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September 29, 2014

Attention Accounting students: Winter and summer internships and full-time positions are now available on HuskyJobs!

Upcoming Events

 

Boeing CSS/IT/IS Information Session
Wednesday, October 1st | 4:00pm-5:00pm | Husky Hall
Boeing Information Technology (IT) is excited to announce it has openings for both internship and entry-level positions. Students in the computer science, information technology and information science field are invited to learn more about these opportunities at this information session. See more about the internship and entry-level opportunities.

Northshore Community Schools Volunteer Orientation - At UW Bothell
Wednesday, October 1st | 4:30pm-6:30pm | Discovery Hall 464
Interested in volunteering as an afterschool tutor or classroom mentor with the Northshore School District (Kenmore Jr. High, Northshore Jr. High, Skyview Jr. High, Woodinville High School)? Northshore Community Schools will be on campus on to provide an volunteer orientation and information sessions.

Washington State Legislative Internship
Thursday, October 2nd | 9:00 - 5:00 pm | UW1-103
Would you like to participate in an internship with the Washington State Legislature during winter quarter? Come by and chat with representatives from Olympia to learn more about this exciting internship opportunity.

Marketing Your International Experience Workshops
Friday, October 3rd | 1:00-2:30pm | UW1-103
Tuesday, October 7th  |  3:30-5:00pm | UW1-103
Translate your international experience into marketable skills and specific examples that employers are looking for. Learn how to incorporate your study, work, or volunteer abroad experience into your resume, job interviews, and cover letters. Four different times are available. Registration is required.

Resume and Cover Letter Writing Workshop
Tuesday, October 7th | 11:00 - 12:00 Noon | 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.

Successful Interviewing
Tuesday, October 7th | 2:00 - 3:00 pm | 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, how to research companies, what to expect, and answering behavior based and other tough, important questions.

Fall Job & Internship Fair
Thursday, October 9th |1:00 - 4:00 pm | Mobius Hall
Looking for a potential job, internship, or other professional opportunities? Don't miss the Fall Job & Internship Fair. This is a great chance to connect with employers who are looking to meet and hire talented students and alumni. Dress is business casual and bring at least (10) copies of your resume. For a list of employers attending the fair, click here.

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 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 bhumphreys@uwb.edu.

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 Claribel@uwb.edu. Work study eligible students are encouraged to apply.

Student Office Assistant - School of Educational Studies
The Student Office Assistant will support the School of Educational Studies with general office duties and reception. The ideal candidate has experience using Microsoft Office, obtains strong communication skills, must be able to multitask, and maintains a high level of confidentiality.
Application Instructions: This position is Work-Study only. To apply please send the following to Sue Morgan (smorgan@uwb.edu): resume and cover letter that addresses interest and experience that will enable you to succeed in the position.

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 learningtech@uwb.edu with “Student Assistant Position” written in the subject line.

Marketing & Technology Assistant — Office of Research/Undergraduate Research
The Marketing & Technology Assistant will manage technology resources including iPADs, GPS devices and 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. Website maintenance and social media experience preferred and background in undergraduate research is a plus. Work-study candidates must be fully enrolled fall quarter and demonstrate excellent writing, editing, and design skills.
Application Instructions: Students must be work-study eligible to apply. For full job description and application details contact Ronnie Thibault at ronnie22@uw.edu.

Upcoming Programs

Internship/Career Placement Course - Four Block
Four Block is offering an internship placement/career development & networking program for UWB student-veterans. Qualified candidates must have served on active duty after September 11, 2001, have an honorable discharge, be enrolled at least part-time in school, and be interested in obtaining a spring or summer 2015 internship or full-time position. Classes will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6:00pm-8:00pm (first class is on October 8th) at the Microsoft’s Redmond campus and Amazon’s Lake Union offices.
Enrollment Instructions: Please email Garth Lindelef at glindelef@fourblock.org for enrollment and questions.

Internships of Interest

Summer 2015 Financial Analyst Intern – Microsoft
This unique opportunity allows the intern to be involved in the dynamic high tech space by exploring one of the many areas of Microsoft Finance: Financial Planning & Analysis, Treasure – Capital Markets, Internal Audit, Venture Integration, Sales & Marketing Finance, Accounting, or any one of the many business groups like Xbox, Windows Phone, Office, and Windows.
Application Instructions:  For more information and to apply, visit HuskyJobs (#82307).

Creative Design Intern – Simple Concepts Consulting
Simple Concepts Consulting is a full service project marketing, content and training firm looking for an outgoing, experienced PowerPoint designer to add to their creative team. The Creative Design Intern will work with the experienced internal design team and directly with clients creating new presentations and templates, as well as updating existing presentations for a wide variety of business owners.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply, visit HuskyJobs (#83068).

Summer 2015 Engineering Leadership Program Intern – National  Instruments
The Engineering Leadership Program Intern position is designed for college students who have strong leadership qualities, in addition to strong technical skills, who are open to developing their careers at National Instruments in the areas of technical sales, technical marketing, and R&D product support and project management.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply, visit HuskyJobs (#83211).

Summer 2015 Accounting Intern, Corporate – The Walt Disney Company
The Summer 2015 Accounting Internship is an opportunity for students interested in a career in accounting to get a summer preview of the Walt Disney Company’s two year Accounting Rotational Program. The ideal candidate has a desire to become a licensed CPA, shows dedication to building a career in the accounting industry, and must be able to provide own housing and transportation in the Burbank/Glendale, CA area.
Application Instructions: For the full job description and to apply, please visit disneyinterns.com.

2014-2015 Husky Neighborhood Intern – University of Washington
Husky Neighborhood Interns (HNIs) work on projects to improve public safety, promote civility and foster a greater sense of community for the students and permanent residents living north of campus. Preferred candidates have strong verbal and written communication skills, outstanding organization and time management skills, ability to manage projects and provide leadership, can work independently to accomplish tasks, and demonstrates initiative.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is October 3, 2014. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter addressing why you would like to work in the North of 45th area and potential issues or concerns facing this community to Ernest Shephard, Assistant Director Community Standards and Student Conduct at eshepard@uw.edu. Interviews will be schedule on a rolling basis after the resumes and cover letters are received.

Multiple Internships – Snohomish County
Snohomish County currently has openings for Agriculture Marketing/Communications Internship, Energy and Sustainability Internship, GIS Internship – Information Services, Public Benefit Rating Systems Analyst Internship, Trade and Economic Development Internship. Interns must be able to show proof of enrollment at a post-secondary institution at the time of their internship.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply, click here.

DelBene College Internship – DelBene for Congress
Become an intern for Congresswoman Suzan DelBene’s campaign. Gain experience by working in the fast-paced, exciting environment of political campaigns on one of the premiere races in Washington State alongside Congresswoman DelBene and her talented staff. The DelBene for Congress campaign seeks to empower students through leadership opportunities in community organizing, grassroots outreach and political advocacy.
Application Instructions: Please send an email with the title “Internship Applicant: your name” to kate@delbeneforcongress.com with a resume attached. Please indicate grade, major, and any prior community organizing/political experience.

Off-Campus Jobs

Certified Staff Auditor – Lindquist LLP
Lindquist LLP is looking for talented, personable, and independent individuals excited to apply knowledge gained from school in a real-world environment. The Certified Staff Auditor will assist a senior or manager in performing audits at various client locations. Job responsibilities include gaining a basic understanding of the nature the client’s business, document and test controls, and performing related duties as assigned.
Application Instructions: Please email resume to Nicole Buchfink at nicole.buchfink@outlook.com.

Communications & Knowledge Management Officer – World Vision
World Vision is recruiting a Communications and Knowledge Management Officer to provide critical support to a 4-country impact research project designed to assess the effectiveness of its core programmatic approaches to improve Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition. The officer will work within a dynamic team of World Vision researchers and colleagues at the lead academic institution, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. This position is initially structured as a 32-hour per week contract through September 2016.
Application Instructions: Deadline is October 13, 2014. Apply here.

Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivables Specialist – The Tuna Store, LLC
This position is responsible for the timely and accurate processing of accounts payable and account receivables including management of vendors, records, and Great Plains subsystems. Some responsibilities include: reviewing code and process accounts payables and accounts receivables, reconciling accounts payables with vendors and accounts receivable with customers, managing financial group filing, and other projects as needed.
Application Instructions:  To apply, click here.

Accounts Payables Specialist – Tri Marine Management Company, LLC
This position is responsible for the timely and accurate processing of accounts payable and includes the management of vendors, records, and Great Plains subsystems. Some principal accountabilities include: ensuring monthly AP close is performed timely and accurately, ability to manage multiple projects, and reconciling accounts payables with vendors, solving in a timely fashion vendor disputes and other issues.
Application Instructions: To apply, click here.

Staff Accountant/Inventory Specialist – The Tuna Store, LLC
This position provides staff accountant support to the finance group of the Tuna Store (TTS) and manages, processes and supports inventory requirements of the Ultra-Low Temperature and Consumer Packaged Goods divisions of TTS. This role will also assist management in proper costing decisions and methodology.
Application Instructions: To apply, click here.

Human Services Specialist II – Snohomish County Human Services Department
The Human Services Specialist II will perform responsible professional work in the planning, development, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of human services programs either through direct services or by sub contractual arrangements.
Application Instructions: For the full job description and 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.

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