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 …

By Emma O'Neill-Myers
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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 …

By Dawn Cheung
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By Emma O'Neill-Myers
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Top 10 Healthcare Jobs – That Don’t Require a Doctorate Degree

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), healthcare employment is projected to grow faster than any other sector, increasing 14% over the next decade, and adding roughly 1.9 million new jobs. Why so much growth? The growth …

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Building an Esports Platform with Grant Farwell (Shared Podcast from Folk Stories)

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This is an article shared from the podcast Folk Stories run by Kevin Lin  ; all the information was created and sourced from Folk Stories   

Grant Farwell is the Chairman and Co-Founder of Matcherino, an esports platform that helps game publishers …

By CJ Sanchez
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Connecting Passion & Profession: why I’m letting the idea of a hobby go

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If I introduced myself to you six months ago I’d have had a few answers to describe myself ready to go. If we were at a networking event, I’d tell you I’m that studying at the Foster School of Business …

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“Ask an Alum” Staff Spotlight- Health Informatics student to UW Administrative Specialist

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Tera Figueroa graduated from University of Washington- Bothell in 1998 with a degree in Society, Ethics & Human Behavior and a minor in Health Informatics.  While at UW, Tera enjoyed spending her time at the IMA, going to husky football …

By Izzy Wroblewski
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How to stumble into a career (like I did)

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There is no way for me to reflect on my current career happiness without giving due credit to happenstance and luck.  I was hired as a career counselor two years ago and I love my job.  It is common among all generations …

By Jon Olivera
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“Ask an Alum”- Industrial Design student to Business Analysis Manager

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Suveer Sharma graduated from University of Washington- Seattle in 2009 with a degree in Industrial Design. While at UW, Suveer was involved in fraternity and sorority life as the president of his fraternity. After graduating from UW, Suveer joined the 

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Mission possible: Close the gender gap in technology

Mission possible: Close the gender gap in technology

My summer of 2016 started with a little uncertainty, but ended with a lot of fulfillment.

I was leaving one job, a program manager for a young adult professional and leadership development program at a non-profit organization, and attempting to …

By Kristina Smith
Kristina Smith STEM Pipeline Program Director
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