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
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Tips for designing a graphic resume

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How do I make my resume stand out from everyone else?

It’s a question we all ask and struggle with. Your unique experiences and the way you share them is one way to make your resume stand out. But you …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor
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CongGRADulations 2017 UW graduates!


The UW Alumni Association, in partnership with the UW Career & Internship Center, are offering some great workshops and programs (5.16.17 – 5.18.17) to help graduating seniors prepare for life after the UW.  We have some …

By Patrick Chidsey
Patrick Chidsey Associate Director & Career Counselor
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Hackathon coming to Seattle!


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
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Free Microsoft Office hours event

MS Office

Microsoft it coming to UW with free advice on how to use Office 365 to help you increase your productivity, enhance your work, and build your professional brand – making you a guru of that free Office 365 subscription you …

By Tina Adelstein
Tina Adelstein Career Counselor
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