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June 22nd, 2016
 

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Upcoming Events

 

Alumni Career AcceleratorSummer Series 2016
This series of events and workshops is designed to help boost your job search and career plans.  Designed for recent graduates, but open to all alumni of UW.  Students and upcoming graduates are welcome as well.  No need to RSVP and there are no fees to attend.  Career paths are rarely linear or predictable.  Partner with the UW Career Center and equip yourself with strategy, feedback, support and resources for your future.
Start this series by attending the 2016 Summer Career Fair (6/16, 2-6pm, HUB, Seattle campus) and then take advantage of one or all of the following sessions offered mid-July.
 

UWB Career Services Workshop Series
Attend our Summer Workshop Series to learn a variety of career building skills. Eight workshops will be occurring from June 22nd to August 16th; they include: Resumes & Cover Letters, Networking & LinkedIn, Interview Skills, Job Search Skills. For more information come by Career Services, or go to: http://www.uwb.edu/careers/events

 

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 Jobs


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.

Peer Consultant - Writing and Communication Center
Now hiring for Fall Quarter. Peer Consultants at Writing and Communication Center tutor UW Bothell students through individual conferences, group workshops (within and outside of scheduled courses) and peer groups. Our goal 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, for example, visiting classes to publicize our services, and assisting with peer review sessions.
Application Instructions: Priority will be given to applicants before June 30, 2016. To apply please send the following to Erik Echols at eechols@uw.edu:
- Resume
- Two writing samples from coursework you have completed within the past year. One sample should demonstrate your ability to use scholarly evidence to support a claim.
- Cover letter that addresses the following questions:
                1. Why do you want to work in the WaCC?
                2. How could you contribute to the mission and goals of the WaCC?
                    (For more information, please refer to www.uwb.edu/wacc)

Wetland Water Quality Assessment/ Micobiology Technician – UW Bothell Facilities Services
Assisting in assessing water quality in the UWB/CCC wetlands as a result of Storm water run-off. Specifically the goals are to monitor water quality as it enters the UWB/CC wetlands, by characterizing the distribution and variability of fecal coliform bacteria including E. coli and another bacteria, Campylobacter.  These bacteria will be tested for their virulence and antibiotic resistance. Duties will include isolating and analyzing these bacteria by culture and molecular methods from the wetland water. The student will be trained to learn techniques like PCR, gel electrophoresis and qPCR, as also to measure antibiotic resistance of bacteria by traditional culture methods. Work study students are encouraged to apply. Requires modest physical effort and strict adherence to lab protocols.

Lab Assistant - School of STEM
The Hillesland lab is looking for a student available for 7 - 10 hours/week to make media, clean glassware, and do other laboratory upkeep as needed. The student will gain experience working in a science research lab, practice making solutions, working with different gasses, and will have the opportunity for hands-on learning directly with faculty. Minimum Qualifications: Some laboratory experience (e.g.: general chemistry lab) is helpful but not required. The ideal candidate will be able to learn quickly, be detail oriented, strong ability to follow directions and protocol and be able to commit to at least a full academic year.
Application Instructions: Send a resume and cover letter describing your interests, qualifications, and work study status to Dr. Kristina Hillesland at hilleskl@uw.edu and Colin Feng at fengc@uw.edu for consideration. This is a work study only position.

Chancellors Community Engagement Council
The Council (and its Executive Committee) provides a forum for conversation among a range of UW Bothell units and community partners.  The conversation is a value in itself for advancing shared understandings; to do so, the Council will develop and maintain a timeline with goals, strategy and tactics to achieve the community engagement mission.  The Council is responsible for reviewing annually progress in achieving them.
Application Instructions: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/caseykl/306196

Making Access to College Happen (MATCH) College Access Coordinator – AmeriCorps – Admissions & CBLR Office
MATCH is a program at the University of Washington Bothell that serves low income and first generation high school students through a college access framework. The coaches do this through knowledge building, peer mentoring, and pre-academic college advising. The College Access Corps member will also recruit student volunteers for National Days of Service. This is a full time, 40 hour, 10.5 month - great for graduating forth year students. If you have any questions about the position, feel free to contact Kara Adams (caseykl@uw.edu) ahead of time. For more information, check out the MATCH webpage: http://www.uwb.edu/match  & the position description: http://www.wacampuscompact.org/Docs/CAC/openwa/UW%20Bothell.pdf
Application Instructions:  https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do;jsessionid=Ji8N9DSuXXVFCrgKjnbjCw8mHHb_bftxWeHYWjZGVJMpxd-lb6cv!1031809943?id=62446&fromSearch=true Apply by Friday, June 17. 

 

Student Office Assistant (Work Study) – School of Educational Studies
Are you looking for a work study position in a congenial office environment here on the UW Bothell campus? Do you have excellent organizational skills and the ability to work on tasks autonomously or as part of a team?  If so, please consider applying for our new Student Office Assistant position. The Student Office Assistant will assist our academic advisors, coordinators and administrators with a variety of tasks such as: front desk reception, data entry, photocopying and scanning, printing, electronic file management, course posters/brochures creation and editing, website maintenance, as well as assisting with educational events throughout the school year.  For more information please visit our website - http://www.uwb.edu/education/student-employment
Application Instructions: This position will be open until filled. Priority will be given to applicants who submit a resume by midnight Monday, June 20th. Interviews will be held the week of June 27. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Ann Busche at abusche@uw.edu.  Explain why you would like to work for us, as well as any skills and experience you may possess that would enable you to succeed in this position.  Please be sure to include your availability for a 30 minute interview during the week of June 27 – July 1.Want to learn more about the job before you apply?  Stop by UW1-311 and ask to talk with Ann Busche.


Internships of Interest


Mark Mullet for State Senate Internship
This highly contested race will require interns to connect and work with top-tier political operatives in Washington State. Interns will have the opportunity to experience every facet of campaign work and provide support on political strategy, message and voter contact. Unlike Congressional races interns will have direct contact with the candidate, and will walk away with knowledge of state politics and the experience necessary to secure a paid position on future campaigns. The campaign is currently searching for Junior Field Organizers and Finance Assistants to intern with the campaign.
Application Instructions: Please send your resume and brief cover letter detailing your qualifications to ramstad.ar@gmail.com


Pacific Science Center
With five positions for interns currently available, Pacific Science Center is a great opportunity for many students here at UWB. Whether you’re interested in hands-on interaction with exhibits and guests or something behind the scenes, they have opportunities for you. Internships are offered on a rolling basis throughout the year in a variety of departments. Internships are an exciting way for current college and graduate students to gain real-world skills. Apply online and indicate the open position that interests you. For more information about our volunteer program, call (206) 443-2868 or email volunteers@pacsci.org.


Snohomish County PUD
Snohomish County PUD is currently accepting applications for Summer Student, Summer Engineering or Information Technology Student positions. Snohomish County PUD is the nation’s 12th largest public utility service, with a workforce over 1,000.
To apply: Please complete the online application and submit cover letter and upload resume with transcripts to www.Snopud.com under careers.


Fund for the Public Interest
What are you planning to do with your summer? Do you want to make a real difference, working to protect the environment or public health? Do you want to gain real-world experience and pick up valuable skills? Do you want to make good money? Apply for a job with the Fund this summer, and you could get all of that and more. We’re a national, non-profit organization that builds the people power for America’s leading environmental and social change organizations.
To apply: call our office at (206) 467-4256.


Sound Salmon Solutions
SSS is seeking 2-3 Community Stewardship Partners for a long-term volunteer opportunity to raise public awareness about the decline of salmon populations, water quality problems and solutions, and personal best management practices. Community Stewardship Partners will be asked to attend 5-10 community outreach events per year ranging from 4-8 hours per event, including farmer’s markets, festivals, conferences, and science fairs at local schools.  Community Stewardship Partners build community awareness and support for salmon recovery as well as provide information about how individuals can make a difference by getting involved with SSS through our volunteer and education programs. SSS will provide training, all of the needed supplies (event registration, outreach materials, brochures, display board), and coordinate all of the logistics (mileage reimbursement, parking/event fees, etc.) for attending events on our behalf.
Application Instructions: Interested individuals can contact: lisa@soundsalmonsolutions.org.


Self-Driving Vehicle Internships
Several summer internships, with the possibility of extending into fall, are available in the UW Bothell Embedded Systems Lab (room UW1 321B).  This project, funded by Amazon Catalyst, seeks to take vehicle automation to bicycles.  In order to extend the current remote operation of two recumbent tricycles to full autonomy, we require computer science and electrical engineering students. The project is described on http://www.elcanoproject.org – Introduction; https://github.com/elcano/elcano – Code and documentation; https://kerika.com/m/Fbm6?v=workflow – Current task list; Internships will include academic credit; some internships will include a stipend. The internships cover different fields.


Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP)
The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), Office of the Ranking Member, seeks unpaid interns for the fall of 2016.  The positions offer undergraduate, graduate, and law students the opportunity to gain substantive experience in a Senate office while participating directly in the legislative process.  Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting Committee staff in performing office duties, conducting research, analyzing legislation, drafting memorandums, and organizing hearings.  Interns play a key role in the office and will work closely with senior policy advisors. 
Application Instructions: Interested applicants should apply to this position by emailing a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and application form (found on the HELP Committee website- http://www.help.senate.gov/ranking/internships) to InternshipD_HELP@help.senate.gov. Washington state ties are preferred but not required.  Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis.  The deadline for the fall 2016 internship program is Friday, July 15th, 2016.


Off-Campus Jobs

Customer Care Representative - Sono Bello                
Customer Care Representatives are responsible for handling inquiries from potential customers, resulting in scheduling qualified customers for consultations with the local center.  These inquiries are handled through email, chat, and both inbound and outbound phones calls. Unlike a traditional call center they don't deal with angry customers, just individuals excited about their life-changing services!
To apply: Email Resumes to recruiting@sonobello.com or search opportunities online: https://sonobellocareers.silkroad.com/
 

AmeriCorps
Our AmeriCorps team is hosted by Full Life Care, a non-profit located in Seattle, Washington. Full Life is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for frail elders and people with chronic or terminal illnesses and disabilities. While positions vary in specific duties (click here for a detailed list), in general, our members facilitate one-on-one and group activities that engage adults in effective, evidence-based programs that promote health, wellness and independence through increased physical activity and social connection. 
 

FLY Language Teacher – Foreign Language for Youth (FLY)
Teach Spanish, French or Mandarin to 10 elementary-age students in this before- and after-school language program. We are Foreign Language for Youth, a nonprofit with classes all across the Puget Sound Region. Classes begin in October of 2016 and end in the Spring. Apply to teach with us today! See if this program is right for you: https://www.foreignlanguageforyouth.org
Application Instructions: to include deadline: Please email resume and 3 professional references to info@fl4y.org. Husky Jobs number: ID for post: 103473
 

Staff Accountant – Hopelink
We are actively building an environment that welcomes and encourages the involvement and success of all individuals and respects the new possibilities that are created when diverse people, beliefs and values are included.
If you want to join our dynamic team, why not bring your talents and skills to Hopelink? In addition to great staff, we offer a competitive benefit package.
To see all of Hopelink’s open positions, please visit: http://www.hope-link.org/take_action/careers/
Application Instructions:  https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=9760301
 

WithinReach, Bilingual Outreach & Enrollment Specialist (Spanish preferred)
WithinReach makes the connections Washington families need to be healthy. We strive to be dynamic in both our policies and our programs, providing our employees with a supportive environment in which to work, as well as opportunities for growth and advancement. We offer a flexible work environment and an excellent benefit package. Full description and application instructions at: http://www.withinreachwa.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Bilingual-OE-Spec-2016.pdf

Department of Revenue
The Department of Revenue has career opportunities in the Audit Division for Revenue Auditor 1 (RA 1) in Bothell and Seattle.  We offer great on the job, real-life audit training that will teach you how to conduct a complete audit. Once you successfully complete your training period, you may enjoy the benefits offered by a flexible schedule and strong work-life balance.
Application Instructions:  If you are interested, please click on the job posting links below for more details on duties, qualifications, and how to applyYou must apply directly to each location you are interested in. Revenue Auditor 1 - Seattle (05639) – 1 Opening, & Revenue Auditor 1 - Bothell (05642) – 2 Opening

VRstudios
VRstudios creates an incredibly high fidelity virtual reality platform that is used by businesses around the world to delight customers, solve problems, and save lives. Users slip on a custom VR headset and get transported into virtual environments that they can walk around, explore, and interact with. Gamers, Architects, Doctors, and Engineers alike understand that the potential of this platform is limited only by the designer’s imagination. http://www.vrstudios.com/

Washington State Jobs
When you work for the state, you are serving your community every day. Whether it’s building maintenance, customer service, forensic science or law enforcement, Washington offers a wide variety of opportunities for you to make a difference and grow in your career. www.careers.wa.gov

UPS - Package Handlers
This is a physical, fast-paced position that involves continual lifting, lowering and sliding packages that typically weigh 25-35 lbs. and may weigh up to 70 lbs. Part-time employees usually work 4.5-6 hours each weekday (Monday-Friday) and typically do not work on weekends or selected holidays. Redmond UPS Open Houses: Saturday 6/11, 6/18, 6/25 | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm | Join us for snacks, prizes and opportunities!

Cocoon House – Various Positions
Cocoon House seeks people who are dedicated to the success of young people in our community.  If you have a passion for working with homeless and at-risk young people, are over 21 and can pass a background check, please check out our opportunities. http://www.cocoonhouse.org/employment/

Campus Sustainability Coordinator – Whitman College
The Campus Sustainability Coordinator works closely with students, staff, and faculty to further sustainability efforts across campus. The Coordinator serves as the primary resource for all College sustainability initiatives and serves as the College’s sustainability liaison to external constituents.  The Coordinator assists campus departments in their efforts to implement sustainable practices in their day-to-day operations. The Coordinator collaborates with all campus constituents to begin to develop a feasible long-term sustainability plan for Whitman College.
Application Instructions: All application materials must be submitted electronically via the Whitman College HR Web site at: https://whitmanhr.simplehire.com/. Candidates must provide a letter of application addressing qualifications for this position, a resume, and the names of three professional references with current phone numbers and e-mail addresses. This position will close on June 26, 2016

 

Writing Volunteer – Pongo
Pongo's writing mentors are the most caring and intelligent people and wonderful colleagues. They are the individuals who work directly with distressed youth and adults, to facilitate personal poetry and to serve as containers for our writers' painful stories. They are writers, students, therapists, teachers, and more. We call these mentors the Pongoites. This newsletter is our annual call for new volunteers. Pongo has its ongoing projects at juvenile detention in Seattle, at the Washington state psychiatric hospital for children in Tacoma, and at supportive housing for chronically homeless adults in Seattle. Please go to the links below and create an application to volunteer with us. If you are from another city, please send us an email, as well. We may be able to connect you with a Pongo-inspired project in your area.
Application Instructions: To apply, visit: http://www.pongoteenwriting.org/How-to-Apply.html


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
 

Now is the time! Begin networking for opportunities, connections, and for the future. Recent graduates and other alumni are a great place to start, so check out the UW Bothell and UW Seattle LinkedIn “University pages” to find fellow Huskies working in jobs and industries of interest to you. Reach out to set up a conversation about their role and organization, career path, and any advice they may have for you moving forward. 

 

 

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