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March 30, 2015

Upcoming Events

Macy's Information Table
Thursday, April 2nd | 10:30 - 2:00pm | UW2-The Commons Lobby
We invite you to come and networking with a recruiter to learn about opportunities at Macy's.

Professional Development Series: Interview Etiquette and Professionalism
Friday, April 3rd | 2:00 - 3:30pm | UW2-305
This month, the Professional Development Series offers a workshop on how to navigate interviews and the professional workplace. This workshop is free and open to all students.

Resume and Cover Letter Writing Workshop
Monday, April 6th | 2:00  - 3:00pm | 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.

How to Market Your Student Leadership Experience Workshop
Monday, April 6th | 3:00 - 4:00pm | UW1-103
Did you know that employers are looking for students with student leadership experiences? Wondering how to put your student experiences on paper? Come to this informative workshop where you can learn tips and strategies on how to best market your student leadership experience.

Successful Interviewing
Wednesday, April 8th | 2:00 - 3:00pm | UW1-103
You've applied now what? Learn how to prepare for and conduct interviews that will get you the job or internship. This workshop addresses general interview preparation, researching companies, what to expect, and answering behavior based and other tough, important questions.

Job Search Strategies for International Students
Wednesday, April 8th | 3:00 - 4:00pm | 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.

Steve & Kate’s Camp Information Session
Thursday, April 9th | 3:30 - 4:30pm | UW1-060
Steve & Kate's Camp is an innovative summer day camp for kids ages 4-12 in Bellevue. Come learn about available positions with their staff!

NACE Survey

2015 Student Survey – National Association of Colleges and Employers
NACE has created its 2015 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. Contest rules are available here.
Application Instructions: Survey Deadline: Thursday, April 30th. Access survey here!

Summer Leadership Forum

Liberty Mutual insurance Leadership Forum – Liberty Mutual Insurance
The Liberty Mutual Insurance Leadership Forum is a three-day (Sunday, June 21st – Tuesday, June 23rd) externship designed to provide talented college students with exceptional leadership qualities an opportunity to learn about Liberty Mutual and careers in the insurance industry.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Thursday, April 30th. For more information and to apply, please visit their website (#57488).

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 Government Elections – ASUWB
Applications are now open for ASUWB Officer Elections! Those interested in running for student government positions are encouraged to apply by the April 13, 12pm deadline. Information about the positions, elections, campaigning, and the application are available on the ASUWB Elections website

Assistant Career Advisor - Career Center
The Assistant Career Advisor serves as a primary contact for students seeking assistance in using Career Center. ACA’s will become job search savvy, while helping others feel more confident about pursuing jobs, internships, and careers.  This position will provide career advising to UW Bothell peers and assist with program planning, marketing and implementation. Work schedules set each quarter based on class schedules, availability and work responsibilities.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Friday, April 3rd at 5pm. Send a resume and cover letter to Mojan Ahmadi, Graduate Student Advisor, at mojana@uw.edu. In your letter, please address your desire to work for Career Center and personal goals with regards to helping students.

Graduate Student Advisor - Career Center
The Graduate Student Advisor serves as a contact for graduate students seeking assistance in using Career Center, primarily concerning professional development. The GSA will advise graduate students in advanced careers pathways that align with their education, as well as assist in applying for jobs and internships. This position will research and provide career resources for graduate students at UW Bothell, continue to support ACA responsibilities, assist with targeted program planning, and execute graduate student oriented events and series.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Friday, May 1 at 5pm. Send a resume and cover letter to Mojan Ahmadi, Graduate Student Advisor, at mojana@uw.edu. In your letter, please address your desire to work for Career Center and what programming efforts you would implement for reaching fellow graduate students and programs.

2015-2016 Student Positions – Student Engagement & Activities
UWB Student Engagement & Activities is seeking to hire students to fill various student positions for the academic year 2015. Positions include:

·         Achieving Community Transformation (ACT) Service Leads

·         ARC Info Desk

·         Campus Events Board

·         Club Council

·         Project Assistant

·         Social Justice Organizers

·         Universal Leadership Conference Chair

Application Instructions: The application deadline is Thursday, April 9th at 11:59 PM. For position descriptions and online application, please click here. For any questions, please contact studentlife@uwb.edu.

2015-2016 Student Positions – Recreation and Wellness
UWB Recreation and Wellness is seeking to hire students to fill various student positions for the academic year 2015. Positions include:

·         Fitness Instructors

·         Fitness Front Desk, ARC

·         Health Educators Reaching Out (HEROs)

Application Instructions: The application deadline is Thursday, April 9th at 11:59 PM. For position descriptions and online application, please click here. For any questions, please contact studentlife@uwb.edu

Student Assistant - Advancement and External Relations
This position provides support to the Office of Advancement and External Relations at UW Bothell. The student assistant will perform a variety of tasks related to advertising and marketing, fundraising, donor and alumni events, and general office duties. Qualified candidates have strong communication skills, customer service experience, and can work in a fast-paced environment. Work study eligibility preferred.
Application Instructions: Please submit a cover letter, resume, at least two writing samples, and current class schedule in person at UW1-281 and by email at lwalker@uwb.edu.

Information Technologies  Helpdesk Technician- I.T. 
Under the general direction of the IT Services Assistant Manager, this position is responsible for first level problem resolution, incident recording and escalation in the support of UW Bothell software, circulating equipment, computer labs and classroom technology. Student Helpdesk Technicians will work closely with IT colleagues and the UW Bothell academic community on a variety of computer and media related tasks and projects in different spaces across campus, including but not limited to the IT Helpdesk.  For a full job description, click here
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Friday, April 10th. Please submit a resume, cover letter, hours of availability next quarter, and expected quarter and year of graduation to it@uwb.edu, with the email labeled “Student Helpdesk Tech (Current Quarter).” 

Assistant Study Abroad Advisor – Global Initiatives
The Assistant Study Abroad Advisor reports to the Director of Global Initiatives and works closely with staff in the Student Success Center. Responsibilities include: advising students about study abroad opportunities and related scholarships, assisting with event planning, maintaining and updating program website, producing marketing materials, conducting online research, and responding to general student inquiries about international programs. Other duties as assigned.
Application Instructions: Applicants must be eligible for work study benefits and must have participated in a UW-affiliated study abroad program. Interested students are encouraged to submit their resume and cover letter to Natalia Dyba at nataliak@uw.edu by Wednesday, April 8th.  

Internships of Interest

Summer Laboratory Software/Hardware Intern – FIAlab Instruments
FIAlab Instruments Inc. is a laboratory instrument manufacturer and is seeking a summer Intern to work with their interdisciplinary team to develop laboratory instruments and control software. This internship provides the opportunity to gain valuable experience developing lab instruments and software used by customer throughout the world.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Thursday, April 9th. For more information and to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#87886).

Annual Giving Spring Intern – Grameen Foundation
The Grameen Foundation helps the world’s poorest improve their lives and escape poverty by providing them with access to small loans, essential information, and income-generating opportunities. The Annual Giving Intern supports the Grameen Foundation Development department with fundraising efforts. The Intern will join a dynamic team within this international nonprofit by assisting with projects intended to build relationships with their donors.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Thursday, April 9th. For more information and to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#88127).

2015 Spring and Summer Web Production Intern – KCTS9
KCTS 9 is seeking a Web Production Intern to prepare, publish, and maintain website content through the company’s content management system. Interns may also support Interactive Producers in content research, development, production, and creating procedure documentation. KCTS9.org is a dynamic interactive platform that enhances KCTS 9’s brand and expands KCTS 9’s presence 24/7; users depend on it for timely content and on-demand videos.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Sunday, April 5th. For more information and to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#88033).

Off-Campus Jobs

Clinical Case Managers – Downtown Emergency Service Center (DESC)
DESC is currently recruiting for full-time Clinical Case Managers to work with clients living with severe and often untreated mental illness, addictive disorders, and a host of other physical and developmental disabilities that have caused or contributed to their chronic homelessness.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Sunday, April 12th. For more information and to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#88263).

Assistant Teacher – Engineering for Kids
Engineering for Kids help inspire students in a fun and exciting environment. Engineering for Kids are seeking an Assistant Teacher who will have the opportunity to provide meaningful impact on students and their education. They provide a fun and supportive environment for teachers to thrive.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Sunday, April 12th. For more information and to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#88260).

Junior Software Engineer – DatStat Inc.
DatStat enables hospitals, universities, medical groups, CROs, and integrated healthcare organizations to have real-time interactions with their patients, research participants, and providers, so they can deliver improved health outcomes around the world. The Junior Software Engineer will work with the DatStat engineering team in the design, and implementation of DatStat’s next generation survey and research management platform.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Saturday, April 11th. For more information and to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#88218).

Multiple Positions— VillageReach
VillageReach is a non-profit global health innovator that develops, tests, implements and scales new solutions to critical health system challenges in low-resource environments, with an emphasis on strengthening the “last mile” of healthcare delivery. VillageReach combines expertise across public health, technology, and business to bring life-saving innovation – new systems, programs and technologies – to scale and sustainability in the world’s most underserved communities. Our technology team is rapidly expanding and is hiring for multiple roles. We also have internship opportunities available in software development, program management, and QA.
Application Instructions: Detailed information on current postings are available on our website: VillageReach  SDE , VillageReach – Software Development Manager, and VillageReach  Technical Program Manager

Early Learning Organizer- OneAmerica
As part of a new pilot project, the Early Learning Organizer will be primarily responsible for recruiting, training, and providing ongoing support to a cadre of parent leaders in South King County, with the goal of building leadership and advocacy skills among parents of young children and encouraging parent leaders to take on a unified influential role in shifting education systems. This position will coordinate with select community partners to provide career advancement support to members of the cadre. With a focus on Latino communities, the organizer will support the leadership cadre in becoming a strong voice in advancing and advocating for an early leaning education system that is more responsive to an inclusive of immigrant and refugee communities.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Friday, April 10th.  For more information and how to apply, click 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.

Tip of the Week

If you’re not sure what major is the best fit for you, make an appointment with one of the Career Counselors and learn about the different opportunities specific fields have! 

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