How employers look for evidence of skills

Experience Infographic

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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INSIGHT summer research program (@ Harborview)


Eight week paid summer internship through the University of Washington at Harborview’s Injury Prevention and Research Center, called the INSIGHT Summer Research Program.

Students in our program are matched to clinical research projects at Harborview and UWMC and …

By Patrick Chidsey
Patrick Chidsey Associate Director Patrick Chidsey
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Inspiration vs. investigation

Nature Shots

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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Teach for America interview tips


Did you recently get invited to interview with Teach for America?  If so – congrats!  We’re thrilled to hear so many Huskies made it through the competitive application process to the interview round!

Now it’s time to get interview-ready!  The …

By Emma O'Neill-Myers
Emma O'Neill-Myers Associate Director of Employer Relations Emma O
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Explore AmeriCorps as a post-graduation option! Virtual Info Session November 7th.


Did you know that UW is among the top producers of AmeriCorp VISTA applicants?  Do you want to do something meaningful for yourself and your country?  Join this virtual info session to learn more about serving one year with AmeriCorps VISTA. …

By Jon Olivera
Jon Olivera Career Counselor Jon Olivera
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