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November 17, 2014

Upcoming Events

UPS Pizza Party and Information Session
Thursday, November 20th | 10:00am-2:00pm | 1st Floor Vista, Discovery Hall
Stop by to learn more about UPS, about the different seasonal positions coming up, and some free pizza! Interested in seasonal work? UPS will be conducting on-site interviews during this time.

Nordstrom Information Session
Thursday, November 20 | 1-2pm | UW1-103
Do you want to work for Nordstrom? Come learn more about internship and job opportunities with the iconic Seattle retailer.

Pre-Health Interview Panel and Workshop
Tuesday, December 2nd|5:00pm| Mary Gates Hall, Seattle Campus
Wondering how to stand out as a candidate for medical, dental, pharmacy, or other health professional schools? Join admissions deans and directors from the UW Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmacy, as well as current health professional students, for a panel discussion. After the panel, advisers, counselors, and health professional students will lead small-group mock interviews for interested seniors and alumni. For more information, please contact prehealth@uw.edu.

  • Panel presentation at 5:30 pm in Mary Gates Hall, Room 389
  • Mock interviews for health professional school applicants at 6:45 pm in Mary Gates Hall, Room 134 (Registration required for this portion of the workshop.)

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!

Upcoming Courses

Internship Course – BIS 495
The IAS Internship course (BIS 495) for Winter 2015 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.

Research in Action – B CUSP 290
Learn how to practice undergraduate research while engaging faculty and student research projects across this campus. This 2 credit class meets once a week and is designed to help you develop skills and become a successful scholar, researcher, communicator, and writer. After completing this course, you will have a greater awareness of the opportunities and resources across our campus and the benefits of participating in undergraduate research. For more information, contact Undergraduate Research Program Coordinator, Ronnie Thibault at ronnie22@uw.edu.

Field-Based Learning B CUSP 199 
Designed for pre-majors interested in gaining hands-on work experience to access potential educational and career paths. Credit/no-credit only. Practical experience gained in professional work environments, on-line class assignments and reflections, as well as the support of a cohort of fellow interns will provide students the opportunity to think critically and reflect on their goals at an important juncture in their academic path. If you are interested or have any questions, please email Majd Baniodeh MBaniodeh@uwb.edu.

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 Assistant – Advancement and External Relations
Are you a storyteller who is ready to expand your multimedia skills? This position provides hands-on experience in a fast-paced environment. The student assistant will help shape the voice and image of UW Bothell, provide basic support for the Office of Advancement and External Relations at UW Bothell, and help with events and other duties as assigned. Work Study preferred.
Application Instructions:  To apply, please submit a cover letter, copy of your resume, and at least two writing samples and current class schedule by person: UW1-281 or by email: lhall@uwb.edu.

Web Design Student Assistant – Advancement and External Relations
Help the Advancement and External Relations expand and improve UW Bothell’s Website. The assistant will learn about web design, usability, editing, and marketing. This is a great opportunity for those interest in careers in web design, marketing, or communications!
Application Instructions: To apply, please submit a copy of resume and current class schedule to Lisa Walker in UW1-271. For questions, contact Lisa at 425.352.3663 or email lwalker@uwb.edu.

Internships of Interest

2015 Engineering Intern – Amazon Corporate LLC
Amazon is looking to hire software development engineer interns into their technical teams based in Seattle, Washington. Interns and Co-ops will design, develop, and write real software and partner with a select group of experienced software development engineers, who both challenge and further develop them as they analyze and solve innovative projects that matter to Amazon’s customers.
Application Instructions: If interested, please apply online and send resume to kortanh@amazon.com. There will be on-campus assessments for the 2015 intern candidates on November 24th, invitation only.

Editor Intern – The Borgen Project
The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that works with U.S. leaders to improve their response to the global poverty crisis. The Editor is responsible for reviewing and editing articles submitted by The Borgen Project’s national team of writers. Editors will work on both borgenproject.org and borgenmagazine.com.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Thursday, December 3rd. For more information to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#84489).

Media and Communications Intern (Social Media and Digital Communications) – AFS Intercultural Programs
AFS-USA Greater Puget Sound Area Team is seeking a motivated intern to ensure that media strategies within the Area Team are being developed and implemented in ways that are consistent, coordinated, and targeted to Team priorities. The volunteer will use social media and AFS branding to increase the presence of AFs-USA in the Greater Puget Sound Area.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Saturday, November 22nd. For more information to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#84466).

Software Development Internship – Microsoft Corporation
Software Development Interns at Microsoft are passionate about building technologies that make the world a better place. At Microsoft, the Inter will collaborate with a team of programming experts to solve problems and build some of the world’s most advanced services and devices.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Friday, November 28th. For more information to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#84370).

Off-Campus Jobs

Komen Outreach Specialist with Familias Unida – Lutheran Community Services
Lutheran Community Services Northwest, a non-profit, multi-service agency, has over 75 years of experience providing high quality services to meet the changing needs in the community. The North Puget Sound Area office provides foster care, counseling, refugee services, family support, and advocacy. The Lutheran Community Services Northwest is in search of a qualified, caring person to promote breast health awareness to the Latino communities of Snohomish and Skagit Counties. The Komen Outreach Specialist will develop and maintain relationships with the community and help to establish a core network of trainers from the community.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Friday, November 28th. To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to HR, Lutheran Community Services, 115 NE100th St, Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98125; or email to nps@lcsnw.org; or fax to (206) 694-5777. Please indicate which position you are applying for.

Breast Health Education & Outreach Specialist with Familias Unidas – Lutheran Community Services
The Lutheran Community Services Northwest is in search of a qualified, caring person to promote breast health awareness to the Latino communities of Snohomish and Skagit Counties. The Breast Health Education and Outreach Specialist is responsible for the intake and referrals for medical examinations; cultivating community partnerships to enhance services and information available to the Latino community in Skagit and Snohomish Counties; data and reporting; outreach; and working with volunteers and supporting recruitment efforts.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Friday, November 28th. To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to HR, Lutheran Community Services, 115 NE100th St, Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98125; or email to nps@lcsnw.org; or fax to (206) 694-5777. Please indicate which position you are applying for.

Laboratory Technician (Parkinson’s Disease) – Seattle Institute for Biomedical and Clinical Research
The incumbent will play an integral role in an ongoing, multicenter, genetics research study on Parkinson’s disease based at the Seattle VA Puget Sound Health Care System. This individual will perform laboratory duties, and analyze and track data in a Microsoft Access database. This is a one year position with possibility of continuation based on grants funding.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Sunday, November 30th. For more information to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#84463).

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer positions – United Way of King County’s Free Tax Campaign
Looking to make an impact in the community? Volunteer with the Tax Preparation Campaign! Last year alone, tax sites across King County prepared 17,500 tax returns and brought $24 million back to the community in tax refunds. Today, United Way’s Free Tax Campaign has become one of Washington’s largest anti-poverty campaigns.

Two volunteering options are available:
1. Volunteer Intake and Benefits Specialists (VIBS) – VIBS help clients get paperwork in order and connect them to other financial services and public benefits.
2. Volunteer Tax Preparers – Tax Preparers are IRS certified to help clients complete their tax returns and ensure they get the credits they’re eligible for.

Application Instructions: To learn more and get involved, visit www.uwkc.org/taxvolunteer  or email freetax@uwkc.org.

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

If you have found an internship you’re interested in, but not sure how to start the application process make an appointment with a Career Counselor to help get you started!

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