Internship Corner – Create Your Own Internship

Creating Internships

Having a hard time finding an internship that excites you, feels like a good fit, or seems appropriate for your class level or major?  Consider trying to create your own internship!  Employers without structured internship programs (most often smaller companies …

By Briana Randall
Briana Randall Director, Internship Project Briana Randall
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Five steps for interview success

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“Tell me about a time you had to deal with uncertainty.”

Interview season is upon us, and behavior-based interview questions like this are a staple. Hopefully you are using the STAR method (explaining clearly the Situation, Task, Actions, and Results) …

By Chris Armstrong
Chris Armstrong Internship Coordinator
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Senior year: What should I do if I don’t know what I want to do yet?

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I have been seeing tons of seniors this month wondering what they should be doing now (winter quarter) to graduate with a job in June. One very common question has been “what should I do if I don’t know …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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10 tips to prepare yourself for a job after college

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Hello, my fellow Huskies. I’m Taylor Soper, a reporter at GeekWire, the Seattle-based technology news website. I’ve worked at the startup for four years now, ever since I graduated from the UW in 2012.

I was in your shoes …

By Taylor Soper
Taylor Soper Reporter
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‘The best thing I did in college’ – Competition season begins!

‘The best thing I did in college’ – Competition Season Begins! logo

An engineer, two biochemists, and a finance major walk into a room. It’s not a bad joke leading to an even worse punchline. That is how college students form teams across the state of Washington to enter a Buerk Center …

By Charles Trillingham
Charles Trillingham Asst. Dir. of Marketing, Communications and P.R.
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Insider LinkedIn best practices


Over 470 million users are registered on LinkedIn, so what makes one profile stand out above the rest? Follow these LinkedIn best practices to ensure yours is optimized for recruiters!

Best Practice #1 – Include a profile photo!

This may …

By Kristen Decker
Kristen Decker Handshake Manager Kristen Decker
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Your Network is 400,000 Strong


When you chose the University of Washington, you not only selected an incredible place to study; you have also joined a remarkable community that will remain with you for life.  The Husky alumni community.  Alumni from the UW go on …

By Johnathan Luster
Johnathan Luster
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Internship Corner – International Student Resources


Internships are emerging as critical experiences for international students in the global job market. For information about CPT:

Check out our new International Students & Internships handout
Attend a CPT information session
Read about CPT application procedures

By Briana Randall
Briana Randall Director, Internship Project Briana Randall
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What is a Fashion Buyer?

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If you’ve always been interested in fashion and are thinking of pursuing a career in the fashion industry, you may be wondering what type of role would be a good fit for you. For example, if you’re more passionate about …

By WayUp Guide
WayUp Guide
The inside look into jump-starting your career
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Peer advice: tips to land an internship

This quarter, I start my third internship since becoming a UW student in Autumn 2014. I found all of these internships through UW. The first was at the Internship Fair my freshman year; the second, through HuskyJobs; and the third, …

By Caroline Engle
Caroline Engle Outreach and Intake Intern
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