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June 8, 2015

Upcoming Events

Career Fair 2015 Presented by the Seattle Storm
Tuesday, June 16th | 4:25-6:00pm | KeyArena
The Seattle Storm will be hosting a career fair with all types of organizations. This is an opportunity to meet and network with Seattle Storm’s vendors. Please register here!

2015 Summer Career Fair
Wednesday, June 24th | 2:00-6:00pm | University of Washington, Seattle HUB South Ballroom
Are you about to graduate or an alum looking to land that perfect full-time career position? Or are you an undergraduate student looking to obtain part-time employment or an internship opportunity? The Career Center is hosting the Summer Career Fair just for YOU! This Career Fair will give you the chance to connect and interact with over 70 employers on Seattle campus looking to hire UW Huskies just like you!

Get Your Paws on HuskyJobs

Hey DAWGS, Search for jobs and internships 24/7 on HuskyJobs. Free to all students. Hundreds of job listings.  Updated daily. Applying is as easy as upload and click. HuskyJobs is also the place to register for on-campus (UWS) interviews. Go to HuskyJobs– the door to your future!

On-Campus Student Employment

Check the on-campus departments you are interested in for open positions. Many departments do not post their positions, but have job openings available. Going to different departments is also a great way to network and practice your elevator speech. If you want help with networking techniques, make an appointment with Career Services.

Student Assistant – Office of Admissions
The Office of Admissions at UW Bothell is looking for a responsible, organized, friendly, confident, and well-spoken student with strong communication and leadership skills to join our team. Student Assistants in the Office of Admissions are responsible for providing general customer service to prospective students, current students and the general public both in-person and on the phone, prospective student data entry, general office tasks and projects, as well as campus tours. Work study eligible students recommended to apply.
Application Instructions: Submit resume, cover letter, and class schedule to Claribel Rodriguez and Melanie Querimit at: clari@uw.edu and mrq@uw.edu.

Peer Consultant – Writing and Communication Center
Peer Consultants tutor UW Bothell students through individual conferences, group workshops (within and outside of scheduled courses) and peer writing groups. Our mission is to help students become stronger, more confident writers and communicators. Peer consultants are also responsible for completing projects related to educational outreach, marketing and/or teaching. These tasks have included visiting classes to publicize services and assisting with peer review sessions.
Application Instructions: To apply, please send the following to Kim Sharp, Interim Director of the Writing and Communication Center, at kimsharp@uw.edu: Resume, two writing samples from coursework completed within past year (one sample should demonstrate ability to use scholarly evidence to support a claim), cover letter that addresses the following questions – why do you want to work in the Writing and Communication Center? And How could you contribute to the mission and goals of the Writing and Communication Center?

Internships of Interest

Marketing Intern – KuKuRuZa Gourmet Popcorn
KuKuRuZa Gourmet Popcorn is looking for a Marketing Intern who will be supporting the marketing manager on day-to-day tasks. This includes managing their donations program, assisting in data input to track sales improvements, identifying and contacting media outreach, and doing market research to help identify new target markets.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Saturday, July 4th. For more information and to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#91120).

Development Intern – Rebuilding Together Seattle
Rebuilding Together Seattle is a nonprofit organization that provides free home repairs for low income homeowners around the Seattle area, with a vision of a safe and healthy home for every person. Interns collaborate closely with the RTS leadership team to plan fundraisers, assist in strategic planning for the organization, and provide support for all areas of operations. RTS is currently looking for an intern to assist with special fundraising efforts at the organization. The intern will focus on fundraising but will also assist with other organizational efforts as needed.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Friday, July 3rd. For more information and to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#91206).

Biological Science Tech Intern – USFWS-Mid-Columbia NWRC
The Mid-Columbia River National Wildlife Refuge Complex is looking for 6 biological tech interns to assist with wildlife and habitat management projects. Interns will be an integral part of a weed control team for the MCNWRC and assist with biological surveys and maintenance projects in support of the Refuge mission. Most work will be focused on the mapping of noxious weed species on the refuges across the Complex.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Thursday, July 2nd. For more information and to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#91153).

Off-Campus Jobs

Customs and Border Protection Officer – Customs and Border Protection (U.S. Department of Homeland Security)
DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Discover a challenging and rewarding career with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the sole organization responsible for securing the nation's borders. CBP employees protect our Nation's borders from terrorism, human and drug smuggling, illegal migration, and agricultural pests while simultaneously facilitating the flow of legitimate travel and trade.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Sunday, June 21st at 11:59 pm. To apply, please complete an online application after creating a USA Jobs account.

Sales Trainee – Fastenal
The Fastenal Company would like to invite ambitious, hard-working individuals to apply for the position of Sales Trainee PT. Applicants should be able to bring new ideas and improvements to business practices; remain fair, respectful and moral in all situations; and work well both independently and as part of a team. The Sales Trainee will have the opportunity to balance formal training with real-world experience running a store and working with customers. It's a great way to learn the ropes of Fastenals’ fast-paced industry and potentially transition into a full-time sales position.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Wednesday, June 10th. Please apply online.

Brand Specialist, Toys and Games – Amazon
The Brand Specialist position offers an exciting introduction to Amazon’s online retail business and a broad training ground for future success. This role will work directly with a strategic vendor to grow their business and achieve qualitative and quantitative goals while working with multiple internal teams and management. The Brand Specialist will develop skills and work across all three functional areas (Vendor Management, In-stock, and Site Merchandising) to grow and improve their vendor's success at Amazon. The Brand Specialist will act as the “business owner” for his or her vendor.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is  Saturday, July 4th. For more information and to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#91120).

Scholarships and Fellowships

Please visit the Merit Scholarships, Fellowships and Award page for a list of upcoming opportunities. Check this page often for news about upcoming merit scholarships. Deadlines are usually posted at least a month in advance to give you plenty of time to prepare your application.

The Odysseus Fellowship – Talesien Nexus
Taliesin Nexus is currently accepting applications for the 2015 Odysseus Fellowship program. Odysseus Fellows are placed in paid three-month internships at leading Hollywood production companies. Past hosts include Robert Zemeckis' ImageMovers (Forrest Gump, Polar Express), Disruption Entertainment (Noah, Godzilla), and Warped Films (Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Law Abiding Citizen). The program includes an educational component featuring talks from industry pros and liberty movement leaders. 
Application Instructions: Application deadline is June 14th.  Click here for more information and to apply! 

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