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May 23th, 2016
 

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Upcoming Events

Fulbright Information Session
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 | 3:30 – 4:30 pm | Rose Room UW1-280
Whether you’re interested in a fully-funded international experience for yourself, or want to support students or colleagues in applying,  mark your calendar for upcoming Fulbright Information Sessions. They will cover types of grants offered under the Fulbright Student and Scholar programs, the application process and resources available to UW applicants. Visit the website for more Fulbright Program information. Application deadlines for the next cycle of awards are in August and October. Please register here.

USC Virtual Career Fair for Alumni & Veterans
Wednesday, May 25th | 9:00 am – 1:00 pm PDT
This Online Multi-University Alumni & Veterans Career Fair will connect graduating seniors, recent graduates and alumni with employers from around the globe. Employers representing diverse industries will recruit top talent for positions ranging from entry level through experienced hires. Through this online platform, employers will communicate with alumni via web chat. Alumni & Veterans spaces are limited and will be provided on a first come first served basis.
To learn more about this event and register, please visit their event webpage at http://bit.ly/1T7fXMM

CNA & RN Job Fair
Wednesday, June 1st | 1:30 –3:30pm | Redmond Library
Join in the networking and Job Fair fun! If you are a CNA, NAC or RA, be sure to check out this opportunity to network with industry professionals and find a potential job. Bring copies of your resume, dress professionally, and be prepared to speak to employers about their jobs and your skills.
Register today at: www.worksourceredmondCNA-RNjobfair.eventbrite.com

Seattle Storm Career Fair
Friday, June 3rd | Key Arena
The Seattle Storm will be hosting our annual Career Fair at the Key Arena (Seattle). This is an incredible opportunity for students to get face to face time with hiring managers from a variety of organizations, especially for those interested in the field of sports. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit: https://goo.gl/Et7t88

Alumni Career Accelerator: Summer Series 2016
This series of events and workshops is designed to help boost your job search and career plans.  Designed for recent graduates, but open to all alumni of UW.  Students and upcoming graduates are welcome as well.  No need to RSVP and there are no fees to attend.  Career paths are rarely linear or predictable.  Partner with the UW Career Center and equip yourself with strategy, feedback, support and resources for your future.
Start this series by attending the 2016 Summer Career Fair (6/16, 2-6pm, HUB, Seattle campus) and then take advantage of one or all of the following sessions offered mid-July. 

Technical Resumes
Thursday, May 26th | 3:30-4:30pm | UW1-031

 

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 Jobs


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.

Peer Consultant - Writing and Communication Center
Now hiring for Fall Quarter. Peer Consultants at Writing and Communication Center tutor UW Bothell students through individual conferences, group workshops (within and outside of scheduled courses) and peer groups. Our 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. These tasks have included, for example, visiting classes to publicize our services, and assisting with peer review sessions.
Application Instructions: Priority will be given to applicants before June 30, 2016. To apply please send the following to Erik Echols at eechols@uw.edu:
- Resume
- Two writing samples from coursework you have completed within the past year. One sample should demonstrate your ability to use scholarly evidence to support a claim.
- Cover letter that addresses the following questions:
                1. Why do you want to work in the WaCC?
                2. How could you contribute to the mission and goals of the WaCC?
                    (For more information, please refer to www.uwb.edu/wacc)

Wetland Water Quality Assessment/ Micobiology Technician – UW Bothell Facilities Services
Assisting in assessing water quality in the UWB/CCC wetlands as a result of Storm water run-off. Specifically the goals are to monitor water quality as it enters the UWB/CC wetlands, by characterizing the distribution and variability of fecal coliform bacteria including E. coli and another bacteria, Campylobacter.  These bacteria will be tested for their virulence and antibiotic resistance. Duties will include isolating and analyzing these bacteria by culture and molecular methods from the wetland water. The student will be trained to learn techniques like PCR, gel electrophoresis and qPCR, as also to measure antibiotic resistance of bacteria by traditional culture methods. Work study students are encouraged to apply. Requires modest physical effort and strict adherence to lab protocols.

Lab Assistant - School of STEM
The Hillesland lab is looking for a student available for 7 - 10 hours/week to make media, clean glassware, and do other laboratory upkeep as needed. The student will gain experience working in a science research lab, practice making solutions, working with different gasses, and will have the opportunity for hands-on learning directly with faculty. Minimum Qualifications: Some laboratory experience (e.g.: general chemistry lab) is helpful but not required. The ideal candidate will be able to learn quickly, be detail oriented, strong ability to follow directions and protocol and be able to commit to at least a full academic year.
Application Instructions: Send a resume and cover letter describing your interests, qualifications, and work study status to Dr. Kristina Hillesland at hilleskl@uw.edu and Colin Feng at fengc@uw.edu for consideration. This is a work study only position.

 


Internships of Interest

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici Intern
The office of Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) is seeking interns for autumn 2016. Interns in the Washington, D.C. office will gain valuable experience supporting legislative staff and will learn about the operations of a congressional office. Successful candidates will demonstrate professionalism, strong communication skills, and an interest in learning more about the legislative process. Candidates with Oregon ties are strongly encouraged to apply. The deadline for applications for the autumn 2016 internship is July 15th. To apply, please visit http://bonamici.house.gov/internshipform

 

Marketing Intern – Beyondsoft Consulting Corporation
The Marketing intern reports directly to the Marketing Operations Manager, works in collaboration with the Marketing team to address project needs, especially with Beyondsoft’s Social Media presence. Additionally, the Marketing Intern will provide unparalleled editing and proofing skills to help in blog posting and development. Successful applicants will be outspokenly passionate about marketing and social media, and driven by a strong desire to learn and grow. Occasionally, this individual may be asked to supplement their work with light project research and design for creative insight. Application deadline of May 30th.
For more info, and to apply, visit: http://beyondsoft.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2yzjeo9c6mg

 

Mark Mullet for State Senate Internship
This highly contested race will require interns to connect and work with top-tier political operatives in Washington State. Interns will have the opportunity to experience every facet of campaign work and provide support on political strategy, message and voter contact. Unlike Congressional races interns will have direct contact with the candidate, and will walk away with knowledge of state politics and the experience necessary to secure a paid position on future campaigns. The campaign is currently searching for Junior Field Organizers and Finance Assistants to intern with the campaign.
Application Instructions: Please send your resume and brief cover letter detailing your qualifications to ramstad.ar@gmail.com

Pacific Science Center
With five positions for interns currently available, Pacific Science Center is a great opportunity for many students here at UWB. Whether you’re interested in hands-on interaction with exhibits and guests or something behind the scenes, they have opportunities for you. Internships are offered on a rolling basis throughout the year in a variety of departments. Internships are an exciting way for current college and graduate students to gain real-world skills. Apply online and indicate the open position that interests you. For more information about our volunteer program, call (206) 443-2868 or email volunteers@pacsci.org.

Snohomish County PUD
Snohomish County PUD is currently accepting applications for Summer Student, Summer Engineering or Information Technology Student positions. Snohomish County PUD is the nation’s 12th largest public utility service, with a workforce over 1,000.
To apply: Please complete the online application and submit cover letter and upload resume with transcripts to www.Snopud.com under careers.

Fund for the Public Interest
What are you planning to do with your summer? Do you want to make a real difference, working to protect the environment or public health? Do you want to gain real-world experience and pick up valuable skills? Do you want to make good money? Apply for a job with the Fund this summer, and you could get all of that and more. We’re a national, non-profit organization that builds the people power for America’s leading environmental and social change organizations.
To apply: call our office at (206) 467-4256.

Seattle Art Museum
Under the direction of the Curatorial Assistant for Modern and Contemporary Art, the Betty Bowen Intern will be responsible for helping to organize and administer the Betty Bowen Award, now in its 38th year. The intern will coordinate and attend committee meetings, promote the call for entries, organize artist applications, correspond with artists inquiring about the award, manage communication with the Committee and the artists, as well as produce press releases and manage mailings related to the award.
Application Instructions: Download, complete and submit a SAM internship application, available at http://www.seattleartmuseum.org/about-sam/careers#int by June 1. Please note: Specify “Betty Bowen Award Internship” under “Other” on the application form. Complete applications should be sent to: Seattle Art Museum Volunteer Department 1300 First Avenue Seattle WA 98101-2003 volunteer@seattleartmuseum.org

Yes on I​­732 Summer Internship Program
The campaign is looking for summer interns to assist the youth vote manager and outreach coordinator in implementing the first phase of the campaign throughout June ­ August, with the possibility to extend internship. Interns will work about 15 hours a week over 10­-12 weeks. Flexible start dates.
Application Instructions:  http://yeson732.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Yes-on-I-732-Summer-Internship-Program-.pdf. The position can be found via HuskyJobs (ID: 103281 Environmental Campaign Internships)


Off-Campus Jobs

Customer Care Representative - Sono Bello                
Customer Care Representatives are responsible for handling inquiries from potential customers, resulting in scheduling qualified customers for consultations with the local center.  These inquiries are handled through email, chat, and both inbound and outbound phones calls. Unlike a traditional call center they don't deal with angry customers, just individuals excited about their life-changing services!
To apply: Email Resumes to recruiting@sonobello.com or search opportunities online: https://sonobellocareers.silkroad.com/

AmeriCorps
Our AmeriCorps team is hosted by Full Life Care, a non-profit located in Seattle, Washington. Full Life is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for frail elders and people with chronic or terminal illnesses and disabilities. While positions vary in specific duties (click here for a detailed list), in general, our members facilitate one-on-one and group activities that engage adults in effective, evidence-based programs that promote health, wellness and independence through increased physical activity and social connection. 


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

We encourage STEM students to attend the Technical Resumes event to get advice on how to highlight their skills to employers. This session will be held Thursday, May 26 at 3:30pm in UW1-031. 

 

 

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