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December 15, 2014

Last Career Services Newsletter of 2014!

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!

Upcoming Courses

Research in Action – B CUSP 290
Learn how to practice undergraduate research while engaging faculty and student research projects across this campus. This 2 credit class meets once a week and is designed to help you develop skills and become a successful scholar, researcher, communicator, and writer. After completing this course, you will have a greater awareness of the opportunities and resources across our campus and the benefits of participating in undergraduate research. For more information, contact Undergraduate Research Program Coordinator, Ronnie Thibault at ronnie22@uw.edu.

Field-Based Learning B CUSP 199 
This credit/no credit only course is designed for pre-majors interested in gaining hands-on work experience to access potential educational and career paths. Practical experience gained in professional work environments, on-line class assignments and reflections, as well as the support of a cohort of fellow interns will provide students the opportunity to think critically and reflect on their goals at an important juncture in their academic path. If you are interested or have any questions, please email Majd Baniodeh MBaniodeh@uwb.edu.

Specialized Programs

Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP)
SMDEP is implemented at 12 program sites across the nation. Each program site provides scholars with academic enrichment in the basic sciences and math, clinical experiences, career development activities, learning and study skills seminars, and a financial planning workshop. This is a free six-week residential programs hosted by various medical and dental schools across the nation.
Application Instructions: If interested please apply online. SMDEP application is open until Sunday, March 1st.

Koru
Koru, a business boot camp in Seattle, helps students and recent graduates land jobs and is offering two scholarship spots for its January program in Seattle. Koru is an experiential program that gives you the business skills, work experience, networks, and interview needed to land a job you love. Over 85% of Koru graduates are hired right out of the program by companies like zulily, Amazon, Trupanion, and Porch. This is a very special offer for University of Washington Bothell students.
Application InstructionsApplication deadline is Tuesday, December 16th at midnight. Please apply online.

Competition Opportunities

University IT Case Competition – Boeing Company
The Boeing Company is looking for enthusiastic students to compete in a technology focused case competition, where students can demonstrate their technical capabilities, and have the chance to win come great prizes, including a trip to Boeing in Seattle. Students from around the United States across multiple universities will be eligible to participate in the competition and represent their respective university in this company-sponsored event. Please email ituniversitycasecompetition@boeing.com for more details.
Application Instructions: Please register by Monday, January 12th and submit project by Monday, February 2nd.

2015 Emerging Leaders Competition – Project Firefly
The Emerging Leaders Competition, in collaboration with Credit Suisse, is offering students the opportunity to attend the prestigious 2015 Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference in Hong Kong. This exclusive conference welcomes over 2300 institutional and hedge-fund investors, as well as high-net-worth individuals and business leaders from all over the world. The conference takes place for a week and winners will have very real opportunities to build an unparalleled network for their future career.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Sunday, January 25th. If interested, please apply online.

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.

2015-2016 Resident Advisor – Residential Life
Interested in a leadership opportunity? The Resident Advisor position provides opportunities to be a positive influence on the UW Bothell community, live on-campus for free, and helps develop skills such as community building, time management, event planning, marketing, working on a team, conflict management, and peer mentorship. For more information, please contact Rachel Rodney, Resident Director (RRodney@uwb.edu).
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Saturday, January 31st at midnight. Please apply online!

Student Assistant – UW Bothell Office of Admissions
The Office of Admissions at UW Bothell is looking for a responsible, organized, friendly, confident, and well-spoken student with strong communication and leadership skills to join their team. The Student Assistants in the Office of Admissions 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.
Application Instructions: Work study eligible students ONLY. If interested, please submit resume, cover letter, and class schedule to Claribel Rodriquez and Melanie Querimit at claribel@uwb.edu and MQuerimit@uwb.edu.

Internships of Interest

Communications/Marketing/Graphic Design Intern - Skip Rock Distillers
Skip Rock is looking for individuals to join their team this summer with a focus on communications, marketing, graphic design, or public relations. The positions will work directly with the owners to learn and assist with promotions, festivals, social media, newsletters, bar/restaurant events and get a chance to learn the art of distilling first hand.
Application Instructions: For more information, please visit the Skip Rock Distillers website. If interest, please email resume and cover letter to info@skiprockdistillers.com.

Political Fundraising Intern – Oldmixon Hill
Oldmixon Hill is a cutting edge digital media and fundraising political consulting firm in Seattle. Oldmixon Hill works with a select list of clients including political candidates, statewide and national issue campaigns, nonprofits, advocacy groups, and associations. Some of the responsibilities of the Political Fundraising Intern include: developing donor communication tools and strategies, providing crucial event support, and being front and center for some of the year’s most important local campaigns.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Thursday, January 8th. For more information to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (# 85375).

Volunteer Department Intern – Make-A-Wish Foundation
The Volunteer Department Intern will assist the Volunteer Manager with various aspects of managing the Volunteer Department including: overall management of the Ribbons & Bows In-kind of program, managing all aspects of the volunteer recommitment, and reporting in staff meetings pertinent information pertaining to in-kind giving programs and awards.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Friday, January 2nd. For more information to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (# 85196).

Off-Campus Jobs

Summer Staff – iD Tech
iD Tech is a STEM focused summer education program that is held at the University of Washington Bothell. iD Tech is looking to fill over 1400 positions with high quality students majoring in Computer Science, Engineering, Art & Design, Media Arts, and camp directors who may be majoring in education or leadership programs. iD Tech is also typically able to meet internship requirements as well.
Application Instructions: If interested, please apply online.

Marketing Coordinator – Redfin
Redfin seeks a talented marketer to help build and spread the word about the best home-buying and home-selling experience on the planet. The Redfin team sits at the junction of marketing , analytics, technology, and real estate. The Redfin team conceptualizes, creates, executes, and analyzes and optimizes marketing campaigns that drive new business, re-engage dormant customers, and stay in better touch with their happy clients who’ve already worked with Redfin.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Thursday, January 8th. For more information to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (# 85210).

Accountant – Puget Sound Energy
Puget Sound Energy’s Property Accounting Department is looking for an Accountant or Associate Accountant to join their team. Under general direction, these roles will perform moderately complex accounting and analysis functions. There will be opportunities to participate in daily and monthly accounting processes to ensure accuracy and completeness of financial records.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Thursday, January 8th. For more information to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (# 85346).

Research Study Assistant – Seattle Institute for Biomedical and Clinical Research
The Seattle Institute for Biomedical and Clinical Research (SIBCR) serves the nation’s Veterans through research and education endeavors at both divisions of the VA Puget Sound Health Care System. The Research Assistant will work on research projects associated with mild Traumatic Brain Injuries, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, and Gulf War Veterans Illness research.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Sunday, January 4th. For more information to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (# 85282).

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

The only way to get better at interviewing is if you practice. You don’t need to apply to a position to have a mock interview so make an appointment with Career Services!

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