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August 18, 2014

Upcoming Events

Workin it OUT – Diversity Career Fair
Friday, August 15th | 10:00am-4:00pm | City University
Job Seeker Information brought to you by the GSBA and sponsored by Centerpoint Institute.

Writing a Personal Statement Workshop
Monday, August 18th | 2:00pm – 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.

Introduction to Scholarships Workshop
Tuesday, August 19th | 3:00pm – 4:00pm | 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. Co-sponsored by Office of Merit Scholarships and Financial Aid.

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.

Bothell Youth Court (BYC) Student Assistant – Community-Based Learning and Research
The BYC Student Assistant will participate in the core functions of the Bothell Youth Court to help coordinate monthly hearings, script preparation, support UW Bothell and high school students, communicate with community partner professionals, arrange logistics for trainings, and reflective circles after hearings. A commitment of three quarters (Autumn, Winter, Spring) is desired. Must be work-study eligible. See the full job description.
Application Instructions: To apply, please send a resume and letter of interest to Kara Adams (kadams@uwb.edu) AND Camille Walsh at cwalsh@uwb.edu by Tuesday, August 19th.

Community Assistant – Residential Life
The Community Assistant (CA) serves as the point of contact and assistance for current residents, their guests, and visitors to the housing complex. Primary responsibilities include answering questions, completing necessary paperwork for the front desk, giving housing tours, assisting with check in and out of residents, and checking out equipment at the front. See full job description.
Application Instructions: Complete the online application no later than Friday, August 22nd .

Student Assistant - ASUWB
The ASUWB Student Assistant (SA) facilitates internal clerical office duties and tasks for ASUWB events, projects, programs, and daily work. Work alongside ASUWB and advisors to achieve the goals and mission of the Associated Students of the University of Washington Bothell.
Application Instructions: For full job description and application link, click here. Applications must be submitted by Friday, August 22nd at 5:00pm.

Student Helpdesk Technician – Information Technology (IT)
Under the general direction of the Senior Helpdesk Coordinator 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. See the full job description here.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply, contact it@uwb.edu. Applications must be submitted by Friday, August 29th.

Student Assistant – Office of Advancement and External Relations
The student assistant will help shape the voice and image of UW Bothell, provide basic support for the Office of Advancement and External Relations at UW Bothell, and help with events and other duties as assigned. Learn more here.
Application Instructions: To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, at least 2 writing samples and current class schedule to Lisa Hall at lhall@uwb.edu or in person in UW1-281 by Friday, August 29th.

Circulation Assistant – UWB/CCC Library
Under the direct supervision of the Access Services Manager and Circulation Supervisor, the Circulation Assistant staffs the Circulation Desk, shelves and retrieves library materials, and assists with special projects. This position offers up to 19.5 hours per week depending on class schedule. Work Study eligible students are encouraged to apply.
Application Instructions: For full job description and application instructions, visit here.

Student Assistant – Office of Admissions
Student Assistants are responsible for providing general customer service to prospective students, current students and the general public both in-person and on the phone, performing data entry and general office tasks , as well as campus tours . See the full job description.
Application Instructions: Please direct all questions and application materials to Heidi Norbjerg at hnorbjerg@uwb.edu. Application materials include a resume, cover letter and fall quarter schedule. Work study eligible students are encouraged to apply.

Marketing & Technology Assistant — Office of Research/Undergraduate Research
The Marketing & Technology Assistant will manage technology resources including iPads, GPS devices and a large format poster printer and assist in the preparation and execution of research events, programs, and activities. This is an excellent opportunity to broaden research knowledge while developing marketing, promotion and project collaboration skills. Work-study candidates must be fully enrolled fall quarter and demonstrate excellent writing, editing, and design skills. Website maintenance and social media experience preferred and background in undergraduate research is a plus.
Application Instructions: Application Deadline: Monday, September 1stFor full job description and application details contact Ronnie Thibault at ronnie22@uw.edu

Husky Herald – UWB Campus Newspaper
Want to be part of the Husky Herlad team for the 2014-2015 school year? Open positions include Assistant Editor, Graphic Designer and Freelance Writers.
Application Instructions: For more information click here.

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

Marketing & Events Intern – Seattle City Club
A Marketing & Events Intern is needed to assist the communication and program departments with event marketing, registration, and support. This is an outstanding opportunity for someone who would like to gain insight into working in a fast-paced community based non-profit organization. This is an unpaid internship. Read the job description here.
Application Instructions: Send a resume and cover letter to Trish Peeples, Office Coordinator at tpeeples@seattlecityclub.org.

Cedar River Salmon Journey (CRSJ) Intern – Friends of the Cedar River Watershed
The CRSJ internship focuses on increasing public awareness of our local salmon and the Cedar River watershed, assisting with program implementation, volunteer training, and communication. This is an unpaid position. See job description.
Application Instructions: Please submit a resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications to Charlotte Spang at charlotte@cedarriver.org by Friday, August 29th. Priority given to earlier applicants.

Volunteer Habitat Restoration (VHR) Intern – Friends of the Cedar River Watershed
The Volunteer Habitat Restoration Program (VHR) engages youth and adult volunteers in hands-on restoration activities. The VHR internship focuses on learning and understanding the habitat restoration process and assisting with volunteer events, including volunteer management and environmental education. This is an unpaid internship. See job description.
Application Instructions: Please submit resume and letter of interest outlining your qualifications to Amy Kaeser at amy@cedarriver.org by Friday, August 29. Priority given to earlier applicants.

Media and Video Production Internship – Office of the Secretary of State
The Washington State Secretary of State’s Office is seeking qualified media and video production students for an unpaid internship during the 2014 fall quarter. The intern’s primary responsibility will be to assist the Legacy Washington team. Read more here.
Application Instructions: To apply, send a cover letter, resume and two references (academic and professional) to Adam Noble, Internship Coordinator at adam.noble@sos.wa.gov. Applications will be accepted until Monday, September 1st.

Off-Campus Jobs

Coach – Playball Superstars
Energetic, responsible, and reliable individuals are needed to coach a sports and movement program for kids ages 2-8. Responsibilities include court setup, safety awareness, team management, student check-in/check-out, and compliance with coaching system. Candidates must have transportation.
Application Instructions: For full job description and application, search job #81891 on HuskyJobs.

Communications Specialist – Snohomish County Public Works
This position supports the County’s public relations and communications efforts performing advanced skills in one or more specific disciplines in the communications field or in project-related subject matter, and may be assigned to work primarily or exclusively in that area as needed, such as, journalistic writing and editing, public education, group-process facilitation, Internet production, media relations, etc. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in communications, English, journalism, PR, or education and 4 years of experience in PR and communications.
Application Instructions: For full job description and application, search job #81776 on HuskyJobs.

Student Assistant – UW Department of Urology
The Student Assistant is responsible for campus wide deliveries, assembling new employee packets, and more day-to-day functions. Ideal candidates must obtain an ability to work confidentially in regard to sensitive information, show attention to detail. Students with prior office experience or current enrollment in the Business School as a sophomore are preferred.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply, search job #81867 on HuskyJobs.

Camp Curriculum Developer – Pacific Science Center
The Camp Curriculum Developer will create camp curriculum, in partnership with Pacific Science Center Staff, for a week-long remote sensing program. The program will provide campers, from 6th-8th grade, the opportunity to explore interactive, hands-on activities and challenges that build their understanding of remote sensing and NASA. Students pursuing a major in biology, environmental, or physical science are desired.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply, search job #81850 on HuskyJobs.

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

In a cover letter, don’t just list your skills and repeat what is already on your resume. Explain your experiences in a new way and give specific details that are relevant to the position

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