Employers like to see evidence of skills and knowledge, not just a list

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What makes a resume stand out? Not a big list of skills and buzzwords. It may be tempting to include fancy terminology and phrases like “synergistic thinker” or “visionary leader” but what matters is showing the context in which you …

By Catherine Basl
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Hackathon coming to Seattle!

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UW students are invited to participate in the upcoming Expedition: Hackathon sponsored by the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency May 20-21, 2017! Check out their flyer and website for more details. Whether you are a business student, a tech enthusiast with a …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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Becoming an event planer

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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 …

By Cara
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Connecting Passion & Profession: why I’m letting the idea of a hobby go

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If I introduced myself to you six months ago I’d have had a few answers to describe myself ready to go. If we were at a networking event, I’d tell you I’m that studying at the Foster School of Business …

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‘The best thing I did in college’ – Competition season begins!

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An engineer, two biochemists, and a finance major walk into a room. It’s not a bad joke leading to an even worse punchline. That is how college students form teams across the state of Washington to enter a Buerk Center …

By Charles Trillingham
Charles Trillingham Asst. Dir. of Marketing, Communications and P.R.
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