Considering a grad degree with social justice in mind? Head to the Idealist Grad Fair on October 9th!

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The Seattle Idealist Grad Fair October 9, 5:00 – 8:00 PM

At the Idealist Graduate School Fair, presented by Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies, you’ll get to speak with representatives from over 70 universities.
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By Jon Olivera
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Build your creative community in Seattle this summer


Careers within the creative arts community often rely heavily on connections and referrals. As such, it’s important to always seek new opportunities to broaden your contacts and meet others in the arts community. There are many fun ways to do this. In …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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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 …

By Aleenah Ansari
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Artists still seeking a summer job?


Job and internship searches for artists might feel different from other areas of study at the UW. The academic advisers at the School of Art, Art History and Design receive dozens of inquiries each week from organizations interested in having UW …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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The experience paradox: Qualified but not qualified


Many seniors come into my office with what seems like a paradoxical situation. They feel simultaneously well-qualified (I just finished 4 years studying math and Spanish) and totally under-qualified (every job wants more experience than I have). There are a …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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