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July 21, 2014

Upcoming Events

Networking with George Northcroft, UW Bothell Advisory Board Member
Tuesday, July 22nd | 10:30 -11:30am | UW1-020
Join us for a discussion with George Northcroft, of the U.S. General Services Administration. He will be talking about his academic and professional path and the importance of professional and personal relationship building and networking. 

How to Ace the Job Interview                                            
Tuesday, July 29th | 9:30 -10:25am | UW1-020                                                     
Interviews can be intimidating. Especially when they include questions like the "tell me about yourself". Learn how to prepare and conduct interviews and get that job offer. This workshop will teach you how to prepare, research companies, what to expect, and how to answer those tough questions.

Credit Reporting 101, with Karen Childs, WSECU                                                  
Tuesday, July 29th | 10:30 -11:30am | UW1-020                                                     
Did you know that your credit score can affect a potential job offer? Learn easy steps in building and maintaining your credit score and manage your finances and debt.

Marketing Your International Experience Workshops
Wednesday, August 6th | 1:00-2:30pm | UW1-103
Friday, August 8th | 1:00-2:30pm | 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.

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.

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 Technology Consultant – UWB/CCC Campus Library
Help meet the technology needs of students in the Campus Library Information Commons and beyond, conducting research, writing papers, and working on class projects. Student Technology Consultants have the opportunity to help patrons access online resources and use Microsoft Office and other applications to complete assignments, and also assist in the circulation of books and laptops. This is a great job for those interested in careers in IT, public service, or communications, and it is a great resume builder!  Up to 19.5 hours are offered per week, with a flexible work schedule.
Application Instructions: For more information, or to complete an online application, go to http://library.uwb.edu/jobs/Tech.  (UW NetID required) Successful applicants will be notified via email. For additional questions, contact Library Technology Services at 425.352.3450 or email libhelp@uwb.edu

Summer and Fall 2014 Peer Consultants – Writing and Communication Center
Peer Consultants tutor UW Bothell students through individual conferences, group workshops (within and outside of scheduled courses) and peer groups. The Writing Center’s 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. Candidates must have a strong interest and passion for writing, commit for at least one year, and be able to work with students, faculty, and staff in a courteous manner. Multilingual writers are encouraged to apply. See full description here.
Application Instructions: To apply, please submit the following to  Writing and Communication Center Assistant Director Kim Sharp at ksharp@uwb.edu: Resume, 2 writing samples from past coursework, and a Cover Letter addressing the following questions: 1) Why do you want to work in the Writing and Communication Center 2) How could you contribute to the mission and goals of the Writing and Communication Center?

Summer Examination Proctor – Disability Resources for Students
Examination Proctors monitor students during test sessions to ensure a secure testing environment by distributing and collecting test material to the student(s), ensuring the tests are ready for pick-up by the instructors, clarifying professor's test instructions for students, regulating allowance(s) for exams, and verifying that the student starts and finishes the exam at the original time set by the professor. Proctors are also responsible for verifying student’s identification and seating them appropriately, and reporting suspected irregularities such as cheating and breach of student conduct to the professor and DRS staff.
Application Instructions: Candidate must be Work Study Eligible to apply. If you are unsure please ask the Financial Aid office. To apply email your resume and cover letter to Rosa Lundborg at RLundborg@uwb.edu.   

Internships of Interest

Peer Advocate Intern – HEYO/Lifelong AIDS Alliance
The Peer Advocate Internship is designed for a LGBTQ or Allied young adult who has experience working with young gay/bi/trans* men, or young Men who have Sex with Men (MSM), regardless of sexual identity. Under close supervision the Peer Advocate Intern will survey young MSM for a formative assessment project concerning future HIV/STI prevention efforts for at-risk populations. This position is a part-time, temporary, non-union position that does not extend beyond a total of 250 hours. The compensation is $12/hour.
Application Instructions: For more information or to apply, email Michael Barnes at michaelb@llaa.org or call 206-957-1665.

Inside Sales Rep/CP Sales Intern – Parallels
Parallels is looking for an intern or early career sales professional for their consumer products sales team. This is an ideal role for someone with proven sales experience who wants to expand their career into software products. This is a contract role which will run for several months. The chosen candidate will work closely with their sales management and team members to maintain and manage a designated set of accounts.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply online, click here

Studio Intern – Design Within Reach
The Studio Intern will be responsible for assisting with all aspects of sales operations within the retail studio providing support to the Studio Proprietor and Studio Account Executives. Duties include assisting various projects that will help generate sales and provide exceptional customer service to all customers consistent with the Design Within Reach mission.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply online, click here.

Social Media and Content Strategy Intern – Crowdswell, Inc.
A Social Media & Content Strategy Intern with emerging experience in online content creation and social media marketing is needed. The internship requires the ability to coordinate, research, and create social media and blog related content, while assisting in the management of social media activities. Beyond a talent for writing, the successful candidate will exude passion, talent, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a driving desire for excellence. Because this is a rapidly growing startup, the intern will need to be extremely adept at working within a constantly changing environment.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply online, click here

Mobile & Connected Devices Graduate Intern – The Walt Disney Studios
Uniquely positioned at the center of an exciting, multi-faceted Company, the forward-thinkers at Disney Corporate constantly pursue new ideas and technologies to help the Company’s many businesses drive value, all the while gaining something valuable from the experience. Intern responsibilities include researching new project areas, writing code and contributing to core services, developing proof of concepts, and collaborating with other team members.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply online, click here

Off-Campus Jobs

Facility Program Attendant (Athletics) – City of Kirkland (seasonal)
The City of Kirkland offers multiple positions concerning recreation athletics. Duties include collecting fees, maintaining records, set-up/tear down of equipment, opening and closing facilities, and supervising customers during weekdays, weeknights, and/or weekends. Responsibilities take place in various City of Kirkland parks and/or Lake Washington School District facilities that hold adult sport leagues such as volleyball, basketball, dodgeball, and softball. This position begins August 15th and applicants must be available to work nights and Saturdays from August through June 2015.
Application Instructions: Application Deadline: Sunday, July 27th. To apply, visit www.govjobstoday.com and search “Facilities Program Attendant”.

Case Facilitator – Snohomish County
The Case Facilitator will assist inmates in Snohomish County Corrections and indigent and low income residents of Snohomish County acquire health coverage through the Washington Health Benefit Exchange specifically by coordinating between community mental health case managers and inmates enrolled in the public mental health system. In addition, the Case Facilitator may act as a resource to social service agencies that serve indigent and low income residents. This position is the County’s expert on the Medicaid provisions of the Affordable Care Act.
Application Instructions: Application Deadline: Friday, July 25th by 12:00pm. For more information and to apply, click here.

Associate Director for Global Health Programs – University of Washington
I-TECH has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time Associate Director of Global Health Programs (GHP). This is a key management position in I-TECH, requiring a candidate with exceptional judgment and maturity to work in the complex field of global health. The Associate Director of GHP provides top-level direction, oversight and leadership for more than 60 multi-disciplinary staff providing project management, technical assistance and technical services to up to 20 country and regional projects and approximately 6 technical projects.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply online, click here

Project Manager – Pierce County
As part of the Parks and Recreation Department Resource Stewardship Division, the Project Manager is a highly skilled and responsible professional accountable for overseeing all phases of project management from concept to construction of park and trail facilities. Responsibilities include supervising and overseeing staff, consultants and contractors in all phases of project management from concept to construction for park and trail facilities. In addition, the position is expected to seek and develop partnerships, alternative funding sources and have the ability to develop creative solutions. This is an exciting leadership opportunity for those interested in outdoor recreation and providing opportunities for people to connect with nature.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply online, click here.

Library Page – City of Everett
Library Pages work under supervision in various divisions, and previous training or special knowledge of library routines is not required. Typical duties include shelving library books, reading shelves to maintain numerical and alphabetical order, mending and processing library materials, cleaning and inspecting records, tapes and CDs, administrative work, and checking materials in and out at the Circulation Desks.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply online, 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.

Tip of the Week

The elevator pitch is a useful tool to introduce yourself to potential employers or connections in numerous situations, so make sure to practice yours and have it ready to go! To polish up your skills, click here.

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