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National studies year after year show that a prevailing reason students attend college is to get a better job.  We have the privilege of helping make this goal a reality for talented Huskies from every major.  The resources on this page will help you find meaningful employment in a range of fields.

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Student Stories & Advice

Claire Wate

Student Stories & Advice
  • Postbac Researcher ORISE Fellowship

Todd Hodges

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  • Case Manager Todd Hodges

Meredith Weinstock

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  • Public Services Technician University of Washington Libraries

Mya Naguit

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  • Digital Strategy & New Media, Fellow Propper Daley

Will Locatelli

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  • Advisory Associate, Digital Lighthouse Data Engineer and Developer KPMG US

Siri Bhatt

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  • Certified Nursing Assistant Swedish Medical Center

Jessica Boar

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  • Manufacturing Associate; Purification Just Evotec Biologics

Unica Le

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Lukas M

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  • Technical Associate McGovern Institute for Brain Research

Featured Classes

Succeeding in a New Job

Dr. Chaz Austin
Succeeding at a new job starts with a good foundation, an effective strategy, and an attitude of humility. Dr. Chaz…

Negotiating Your Job Offer

Christine DiDonato
Getting a job offer is a time to celebrate, but it’s also important to stop and ask, “What does my…

Job Skills: Learning the Basics

LinkedIn Learning Staff Instructor
There are basics skills every professional needs to succeed in the workforce. This collection of short, animated videos addresses the…

What to Do in the First 90 Days of Your New Job

Careercake
The first 90 days of a new job are crucial. Your boss will decide if you’re the right fit for…

10 Ways to Stay Motivated While Job Hunting

Careercake
The job market is competitive. The process of looking for jobs, applying for jobs, and interviewing for jobs is exhausting.…

A Career Strategist’s Guide to Getting a Job

Jenny Foss
Explore strategies designed to increase the chances of hearing back from potential employers, including how to get a resume past…

Leading Yourself

Elizabeth (McLeod) Lotardo
Before you can effectively lead others, you need to lead yourself. In this course, learn how to manage your mindset,…

Featured Resources

Handshake

Handshake is the UW’s online job and internship database. You can schedule career coaching appointment, RSVP for events and search …

USAJobs: Students & Recent Graduates

The Pathways Programs offer clear paths to Federal internships for high school and post-graduate school students, and careers for recent …

Job & Internship Search Action Plan

Use this spreadsheet to stay organized when researching careers, networking, and applying for positions.

Identifying Scam & Fraudulent Job Postings

Familiarizing yourself with security-related tips and resources will help you evaluate job and internship opportunities and avoid any potentially fraudulent …

GoinGlobal

GoinGlobal is a wonderful resource for students who want to intern or work in the U.S….or in another country.

For …

Understanding Non Disclosure Agreements

Information for UW students on Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) and Confidentiality Agreements (CDAs) as they relate to student participation in an …

When you receive an offer

You aren’t required to accept every offer you receive. Before accepting a position, carefully evaluate …

Crafting a Diversity Statement

A diversity statement is a type of autobiographical, personal essay that outlines past experiences and values around diversity, equity, inclusion, …

Finding Jobs in Handshake, 2020-2021

Check out our comprehensive analysis of job postings in Handshake during the 2020-2021 school year (July 1, 2020 to June …

UW Alumni Career Outcomes

The information below is based on data collected from Huskies starting just prior to graduation up until 7 months following graduation.  Also known as Next Destination, the data provide a snapshot of UW-Seattle undergraduates’ success following degree completion.  This information is collected by the Career & Internship Center, the Office of Educational Assessment and various academic units in accordance with national standards.  The response rate was 25% for the class of 2018, 51% for the class of 2019 and 47% for the class of 2020, though response rates vary among colleges and departments.

  • Next Destination
  • Top Employers
  • Employment Locations
  • Job Titles
  • Relation to Career Goal
  • Internship Participation
  • Top Universities
  • Degree Types
  • Fields of Study

Next Destination

Huskies pursue an array of plans after graduation.  This graph depicts what recent graduates are doing within a few months after degree completion.