How employers look for evidence of skills

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Ever wonder how employers look at your resume to find evidence of skills?

Employers look for experiences that show both depth of contributions (what you did) and duration (how long you did it for). So an internship project that lasted …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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Inspiration vs. investigation

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Some of us hope we will get a career idea by walking into it (literally or figuratively). However, most career options unfold as the result of both investigation and inspiration.

I think of investigation as the methodical side of …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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International internships with Omprakash

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Omprakash (https://www.omprakash.org/) offers immersive international internships with over 160 grassroots social impact organizations in over 35 countries around the world. UW students can pursue internships related to health, education, economic development, refugees, disabilities, gender relations, and more.

This …

By Jessie Smith
Jessie Smith Assistant Director of Employer Relations Jessie Smith
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Get teaching experience this winter quarter with the Pipeline Project and the College of Education!

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If you plan to teach or are considering a career in teaching what better way than to get hands-on experience while earning UW credit.  Check out the awesome options below from the Pipeline Project and the College of Education! …

By Jon Olivera
Jon Olivera Career Counselor Jon Olivera
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Trick or treat! Weird interview questions

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In the spirit of Halloween I’ve rounded up some of the more wacky questions students have been asked during interviews. Most interviewers ask questions focused on understanding your specific skills and experiences as they relate to the job or internship, …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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