Welcome to the I’m Not Sure interest community!

Unsure what you are interested in for jobs or careers?  Wondering what your future (after UW!) is going to look like?  Confused because you have lots of interests and not sure how/if to include them in career plans?  Curious how your major fits (or not) with career possibilities?  Or maybe the interest communities we feature on our website don’t fit what you are interested in?

Then this is the community for you!

We recognize that many students are “figuring it out” and that takes time.  Career development is a process (including figuring out “who you are” as a person) and typically unfolds over time, by exploring and by being proactive (career activity) and sometimes even with a little luck or happenstance.

Known strategies for finding “success” in your career include capitalizing on your strengths, understanding what’s important to you (values), connecting with people who can help (networking!) and gathering information (ex: watching career videos and using resources, attending career events, reading articles, talking with people) to help with making decisions.

No matter what, you don’t have to embark on any of this alone.  Through exploring this webpage (and our other interest communities), keeping an open mind about your capabilities and future, by talking with friends, family, career coaches and mentors, you’ll find yourself supported and able to take steps towards short and long term goals.  Best wishes for your career journey!

What does Spring at the Career & Internship Center bring?

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As of Monday, March 16th, the Career & Internship Center is going entirely virtual. Our doors in Mary Gates Hall will be closed, but all our team members will be working remotely, excited and ready to connect with and support …

By Emma O'Neill-Myers
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Repost from UW A&S Perspectives Newsletter: A Love of Research & Design

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Reposted from UW College of Arts & Sciences Perspective Newsletter

Story by Nancy Joseph

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Sarah Strickler had every intention of pursuing a STEM degree when she arrived at the UW as a freshman. …

By Dan Poux
Dan Poux Career Coach Dan Poux
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Youth Programs Summer Job Fair

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In two weeks we will be hosting our annual Youth Programs Summer Job Fair for UW students interested in working in youth-serving settings. We have employers from both UW and the community who are collectively recruiting for over 650 paid …

By Dawn Cheung
Dawn Cheung Career Coach Dawn Cheung
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Externships vs. Internships

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Fall, winter, spring, and summer can all be referred to when discussing the duration of an internship, but, what about an externship? The only proper way to answer this question is with an ambiguous statement of “well, it depends.”

What …

By Dan Poux
Dan Poux Career Coach Dan Poux
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UW Diversity Leadership Conference 2020: The personal is Political

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Diversity Leadership Conference 2020: The Personal is Political: Showing Up for Ourselves and Others in Solidarity

“Certainly there are very real differences between us…But it is not those differences between us that are separating us. It is rather our refusal …

By Dawn Cheung
Dawn Cheung Career Coach Dawn Cheung
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