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Career Services News


October 13, 2014

Upcoming Events

Boeing Information Session
Tuesday, October 14th | 5:00 pm-7:00 pm | North Creek Event Center
We invite you to come and learn about available internship and career opportunities. This is also a great opportunity to network with Boeing recruiters and alumni now working at Boeing. Open to all majors.

Introduction to Scholarships Workshop
Tuesday, October 14th | 1:00 pm-2:00 pm | UW1-103
This workshop will introduce you to various sites to search for scholarships, strategies for applying, and tips for being a successful scholarship applicant.

University of Washington Business Career Fair
Tuesday, October 14th | 2:00 pm -6:00 pm | HUB Ballroom (UW Seattle)
Have you been looking for the perfect job or internship? Then don’t miss the chance to chat with more than 120 employers at the annual University of Washington Business Career Fair! All students are welcome.

Undergraduate Research Fair
Wednesday, October 15th | 10:00 am-6:00 pm | North Creek Events Center
All day poster session displaying faculty-mentored research, scholarship and creative activity projects that are seeking undergraduate researchers. Come and explore the possibilities!

Advanced Resume and Cover Letter Workshop
Tuesday, October 21 or Wednesday, October 22 | 6:00 pm-8:00 pm | 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! For questions, contact Mojan Ahmadi at

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.

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 In your letter please address your desire to work for Career Services and your personal goals with regards to helping students.

Student Videographer – School of IAS
The School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences has an exciting opportunity for motivated students at UW Bothell who would be willing to take on individual, one-off assignments covering events, talks, or classes at an hourly rate.  To qualify, you should have some portfolio of previous videography.  If you have video editing experience, it is a plus, and you might be hired to do some of this after the event.  Hours will be determined on a per-assignment basis over the course of Academic Year 2014-15, with up to 25 hours per quarter.
Application Instructions: Application deadline: October 20, 2014. Please send letter of interest, resume, and links to your previous video production work to Andrew Shinn at with your name and “IAS Student Videographer” in the subject line.  Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Student Office Assistant School of IAS
The School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences has an excellent opportunity for a motivated student to provide assistance in support of operations, publicity and events management for the 2014-2015 academic year. The ideal applicant is reliable and punctual, has strong communication skills, works both independently and in a team, and has working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is October 15, 2014. Please send a letter of interest and resume to Bill Humphreys at

Student Assistant – 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 our team. 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: To apply, submit a resume, cover letter, and class schedule to Work study eligible students are encouraged to apply.

Student Technologist – Learning Technologies
The Learning Tech department seeks a self-motivated student with strong communication skills and a desire to learn more about learning technologies and digital media production. Students who may not feel they have the technical skills to work in IT but are willing to learn are encouraged to apply.
Application Instructions: To apply, please send a resume and writing sample to with “Student Assistant Position” written in the subject line.

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

Internships of Interest

Summer 2015 Student Internship Program – U.S. Department of State
This program offers U.S. citizen undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to participate in 10-week, unpaid internships that provide intensive educational and professional experience within the environment of America’s principle foreign affairs agency.
Application Instructions: For full job description and application, visit here. Applications must be submitted by Friday, October 17.

Marketing Intern – SNUPI Technologies
SNUPI Technologies is seeking an outgoing, self-motivated individual who is eager to gain hands-on experience in the field of digital marketing  and PR. Interns will develop an in-depth understanding of the role of digital marketing and public relations through media contacts, writing assignments, and strategic brand positioning.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Wednesday, October 22. For full job description, visit HuskyJobs (#83242). To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to

Social Media Strategist – Coding Dojo
Coding Dojo is looking for an energetic, outgoing, tech-savvy college student to join us as Social Media Strategist Intern for The intern will be responsible for researching developing and maintaining a comprehensive social media strategy that defines how social media marketing techniques will be applied to increase visibility and traffic across the
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Wednesday, October 29. For full job description and to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#83437).

Off-Campus Jobs

Corps Member – Teach For America
Teach For America is developing a movement of leaders who will help drive change at every level of our education system. The goal of TFA is to close the opportunity gap in America’s public schools. The corps members will make the commitment to teach for two years in urban and rural high-need communities. They will help students achieve the kind of academic progress that expands their opportunities and transforms their futures. To learn more, please contact Breanne Toney at
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Friday, October 24. To apply, visit

Weight Loss Consultant – 30/10 Weight Loss for Life
30/10 Weight Loss for Life is looking to hire exceptional weight loss consultants in our new locations! 30/10 Weight Loss for Life is looking to hire individuals with a passion for healthy lifestyles. The main roles require a well-educated student versed in human physiology and metabolism and a confident ability to guide clients toward an ideal weight. For more information about their life changing program, please visit click here or email Becky at Bellevue with any immediate questions.
Application Instructions: If interested, please contact Becky with a brief introduction including why this position is of interest and as well as to schedule an appointment.

Single Copy Driver – The Seattle Times
The Seattle Times, the leading media organization in the Northwest, is seeking a Single Copy Driver to join our dynamic team! The Single Copy Driver delivers multiple newspaper products to retail outlets, vending machines, hotels and schools in a company supplied van. More information, including minimum requirements, is available on HuskyJobs, Job ID #83760.
Application Instructions: To apply, visit here.

Operational Assistant – FJM Security Products
Provide administrative and office support services to various departments to include monthly vendor promotions, ACT database management, and team product marketing campaign fulfillment and servicing. Position will also handle literature requests, customs paperwork, rep invoices, billing related projects, and be responsible for year-end company file management. Operational Assistant will also be backup for answering phones and typing up department customer orders. Marketing and Business students are encouraged to apply.
Application Instructions: Please contact Nannette Howard, Product Manager, at

Massage Therapist – Ra Salon Spa of Redmond
Ra Salon Spa of Redmond is currently looking for a massage therapist for full or part-time work.
Application Instructions: If interested, please email resume to

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

Instead of using paragraph form to describe your experiences on your resume, use bullet points to distinguish each accomplishment.

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