Spotlight on IEEE online career resources

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Feel like you never know where to find job information specific to your discipline? Professional associations are a fantastic resource, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is no exception. Resources include a career development portal with job search, …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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Managing and marketing your digital presence

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You’ve heard your teachers, parents, and advisers alike caution Millenials and Generation Z on the pitfalls of ‘putting it all out there’ on social media. The vast majority of employers are searching (and sometimes sourcing) for you, and your Instagram, …

By Tina Adelstein
Tina Adelstein Career Counselor Tina Adelstein
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Get involved with environmental student groups

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Do you want to explore areas of interest related to the environment? Do you want to make friends, network, and become part of a community? Are you interested in developing skills in the areas of leadership, event planning, communication, or …

By Alison McCarty
Alison McCarty Career Counselor Alison McCarty
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Seeking business qualifications without the business degree?

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You’ve probably heard that major doesn’t equal your career. It is entirely possible to pursue a career in business or entrepreneurship without a business degree. However, if you choose that path, there are several options to consider that may help …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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Check out pre-health advising to explore professional healthcare programs

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If you are interested in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, or any other healthcare related field – you can meet with a pre-health adviser to explore your options. Choosing a career in healthcare is not one decision but a series of decisions based …

By Alison McCarty
Alison McCarty Career Counselor Alison McCarty
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Tracking and following interests

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Not every interest will lead to a job or a career, but pursuing interests will provide excellent insight and information for future options. Find both small and big ways to dive into what you like to do: hobbies, books, movies, …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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Diversity in the field of business

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Many organizations on- and off-campus are dedicated to deepening the diversity present in business industries. Take a look at just a few resources and organizations below to see what might be available to help you strengthen your professional development as a …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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How to interview with confidence without coming off as arrogant

When preparing to interview for an internship or a career position, students and new alum are often concerned with how to evidence skills, talents and experience in a manner that will sound confident, but not boastful.  Fact of the matter is, the employer is …

By Susan Terry
Susan Terry Executive Director Career Center University of Washington, Seattle Campus Susan Terry
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Careers in the public health sphere

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Public Health is an area with a wide array of career opportunities. Some students choose to go towards ensuring clean water and air, while other students focus on fighting obesity and depression. In order to figure out which area of …

By Alison McCarty
Alison McCarty Career Counselor Alison McCarty
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Exploring careers in social justice as an undergraduate

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If you want to find work in social justice fields there are a multitude of ways to get there.

Non-profits are a great place to start.  Generally, the best way to get a job that serves your preferred cause is …

By Jon Olivera
Jon Olivera Career Counselor Jon Olivera
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