How to get involved with research

Research can take many forms, so what happens when you think you might be interested but don’t know where to start? You’re not alone. Throughout my academic career, the thought of getting involved with research crossed my mind but didn’t …

By Miriam E Hacker
Miriam E Hacker PhD Student
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Negotiating salary

Salary negotiation

Thinking about negotiating your salary? Below are some things to consider prior to the negotiation.

Know that employers determine salary based on many factors including market conditions, job level, cost of living, degree level and previous experience.
Consider that the …

By Holly Longman
Holly Longman Career Coach, Career Center @ Engineering Holly Longman
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Job search strategies: what do I do now?

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For engineering students, you may have heard that autumn quarter is prime time for seeking summer internships or full-time positions. Your advisors, career coaches, and faculty members have been encouraging you to apply for jobs online, visit Huskyjobs, and attend career …

By Holly Longman
Holly Longman Career Coach, Career Center @ Engineering Holly Longman
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Evaluating Job Offers: Before You Accept or Decline

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Have you recently received a job offer? If so, congratulations! When you receive a job offer it can be very exciting but don’t immediately jump to accept the position. You will want to take some time to determine if this …

By Holly Longman
Holly Longman Career Coach, Career Center @ Engineering Holly Longman
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Young Engineering Professionals Mentorship Program

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Are you interested in establishing a mentoring relationship with an engineering professional?

The UW Career Center at Engineering is currently looking for students to participate as mentees in the UW Young Engineering Professionals Mentorship Program (link to website) during the …

By Arianna Aldebot
Arianna Aldebot Associate Director of the Career Center @ Engineering Arianna Aldebot
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