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How I got here

Every successful career starts somewhere.

How I Got Here reveals the stories behind the journeys of leading influencers—from entrepreneurs to actresses and activists.

Listen to how Doug Bouton turned Halo Top from a kitchen creamery into a blockbuster brand, how Lauren …

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Graduate School now, later or never?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has scrambled many students plans for this summer and beyond. It may be tempting to consider staying in school during uncertain economic times, but this might not be the best move for you.

If you are wondering …

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Free workshops & drop-in groups @ the Counseling Center

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The Counseling Center is offering free workshops and drop-in groups that teach skills related to stress management, managing thoughts and emotions, mindfulness, and more. All of their workshops for Spring 2020 will be offered via Zoom.

To request link, contact counsels@uw.edu

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Community Engagement & Leadership Education Center (CELE) Service Opportunities

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The Community Engagement and Leadership Education Center has launched their new Community Partners Opportunities page to support students who are looking for ways to advance community based work through volunteer positions. If you are looking to volunteer with non-profits …

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Law Societies & Justice (LSJ) Careers in Government and Social Services Night on 5/07

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Every quarter the Law, Societies & Justice (LSJ) department hosts Career Night Panels that aim to show current and prospective LSJ students various career paths through panel discussions of where alumni are now.

This spring quarter, LSJ is hosting a

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Employer-led workshop on “How to Get into Tech, Even if You’re Not Technical”

Employer-led workshop on "How to Get into Tech, Even if You're Not Technical"

Many undecided students are interested in careers in technical industries, but feel their options are limited because of their limited technical skills. To learn more about non-technical roles in tech companies, check out the employer-led workshop here:

How to Get …

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June at the Virtual Career & Internship Center

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Since Monday, March 16th, the Career & Internship Center has been entirely virtual.  It’s now June and while our doors in Mary Gates Hall remain closed, all our team members continue to work remotely, excited and ready to connect with …

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Youth Programs Summer Job Fair

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In two weeks we will be hosting our annual Youth Programs Summer Job Fair for UW students interested in working in youth-serving settings. We have employers from both UW and the community who are collectively recruiting for over 650 paid …

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Externships vs. Internships

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Fall, winter, spring, and summer can all be referred to when discussing the duration of an internship, but, what about an externship? The only proper way to answer this question is with an ambiguous statement of “well, it depends.”

What …

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UW Diversity Leadership Conference 2020: The personal is Political

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Diversity Leadership Conference 2020: The Personal is Political: Showing Up for Ourselves and Others in Solidarity

“Certainly there are very real differences between us…But it is not those differences between us that are separating us. It is rather our refusal …

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