Our lobby is open 9:00-5:00. We also offer virtual appointments.

Our lobby will be closed Dec. 14 2:30-5:00 and Dec. 18 - Jan. 1 9:00-5:00.

First Generation Students

If you are one of the first to attend college in your family, you have reason to be proud.  Now that you are here, we want to make sure you can make the most of your experience at UW. Our coaches at the Career and Internship Center are versed in helping orient you towards the many resources and opportunities available to you as a Husky, especially when it comes to out of classroom experiences like research, internships, campus groups and events, and experiential learning.  Your path to college is filled with experiences that have given you marketable skills. We want to help you articulate those experiences in a way that can help you find work that matches up to your unique skills and interests. If you want to get started, schedule an appointment with one of our coaches, come to a drop-in, or attend one of our many events.

UW Center for Communication, Difference and Equity (CCDE) Hosts Interrupting Privilege Release Party – Nov. 18

The Center for Communication, Difference and Equity (CCDE)’s Interrupting Privilege website is ready to launch! Come celebrate our five years of intergenerational, racial dialoguing at our Interrupting Privilege Website Launch Party. Join us on Thursday, November 18th, 2021, from 5:30 …

By Eli Heller (He/Him)
Eli Heller (He/Him) Career Coach
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Summer Health Professions Education Program information sessions

The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a summer experience for students interested in the health professions. The program offers opportunities to explore other health careers, including nursing, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, and public health. The free six-week summer …

By Dan Poux (He/Him)
Dan Poux (He/Him) Career Coach
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Seminars and Volunteer Opportunities this Autumn with Riverways Education Partnerships

The Community Engagement and Leadership Education (CELE) Center is offering several seminars and volunteer opportunities this Autumn with Riverways Education Partnerships (formerly known as Pipeline Project)! If you’re interested in educational equity and gaining experience working with K-12 students, then …

By Eli Heller (He/Him)
Eli Heller (He/Him) Career Coach
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Student Stories & Advice

Nikki Atienza

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  • Librarian Pierce County Library System

Cesar Robles

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  • Edison Engineering Development Program GE Vernova

Steve Clark

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  • Philosophy University of Florida

Haoqing Yu

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  • Communication, Culture, & Technology Georgetown University

Almond Lau

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  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering University of Washington

Michael Zamudio

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  • MA in Museology University of Washington

Emery Edwards

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  • Americorps VISTA Oregon Health Authority

Navera Ahmed

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  • Project Manager I King County Solid Waste Division

Bonnie Cheng

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  • Ed.M in Mental Health Counseling, Teachers College Columbia University

Saghar Amini

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  • Legislative Assistant State of Washington

Lauren Burgess

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  • Research Associate Phase Genomics

Lucy Zhong

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  • Grad Student - Architecture University of Pennsylvania

Featured Resources

Rise First College Success Roadmap

Rise First’s College Success Roadmap is aimed to enable first-generation student success. With this roadmap, Rise First hopes to provide …

Career Advice Guide For Underrepresented Populations

This guide includes tips, time-saver exercises, and expert advice on how to be a top-notch candidate as a Black, Latinx, …

An award winning podcast and the first and #1 show in the world for first-generation scholars and professionals.

As a first-gen, you’ve probably heard that the key to success in life is saying “YES” to opportunities. Be enthusiastic …

Our mission is to empower first-generation and/or low-income (FGLI) students and professionals nationwide to achieve their full potential by providing …

Your life isn’t cookie cutter. Your career journey isn’t either. 

That’s why CareerSpring offers over one thousand real-world professionals from …