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September 8, 2014

Upcoming Events

Accounting Fall Recruiting Workshop
Thursday, September 11th | 4:00pm - 6:00 pm | UW2-005
Beta Alpha Psi and Career Services host a public accounting recruiting workshop preparing students for the upcoming fall recruiting season. Learn about the structured recruiting process, how to apply using HuskyJobs, how to create a competitive application and other helpful tips for what to do/don't do when you get that important interview.

1st Congressional District Career Fair
Monday, September 15, 2014 | 12:30pm - 3:30pm | North Creek Event Center
Looking for local part-time or full-time positions? Come to the 1st Congressional District Career Fair to meet with interested employers and learn more about their opportunities. This event is open to students and alumni. Co-sponsored by UW Bothell, US Congresswoman Suzan DelBene, and WorkSource. Please register here.

Internships A-Z
Wednesday, September 24th | 10:00am - 11:00 am | UW1-103
More and more employers want college graduates to have at least one internship during their collegiate years. Get tips and tricks on how to go about finding and applying for the internship that is the perfect fit for your and your professional endeavors.

Resume and Cover Letter Writing Workshop
Wednesday, September 24th | 11:00am - 12:00 Noon | UW1-103
Learn how to improve your resume and cover letter, increasing the chance of getting an interview. This workshop will teach you how to compose your resume and cover letter to market your strengths and talents, while giving you an understanding of what the employer is ultimately looking for.

Networking for Newbies
Wednesday, September 24th | 12:00pm - 1:00 pm | UW1-103
Networking can be scary, however, networking is just about relationship building. We invite you to learn tips and strategies for building relationships with faculty, staff, classmates and employers.

Summit Student Program
Monday, September 29th |9:00 – 5:00 pm  | Washington State Convention Center
The NRF Foundation is holding this free event to educate college students about the digital and e-commerce world of the retail industry, and the career opportunities that await them post-graduation. Nordstrom is sponsoring and we’d love for UW students to join us at this “can’t miss” event. Unlike any other free event, the Shop.org Summit Student Program allows students to experience unparalleled networking with retail recruiters, a mentoring session with executives, and hear career advice from the best in the industry like HSN, Starbucks, Gilt Groupe and more. Click here for more details.

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.

Reserves Student Specialist – UWB/CCC Campus Library
The Reserves Student Specialist will process materials for physical and electronic Reserves and assist faculty members in the Reserves Office.
Application Instructions: Application Deadline: Tuesday, September 9th. Apply online today!

Husky Herald – UWB Campus Newspaper
Want to be part of the Husky Herald team for the 2014-2015 school year? Open positions include Assistant Editor, Graphic Designer and Freelance Writers.
Application Instructions: For more information click here.

Student Success Center Assistant – UWB Student Success Center
The Student Success Center is now hiring student assistants for the welcome desk position. Student Success Center Assistants serve as a first point of contact for all students and visitors to UW Bothell.
Application Instructions: To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and class schedule to mbaniodeh@uwb.edu and Dbaumgartner@uwb.edu.

Student Assistant – School of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
A Student Assistant is needed to serve as a resource for students, faculty, and staff in the School of STEM. Responsibilities include staffing the front desk, making appropriate referrals, database maintenance and more.
Application Instructions: To apply, search job #82525 or “Student Assistant – School of STEM” on HuskyJobs.

Internship Course – BIS 495

Attention IAS students…
The IAS Internship course (BIS 495) is a credit/no-credit course designed for students interested in linking their classroom education to practice-based learning in local for-profit, not-for-profit, and governmental organizations. It also will meet the IPR graduation requirement. Career Services can help you to find an internship to take the course. Learn more on the BIS 495 website or email internships@uwb.edu.

Internships of Interest

Associate Program – The Office of Presidential Correspondence
The Office of Presidential Correspondence facilitates an open dialogue between the President and the American people. The office’s mission is to listen to and understand the stories and concerns of the American people, and to connect the President with experiences and ideas from across the country. Associates serve a minimum of 30 hours per week in the Office of Presidential Correspondence. This program begins January 13 and ends May 1st.
Application Instructions: Send a resume and letter of interest to OPCAssociate@who.eop.gov no later than Friday, September 19th. Also apply via HuskyJobs by searching job #82522.

Trade and Economic Development Intern – Snohomish County
This intern will be responsible for grant research and writing, economic research, international market research, and marketing of the Office of Economic Development promotional materials. A graduate level student in an MBA, MPA, or International Relations program is preferred, however students enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program may also be considered. This is an unpaid position.
Application Instructions: See full job description and application.

Policy and Innovation Graduate Intern – City of Seattle Mayor’s Office
The Mayor’s Office is seeking for 1 graduate student to join the Office of Policy & Innovation (OPI). Intern will work in the OPI and with city departments and community stakeholders to identify, research, analyze and report about public policy.
Application Instructions: Complete an online application and please attach the following: unofficial transcript, resume, cover letter, writing sample, and (2) references by Tuesday, September 9th at 4:00pm.

Off-Campus Jobs

Office Manager – SpaceX
SpaceX is a U.S.-based advanced technology company that builds rockets and spacecraft from the ground up, including cutting edge electronics, software, vehicle structures, and engine systems. This firm is looking for an experienced and driven Office Manager to support the new Seattle office. This person will provide internal support to the team in the Seattle site, onboard new employees, assist with IT support, oversee purchasing and inventory management and will  be responsible of the smooth day to day operations.
Application Instructions: For full job description and to apply, visit here.

Program Coordinator I – Northshore YMCA
This position is responsible for coordinating, supervising, and administering an inclusive family/youth program by organizing fun, safe, and quality activity classes for children and their families. Candidates must be 21+ years old to apply.
Application Instructions: For full job description and application, search “Program Coordinator 1” in the Bothell location here.

Program Assistant – Northshore YMCA
This vacancy is a great opportunity to be a part of a team involved in providing inclusive, safe and caring environments, positive role models, creative activities and opportunities to serve the needs of others. This position specifically supervises children in the YMCA youth/family programs.
Application Instructions: For full job description and application, search “Program Assistant” in the Bothell location here.

Volunteer Opportunities

Event Volunteer – University Behind Bars
University Beyond Bars is seeking interested students to assist with their upcoming benefit dinner. Students will help with planning and executing a successful fundraising dinner. Aspects of the dinner include a silent auction, UBB student art sale, and more. UBB can work with individual students who wish to use this opportunity as an internship and seek university credit. More information about the dinner can be found at www.universitybeyondbars.org/events.
Application Instructions: Interested students should contact info@universitybeyondbars.org with a brief introduction and their time availability."

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

Always edit your resume before submitting it to a new position. This way, your resume is tailored to the qualifications the employer is seeking.

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