Peer advice: tips to land an internship

This quarter, I start my third internship since becoming a UW student in Autumn 2014. I found all of these internships through UW. The first was at the Internship Fair my freshman year; the second, through HuskyJobs; and the third, …

By Caroline Engle
Caroline Engle Outreach and Intake Intern
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I’m not in computer science, how can I get prepared for a tech internship?

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Polish the technical skills you do have. Regardless of whether you are a CS major or not, you’ll need to be able to demonstrate your abilities in a technical interview. Every student should spend time practicing (perhaps short sessions several …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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Gain Valuable Experience in Just 54 Hours

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I had the pleasure to participate, and have been involved in the startup community and events, such as AngelHack, Startup Weekend, and others, in the Seattle area for over the last 2 years.

Many students have asked how can they …

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Engineering Focused Student Internship Panel

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On Wednesday, January 18th, the Career Center @ Engineering is hosting a student panel featuring five students who obtained summer 2016 internships.  At this event, the students will tell their stories on how they searched, interviewed obtained and went through …

By Arianna Aldebot
Arianna Aldebot Associate Director of the Career Center @ Engineering Arianna Aldebot
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What are the different types of public relations (PR) jobs?

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The field of public relations offers a lot of exciting opportunities for recent grads who are interested in learning about media relations and enthusiastic about helping companies promote their brands. If you’re considering a career in public relations, you might …

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Why students should be publishing on LinkedIn

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Most students are familiar with LinkedIn, and create a profile purely out of necessity. They’ll edit it every couple months, adding a relevant class or updating their GPA. However, there is a whole other way to utilize the platform that …

By Susana Machado
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How I landed a great job and built a life of adventure in Vietnam

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I have always wanted to work abroad, specifically in Asia. Inspired by the tales of Orwell and Conrad traveling to Burma and Africa, I romanticized living in some strange, far away land. What could be more exciting than the idea …

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Considering Graduate School?

Cassady Glass Hastings, undergraduate instructor at the college of education

If so, then this post might be for you.

For me, it was right around this time of year, December (2001), when I decided to take-the-plunge and pursue a graduate degree.  I was about 4 years into working a job …

By Patrick Chidsey
Patrick Chidsey Associate Director & Career Coach Patrick Chidsey
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What Types of Skills Are Best for an International Studies Major?

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Because international studies majors are studying so many different social science disciplines, knowing how to best tackle such an interdisciplinary major can be tricky. Here are several key skills you’ll need to be able to stay on top of your …

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Fall quarter posts for winter break career reading

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As we prepare to dive into winter quarter, we’ve highlighted some Talent Community posts from Fall quarter. Here’s what we recommend for winter break reading…

If you’re graduating soon:

I’m graduating soon, what should I be doing to get a …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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