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

South Lake Union Location & Lab for UWFB

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
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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How to stumble into a career (like I did)

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There is no way for me to reflect on my current career happiness without giving due credit to happenstance and luck.  I was hired as a career counselor two years ago and I love my job.  It is common among all generations …

By Jon Olivera
Jon Olivera Career Counselor Jon Olivera
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Latinx Health Careers and Job Fair May 8th!

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The Latino Center for Health and other campus partners are hosting a career fair on May 8th at UW with dozens of health care employers looking for diverse students to fill the growing demand for healthcare workers in the region. …

By Jon Olivera
Jon Olivera Career Counselor Jon Olivera
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College counselor positions available in Seattle high schools through College Access Now and Americorps !

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Last call to apply to work with Americorps and College Access Now as a college counselor for under-served 11th and 12th graders in the Seattle area!  Application deadline is April 30th!

This is an excellent first job if you …

By Jon Olivera
Jon Olivera Career Counselor Jon Olivera
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Mission possible: Close the gender gap in technology

My summer of 2016 started with a little uncertainty, but ended with a lot of fulfillment.

I was leaving one job, a program manager for a young adult professional and leadership development program at a non-profit organization, and attempting to …

By Kristina Smith
Kristina Smith STEM Pipeline Program Director
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