Handshake: How to Prepare For a Virtual Career Fair

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In a school year unlike any other, Handshake’s new virtual career fairs are your ticket to getting hired remotely. With a bit of advanced preparation for your first virtual fair, you’ll be ready to wow recruiters from behind your screen!

By Lindsay Smith
Lindsay Smith Handshake Experience Manager Lindsay Smith
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Hey Huskies! What’s your voting plan?

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As part of Student Life, we’re happy to share with you some resources to be sure that you’re registered, have updated your address, have a plan to vote, and set any reminders you may need to help yourself remember to …

By Emma O'Neill-Myers
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Registration Now Open for the Virtual Business Career Fair!

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Registration is now open for the UW Seattle Virtual Business Career Fair, hosted in Handshake on October 14th! This fair is open to ALL majors and will give students an exciting opportunity to network with dozens of employers (via video/chat …

By Lindsay Smith
Lindsay Smith Handshake Experience Manager Lindsay Smith
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Internship Corner – Academic Credit for Internship Learning

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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 …

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Update: New Handshake Appointment Types

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When you schedule a Career Coaching Appointment with our office, you may notice new “Appointment Types” available in Handshake. Although the appointment options may have changed, our approach to assisting our UW students has not. Our Career Coaches are still …

By Luis Santiago
Luis Santiago Associate Director of Coaching Operations Luis Santiago
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Tips for Networking from Home

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The “new normal” of doing things from the comfort of your own living space has made something that used to be scary a bit more manageable. Most individuals who are working have grown accustomed to virtual meetings and conversations via …

By Luis Santiago
Luis Santiago Associate Director of Coaching Operations Luis Santiago
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Handshake: Startup Internships for College Students

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Interning at a startup has become more and more desirable with the recent surge of new companies. Many startups are pioneering new products and practices – making interning for one an exciting prospect. You’ll be able to be hands on …

By Lindsay Smith
Lindsay Smith Handshake Experience Manager Lindsay Smith
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Handshake: How to Find the Jobs You Want

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With thousands of jobs and internships for students on Handshake, how can you find the ones that are right for you? Read this Handshake blog post for tips about how you can leverage search features today.

By Lindsay Smith
Lindsay Smith Handshake Experience Manager Lindsay Smith
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LinkedIn Learning September Challenge!

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For many of us, September brings memories of “Back-to-School” excitement – first-day jitters, new class schedules, shiny new school supplies, and the promise of a year full of personal growth. Whether or not you are a student returning to class this …

By Kaeline Kine
Kaeline Kine Guest Experience Coordinator Kaeline Kine
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Phishing Alerts – September 2020

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We have become aware of a few phishing scams targeting students at the University of Washington.

Scam #1 – “Work from Home” opportunities for Dr. 
The email message will appear to come from a “uw.edu” email address with …

By Lindsay Smith
Lindsay Smith Handshake Experience Manager Lindsay Smith
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