Blast-from-the-past resource: federal careers blog

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Back in 2009 or so, UW (led by staff in the Evans School) landed a two year grant that supported efforts across campus to help students find out about and pursue federal careers.  “UW Making The Difference: Careers in Federal …

By Patrick Chidsey
Patrick Chidsey Associate Director & Career Coach Patrick Chidsey
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Federal careers spotlight: pathways programs

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Many students are attracted to the possibility of having a stable job, good benefits, purpose in their work and career mobility.  That all can be found in various occupations and sectors, including the public sector.

Who’s the largest employer in …

By Patrick Chidsey
Patrick Chidsey Associate Director & Career Coach Patrick Chidsey
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Washington D.C.: history, gov & opportunity converge

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During my undergrad years (mid 1990s), I very much enjoyed my studies in United States History and Political Science.

In studying history, professors helped me try to understand parts of our nation’s short history (American Revolution; History of U.S. Environmental …

By Patrick Chidsey
Patrick Chidsey Associate Director & Career Coach Patrick Chidsey
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“Ask an Alum”- Computer Engineering student to Physician

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Chester Chan is an alum of University of Washington- Seattle. While at UW, Chester studied Computer Engineering with a minor in Music. He was also involved in Golden Key International Honour Society, research, internships, intramural sports, and various volunteer and …

By Izzy Wroblewski
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“Ask an Alum” American Ethnic Studies Major to Collegiate Prep Principal

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Tracie Sanlin graduated from University of Washington- Seattle in 2007 with a degree in American Ethnic Studies. While at UW, Tracie was a proud sister of Lambda Theta Alpha, a house band member of R.E.T.R.O. poets, played with the University …

By Izzy Wroblewski
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Northwest Conference on Teaching for Social Justice

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Interested in learning about the intersection of public education and social justice? Check out the Northwest Conference on Teaching for Social Justice in Seattle!

This conference is dedicated to sustaining and strengthening public education through social justice teaching and education …

By Caitlin Goldbaum
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On-campus opportunities in education

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For students who are interested in education and want to get more experience with working with students in Pre-K-12 and/or in higher education, consider these amazing programs that are offered at the UW! These programs are great ways to not …

By Dawn Cheung
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Finding your way into marketing

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A career in marketing can be a great fit for someone who is creative, loves to collaborate, and excels at building relationships and supporting customers. You don’t necessarily need a degree in marketing in order to enter this exciting and …

By Caitlin Goldbaum
Caitlin Goldbaum Career Coach Caitlin Goldbaum
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Exploring careers in media, content development, and PR

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Every year, the Department of Communication takes a group of undergraduate students on career exploration trips locally in Seattle. Through conversations with UW alumni, students are able to learn about industries such as media and content development, and build their …

By Caitlin Goldbaum
Caitlin Goldbaum Career Coach Caitlin Goldbaum
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Tips for designing a graphic resume

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How do I make my resume stand out from everyone else?

It’s a question we all ask and struggle with. Your unique experiences and the way you share them is one way to make your resume stand out. But you …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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