I’m home for two weeks, how can I maximize my winter break?

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First, take a well-deserved break from studying—catch up on sleep, see friends, experience a weekend without homework. It’s hard to start strong in January without some quality rest between quarters.

If you have specific career ideas in mind, winter break …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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What types of skills are best for a design major?

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Looking to major in design? Stellar art skills aren’t the only talents you’ll need to succeed in college. Here are five areas that are important for doing well as a design major and in your design career after college.

Creative …

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How to get involved with research

Research can take many forms, so what happens when you think you might be interested but don’t know where to start? You’re not alone. Throughout my academic career, the thought of getting involved with research crossed my mind but didn’t …

By Miriam E Hacker
Miriam E Hacker PhD Student
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Internship Corner – Reasons to Do an Internship

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Are you intrigued by internships but not quite sure why you should consider doing one? An internship allows you to do one or more of the following: 1. Learn a new skill. 2. Practice a skill you recently developed. 3. …

By Briana Randall
Briana Randall Director, Internship Project Briana Randall
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Preparing for a job in data science

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Considering a career in data science? Get prepared!

Hone your technical skills

Get good at one language (Java or R or Python or something else) and then try out additional ones
Get your code out and posted whether on GitHub …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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How to become a financial analyst

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The financial services industry is a broad field with lots of career opportunities. If you’re a business or finance major, or just interested in exploring this field, you might be thinking about becoming a financial analyst. What is a financial …

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Seattle Theatre Group volunteer internships

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Did you know that the Seattle Theatre Group (STG) consists of the Paramount, Moore and Neptune Theatres? STG’s mission is to make performances and arts education in the Pacific Northwest enriching, while keeping these historic venues vibrant. They offer a …

By Tina Adelstein
Tina Adelstein Career Counselor Tina Adelstein
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Negotiating salary

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Thinking about negotiating your salary? Below are some things to consider prior to the negotiation.

Know that employers determine salary based on many factors including market conditions, job level, cost of living, degree level and previous experience.
Consider that the …

By Holly Longman
Holly Longman Career Coach, Career Center @ Engineering Holly Longman
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Internship Corner – Video Inspiration

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The process of finding an internship can seem mysterious or daunting, but many UW students have successfully done so and you can too! In our  video four UW students with internship experience share strategies and resources for finding internships …

By Briana Randall
Briana Randall Director, Internship Project Briana Randall
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Types of entry-level jobs for journalism majors

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Being a journalism major is a great way to build communication and storytelling skills. These skills that can be applied to any number of professional industries and having them will make you a competitive candidate in whatever career you choose …

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