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August 1st
 

Upcoming Events

 

Resumes & Cover Letters – Summer Workshops
Thursday, August 4, 2016 | 1:00pm – 2:00pm | 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.

Summer Recruiting Event – Falco Sult
Thursday, August 4, 2016 | 12:00pm – 3:00pm | The Parlor – 700 Bellevue Way Northeast 300, Bellevue, WA, 98004
Join for a summer recruiting event to learn more about the Falco Sult firm and enjoy food, drinks, and billiards. This event is open to juniors, seniors, 5th years and anyone else that will be going through Fall 2016 recruiting. RSVP by July 22nd: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/falco-sult-summer-2016-recruiting-event-tickets-26206707969

Interview Skills – Summer Workshops
Wednesday, August 8, 2016 | 4:00pm - 5:00pm | 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, researching companies, what to expect, and answering behavior based and other tough, important questions.

Working with Our Troops Career EXPO
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 | 10:00am - 2:00pm | Washington State Convention Center – Seattle
Over 100 employers Federal, State, County and City Employers, Major Corporations and Small Businesses looking for you! Companies attending include: Amazon, Starbucks, Comcast, VA, King Co, City of Seattle, WSP, UPS, Tukwila PD, Hilton, BECU, Swedish Medical, Marcel Inc., Boeing and many more! Free Bus Service, or validated parking and a box lunch for job seekers. Pre-register and see the list of employers at: www.workingwithourtroops.eventbrite.com
For more information email: Richard.garmong@kingcounty.gov

Portland Student Career Trek
September 18th – 20th
Thinking about what to do after college? Explore career opportunities in the City of Roses with our Portland Student Career Trek. From the local coffee shop to up-and-coming IT companies to multinational corporations like Nike, a variety of Portland businesses and careers are yours for the exploring. Hotel accommodations (if needed), most meals and transportation to, from and around Portland are included.
Application instructions: The application deadline is August 1. Applicants can expect to be notified no later than August 12. To apply, visit: https://www.washington.edu/alumni/portland-student-career-trek/

 

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.

Hourly Food Service Worker Positions
Employees in this position provide customer service and prepare/serve menu items to our campus customers at our Food for Thought and Common Grounds food service locations. Candidates must be able to lift up to 35 pounds and possess or be eligible for a valid food worker card. We are looking for candidates who have some availability between 7 am and 8 pm on weekdays. Tasks include operating cash registers, preparing espresso coffee drinks, assembling and plating items, stocking, bussing tables, and removing garbage and recycling. Interviews for submitted and approved resumes will take place the week of August 15-19th and employee training begins the week of September 6th.
Application Instructions: Submit your resume online with the subject like “Food Service” to foodservice@uwb.edu

Chancellors Community Engagement Council
The Council (and its Executive Committee) provides a forum for conversation among a range of UW Bothell units and community partners.  The conversation is a value in itself for advancing shared understandings; to do so, the Council will develop and maintain a timeline with goals, strategy and tactics to achieve the community engagement mission.  The Council is responsible for reviewing annually progress in achieving them.
Application Instructions: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/caseykl/306196


Internships of Interest
 

Financial Representative Internship & Post-Graduate Program - Northwestern Mutual
This is a valuable opportunity for students to combine classroom learning with a real-life look into what they could truly make of themselves. Northwestern Mutual is built on nearly 160 years of experience and unmatched levels of client service and satisfaction with over $2309 billion in assets and $28 billion in revenues. It is ranked 100 on the 2016 Fortune 500 with approximately 4.4 million clients. The Puget Sound network has offices in Seattle, Bellevue, Bellingham, Tacoma and Anchorage.
To learn more about Northwestern Mutual, look here. To learn more about this position, look here.

Sound Salmon Solutions
SSS is seeking 2-3 Community Stewardship Partners for a long-term volunteer opportunity to raise public awareness about the decline of salmon populations, water quality problems and solutions, and personal best management practices. Community Stewardship Partners will be asked to attend 5-10 community outreach events per year ranging from 4-8 hours per event, including farmer’s markets, festivals, conferences, and science fairs at local schools.  Community Stewardship Partners build community awareness and support for salmon recovery as well as provide information about how individuals can make a difference by getting involved with SSS through our volunteer and education programs. SSS will provide training, all of the needed supplies (event registration, outreach materials, brochures, display board), and coordinate all of the logistics (mileage reimbursement, parking/event fees, etc.) for attending events on our behalf.
Application Instructions: Interested individuals can contact: lisa@soundsalmonsolutions.org.
 

Youth Initiatives Manager (Full-Time)
Salary Band:  $23.08 - $25.00/hour DOE
Summary: The Youth Initiatives Manager is responsible for strategizing, implementing, managing, tracking and monitoring the assigned youth provider projects and contracts. This includes, but is not limited to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) contract administration, and/or other assigned youth programs. This individual will be responsible for representing the agency at community meetings and forums related to any Youth initiatives.
Application Instructions:  http://www.workforcesnohomish.org/company/careers/documents/ypm2016.pdf & http://www.workforcesnohomish.org/company/careers/
For questions contact Debbie Little, the Workforce Snohomish HR Director, 425.921.3488, debble.little@workforcesnohomish.org.

Sector Development Intern (Part-Time)
Salary Band: $15.00/hour (20 hours per week)
Summary: Workforce Snohomish is seeking a six month part time intern to work with the entire system, including all the partners to enhance WorkSource Snohomish County through outreach strategies, Social Media, and outreach material, to both employers and other community based organizations, and to assist the Sector Partnership & Business Engagement Program Manager with business contacts and convening sector-based employers for events, training, and partnerships.
Application Instructions:  http://www.workforcesnohomish.org/company/careers/documents/SPNEG.pdf & http://www.workforcesnohomish.org/company/careers/
For questions contact Debbie Little, the Workforce Snohomish HR Director, 425.921.3488, debble.little@workforcesnohomish.org.

 


Off-Campus Jobs


Recreation Attendant – City of Lynnwood
Individuals assigned to this position are responsible for clerical and receptionist duties, to make sure participants comply with the usage rules relative to using the Recreation Center's cardio/weight room equipment, inspecting/cleaning the equipment, maintain regular customer attendance, and excellent customer service skills.  The position is within the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department, and works under the direction of the Recreation Superintendent. Compensation ranges from $10.78 - $13.76 per hour.
Application Instructions: Apply at: http://www.lynnwoodwa.gov/Government/City-Departments/Human-Resources/Employment-Opportunities.htm by August 7th 
 

Making Access to College Happen (MATCH) College Access Coordinator – AmeriCorps – Admissions & CBLR Office
MATCH is a program at the University of Washington Bothell that serves low income and first generation high school students through a college access framework. The coaches do this through knowledge building, peer mentoring, and pre-academic college advising. The College Access Corps member will also recruit student volunteers for National Days of Service. This is a full time, 40 hour, 10.5 month - great for graduating forth year students. If you have any questions about the position, feel free to contact Kara Adams (caseykl@uw.edu) ahead of time. For more information, check out the MATCH webpage: http://www.uwb.edu/match  & the position description: http://www.wacampuscompact.org/Docs/CAC/openwa/UW20Bothell.pdf
Application Instructions:  https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do;jsessionid=Ji8N9DSuXXVFCrgKjnbjCw8mHHb_bftxWeHYWjZGVJMpxd-lb6cv!1031809943?id=62446&fromSearch=true
 

Full-Time Recruiting/Sales Management Positions with TEKsystems
TEKsystems® Inc. is a leading provider of strategic IT staffing and Global Services, with over 100 offices throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. TEKsystems is currently hiring for full-time Recruiter/Sales Management Trainees, including at their two Seattle-area locations. Responsibilities include developing and implementing recruiting strategies, screening and interviewing potential candidates for IT roles at various levels, helping to negotiate salaries, terms, and conditions for clients, managing contract employees, and maintaining relationships with industry partners. They are interested in seniors and recent grads from all majors, and are focused on hearing from those with interest and/or experience in sales + strong communication skills. Hiring happens year-round and on a rolling basis. To learn more, reach out to University Relations Recruiter Nikki Reusch for an informational interview.
Application Instructions: Read full job description, select office location, and submit materials online. You can also see their posting for this opportunity in HuskyJobs.


Financial Representative Program - Northwestern Mutual
This is a valuable opportunity for students to combine classroom learning with a real-life look into what they could truly make of themselves. Northwestern Mutual is built on nearly 160 years of experience and unmatched levels of client service and satisfaction with over $2309 billion in assets and $28 billion in revenues. It is ranked 100 on the 2016 Fortune 500 with approximately 4.4 million clients. The Puget Sound network has offices in Seattle, Bellevue, Bellingham, Tacoma and Anchorage.
To learn more about Northwestern Mutual, click here. To learn more about this specific position, click here.


VRstudios
VRstudios creates an incredibly high fidelity virtual reality platform that is used by businesses around the world to delight customers, solve problems, and save lives. Users slip on a custom VR headset and get transported into virtual environments that they can walk around, explore, and interact with. Gamers, Architects, Doctors, and Engineers alike understand that the potential of this platform is limited only by the designer’s imagination. http://www.vrstudios.com/

Washington State Jobs
When you work for the state, you are serving your community every day. Whether it’s building maintenance, customer service, forensic science or law enforcement, Washington offers a wide variety of opportunities for you to make a difference and grow in your career. www.careers.wa.gov
 

Cocoon House – Various Positions
Cocoon House seeks people who are dedicated to the success of young people in our community.  If you have a passion for working with homeless and at-risk young people, are over 21 and can pass a background check, please check out our opportunities. http://www.cocoonhouse.org/employment/

 

Writing Volunteer – Pongo
Pongo's writing mentors are the most caring and intelligent people and wonderful colleagues. They are the individuals who work directly with distressed youth and adults, to facilitate personal poetry and to serve as containers for our writers' painful stories. They are writers, students, therapists, teachers, and more. We call these mentors the Pongoites. This newsletter is our annual call for new volunteers. Pongo has its ongoing projects at juvenile detention in Seattle, at the Washington state psychiatric hospital for children in Tacoma, and at supportive housing for chronically homeless adults in Seattle. Please go to the links below and create an application to volunteer with us. If you are from another city, please send us an email, as well. We may be able to connect you with a Pongo-inspired project in your area.
Application Instructions: To apply, visit: http://www.pongoteenwriting.org/How-to-Apply.html

Administrative Assistant/Foreign Language for Youth
Administrative Assistant with excellent written and oral communication skills supporting the Assistant Director of a thriving nonprofit. Must have good time management skills, strong knowledge base in Microsoft Office, as well as a passion for foreign languages, education and teaching. Individual must possess a strong sense of accountability and ethics and work well with a team. Must have reliable transportation, as position requires frequent local travel.
Application Instructions: Please submit cover letter, resume and 3 professional references via Husky Jobs or email info@fl4y.org. Submissions missing information will not be considered. Please do not call regarding this position. https://www.foreignlanguageforyouth.orgHusky Jobs number: 104541
 

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
 

LinkedIn is a professional social media website, and it is a great way to connect with businesses and employers. The more connections you make, the more job opportunities you will find. Sign up, build a profile, and connect!
Make an appointment with Career Services to polish your profile at http://www.uwb.edu/careers

 

 

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