February 24, 2014
Tuesday, February 25th | 8:55-9:55am | UW1-060
Do interviews make you nervous? Come learn how to nail the interview and learn what employers really want to hear!
Practice Test Invitation
Saturday, March 1st | 11:00am | UW School of Law
Interested in graduate school? Kaplan is offering students an opportunity to take FREE practice exams for graduate school preparation. Exams include GRE, LSAT, MCAT, DAT, OAT, and PCAT. Each attendee will receive a detailed score report highlighting strengths and weaknesses, complete explanations of every question, and strategies for improvement. Take the exam in-person or live online. Direct all questions to Crispin.Franco@Kaplan.com
Monday, March 3rd | 3:30-4:30pm | UW2-305
Learn how to improve your resume, increasing the chance of getting an interview.
Credit Reporting 101 with Karen Child, WSECU
Tuesday, March 4th | 8:45-9:45am | UW1-060
Did you know that your credit score can effect a job offer? Learn how to build and maintain a better credit score!
Tuesday, March 11th | 8:45-9:45am | UW1-060
Network and learn from UW Bothell alumni about their experiences in the workforce.
Northshore YMCA Summer Camp Open Interviews
Saturday, March 22nd | 11:00am-1:00pm | The Y at the Carol Edwards Center 17401 133rd Ave NE Woodinville, WA 98072
Wednesday, March 26th | 1:30pm-3:30pm | The Y at the Carol Edwards Center
Wednesday, March 26th | 6:00pm-8:00pm | The Y at the Carol Edwards Center
Thursday, April 10th | 6:00pm-8:00pm | The Y at the Carol Edwards Center
The Northshore YMCA is hiring Camp Counselors for summer 2014. Motivated, passionate individuals who are interested in working closely with local youth are invited to participate in upcoming group interviews. To attend, RSVP Carri Zinkan at firstname.lastname@example.org and apply at seattleymca.org (search for jobs in Bothell). See full interview criteria and details.
Preparing for Graduate Education (GRDSCH 200)
Fridays | 12:30pm-2:30pm | DEM 102 – UW Seattle Campus
Join this 2 credit/noncredit course at the UW Seattle campus this spring to learn how to prepare for and pursue graduate education. Learn first-hand from faculty and staff involved in graduate admissions how to find a good program fit and how to prepare effective application materials. For more information, contact Tylir McKenzie at email@example.com or visit the graduate school website. Use SLN #14521 to enroll. See more.
2014 Student Survey – National Association of Colleges and Employers
NACE has created its 2014 survey to tap into students seeking their first full-time job and to assess attitudes in the workplace. One respondent will win a $500 cash prize for participating. Responses will remain absolutely confidential and will not be shared with anyone outside of NACE. Only aggregate data will be presented in any reports or articles based on the responses to this survey. Preview of survey questions are available.
Application Instructions: Survey Deadline: Wednesday, April 30th. Access survey here!
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 to come into the Career Center.
Arts and Issues Programmer – Campus Events Board (CEB)
Campus Events Board is in need of an Arts and Issues Programmer for Spring 2014! CEB organizes programs and events that help cultivate college life for students by creating experiences through different events and programs. The Arts and Issues Programmer focuses on programs involving the arts, and topics and issues that are relevant and controversial. Past events include Fall Art Relaxing Tea Time, Education Under Fire, Native American Celebration, and Chasing Dreams.
Application Instructions: Deadline: Tuesday, February 25th by 5pm. Apply via Orgsync. Contact Martin Yanagihara at MYanagihara@uwb.edu for questions or more information.
Student Assistant – Office of Admissions
The Office of Admissions at UW Bothell is looking for a responsible, friendly, confident, and well-spoken student with strong communication and leadership skills to join the Welcome Center team. Student Assistants at the Welcome Center 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. Candidates can work up to 19.5 hours per week and afternoon availability is preferred to accommodate 3 daily tours. This position is open to all currently enrolled UW Bothell students (Work Study Eligible or not). See official position details.
Application Instructions: Deadline: Friday, March 7th by 5pm. To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to Assistant Director of Admissions Heidi Norbjerg at firstname.lastname@example.org. For Work Study Eligible students, search job # BOTH13 on the work study hiring webpage.
Student Assistant – The Office of Advancement and External Relations
This position exists to promote the activities of the School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math by developing website content, social networking, attending events, and performing general office duties. Candidates will gain educational benefits from this opportunity including learning how to work in a professional team environment and strengthening external relations/marketing skills in a practical office setting. Candidates must be an enrolled UW student and demonstrate strong communication, attention to detail, experience in an office/clerical environment, and customer service skills. View full job description here.
Application Instructions: To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, at least 2 writing samples, and current class schedule either in person at UW1-281 or by email to email@example.com. For question, contact Eileen Harasimowicz at (425) 352-5149.
Spring Quarter Examination Proctor – Disability Resources for Students
Examination Proctors monitor students during test sessions to ensure a secure testing environment by distributing and collecting test material to the student(s), ensuring the tests are ready for pick-up by the instructors, clarifying professor's test instructions for students, regulating allowance(s) for exams, and verifying that the student starts and finishes the exam at the original time set by the professor. Proctors are also responsible for verifying student’s identification and seating them appropriately, and reporting suspected irregularities such as cheating and breach of student conduct to the professor and DRS staff.
Application Instructions: Candidate must be Work Study Eligible to apply. If you are not sure please ask the Financial Aid office. Position begins in March 2014. Candidates will be contacted for interview within 2 weeks. To apply, email your resume and cover letter to Rosa Lundborg at RLundborg@uwb.edu.
Assistant Editor – Digital Future Lab (DFL)
The Digital Future Lab needs a passionate writer with confidence in their ability to critique the work of others as well as their own. They should be prepared to edit articles of diverse genres, as well as potentially contributing research to articles. Preference will be given to applicants that have graphic design experience and are familiar with WordPress and Adobe CS/CC. The applicant will be expected to work with others and contribute heavily to the organizational aspects of the editorial process. Assistant Editors are expected to contribute written content for the website, update the website, edit articles, and speak to classrooms about publishing opportunities. This is an unpaid on-campus internship that may lead to paid positions in the future.
Application Instructions: To apply, submit a writing sample (fiction or non-fiction) and resume to the DFL Editorial Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Social Media Strategist – Digital Future Lab (DFL)
The ideal applicant for this internship is an avid social media enthusiast and one who can easily navigate and maintain multiple accounts simultaneously. He/she should be prepared to create and share content that is engaging and reflects the research and interests of the lab while also drawing connections to the current field of interactive media. A keen eye for design as well as color, font, and texture variations is needed. Preference will be given to applicants that have graphic design experience and are familiar with WordPress and Adobe CS/CC. Social Media Strategists are expected to update social media platforms, plan and implement a strategic public relations campaign via internet, create a consistent brand across all sites, and monitor/evaluate page analytics. This is an unpaid on-campus internship that may lead to paid positions in the future.
Application Instructions: to apply, submit a resume to the DFL Editorial Team at email@example.com
Writing Intern – Digital Future Lab (DFL)
Writing Interns should be fervent writers comfortable in their ability to consistently create interesting and engaging content. They should be willing to explore diverse genres, although a niche specialty is acceptable. Applicants should be comfortable receiving feedback on their work and be able to make adjustments throughout the writing process. Ability to work collaboratively with our editorial team is essential. The on-campus intern will be charged with contributing written content for the website including research and editorials, collaborating with the Editorial Team to revise published work, and be responsible for checking in with the Editorial Team regularly. This is an unpaid on-campus internship that may lead to paid positions in the future.
Application Instructions: To apply, submit a writing sample (fiction or non-fiction) to the DFL Editorial Team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Internships of Interest
Summer Internship Program – Seattle Aquarium
The Seattle Aquarium internship program is designed for those with a strong desire to move into the Zoo/Aquarium field as a career path. This is an in-depth internship requiring a minimum commitment of 400 hours (maximum of 500 hours) in at least 10 weeks but no more than 13 weeks (32-40 hours per week). Interns must be flexible with their schedule, and will be expected to work weekdays, weekends and holidays. This is an unpaid position. Requests for internship positions are evaluated based on experience (professional and/or volunteer), academic achievement, interview success, willingness and ability to make a commitment to the program and positions available. View complete job description here.
Application Instructions: Deadline: Monday, March 10th by 4pm. To apply, complete the application (included in job description), cover letter, resume, responses to application questions, an official copy of college transcripts, one letter of recommendation, and a list of at least 3 references. View submission details on attached job description.
Student Consultant Internship – University of Washington Consulting and Business Development Center
Undergraduate students are needed as paid interns to consult with companies in Seattle, Yakima, and the Tri-Cities. Each intern will work with 3 companies and provide nearly 130 hours of consulting services over a 10-week period to each firm. Examples of past consulting projects include completing marketing plans, financial or sustainable growth analysis, business plans, improving management systems, or short and long term financial projections. This internship is available to UW students only. The model intern is a Business Major with interest or experience in business consulting. Past experience in working in multicultural environments is highly preferred. Each intern will receive a $5,000 stipend and will work 40 hours per week. Interns will begin working Wednesday, June 18 and the program will conclude on Friday, August 22. Students will have one paid holiday (July 4). View complete job details.
Application Instructions: Deadline: Monday, March 31st. To apply, submit a resume and cover letter via email to Jen Bauermeister email@example.com. Be sure to address experience working in multicultural environments and note the internship location of interest (Seattle, Yakima, or Tri-Cities).
Social Impact and Digital Intern – Weber Shandwick
Weber Shandwick is seeking a social impact intern that has an eye for detail, experience with research, and a passion for social change. Working with a global team, this company digs deep on social issues and challenges that have a global impact. In addition to contributing to writing and editing projects, this internship is ideal for those who learn quickly and stay organized under tight deadlines. Experience in the developing world is a plus! Digital interns are also needed. This opportunity entails writing for Weber Shandwick Seattle’s intern blog series. Ideal Digital Interns can create attention-grabbing blog posts and identifying key influencers.
Application Instructions: For full description and application directions, visit here.
Summer 2014 IT Intern Program– The Boeing Company
The Boeing Company offers a summer internship program for students pursuing Computer Science and/or Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Information Security, or a related field. Internship opportunities include Software Development, Information Protection, Cyber Security, Project Management, Systems Analysis, Systems Architecture, and Systems Integration. Qualified candidates maintain an academic standing of at least a 3.0, obtain a well-rounded background across multiple technical disciplines, exercise excellent organizational and collaborative skills, and have a vested interest in IT or aerospace related opportunities with Boeing. This is a 12 week long program beginning in May or June 2014. See the official flyer!
Application Instructions: To apply, visit jobs-boeing.com/careers/entry-level-jobs and search requisition # 14-1002725. Resume should specify qualifications that match IT related majors desired and examples when appropriate to ensure that skills and qualification sets are clearly communicated to the selection team.
Leadership Development Program – Bridgestone Retail Operations
Bridgestone Retail Operations is looking for high-energy, ambitious individuals in their junior year, who are looking for a rewarding career and the opportunity to advance to management. This paid 10-week internship opportunity starts June 16, 2014. The focus of this program is to understand customer needs and lead grass roots marketing events. Travel to Corporate in Chicago for Orientation is included. Future opportunities include recruiting ambassador opportunities during the 2014-2015 school year and employment post-graduation.
Application Instructions: To apply, please forward resume to Linda Rudd at firstname.lastname@example.org
Clinical Product Analyst – LUMEDX
LUMEDX is the market leader in fully integrated cardiovascular information and imaging systems (CVIS), and a pioneer in cloud-powered healthcare solutions. LUMEDX currently has an excellent opportunity for a Product Analyst (Analytics/Business Intelligence; SSRS) to join the Bellevue team. The Product Analyst will participate in the development of the Clinical Data Analytics/Business Intelligence product lines. Specific focus will include requirements gathering, content specification, documentation, and acceptance testing. This position will participate in the definition of the product roadmap and also work with external partners and entities for integration and validation testing. This is an entry level position that provides on-site training. Candidates must have a working knowledge of SSRS (SQL Reporting Services) and ideally pursuing a Computer Science or related STEM degree. View a full list of LUMEDX products.
Application Instructions: For full job description and to apply, visit www.lumedx.com/careers.aspx
IT Career Foundation (Rotation) Program – The Boeing Company
Boeing IT is currently hiring talented and motivated college graduates into the IT Career Foundation Program (ITCFP). In this rotation program, participants will be assigned challenging work assignments and be mentored by technology professionals who provide industry leading solutions. Participants in the program will be exposed to software development and sustainment, Boeing's IT infrastructure, customer engagement, and information security during 3 rotations of 1 year duration. This position will begin in June 2014. Students with bachelor’s degrees are preferred. See the official flyer.
Application Instructions: To apply, visit jobs-boeing.com/careers/entry-level-jobs and search requisition # 14-100080. Resume should specify qualifications that match IT related majors desired and examples when appropriate to ensure that skills and qualification sets are clearly communicated to the selection team.
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.
Public Service Fellows Program Summer 2014 – Partnership for Public Service
The Public Service Fellows Program at the Partnership for Public Service is an opportunity for undergraduate students, graduate students and recent graduates to participate directly in transforming the way government works while developing valuable professional skills. Full-time fellows with an undergraduate or graduate degree receive $1000 per month. Full-time fellows who are currently undergraduate students receive $800 per month. Stipends for part-time fellows will be pro-rated accordingly. Students with a commitment to public service, strong written and oral communication skills, analytical thinking abilities, and an aptitude for teamwork are encouraged to apply.
Application Instructions: Deadline: Friday, March 7th. Apply today!
Spring Marketing Intern/Volunteer – American Lung Association (ALA)
The ALA is seeking a Marketing Volunteer (Internship credit may be arranged) to promote new events based in the Seattle office for the spring (March-June 2014). This unique opportunity will provide experience in the nonprofit health world, event planning, and marketing with the oldest volunteer health organization in the United States. The Marketing Volunteer will help bring together the lung health community by assisting with weekly targeted outreach, pre-event logistics, and promotion for two major ALA events premiering in Seattle. Students pursuing Marketing, Communications, Health Care or related field are desired. View full position details.
Application Instructions: Deadline: Friday, February 28th by 5pm. For questions or to apply, contact Lung Health Manager, Allison Moroni at AMoroni@LungMtPacific.org with a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 2 references and include “Marketing Intern/Volunteer Application” in the subject line. Please include earliest available start date.
Special Events Intern/Volunteer – Seattle Humane Society
The Special Events Intern/Volunteer is responsible for supporting Seattle Humane Society’s premiere event, the Tuxes & Tails Auction Gala. He/she is responsible for helping with the incoming item donation process, writing and editing as needed for the event, the creation of auction displays and item certificates, following up with item donors, and assisting with overall event support. Intern will work closely with other volunteers and development staff to ensure the success of Tuxes & Tails, Development and events-related activities. View full description here.
Application Instructions: If interested, please contact Katherine Lowry at email@example.com.
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