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July 28, 2014

Upcoming Events

How to Ace the Job Interview                                            
Tuesday, July 29th | 9:30 -10:25am | UW1-020                                                     
Interviews can be intimidating. Especially when they include questions like the "tell me about yourself". Learn how to prepare and conduct interviews and get that job offer. This workshop will teach you how to prepare, research companies, what to expect, and how to answer those tough questions.

Credit Reporting 101, with Karen Childs, WSECU                                                  
Tuesday, July 29th | 10:30 -11:30am | UW1-020                                                     
Did you know that your credit score can affect a potential job offer? Learn easy steps in building and maintaining your credit score and manage your finances and debt.

Writing a Personal Statement Workshop
Tuesday, July 29th | 2:00-3:00pm | UW1-103
This workshop will help you prepare to write your personal statement for various scholarships or graduate school, understand the personal statement’s 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.

Community Based Learning & Research Information Session
Tuesday, August 5th | 9:30 - 10:00am | UW1-020
You are invited to come and learn what experiential learning opportunities, volunteering, civic engagement and research are available through CBLR.

UW Bothell Alumni Panel
Tuesday, August 5th | 10:30 - 11:30am | UW1-020
Come and network with UW Bothell alumni as they share their experiences and recommendations for life after graduation including career navigation and graduate school.

Marketing Your International Experience Workshops
Wednesday, August 6th | 1:00-2:30pm | UW1-103
Friday, August 8th | 1:00-2:30pm | UW1-103
Translate your international experience into marketable skills and specific examples that employers are looking for. Learn how to incorporate your study, work, or volunteer abroad experience into your resume, job interviews, and cover letters. Four different times are available. Registration is required.

Workplace Etiquette with Jim Reed, UW Bothell Advisory Board Member
Tuesday, August 12th | 10:30 -11:30am | UW1-020
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.

Student Technology Consultant – UWB/CCC Campus Library
Help meet the technology needs of students in the Campus Library Information Commons and beyond, conducting research, writing papers, and working on class projects. Student Technology Consultants have the opportunity to help patrons access online resources and use Microsoft Office and other applications to complete assignments, and also assist in the circulation of books and laptops. This is a great job for those interested in careers in IT, public service, or communications, and it is a great resume builder!  Up to 19.5 hours are offered per week, with a flexible work schedule.
Application Instructions: For more information, or to complete an online application, go to http://library.uwb.edu/jobs/Tech.  (UW NetID required) Successful applicants will be notified via email. For additional questions, contact Library Technology Services at 425.352.3450 or email libhelp@uwb.edu

Peer Consultants – Writing and Communication Center
Peer Consultants tutor UW Bothell students through individual conferences, group workshops (within and outside of scheduled courses) and peer groups. The Writing Center’s 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. Candidates must have a strong interest and passion for writing, commit for at least one year, and be able to work with students, faculty, and staff in a courteous manner. Multilingual writers are encouraged to apply. See full description here.
Application Instructions: To apply, please submit the following to  Writing and Communication Center Assistant Director Kim Sharp at ksharp@uwb.edu: Resume, 2 writing samples from past coursework, and a Cover Letter addressing the following questions: 1) Why do you want to work in the Writing and Communication Center 2) How could you contribute to the mission and goals of the Writing and Communication Center?

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 unsure please ask the Financial Aid office. To apply email your resume and cover letter to Rosa Lundborg at RLundborg@uwb.edu.   

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

Writing/Communication Intern – Penda Health
Penda is looking to hire a part-time intern, working roughly 10 hours per week, to assist with writing, communications, social media, and developing fundraising presentations. Additionally, Penda is looking for this person to be familiar with data analysis in Excel to assist in analyzing patient flow and other clinic metrics by reviewing data. To learn more, click here.
Application Instructions: To apply, send an e-mail with the subject line “Penda Health- Writing/Communications Internship Application” with your resume and cover letter to Paige Sholar at paige.sholar@duke.edu

Fall Productions Intern – KCTS 9
KCTS 9, the largest public television station the Pacific Northwest, is seeking fall interns who are ready to get firsthand television/journalism experience. Interns will work on a weekly PBS television series, engage with broadcast professionals, and gain professional experience for a future in the television/journalism industry Responsibilities include content development, interviewing, independent project work, research, and more. This is a paid internship, requiring 15 hours a week for 3 months.
Application Instructions: Application Deadline: Monday, September 15. See full description and application.

Student Intern – ChemPoint
ChemPoint revolutionizes how chemicals are bought and sold with its internet-enabled marketing and sales structure. This organization offers paid internships that are a great opportunity to apply critical thinking skills and knowledge attained academically in a real-world professional environment. Interns will work in a fast-paced, technology driven and entrepreneurial environment, gain valuable experience in operations, marketing, finance, and/or sales, provide support to core business units, and manage industry and product focused projects using chemical market research and analysis.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply, see here.

Off-Campus Jobs

Program Manager – SSMCP – City of Lakewood
Under the general direction of the Assistant City Manager or their designee, the Program Manager will organize and execute the South Sound Military and Communities Partnership (SSMCP) program. This position serves in a lead capacity advancing partnerships that promote the value of military installations and strengthen communities through effective military-community relationships and sustainable regional planning. Program Managers will also assist local communities and the region to understand current and future challenges facing military families and veterans and promote and recommend effective solutions.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply online, click here

Customs & Border Protection (CBP) Officer – Department of Homeland Security
Using state-of-the-art technology and training, CBP Officers deter illegal entry to the country, intercept contraband, and interdict agricultural pests and potential diseases. Key requirements include a reference for selection prior to candidate’s 37th birthday (waiver for qualified veterans), U.S. citizenship and residency for the past 3 years, a valid state driver’s license, passed exams, and clearance of a thorough background investigation and polygraph examination. Successful candidates receive 17-19 weeks of classroom and field training at the CBP Academy, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, GA.
Application Instructions: Application Deadline: Wednesday, August 6th. For more information and to apply, visit here.

Junior Software Engineer – DatStat
The Junior Software Engineer will work with both DatStat and customer personnel in the design and implementation of DatStat’s custom solutions based on DatStat’s award winning survey and study management platform. This new platform will have you working with cutting edge web and cloud technologies to craft solutions that leverage DatStat’s products to solve real world customer challenges. Ideal candidates have a Bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent, exposure to object oriented technologies including Java and C#, knowledge of emerging technologies (HTML5, CSS3, etc…) and exposure to SQL.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply, visit 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.

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