The experience paradox: Qualified but not qualified

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Many seniors come into my office with what seems like a paradoxical situation. They feel simultaneously well-qualified (I just finished 4 years studying math and Spanish) and totally under-qualified (every job wants more experience than I have). There are a …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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Landing a job after graduation

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You did it! Four (more or less) years of hard work, late nights, study sessions and endless cups of coffee and you made it through your last finals week EVER! You went to all the parties and celebrations, your friends and …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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Surprising lessons: What I learned from my summer internship

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Summer internships can be a very rewarding experience and give you a taste of what your future career will be.  They can also point you in the direction of things you don’t ever want to do and leave you struggling …

By Alexa
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Latinx Health Careers and Job Fair May 8th!

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The Latino Center for Health and other campus partners are hosting a career fair on May 8th at UW with dozens of health care employers looking for diverse students to fill the growing demand for healthcare workers in the region. …

By Jon Olivera
Jon Olivera Career Counselor Jon Olivera
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Virtual hiring event for healthcare positions

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Have you ever heard of a “virtual career fair”? No? This is the perfect opportunity to check one out. A virtual career fair is similar to an in-person fair where you can visit recruiters’ “booths” and chat with them about …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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