Considering an “international” career?

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Sounds kinda intriguing, possibly?  It definitely is to many students.  BUT, the world IS a big place, eh?  Figuring out what to do and how to do it can be a tad daunting.

Here’s 6 areas to consider or explore: …

By Patrick Chidsey
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Curious about data-focused jobs? Check out blogs and newsletters

Data science. Data engineering. Data analytics. If you are considering a career where you can combine statistics, coding and problem solving in one job, gather preliminary insights through blogs and newsletters. Also check out Quora’s extensive data science topic section. …

By Catherine Basl
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Want to get more involved on campus?

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Whether you are a business major or not, there are 26+ student organizations to consider joining. For those studying a major in the field, this is a great way to build your extracurricular involvement and leadership. For those studying a …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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Washington D.C.: history, gov & opportunity converge

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During my undergrad years (mid 1990s), I very much enjoyed majoring/minoring in United States History and Political Science.

In studying history, professors helped me try to understand parts of our nation’s short history (American Revolution; History of U.S. Environmental Conservation; …

By Patrick Chidsey
Patrick Chidsey Associate Director Patrick Chidsey
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Foster School application tips

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Choosing a major is not the only hurdle you have to jump–sometimes it is necessary to apply for acceptance to that major. If you are interested in applying to a Foster School of Business major, plan on attending an application …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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The intersection of art and science

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Art and science may have more in common than you thought. There are many career opportunities blending the two areas, and skills in each can be complementary. Many alumni from UW have gone on to pair a degree in art …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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UW design helpdesk is here to provide feedback to you

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Resources at the UW are abundant, but it’s not always easy to know exactly what is even out there! The UW Design Help Desk is located in the Collaboration Space of the UW Library Research Commons and is available to offer …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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Getting credit for an engineering internship

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Internships are an opportunity to enhance your engineering curriculum through practical, hands-on work in industry. They are a great way to learn more about an industry, gain experience, and make connections with employers to increase your chances of full-time employment after …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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Competition is a strength. And a resume builder.

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Learn to work as a team. Create innovative solutions for real-time problems. Work on an international level. Build your cross-disciplinary skills. Win money.

All of these are something you can achieve through pursuit of a design or innovation challenge with fellow …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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Check out an engineering student club or competition

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Considering a career path in engineering? Trying to choose a major? Want to gain more experience? Make yourself more competitive for internships and jobs? Connect with a mentor, meet professionals or make friends? Student clubs and competitions provide great answers to all of these …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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