Working at a tech company as a person of color

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[Writer’s Note: This is the first in a series of LinkedIn articles about my personal and professional growth through my  time as a content publishing intern at Microsoft. I also explore how this experience is influenced by my identity as …

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Tech skill building on campus (but outside of your major)

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Project management, data analysis, coding, communicating technical information….these skills and more are regularly found on technology job postings. Did you know that there are tons of ways to begin building and deepening these skill sets on campus, outside of a …

By Catherine Basl
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Skills for longevity and promotion at Google – aka the case for loving your humanities degree

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Ever wonder what the eight top characteristics of success at Google are?  Even if your answer to that question is “no” (points for honesty!), I encourage you to read on – because they’re not what you might think they would …

By Emma O'Neill-Myers (She/Her)
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How to land a job in tech

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One of the most exciting industries around, the tech industry has built its reputation on growth and innovation. This is great news for recent grads who are passionate about technology and interested in contributing to its development. To find out …

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A not so typical path into tech

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What are you going to do with your life? Those nine words were asked of me by teachers, parents, and coaches my whole life. As if a middle school, high school, or even college student knows the answer… I don’t …

By Taylor Wolfe
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“Ask an Alum” – Physics Student to Identity Security Professional

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Sarah Squire is a double alum of University of Washington-Seattle who is currently a Senior Technical Architect for Ping Identity in Seattle. Sarah received her Bachelor of Science in Physics and after six years she returned for a Master of …

By Izzy Wroblewski
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“Ask an Alum” Communications and Political Science Major to Instructional Technician

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Derrick Van Kirk graduated from University of Washington- Seattle in 2010 with a degree in Communications and Political Science. Before attending UW, Derrick spent 7 years working outside, building houses, before he decided to pursue his degree. Derrick  is now …

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“Ask an Alum” Informatics student to Software Engineer

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Linda (Fan) Yang graduated from University of Washington- Seattle in 2017, with a degree in Informatics and a minor in Math. While at UW, Linda was involved in hall council, FIUTS, became a FIG leader, and was the Director of …

By Izzy Wroblewski
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Amazon Career Day

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Arlington, VA • Boston, MA • Chicago, IL • Dallas, TX • Nashville, TN • Seattle, WA

Discover how you can come build the future with us at an Amazon Career Day event near you.  September 17, 2019

Why Amazon?

At Amazon, it’s always Day …

By Dawn Cheung
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Get involved with environmental student groups

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Do you want to explore areas of interest related to the environment? Do you want to make friends, network, and become part of a community? Are you interested in developing skills in the areas of leadership, event planning, communication, or …

By Alison McCarty
Alison McCarty Assistant Director & Career Coach Alison McCarty
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