Finding insight and connection in Amazon Mentors

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One day I was checking my email and the next I was sitting in the Amazon building mesmerized by the amount of knowledge and wisdom one woman could hold. To say the Amazon Mentors Program was helpful would be an …

By Ivyanne Smith
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Internship Corner – How to Find an Internship Video

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If you’re interested in a summer internship but not sure how to find one and/or not confident you have what it takes to land one, listen to the stories of 4 UW students who successfully landed internships via our 3-minute …

By Briana Randall
Briana Randall Director, Internship Project Briana Randall
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Standing Out in a Crowd of Resume

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I recently found my resume from 2016, when I was graduating from UW and searching for my first “big girl job”. After 2 years of recruiting and learning how to coach people on their resumes, I cringed looking at my …

By Tashajara Stenvall
Tashajara Stenvall Technical Recruiter
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The Amazon Mentors Program

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This winter, 200 students in the College of Arts & Sciences participated in the second annual Amazon Mentors program. The quarter long program kicked off with two class sessions challenging students to reflect on professionalism and develop networking and informational …

By Caitlin Goldbaum
Caitlin Goldbaum Career Coach Caitlin Goldbaum
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Spring is almost here – last career fairs of the academic year!

Don’t miss our last remaining career fairs of the 2017-2017 academic year:

April 11th’s Spring Job & Internship Fair: Click here for more detail and to register
April 26th’s Marketing and Communications Job & Internship Fair: Click here for more …

By Emma O'Neill-Myers
Emma O'Neill-Myers Associate Director of Employer Relations Emma O
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Internship Corner – March/April are Hot Internship Months

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We typically see the largest number of internship postings in HuskyJobs around March and April.  Last year, 535 internships were posted in March or April!  Over spring break, think about what types of experiences you’re looking for and what you’d …

By Briana Randall
Briana Randall Director, Internship Project Briana Randall
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Practice your interview skills to land the internship

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Answering interview questions out loud is the best way to prepare for an upcoming interview for an internship or job. Interviews can be stressful regardless if you have done them before, or you are preparing for your very first one. …

By Andréa Solis
Andréa Solis Career Coach Andréa Solis
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Just for grad students (careers in data science) (+ resources)

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Careers in Data Science for Graduate Students
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 ; 4:30pm – 6:30pm ; KNE 110
UW Seattle campus

Are you a graduate student or postdoc who is curious about data science? Not sure if your current graduate work …

By Patrick Chidsey
Patrick Chidsey Associate Director & Career Coach Patrick Chidsey
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Internship Corner – Earning Credit for Internship Learning

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If you’re interested in earning academic credit for demonstrating what you learn in an internship, you have three options.  The newest option is a distance learning Canvas-based course called Gen Studies 350 D/E, which provides an alternative to the Gen …

By Briana Randall
Briana Randall Director, Internship Project Briana Randall
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Internship Corner – Fair Follow-Up

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If you went to last week’s Job & Internship fair and met some employers with whom you’d be interested in interning, follow-up!  Even though it’s been a few days, it’s not too late! Sending employers a quick note to thank …

By Briana Randall
Briana Randall Director, Internship Project Briana Randall
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