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
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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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 Shannon Merchant
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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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Engineering Career Round Table


Have questions about the job and internship search process?  What about after you get an offer? Or even what it is like to be a professional after graduation?  10 UW Alumni and Engineering professionals are coming to campus Thursday, February …

By Arianna Aldebot
Arianna Aldebot Associate Director of the Career Center @ Engineering Arianna Aldebot
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‘The best thing I did in college’ – Competition season begins!

‘The best thing I did in college’ – Competition Season Begins! logo

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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