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January 26, 2015

Featured Event

Retail Management Career Networking Night
Thursday, January 29th | 5:00-6:30pm | UW2, The Commons
Come network with retail employers as well as your fellow UW Bothell students and alumni who are interested in retail internships and careers! This is a great chance to build relationships with retailers,  practice networking, and learn about various employment opportunities including internships, part-time, and full-time jobs. Bartell Drugs, our event sponsor, will be in attendance, as well as many more.

Upcoming Events

Seattle University Criminal Justice Program Information Session
Monday, January 26 | 1:00pm-2:00pm | UW2-040
Come learn more about the Seattle University Criminal Justice Program. Representatives from the program will be available to provide more information and answer questions.

IAS Mentor Chat
Tuesday, January 27th | 3:30pm-4:45pm | UW1-361
“IAS Mentor Chats” are an opportunity for IAS students to meet in small groups with alumni and community partners who are working in diverse roles across a variety of sectors. Many of these mentors are IAS graduates who have translated interdisciplinary education into professional success and who want to share their experiences and insights. Register today for the mentor chat with Alumna Deborah Oaks!

How Do I Stop my Anxious & Worry Thoughts?
Tuesday, January 27th | 3:30pm-4:30pm | Discovery Hall, RM 464
Do you find yourself getting anxious and you don’t know why? How often do you worry during the day? When you lay down to sleep does your mind race with worries? If so, join us to learn skills that help you recognize your worries and focus your attention in ways that decrease anxiety and worry.

Student Edge Painting Information Session
Wednesday, January 28th | 2:00pm-4:00pm | UW2-327
Representatives from Student Edge Painting will speak about opportunities offered through their organization.

Science Job & Internship Fair
Wednesday, January 28th | 2:00pm-5:00pm | MGH Commons at UW Seattle Campus
This unique min-fair is open to all majors and gives students the opportunity to directly connect with recruiters from local and national companies looking to hire UW students into science careers and internships. We will have 20 employers in attendance, including Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, Lake Partners Strategy Consultants, the UW Undergraduate Research Program, and more. For more information, please contact

Mindfulness-Based Skills Class for Stress and Anxiety
Registration Deadline Friday, January 30th
WorkshopTimes: Tuesday, February 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th |3:30pm-5:00pm | Discovery Hall, RM 464

Feel stressed and anxious? Is the stress or anxiety you feel negatively affecting your week? You are not alone. Join other students to learn how to effectively manage these feelings. Students will learn about the brain-body connection, recognize and change self-defeating thoughts, increase positive experiences during the week, and find additional ways to effectively manage stress and anxiety.  You must pre-register for this class to guarantee a spot.  Please call the Counseling Center at 425-352-3183 to register for the class. The receptionist will need your name, number, and student ID. You will receive and mail verifying your registration. Registration deadline is Friday, January 30th.

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!

Specialized Programs

BOLD Leadership Lab Series
Business & Organization Leadership Development invites you to participate in this year's BOLD Leadership Lab Series! This stellar one-of-a kind Leadership Development Program, for all UW Bothell undergraduates, provides real-time on-site leadership development with CEOs and key executives who hold a passion for growing the next generation of leadership. Events run throughout Winter and Spring Quarters. More information about registration and registration fee available online.

On-Campus Student Employment

Assistant Career Advisor - Career Services
The Assistant Career Advisor serves as a primary contact for students seeking assistance in using Career Services. ACA’s will become job search savvy, while helping others feel more confident about pursuing jobs, internships, and careers.  This position will provide career advising to your UW Bothell peers and assist with program planning, marketing and implementation.Work schedules set each quarter based on class schedules, availability and work responsibilities.
Application Instructions: Send a resume and cover letter to Mojan Ahmadi, Graduate Student Advisor, at In your letter, please address your desire to work for Career Services and your personal goals with regards to helping students. Applications must be received by 5pm on March 20th for consideration.

Graduate Student Advisor - Career Services
The Graduate Student Advisor (GSA) serves as a contact for graduate students seeking assistance in using Career Services, primarily concerning professional development. The GSA will advise graduate students in advanced careers pathways that align with their education, as well as assist in applying for jobs and internships. This position will research and provide career resources for graduate students at UW Bothell, continue to support ACA responsibilities, assist with targeted program planning, and execute graduate student oriented events and series.
Application Instructions: Send a resume and cover letter to Mojan Ahmadi, Graduate Student Advisor, at In your letter, please address your desire to work for Career Services and what programming efforts you would implement for reaching fellow graduate students and programs. Applications must be received by 5pm on March 20th for consideration.

Student Assistant – Graduate Office, School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
The STEM Graduate Office is seeking energetic students with a wide variety of skills to be part of their team and serve as a resource for students, staff, and faculty in the School of STEM Office of Research and Graduate Studies. The Student Assistant will be the first point of contact for current and prospective graduate students and for staff and faculty, respond to in-person and phone inquiries, make referrals, assist with events, create fliers, and generally assist the academic advisors.
Application Instructions: Please send a cover letter and resume to

Living-Learning Communities (LLC) Peer Instructor – Housing & Residential Life and Orientation & Transition Programs
Peer Instructor’s will partner with faculty to create monthly, co-curricular events throughout the academic year. In addition, they will assist in teaching a 2-credit seminar in the fall and winter quarters on student success strategies.  This is an ideal position for students interested in possibly teaching in k-12 or at the college level someday.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Thursday, February 12th. For more information and apply, please click here.

Student Data Assistant - School of Educational Studies
UW Bothell School of Educational Studies is looking for an experienced part-time (10-15/week) student worker to support the department with the collection, coordination, and analysis of student and alumni data. The ideal candidate is comfortable organizing complex Excel spreadsheets, collecting data from student files and surveys, and responding to staff requests for data that require an understanding of analysis and statistics.
Application Instructions: To apply, please send a resume and cover letter addressing specified questions to Dana Bigham at

2015-2016 Pre-Major Peer Advisor – Student Success Center
The First-Year and Pre-Major (CUSP) department is looking for qualified Peer Advisors for Drop-In hours. The Peer Advisor will help fellow UWB students explore their academic options,  choose classes, and register. It’s a great opportunity to meet and work with peers in a leadership position. The Peer Advisor will have opportunities to hone their personal and professional skills, as well as make connections within the UWB community.
Application Instructions: If interested, please apply online.

Student Assistant – Office of Institutional Research
The Office of Institutional Research is looking for an enthusiastic and detail-oriented student to assist with data entry and office management tasks.  Though no experience is necessary, the ideal candidate will have strong written and verbal communication skills and a desire to learn more about higher education administration. Now accepting applications for Winter 2015.  Work Study preferred.
Application Instructions: Please submit a cover letter, copy of resume, and current class schedule in person: UW1-271B or by email:

Student Assistant – School of Nursing & Health Studies
The Student Assistant will provide information to students (current & prospective), staff, and visitors about the School of Nursing & Health Studies and programs while providing excellent customer service and accurate campus information. General office work will include answering phones, assisting in-person visitors, distributing mail, filing, making copies, compiling mailings, and scanning.
Application Instructions: Please send resume, cover letter, and a Winter quarter class schedule to Norma Perez at

Orientation & Transition Programs
Orientation and Transition Programs are seeking four Network Leads to steer New Student Networks (NSN), an initiative to create additional support for first-years and transfers who self-identify as First Generation, Undocumented, LGBTQ, and/or Veteran. The application deadline is Friday, January 30th.

They are also looking for students to fill the Orientation Leader (OL) and Student Assistant position (SA) to welcome the incoming class of 2015-2016 first-Year and transfer students to the UW Bothell Community. The application deadline is Saturday, January 31st.
Application Instructions: To learn more about how you can join the team, visit the OTP Leadership page.

2015-2016 Resident Advisor – Residential Life
Interested in a leadership opportunity? The Resident Advisor position provides opportunities to be a positive influence on the UW Bothell community, live on-campus for free, and helps develop skills such as community building, time management, event planning, marketing, working on a team, conflict management, and peer mentorship. For more information, please contact Rachel Rodney, Resident Director (
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Saturday, January 31st at midnight. Please apply online!

Station Engineer and Station Manager – UWAVE Radio
UWave Radio is seeking reliable, and detail-oriented leader students for Station Manager and Engineer part time paid positions.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is February 19 at 4pm. Job description and online application available at: Station Manager and Station Engineer. Please direct questions to

Internships of Interest

Winter-Spring Intern – Kenmore Art Show
The Kenmore Art Show, an event organized by the not-for-profit Arts of Kenmore, is looking for a Winter-Spring Intern to assist with marketing in advance of the 17th annual juried show from June 24th to 28th, 2015 at Bastyr University. The Intern must have access to the web and may tele-commute to Kenmore. The Intern will work primarily with Kenmore Art Show co-chairs Debbie Gianelli and JoAnn Evans.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Sunday, February 1st. To apply, please email with resume, three references, and a brief explanation of why you are interested. For more information, please visit their website.

Investment Operations Summer Intern - BMGI
BMGI is the investment office of William H. Gates III and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust. BMGI manages a global portfolio encompassing all asset classes through a combination of direct investing and external relationships. BMGI’s Investment Operations team is looking for Summer Interns who will work within a cross-functional capacity, incorporating various aspects of trade operations, reporting and reconciliations.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Monday, February 2nd. For more information to apply, visit HuskyJobs (#86558).

Engineering Intern #8660 – Puget Sound Energy
The Puget Sound Energy has Engineering Internships available within various Engineering departments based in Bellevue, WA. Engineering Interns will gain the real-world experience needed to compete in today’s job market. This is an excellent opportunity to play an integral role within PSE to help better serve the environment, the customers and the communities in which they live.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Friday, February 6nd. For more information to apply, visit HuskyJobs (#86544).

Information Security, Global Technology Intern – Starbucks Coffee Company
Starbucks’ Internship Program experience offers broad exposure to the various functions and systems within Global Technology, including those that support their store operations, store development,, and mobile applications. Interns will be stretched to build on their existing technology knowledge, challenged to maximize their learning agility, and be positioned to make a meaningful and lasting contribution to the team.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Friday, February 20th. For more information to apply, visit HuskyJobs (#86510).

Off-Campus Jobs

Vice President for Major Gifts & Planned Giving – United Way of Pierce County
The Vice President for Major Gifts & Planned Giving cultivates, oversees and develops all major gifts and planned giving activities, which includes the Tocqueville Society. The Vice President will be responsible for achieving clearly defined revenue goals by cultivating relationships with high net worth donors, foundations and prospects in an effort to ensure maximum engagement of their donors, which will ultimately lead to improved donor retention, acquisition, and growth across various channels.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Friday, January 30th. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Rebecca Zimmerman at or mail to:

Human Resources
United Way of Pierce County
P.O. Box 2215
Tacoma, WA 98401-2215

Program Coordinator & Administrative Assistant – Humanities Washington
Humanities Washington (HW) is a private, nonprofit organization that uses reading, writing, lecture, and exhibit programs to spark conversations and critical thinking throughout Washington State in order to nurture more informed and engaged communities. HW’s Program Coordinator & Administrative Assistant provides important day-to-day organizational support and oversight of HW/s programs, and administrative support to the program director and executive leadership.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Friday, January 30th. To apply, please email a letter of introduction and resume to and indicate “[candidates last name] – Prog Coord & Admin Asst” in the subject line. For more information, please visit their website.

Part-Time Database Administrator – Humanities Washington
Humanities Washington seeks a Database Administrator to provide important organizational support and oversight of HW’s Salesforce database. Responsibilities include: managing the integrity of the Salesforce database, evaluating and implementing database-related projects, and updating and cleansing the complete database on an ongoing basis.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Friday, January 30th. To apply, please email a letter of introduction and resume to and indicate “[candidates last name] – Database Administrator” in the subject line. For more information, please visit their website.

Corps Member – Teach for America
Teach For America is developing a movement of leaders who will help drive change at every level of our education system. The goal of TFA is to close the opportunity gap in America’s public schools. They will help students achieve the kind of academic progress that expands their opportunities and transforms their futures.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Friday, January 30th. Please apply online.

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

Come to the Retail Management Mixer this Thursday to meet retail employers and learn about different internship or job opportunities!

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