Show employers your skills through portfolios


If you are in an arts major on campus, you have probably been working on your portfolio. Remember though, portfolios aren’t just for your professors…show them off to potential employers and clients! In order to do that, you should consider …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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What Is Human Resources Management?


With a projected growth rate of nine percent by 2024, human resources management is a rapidly growing field that offers candidates a variety of career opportunities from recruiting to people operations. If you’re considering becoming a human resources professional, …

By WayUp Guide
WayUp Guide
The inside look into jump-starting your career
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Teach for America interview tips


Did you recently get invited to interview with Teach for America?  If so – congrats!  We’re thrilled to hear so many Huskies made it through the competitive application process to the interview round!

Now it’s time to get interview-ready!  The …

By Emma O'Neill-Myers
Emma O'Neill-Myers Associate Director of Employer Relations Emma O
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International internships with Omprakash


Omprakash ( offers immersive international internships with over 160 grassroots social impact organizations in over 35 countries around the world. UW students can pursue internships related to health, education, economic development, refugees, disabilities, gender relations, and more.

This …

By Jessie Smith
Jessie Smith Assistant Director of Employer Relations Jessie Smith
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Get teaching experience this winter quarter with the Pipeline Project and the College of Education!

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If you plan to teach or are considering a career in teaching what better way than to get hands-on experience while earning UW credit.  Check out the awesome options below from the Pipeline Project and the College of Education! …

By Jon Olivera
Jon Olivera Career Counselor Jon Olivera
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3 Tips for a Successful International Job Search


There are a lot of exciting benefits to working in another country. However, the process of getting there can feel daunting and intimidating. Where do you even start? If you’re considering working abroad, keep the following tips in mind for …

By Sha'terika Perkins
Sha'terika Perkins Career Counselor Sha
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Trick or treat! Weird interview questions

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In the spirit of Halloween I’ve rounded up some of the more wacky questions students have been asked during interviews. Most interviewers ask questions focused on understanding your specific skills and experiences as they relate to the job or internship, …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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Discussion about careers in consulting

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I recently facilitated a panel of guest speakers on the topic of “Careers in Consulting for All Majors”, with panelists from diverse academic backgrounds. One panelist majored in Psychology, another had degrees in Political Science & Law, and the third …

By Alison McCarty
Alison McCarty Career Counselor Alison McCarty
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UW neurological surgery summer student program


The UW Department of Neurological Surgery (UW Medicine) is promoting an excellent opportunity for students.

UW Medicine Department of Neurological Surgery Summer Student Program

Our program’s mission is to recruit and educate a wide spectrum of students from …

By Patrick Chidsey
Patrick Chidsey Associate Director Patrick Chidsey
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Hone your creativity in non-creative jobs


“Following your passion to a career” sounds great, but many more people find themselves simply doing work that is an enjoyable and rewarding way to earn a living. At some point in your career, you may end up in a …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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