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July 20, 2015

Upcoming Events 

Moving Money Toward Movements: How to get involved in the Economic Justice Giving Project Tuesday, July 21st | 6:30pm - 8:30pm | Ernestine Anderson Place  Join Social Justice Fund members for a conversation about resources, access to opportunity, and economic inequity. You'll then hear about how you can get involved in the Economic Justice Giving Project starting in the Fall.  For more information and to RSVP, visit online

Networking with George Northcroft, UW Bothell Advisory Board Member
Wednesday, July 29th | 1:00 – 2:00pm | UW2-031
Join us for a discussion with George Northcroft, of the U.S. General Services Administration. He will be talking about his academic and professional path and the importance of professional and personal relationship building and networking.  

Social Justice Fund’s Annual Summer BBQ Wednesday, July 29th | 5:00pm-7:00pm | near Seward Park Join the Social Justice Fund’s Annual Summer BBQ and come mingle with people. Enjoy food, drinks, great conversations, and games with decks of cards and a bocce ball set. There will be plenty of delicious sides and burgers (beef & veggie). For more information and to RSVP, please visit online.

Professional Etiquette with Jim Reed, UW Bothell Advisory Board Member
Wednesday, August 5th | 11:45-12:45pm | UW2-031
You got the job, now what? Join us for a discussion with Jim Reed, Executive with Banner Bank. He will be talking about etiquette do's and don'ts in the workplace. 

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.

Social Justice Organizer – Student Engagement and Activities The SJO student staff team plans and facilitates events, programs, and workshops focused on topics of diversity, social justice, and identity for students on campus. Please direct any questions to Leah Shelton at sheltonl@uw.edu or 425-352-5266. Application Instructions: Please click here, to fill out the online application. 

Student Assistant- Office of Academic Affairs  Assist Academic Affairs staff with administrative tasks related to office maintenance and support, including: Providing excellent customer service as the main point of contact for visitors at the front desk. Assisting in planning and staffing events including creating nametags, tents and signage, and helping set up and take down events. Performing office general such as data entry, filing, copying, organize office materials, and scheduling meetings. Application Instructions: Please submit a cover letter, copy of your resume, and current class schedule: In person: UW1-271 or by email: manzom@uw.edu. For questions, you may contact Marlene Manzo at 425-352-3761 or email: manzom@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?

Food Service Worker– Food for Thought Café/Common Grounds Coffee Shop 
On campus retail coffee shop locations have an outstanding opportunity for food service worker positions for upcoming Fall Quarter! Available shifts including opening, mid-day, and closing. Duties will include making hand crafted espresso beverages, stocking shelves with product and keeping the space clean, serving hot and cold prepared items, & taking payment and operating cash registers. This position will report to the Café Supervisor. Mandatory training will take place in early September for all new employees. No experience necessary. Food handlers permit is required.  
Application Instructions: To apply, please send a resume and a letter of interest to café lead, Jessica Landry at jml93@uw.edu
 

Internships of Interest

Electronics Lab Technician – NoiseFigure Research Gain experience in an laboratory environment by assembling and fabricating electronic equipment. Learn how to perform testing and debugging functions on new and existing electronic devices with test and measurement systems, such as building electrical and mechanical systems from etching PCB’s to wire bonding integrated circuits. Application Instructions: Application Deadline is Thursday, July 30th. For more information and to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#91985).

Administrative Assistant – Realogics Sotheby’s Int’l Realty Learn the intricate marketing system of real estate firms and how to analyze data and determine highlighting features by uploading information for each new real estate listing. The intern will tag specific photos and create descriptive narratives to promote the property on a global network, and assist brokers by customizing brochures and flyers for new listings and writing blog posts on current real estate markets. Application Instructions: Application Deadline is Saturday, July 25th. For more information and to apply please visit HuskyJobs (#91864).

Mobile IOS/Back-end Developer – Titto, Inc. Titto is seeking developers to help build an innovative app for financing and retail. Collaborate with programming veterans from Facebook, Expedia and Microsoft and develop programming language skills in PHP. Gain experience in iOS development and OOP programming by building web services and improving Titto products. Application Instructions: Application deadline is Thursday, July 30th.  For more information and to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#91983).

Legal Assistant – Lether & Associates Interested in learning about the legal field? Apply to be a part of Lether & Associates boutique law firm, and communicate and greet clients, while learning how to receive and distribute incoming documents, prepare outgoing documents, and other miscellaneous tasks. Application Instructions: Application Deadline is Saturday, July 25th. For more information and to apply please visit HuskyJobs (#91860).

Off-Campus Jobs

Transportation Outreach Coordinator – Bellevue Downtown Association Be part of the BDA team by promoting Downtown Bellevue as a thriving retail and entertainment destination, attracting knowledge workers and innovative companies, and fostering a healthy and engaged residential community. As well as being an ambassador for transit, rideshare and non-motorized travel to employers and the public, a Transportation Outreach Coordinator will implement a variety of transportation resources, and develop commuter outreach and incentive programs for employees and residents, Application Instructions: To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Augusta Devries, augusta@bellevuedowntown.org.

Program Assistant – Social Justice Fund The Program Assistant will increase Social Justice Fund’s donor organizing, fundraising, and grantmaking by providing administrative support to the Program Team (Program Director and three Project Managers based in Seattle, plus one staff person based in Oregon), the Development Director, and Operations Manager. As a support role, this position requires a unique blend of administration, systems management, maintain donor and grant databases, event and meeting logistics, and scheduling site visits. Application Instructions: Application Deadline is Sunday, August 2nd. To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to hr@socialjusticefund.org.  

Assistant to the Chair and Director – University of Washington School of Medicine Serve as a primary executive administrator and provide operational support to the Department of Genome Science and the Director. Be responsible for faculty affairs and manage the activities of the chair while meeting departmental priorities by initiating, developing, and implementing projects for the Chair and Director as needed. Application Instructions: For more information and to apply please visit online. Position will be open until filled.

ESL Teacher – Dewey International Education Teach English abroad in Taiwan, while experiencing a foreign culturein the classroom. Teachers will work with public, private, or government schools to build and implement daily ESL lessons for children through collaborative-teaching, facilitating workshops, and creating a fun, organized, and interactive classroom for students. Application Instructions: To apply, submit a CV and teaching certificates to Bryan Hsu, Public School Coordinator in Taiwan, bryan@de-wey.com.tw. For more information and other job listings visit online.

Volunteer Program Manager– Lifelong Reporting to the Support Services Manager, the Volunteer Program Manager recruits, trains, places and supervises volunteers for Lifelong programs, including, but not limited to agency administrative, outreach, Pride, thrift store, administrative support, kitchen, and small scale events. This position is responsible for coordination and relationship building of enrolled volunteers in the all agency programs. In addition this position works with staff to assess program needs to plan and lead volunteer recruitment activities and build relationships with community partners. Application Instructions:  For more information and to apply, please click here

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.

Tip of the Week

Networking gives the opportunity to meet professionals in a specific industry and build connections. Make sure to have your elevator speech ready!

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