New fellowship coming for students and staff: NASPA Undergraduate Fellowship Program

New fellowship coming for students and staff: NASPA Undergraduate Fellowship Program

For those interested in creating greater diversity in higher education, do not pass up on the chance to apply for the NASPA Undergraduate Fellows Program (NUFP) this fall. Rooted in mentorship, the NUFP aims to increase the number of underrepresented …

By Jon Olivera
Jon Olivera Career Coach Jon Olivera
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Spotlight on IEEE online career resources

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Feel like you never know where to find job information specific to your discipline? Professional associations are a fantastic resource, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is no exception. Resources include a career development portal with job search, …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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Managing and marketing your digital presence

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You’ve heard your teachers, parents, and advisers alike caution Millenials and Generation Z on the pitfalls of ‘putting it all out there’ on social media. The vast majority of employers are searching (and sometimes sourcing) for you, and your Instagram, …

By Tina Adelstein
Tina Adelstein Career Counselor Tina Adelstein
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Check out pre-health advising to explore professional healthcare programs

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If you are interested in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, or any other healthcare related field – you can meet with a pre-health adviser to explore your options. Choosing a career in healthcare is not one decision but a series of decisions based …

By Alison McCarty
Alison McCarty Assistant Director & Career Coach Alison McCarty
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Tracking and following interests

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Not every interest will lead to a job or a career, but pursuing interests will provide excellent insight and information for future options. Find both small and big ways to dive into what you like to do: hobbies, books, movies, …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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How to interview with confidence without coming off as arrogant

How to interview with confidence without coming off as arrogant

When preparing to interview for an internship or a career position, students and new alum are often concerned with how to evidence skills, talents and experience in a manner that will sound confident, but not boastful.  Fact of the matter is, the employer is …

By Susan Terry
Susan Terry Executive Director Career Center University of Washington, Seattle Campus Susan Terry
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Exploring careers in social justice as an undergraduate

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If you want to find work in social justice fields there are a multitude of ways to get there.

Non-profits are a great place to start.  Generally, the best way to get a job that serves your preferred cause is …

By Jon Olivera
Jon Olivera Career Coach Jon Olivera
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Interested in wellness? Do more than workout at the IMA

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Do you enjoy sports and recreation? Are you considering a career that relates to health and wellness? If so, getting involved with Recreation Sports might be a great fit! A majority of IMA programming is ran by students just like you. The

By Alison McCarty
Alison McCarty Assistant Director & Career Coach Alison McCarty
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Life sciences: research within & beyond UW

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Recently on a run along the Burke Gilman trail, I was reminded about the incredible new UW Life Sciences Complex .  If you haven’t seen any plans for this yet or know much about it (like myself!), here’s a useful video …

By Patrick Chidsey
Patrick Chidsey Associate Director & Career Coach Patrick Chidsey
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Special career resources for business and entrepreneurship students

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Here at the Career & Internship Center, we work with students from all majors on campus. However, if you are a business or entrepreneurship student, check out the career resources specifically for your major! Foster School undergraduate students, MPAcc, MSCM, and …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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