How to stumble into a career (like I did)

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There is no way for me to reflect on my current career happiness without giving due credit to happenstance and luck.  I was hired as a career counselor two years ago and I love my job.  It is common among all generations …

By Jon Olivera
Jon Olivera Career Coach Jon Olivera
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Becoming an event planer

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the event planning field is projected to grow faster than average from 2014-2024. As more companies expand globally, this presents a need for professional meeting, conference, and event planners. For students who are …

By Cara
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Latinx Health Careers and Job Fair May 8th!

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The Latino Center for Health and other campus partners are hosting a career fair on May 8th at UW with dozens of health care employers looking for diverse students to fill the growing demand for healthcare workers in the region. …

By Jon Olivera
Jon Olivera Career Coach Jon Olivera
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College counselor positions available in Seattle high schools through College Access Now and Americorps !

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Last call to apply to work with Americorps and College Access Now as a college counselor for under-served 11th and 12th graders in the Seattle area!  Application deadline is April 30th!

This is an excellent first job if you …

By Jon Olivera
Jon Olivera Career Coach Jon Olivera
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Virtual hiring event for healthcare positions

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Have you ever heard of a “virtual career fair”? No? This is the perfect opportunity to check one out. A virtual career fair is similar to an in-person fair where you can visit recruiters’ “booths” and chat with them about …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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Internship Corner – Intern After Graduation?

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Seniors often wonder if they can do an internship after they graduate. The answer is yes and no.  Many companies have policies stating that interns must still be enrolled as a student.  They sometimes do this because they want students …

By Briana Randall
Briana Randall Director, Internship Project Briana Randall
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Internship Corner – Fairs Really Work!

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Ever wonder if career fairs are worth it?  83% of the employers who attended our Internship Fair reported they extended an offer to somebody they met at the fair.  83%!  Moreover, they hired for all kinds of internships – …

By Briana Randall
Briana Randall Director, Internship Project Briana Randall
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Why bother? My resume just goes in a black hole anyway…..

Have you ever thought those words when looking at a HuskyJobs posting?  Trying to decide whether to go to an on-campus career fair?  Skeptically eyeballing an upcoming Meet the Employer InfoSession? We encourage you to think again, dear Huskies!

Campus-based …

By Emma O'Neill-Myers
Emma O'Neill-Myers Associate Director of Employer Relations Emma O
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Is learning to code necessary for artists and designers?

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As artists and creatives, it’s always a good idea to think about skill-building outside of your medium in order to broaden opportunities available to you. Many designers and artists end up learning coding skills in order to apply their work …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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Internship Corner – Smaller Organizations

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The benefits of interning in a small organization can include the opportunity to work on meaningful projects that are central to the organization’s mission, try out a variety of tasks, work alongside key decision-makers, and connect deeply with colleagues. If …

By Briana Randall
Briana Randall Director, Internship Project Briana Randall
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