Interested in wellness? Do more than workout at the IMA

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Do you enjoy sports and recreation? Are you considering a career that relates to health and wellness? If so, getting involved with Recreation Sports might be a great fit! A majority of IMA programming is ran by students just like you. The …

By Alison McCarty
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Life sciences: research within & beyond UW

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Recently on a run along the Burke Gilman trail, I was reminded about the incredible new Life Sciences Complex UW is building.  If you haven’t seen any plans for this yet or know much about it (like myself!), here’s a …

By Patrick Chidsey
Patrick Chidsey Associate Director Patrick Chidsey
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Special career resources for business and entrepreneurship students

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Here at the Career & Internship Center, we work with students from all majors on campus. However, if you are a business or entrepreneurship student, check out the career resources specifically for your major! Foster School undergraduate students, MPAcc, MSCM, and …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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Try out career ideas with mini experiments

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Have a career idea (or seven) but aren’t sure yet about pursuing it? Try out career options with small experiments. Examples of mini experiments are informational interviews, one-hour job shadows, one-day volunteer projects, attending a relevant Career and Internship Center event …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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Healthcare related campus involvement

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Are you interested in healthcare as a career? Do you want to ‘test-drive’ and explore your options within the field? Then check out the possibilities right here on campus! UW has a wide variety of student organizations, clubs, groups, and …

By Alison McCarty
Alison McCarty Career Counselor Alison McCarty
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Considering a future career at the bench? Gain lab experience on campus

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Whether you are fairly certain you want to work in research or are still exploring your options, pursuing research opportunities on campus are an excellent way to gain lab experience before you graduate. How to find lab positions—even if you …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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Campus club involvement can build useful job skills

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Part of a club on campus? Assist with the club’s marketing, event planning, budgeting, member recruitment, and more to develop skills employers are looking for like writing and problem solving. Often you don’t even have to be part of the …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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Law school or a legal job/career in your future?

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Like other big/broad fields such as education, tech, business, law offers many possibilities in the career sphere.

How do you know if law is “for you”?
Is what we see on TV actually what law jobs are really like?  (hint:  …

By Patrick Chidsey
Patrick Chidsey Associate Director Patrick Chidsey
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Blast-from-the-past resource: federal careers blog

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Back in 2009 or so, UW (led by staff in the Evans School) landed a two year grant that supported efforts across campus to help students find out about and pursue federal careers.  “UW Making The Difference: Careers in Federal …

By Patrick Chidsey
Patrick Chidsey Associate Director Patrick Chidsey
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Federal careers spotlight: pathways programs

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Many students are attracted to the possibility of having a stable job, good benefits, purpose in their work and career mobility.  That all can be found in various occupations and sectors, including the public sector.

Who’s the largest employer in …

By Patrick Chidsey
Patrick Chidsey Associate Director Patrick Chidsey
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