Communications (major and skills) pays off

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Thanksgiving is fast approaching (my apologies to all the Canadians for the tardy post), and you may find yourself on this holiday sandwiched between well-meaning relatives who want to know how your year at UW is progressing, what you’re studying, and …

By Tina Adelstein
Tina Adelstein Career Counselor Tina Adelstein
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The power of the follow-up

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After attending a career fair, you may feel really great about some of the interactions you had, you may have gotten helpful feedback on your resume from a recruiter or maybe you are enthusiastic about new internship or job opportunities.  The truth …

By Arianna Aldebot
Arianna Aldebot Associate Director of the Career Center @ Engineering Arianna Aldebot
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What can you do with an Earth & Space Sciences degree?

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Do you enjoy science and its applications to the world around you?

Would you enjoy working outdoors as well as in a laboratory environment?

The broad, interdisciplinary field of earth and space sciences can lead to careers in many areas. …

By Meghan Oxley
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Careers in tech for non-tech people

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On Wednesday, October 12th we hosted four excellent panelists from HTC, T-Mobile, Expedia, and Tableau who shared their tips for landing a job in technology…even if you aren’t a computer programmer. You’ll find highlights and insights from the panel below. …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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International Opportunities (via Microsoft)

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Students often mention to me in career advising appointments how great it would be to “travel” as a part of their job or career, to work for a global company, to have work and life adventures beyond our grand state …

By Patrick Chidsey
Patrick Chidsey Associate Director Patrick Chidsey
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COPE Health Solutions programs for pre-health students

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COPE Health Solutions, a leader in health care management consulting, has a number of ways for current pre-health students to get involved, gain experience, and learn about the variety of health care paths available. See the 3 programs below to …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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Careers develop over the longer term, not the shorter term

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Very few students wake up randomly in the middle of the night and know exactly what they want to do from that point forward. Many more students have a rough idea (helping people! being outside!) of things that would be …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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Discover local government + environmental opportunities

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With the Government Career Fair quickly approaching (October 27th), it would be a good time to consider what areas of the environmental sector you would like to gain experience in. Is it producing educational programs? Enhancing our city parks? Increasing …

By Alison McCarty
Alison McCarty Career Counselor Alison McCarty
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Insights into careers with the CIA

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Recently a Career & Internship Center staff member had the pleasure of meeting with a high ranking leader (Executive Director) within the CIA and gained deep insight into career paths and opportunities within the CIA.

We know that federal government …

By Patrick Chidsey
Patrick Chidsey Associate Director Patrick Chidsey
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Restoration and conservation volunteer opportunities

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If you are a student interested in the environment and sustainability, the beautiful Pacific Northwest is a great place to be! Volunteering can be an excellent way to check out the Seattle area, explore career possibilities, meet new people, and …

By Alison McCarty
Alison McCarty Career Counselor Alison McCarty
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