …

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What Is Professional Development (and Why Does It Matter)?

School may be over, but learning is a lifelong process, especially if you want to move up the career ladder. Professional development plays a huge role in helping you advance in your chosen career. But what is professional development, and …

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What Is Career Readiness?

Being able to succeed in the workplace isn’t just about completing day-to-day tasks — it’s about working with others, managing your workload, communicating your results, and building your career. All of those skills are known as career readiness. 

Career readiness …

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How to get your first job if employers all require experience

In today’s competitive job market, education alone is often not enough to secure employment in your chosen field. Prospective employers are looking for well-rounded individuals who can hit the ground running. For this reason, having at least one career-related job …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Advanced tips for behavioral interviews

Advanced tips for behavioral interviews

Holly Watson, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Amazon Web ServicesPublished: February 23, 2022

Storytelling is a craft and doesn’t come natural or easy for everyone – especially when interviewing. So far in this guide we …

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Got interviews? Get RocketBlocks interview prep - trusted by top schools like Northwestern & Stanford GSB.
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5 Common Cover Letter Mistakes to Avoid When Applying for Your First Job

Applying for your first job can be intimidating. Luckily, there’s a way to significantly improve your chances of getting hired: including a cover letter in your application whether it’s required or not. Doing so shows a level of professionalism that …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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