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
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Non-tech skills matter for tech jobs

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Maybe you are a master at analyzing huge chunks of data or extremely proficient at coding in Java, but people skills still matter in tech jobs. Skills like written and verbal communication, empathy, and curiosity are critical for many complex …

By Catherine Basl
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What Is Human Resources Management?

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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, you …

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Mission possible: Close the gender gap in technology

Mission possible: Close the gender gap in technology

My summer of 2016 started with a little uncertainty, but ended with a lot of fulfillment.

I was leaving one job, a program manager for a young adult professional and leadership development program at a non-profit organization, and attempting to …

By Kristina Smith
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Becoming an event planner

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the event planning field is projected to grow faster than average from 2014-2024. As more companies expand globally, this presents a need for professional meeting, conference, and event planners. For students who are …

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What Is a Financial Analyst?

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Being a financial analyst is one of the most popular career paths in finance. This is largely because analysts can work in a range of industries and also because the field has some great benefits, including a high earning potential. …

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“Ask an Alum”- Economics student to Buyer @ Fred Hutch

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Judy Nickelson graduated from UW-Seattle in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a minor in Japanese. Judy is now a Buyer II in Purchasing for Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center. While at UW, she was career focused …

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“Ask an Alum” Mathematical Economics Student to Data Analyst

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Parto Shareghi graduated from University of Washington- Seattle in 2016 with a degree in Mathematical Economics. While at UW, Parto was a member of the actuarial club and a first-year mentor. She is now a Data Analyst for Premera Blue …

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

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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Careers in tech for non-tech people

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Recently we hosted four excellent panelists from HTC, T-Mobile, Expedia, and Tableau who shared their tips for landing a job in technology…even if you aren’t a computer programmer. You’ll find highlights and insights from the panel below.

Learn the industry!

By Catherine Basl
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