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October 20, 2014

Upcoming Events

Advanced Resume and Cover Letter Workshop                                                 Tuesday, October 21 or Wednesday, October 22 | 6:00pm-8:00pm | UW1-103    Graduate students and alumni are invited to learn how to build a resume and attract professional attention with this interactive workshop. Following an instructional presentation, guests have the opportunity for a 1 on 1 resume/cover letter session with experienced reviewers. Reserve a space today!

Job Search Strategies for International Students
Tuesday, October 21st |2:00 pm-3:00 pm | UW1-103
Looking for work presents special challenges for international students. This workshop will cover best practices and strategies for seeking and applying for jobs. Information on OPT and CPT will also be presented.

Preparing and Applying for Graduate School Workshop
Tuesday, October 21st |3:00 pm-4:00 pm | UW1-103
Interested in pursuing a graduate degree? Come to this informative session to learn about tips and strategies for success as you prepare your grad school application.

Job & Internship Search Strategies
Tuesday, October 21st | 4:00 pm-5:00 pm | UW1-103
Searching for the right job or internship and need help where to start? This workshop will answer all your questions about how to start the process of looking and finding part-time or full-time jobs and internships.

Resume and Cover Letter Writing Workshop
Wednesday, October 22nd | 2:00 pm- 3:00 pm | 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.

LinkedIn and Networking Workshop
Wednesday, October 22nd | 3:00 pm-4:00 pm | UW1-103
Learn how to build an awesome LinkedIn profile and how to effectively use it for networking and information gathering purposes.

7 Secrets of Getting Hired at a Great Seattle Startup (external sponsor)
Wednesday, October 22nd | 6:00 pm-8:00 pm | off campus
Experts will share what makes candidates stand out in interviews and once they’ve started a job. Free event, sponsored by Koru. RSVP Required.

Applying to Federal Jobs Workshop
Wednesday, October 22nd | 4:00 pm-5:00 pm | UW1-103
Are you interested in applying for positions within the federal government? This informative workshop will provide helpful advice and feedback on navigating the application process.

Amazon Internship Information Night
Thursday, October 23rd | 6:00 pm-8:00 pm | North Creek Event Center
Do you want to intern with Amazon? We invite you to come and learn more about available opportunities and network with recruiters.

Writing a Personal Statement Workshop                                                                  Thursday, Oct 23 | 1:00 pm-2:30 pm | UW1-103                                                            This workshop will help you prepare to write your personal statement for various scholarships or graduate school, understand the personal statements purpose, develop its various stages and tips for being a more effective writer. Co-sponsored by Office of Merit Scholarships and the Writing and Communication Center.

Professional Development Series Application
Monday, October 27th |  8:00 am | Online
It is the last chance to sign up to join the Professional Development Series. Get your apps in, attend the sessions, and the Universal Leadership Conference to earn you certificate in leadership and professionalism. Our first session was a huge learning success, so don’t miss out! Applications are due by 8:00 am on Monday the 27th. For more information and to sign up, visit www.tinyurl.com/uwbpdsapp.

Pre-Medicine Information Session                                                                       Thursday, October 30th | 1:30 pm -2:30 pm | UW1-103                                            Interested in learning more about medical school in the Caribbean? The American University of Antigua College of Medicine Admissions Counselor will be on campus to talk about topics such as AUA as a US modeled medical school, AUA’s problem based/clinically correlated curriculum, US clinical rotations, and much more!

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.

Graphic Design Assistant – Career Services
The Graphic Design Assistant develops resources for students who are seeking assistance using Career Services.  S/he will create material resources for students, recent alumni, employers, and others regarding Career Services procedures, resources, and services. Qualified candidates have experience with Adobe Photoshop and other design software. Background in marketing, communications, or public relations preferred.
Application Instructions: Send a resume and cover letter to employerrelations@uwb.edu. In your letter please address your desire to work for Career Services and your personal goals with regards to helping students.

First-Year and Graduate Student Senators - ASUWB                                         ASUWB is seeking qualified candidates for First-Year and Graduate Student Senators. This is an outstanding opportunity to be an integral member of the ASUWB team, network with other students, build relationships with campus administration, and advocate for policy and social change on campus. Student government’s mission is to serve as the official representative voice for all students at UWB and empower students.                                                                                                                     Application Instructions: Candidate registrations are due on October 24th at noon, with mandatory candidate meeting at 3 pm. Campaigning will begin on October 27th, and voting will end on November 7th. Elected senators will serve November 10th through the end of the academic year. More information about available positions, timeline of elections, and candidate registration is available here.

Upcoming Courses

Research-In-Action – BCUSP 290
Learn how to get involved in research at UW Bothell. Develop the skills necessary to be a successful scholar and researcher while participating in informal and engaging conversations! This 2 credit course is open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors and takes place Fridays 11:00AM-1:00PM. For more information, contact Ronnie Thibault at ronnie22@uw.edu.

Internships of Interest

Summer 2015 Community Management Intern – Walgreens Walgreens is offering a step-by-step Community Management Internship Program that will equip the interns to become a Walgreens Store Manager in one of the most exciting and fast-paced retail environments in the nation. The intern will work with experienced store managers on everything from operations and management responsibilities to merchandising and advertising. At the end of this 10 week internship, the intern will have real-world experience needed to succeed in the Walgreen retail environment and beyond. Application Instructions:  Please apply online as soon as possible in order to be considered for on campus interviews in mid-November.

Finance Analyst Intern – Amazon Amazon is seeking data-driven, business-minded, results-oriented Financial Analyst Interns to work in our corporate offices in Seattle, Washington. Amazon is looking for candidates who are bachelor’s-degree students in economics, finance or information systems with a strong desire to exceed expectations. Typical responsibilities will include: analysis of account balances, preparation and reporting of financial performance for weekly, monthly, and annual reviews, and producing meaningful operational metrics to help drive performance and achieve business objectives.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Sunday, October 26th. For full job description and to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#83399).

2015 Software Development Intern – Vertafore Inc.                                        Vertafore is looking for  full time summer and part-time school year Software Development Interns who will gain first-hand experience in cutting edge, lean-agile, software development methodologies. The intern will be exposed to multiple roles and disciplines as well as the ability to work on what interests the intern.                      Application Instructions: Application deadline is Saturday, November 8th. For full job description and to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#83810).

Summer 2015 Supply Chain Intern or Manufacturing Intern – B/E Aerospace      Join B/E Aerospace, a global organization and world-renowned leader, as a summer intern and find out what it is like to develop innovative technologies and creative solutions that redefine the aircraft industry time and time again. It is a hands-on, first-person experience that brings the intern right into the heart of B/E Aerospace. The intern will gain real work experience and be a part of everyday team scenarios. This is a perfect way to discover where a career at B/E Aerospace can lead.
Application Instructions: For full job description and to apply for the Supply Chain Internship, please click here. For the Manufacturing Internship, please click here.

Retail Management Intern – Ross Stores
This is a 10-week program in a local Ross where you will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to run a multi-million dollar retail store.  Training includes: operations, customer service, employee development, merchandising, and loss prevention.
Application Instructions: If interested, please apply via HuskyJobs (#82301) by October 28th or email resume to college.recruitment@ros.com. Interviews will be conducted on the Seattle campus on November 5th.

Off-Campus Jobs

Assistant Teacher – Creative Coding for Kids
Creative Coding for Kids is an innovative, dynamic company teaching kids how to program computers by creating simple video games and animations. Creative Coding for Kids is looking for gifted lead and assistant teachers who would like to learn how to code and help bring the fun and excitement to more students in more schools. Lead teachers will enthusiastically facilitate the class as a whole, while Assistant teachers will have more of a tutoring/supporting role.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Sunday, November 7th. For full job description and to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#83769).

Bookkeeper – MedBridge Education Want to be part of something amazing? MedBridge Education is looking for a passionate part-time bookkeeper who wants to make a big impact while experiencing the excitement of one of the fastest growing online education companies in the medical tech industry. The bookkeeper will work closely with the Executive team to manage balance sheets and cash flow.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Saturday, November 15th. For full job description and to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#84010).

Youth Development Assistant – Boys & Girls Clubs of King County             Passionate about youth development, connecting with people, and have a proven track record of results with you and want to be a part of an expanding Education team? Boys & Girls Clubs is looking for a Youth Development Assistant (YDA) who will support the Club Staff in providing an Outcome Driven Club Experience in a variety of programming areas including: Gym, Game Room, Learning Center, Computer Lab, Kitchen, Club Entry, and other targeted programming areas.          
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Saturday, November 15th. For full job description and to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#84031).

Web Content Manager – Freedom Socialist Party A Seattle progressive, non-profit organization who is interested in fighting for women’s/LGBTQI/people of color/immigrant rights is looking for a part-time position for a socialist website. Daily tasks for the Web Content Manager will be divided between graphic design such as creating flyers and leaflets, and posting content to the site such as events, articles and statements.               
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Friday, November 14th. For full job description and to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#83982).

HR Manager – Cintas Corporation Cintas Corporation in Everett, WA is currently looking for a new HR Manager! The HRM should have a strong understand of basic HR compliance documents, (i.e. I-9s, E-Verify, OSHA, etc), and the ability and willingness to create a strong working relationship with the 170 employees currently on staff. The HRM should have basic recruiting knowledge, yet can be creative in ways to bring talent to the company. 1-2 years of experience is a minimum. For more information and the application please visit this link!

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

When describing a relevant experience on a resume don’t just  list your responsibilites, but also add your accomplishments.

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