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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Job search strategies: what do I do now?

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For engineering students, you may have heard that autumn quarter is prime time for seeking summer internships or full-time positions. Your advisors, career coaches, and faculty members have been encouraging you to apply for jobs online, visit Huskyjobs, and attend career …

By Holly Longman
Holly Longman Career Coach, Career Center @ Engineering Holly Longman
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I’m graduating soon, what should I be doing to get a job?!

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Many seniors visit our office before they graduate unsure of what to do. Common questions are “when should I start looking?” and “what should I do first?”  Sound familiar? Read on!

When should I start applying?

For most positions, companies …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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Managing your social media during the job search

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Whether you like it or not, recruiters are checking out your social media pages. According to CareerBuilder, 60% of employers use your social media pages to research potential candidates. More alarmingly, more than a quarter of employers have found …

By Dillon Easter
Dillon Easter Client Relations & Communications Manager Dillon Easter
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Evaluating Job Offers: Before You Accept or Decline

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Have you recently received a job offer? If so, congratulations! When you receive a job offer it can be very exciting but don’t immediately jump to accept the position. You will want to take some time to determine if this …

By Holly Longman
Holly Longman Career Coach, Career Center @ Engineering Holly Longman
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Data science employers visiting UW

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Interested in data science? Four different employers are coming to UW Seattle in November to talk about data science opportunities with their organizations. If you’re interested in attending, don’t forget to RSVP through HuskyJobs! While not required, submitting an RSVP …

By Jessie Smith
Jessie Smith Assistant Director of Employer Relations Jessie Smith
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Young Engineering Professionals Mentorship Program

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Are you interested in establishing a mentoring relationship with an engineering professional?

The UW Career Center at Engineering is currently looking for students to participate as mentees in the UW Young Engineering Professionals Mentorship Program (link to website) during the …

By Arianna Aldebot
Arianna Aldebot Associate Director of the Career Center @ Engineering Arianna Aldebot
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Communications (major and skills) pays off

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Thanksgiving is fast approaching (my apologies to all the Canadians for the tardy post), and you may find yourself on this holiday sandwiched between well-meaning relatives who want to know how your year at UW is progressing, what you’re studying, and …

By Tina Adelstein
Tina Adelstein Career Counselor Tina Adelstein
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The power of the follow-up

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After attending a career fair, you may feel really great about some of the interactions you had, you may have gotten helpful feedback on your resume from a recruiter or maybe you are enthusiastic about new internship or job opportunities.  The truth …

By Arianna Aldebot
Arianna Aldebot Associate Director of the Career Center @ Engineering Arianna Aldebot
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