Using Gaming Conventions to Build your Career

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Seattle is a hub for Gaming Conventions

Whether it’s 70,000+ gamers at PAX West, or the intentional, empowering, and transformative Geek Girl Con, Seattle is a mecca for gaming conventions large and small.  These cons are big business, too.  Emerald …

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Get free workplace attire at Dress for Success pop-up event

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Interviewing soon? In need of workplace attire for an internship or job? Visit the Career & Internship Center (C&IC) for a FREE pop up event where students can pick out workplace clothing and accessories.

When & Where
Wednesday, October 2 …

By Jessie Smith (She/Her)
Jessie Smith (She/Her) Assistant Director of Employer & Student Engagement Jessie Smith (She/Her)
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LinkedIn Top Startups 2019

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Check out LinkedIn’s Top Startups List of 2019! This list reveals the 50 hottest companies where Americans want to work now.

“Successful founders channel tenacity and ambition into the pursuit of a vision that can have outsize impact. Most ventures …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
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Facebook presents: Crack the Coding Interview Prep Workshop

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Tuesday, October 1st from 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
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Interested to learn what it really takes to successfully crack your next coding interview? Join us as Facebook facilitates a workshop to go through the tips and tricks to …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Handshake Experience Manager Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
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Accenture presents: Ace the Consulting Case Interview Prep Workshop

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Monday, September 30th from 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
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Interested to learn what it really takes to successfully ace a case interview? Join us as Accenture facilitates a workshop to go through the tips and tricks to best …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Handshake Experience Manager Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
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Exploring employers in life science and biomedical research

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Here in Seattle, there’s a lot of research activity.  Experts are leading projects and students are building their research skills, experiences and networks in labs and on projects all throughout the UW and in well-known local employers like Fred Hutch,

By Patrick Chidsey
Patrick Chidsey Associate Director & Career Coach Patrick Chidsey
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Turning a cause you care about into a career

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As a student, it can be difficult to see the connections between the causes you care about or places you volunteer and your career path. You may have heard people tell you that your social justice work isn’t a real …

By Caitlin Goldbaum
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Get LinkedIn ready (and LinkedIn savvy!)

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Our friends at the University Village Microsoft Store are hosting several upcoming workshops on building your LinkedIn brand – including free headshots!

September 19th from 3:00-4:30pm
September 20th from 4:00-5:30pm

Check out information on these workshops and others on topics …

By Emma O'Neill-Myers (She/Her)
Emma O'Neill-Myers (She/Her) Associate Director of Employer & Student Engagement Emma O
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Try out career ideas with mini experiments

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Have a career idea (or seven) but aren’t sure yet about pursuing it? Try out career options with small experiments. Examples of mini experiments are informational interviews, one-hour job shadows, one-day volunteer projects, attending a relevant Career and Internship Center event …

By Catherine Basl
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Careers develop over the longer term, not the shorter term

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Very few students wake up randomly in the middle of the night and know exactly what they want to do from that point forward. Many more students have a rough idea (helping people! being outside!) of things that would be …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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