How employers look for evidence of skills

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Ever wonder how employers look at your resume to find evidence of skills?

Employers look for experiences that show both depth of contributions (what you did) and duration (how long you did it for). So an internship project that lasted …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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Show employers your skills through portfolios

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If you are in an arts major on campus, you have probably been working on your portfolio. Remember though, portfolios aren’t just for your professors…show them off to potential employers and clients! In order to do that, you should consider …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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Hone your creativity in non-creative jobs

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“Following your passion to a career” sounds great, but many more people find themselves simply doing work that is an enjoyable and rewarding way to earn a living. At some point in your career, you may end up in a …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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One week left to apply for Huskies@Work job shadowing program!

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Undergraduates exploring career possibilities: take advantage of this opportunity provided by the UW Alumni Association.  If you are curious about particular careers or occupations, find out what they are like through hands-on shadowing experience taking place in November.  Applications are …

By Jon Olivera
Jon Olivera Career Counselor Jon Olivera
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Discovering creative careers

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A lot of students come to our office knowing that they are interested in a creative career, but are not sure exactly what that might look like. A “creative career” is a broad description, so we encourage these students to …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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