From Teaching to Tech and Thriving Post-Layoff with Maideli Garcia

In this episode, I chat with Maideli Garcia, a financial educator and former teacher who transitioned to the tech sector by leveraging her transferable skills. Maideli shares how she knew it was time to transition careers, the steps she took …

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Iris Photo Booth: Update Your Online Profile with Professional Photos

Do you need a new photo for you LinkedIn, Handshake, or Husky Landing profile? Before you leave campus for the summer, stop by the UW Career & Internship Center and use the Iris Air Photo Booth for professional-quality photos.

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By Wendy Israel (She/Her)
Wendy Israel (She/Her) Career Technologies Manager
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Building a family through tribal canoe journey

On a hillside in Suquamish, Washington, Nicole Kuhn and her two teenage sons watched brightly colored canoes make their way toward the beach below on a sunny July afternoon.

Kuhn was searching for a canoe with a colorful red and …

By Meaghan Wood (She/Her)
Meaghan Wood (She/Her) Career Coach
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Summer Course Spotlight: ESRM 300: Principles of Sustainability

We have opened up extra seats to accommodate all majors.  This course is usually only available to ESRM majors – if interested, this summer is the time to take this course!  We also have a variety of courses on the …

By Meaghan Wood (She/Her)
Meaghan Wood (She/Her) Career Coach
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Student Stories: Abi Elerding

Abi’s Advice – Research Opportunities Can Help You Find Your Future

If you’re interested in graduate school or just interested in a particular field, involve yourself with research. Working in a lab, making connections within your field, and developing your …

By Lauren Sevilla (she/her)
Lauren Sevilla (she/her) Mentor & Alumni Engagement Program Manager
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How This Manager Turned His Internship Into a Meaningful Career

As a college student in Las Vegas, Nai never anticipated that his summer internship would set the course of his career path. When his best friend joined Enterprise Mobility’s internship program, he couldn’t stop raving about the supportive work culture, …

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Internship Corner – Maximize Your Summer Internship

As the temperatures rise and the academic year comes to a close, you may be eager to start of your summer internships. Whether it’s gaining valuable work experience, building professional networks, or simply earning some extra cash, summer internships offer …

By Eli Davis (She/They)
Eli Davis (She/They) Internship Program Manager
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Course Spotlight: Environmental Innovation Practicum

Environmental Innovation Practicum (2 credits, credit/no-credit) | Tuesdays | 4 to 5:50 pm

Jointly-listed: ENTRE 443/543, ENGR 498A, ENVIR 495

Interested in finding solutions to today’s climate and environmental challenges? Take this Autumn Quarter class and find out how! The environmental innovation …

By Meaghan Wood (She/Her)
Meaghan Wood (She/Her) Career Coach
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5/29 AMA with a software engineer at Handshake

Join Handshake Staff Software Engineer Phil Middleton for answers to questions on topics like:

Bonus: by attending, you’ll be automatically eligible to win one of three $100 Visa gift cards.* Hope to see you there!

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By Erin Lee (She/Her)
Erin Lee (She/Her) Career Coach
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Producer-in-Residence program for graduating seniors with KING 5 parent company TEGNA

TEGNA offers a special training program for graduating seniors interested in careers as a news content producer.

From their website: Our Producer-in-Residence program is the largest producer development program in the industry. Designed to develop the next great broadcast and …

By Kirk Heynen (He/Him)
Kirk Heynen (He/Him) Career Coach
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