When you feel like you aren’t making progress on the job search


Many seniors, alumni and graduate students actively on the job search have been visiting my office. One common thread?  This comment: “I’m not making much progress and I’ve been tailoring my resume and cover letter.”

What is good job search …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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Skills for longevity and promotion at Google – aka the case for loving your humanities degree


Ever wonder what the eight top characteristics of success at Google are?  Even if your answer to that question is “no” (points for honesty!), I encourage you to read on – because they’re not what you might think they would …

By Emma O'Neill-Myers
Emma O'Neill-Myers Associate Director of Employer Relations Emma O
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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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Ten skills for an international affairs career in the 21st century

International Affairs

The world of international affairs is ever-changing and today’s world needs global leaders that are creative, nimble, and extremely committed. Whether you intend to work for the U.S. government or the private sector, 21st century careers in international affairs require …

By Sha'terika Perkins
Sha'terika Perkins Career Counselor Sha
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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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