Tracking and following interests

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Not every interest will lead to a job or a career, but pursuing interests will provide excellent insight and information for future options. Find both small and big ways to dive into what you like to do: hobbies, books, movies, …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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Try out career ideas with mini experiments

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Have a career idea (or seven) but aren’t sure yet about pursuing it? Try out career options with small experiments. Examples of mini experiments are informational interviews, one-hour job shadows, one-day volunteer projects, attending a relevant Career and Internship Center event …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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Campus club involvement can build useful job skills

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Part of a club on campus? Assist with the club’s marketing, event planning, budgeting, member recruitment, and more to develop skills employers are looking for like writing and problem solving. Often you don’t even have to be part of the …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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Did you know there are dozens of healthcare related careers?

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When it comes to a career in healthcare, some people can only name a handful of related job titles (doctor, nurse, paramedic). However, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment within healthcare occupations is projected to grow 19 percent from 2014 …

By Alison McCarty
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The intersection of art and science

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Art and science may have more in common than you thought. There are many career opportunities blending the two areas, and skills in each can be complementary. Many alumni from UW have gone on to pair a degree in art …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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