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Career Center News


September 28, 2015

Upcoming Events

Study Abroad Information Session, Sponsored by Global Initiatives
Thursday, October 1st | 4:30 - 5:30p | UW1-103
Interested in studying abroad? This informative session will provide information on academic study abroad programs, funding, and how to apply.

How to Find an On-Campus Job Workshop
Monday, October 5th| 12:15 - 1:15p | UW1-103
Searching for an on-campus job and need help where to start? This workshop will answer all your questions about how to start the process of looking and finding campus positions.

Washington State Legislative Internship Information Sessions
Wednesday, October 7th | 10:45 - 11:15am; 12:30 - 1:15pm; 3:15 - 4:00pm | UW1-103
Would you like to participate in an internship with the Washington State Legislature during winter quarter? Come by and chat with internship alumni to learn more about this exciting internship opportunity. Drop in advising will be available starting at 9:30am. For more information, click here.

Electrical Engineering Career Fair
Thursday, October 8th | 1:00 - 4:00pm | UW Seattle HUB Ballroom
Attended by more than 200 students annually, the UW EE Career Fair is an excellent opportunity for students to connect with companies and potential employers to learn about job and internship opportunities!

Marketing Your International Experience, Sponsored by Global Initiatives
Thursday, October 8th | 11:00 -12:30 pm | UW1-361
Numerous employers have expressed that students that have studied abroad have several skillsets including: intercultural communication, adapting to change, and gaining new perspectives from cross cultural experiences. This workshop will help you market your international experiences, whether it be through study abroad, extensive travel, projects exploring multi-cultural topics, or veteran/military experience(s). Register Here.

Seattle Idealist Grad Fair
Tuesday, October 13th | 5:00 - 8:00pm | Seattle University
Want to change the world? There's a degree for that! Learn about admissions requirements and application deadlines for graduate programs in social work, public policy, nonprofit management, international affairs, public interest law, social entrepreneurship, and many more. Speak with graduate admissions advisors from local, national and international universities. To RSVP, visit online.

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. 
The STEM Administration office has an excellent opportunity for a motivated student to provide assistance in building an online communications site for personnel resources. Under the supervision and direction of the Faculty and Academic Affairs Specialist, this position will work with the personnel team to assist in designing an online communications site in MS OneNote organizing personnel and faculty resources; writing content for the site; and imagining the long term use of the site by both new and enculturated faculty. Priority will be given to candidates who have experience in Office 365 sites/Sharepoint sites, MS OneNote or building web content in any tool. A successful candidate will have strong communication and writing skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office. 
Application instructions: To apply send a letter of interest highlighting your skills and how you obtained them along with a resume to Annie Brelsford at with your name and Admin STEM Student Employment 2015-2016 in the subject line. Work study is not required but accepted.
The School of STEM has a great opportunity for students to be graders on student papers and examinations. This position offers reinforcement of student's STEM knowledge in Biology, Mathematics, Computer Science and/or Physical Sciences. Minimum Qualifications: must have successfully completed the course you'd like to grade with a 3.5 or higher. 
Application instructions: send letter of interest/resume, the name of course & section you'd like to grade for and the grade received to Janet McDaniel at This is a work study only position.
This position will work closely with Professor Mira Shimabukuro, the IAS Diversity Plan Coordinator (DPC) and the IAS Diversity Committee to ensure that the Diversity Plan is implemented. Duties include: attend and take meeting minutes, coordinate meeting times for DPC and Diversity Committee, and share insights from an IAS student perspective. Successful applicants will have a commitment to and interest in Social Justice, be able to work independently and cooperatively, strong communication skills and working knowledge of MS Office. Job is open to current IAS students, able to commit to at least 3 consecutive quarters at 10-15 hours per week during the 2015-2016 academic year. 
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Wednesday, September 16th. Send resume, name/s and contact information for at least one IAS faculty and/or UWB staff willing to serve as reference, cover letter that addresses interest and experience that would enable success in position to Mira Shimabukuro at
The Community Assistant (CA) is the primary contact with residents at the Community Center at Husky Village front desk. CAs work assigned hours each week staffing the desk and assisting current residents, their guests, visitors and the Residential Life professional staff. The primary responsibilities include answering walk-up and telephone inquiries, completing paperwork and forms, checking out equipment at the front desk, and issuing keys and parking passes. While at the desk, CAs may also accept deliveries and sort mail, complete basic housekeeping tasks and assist with student lock-outs. Click here to view the full job description. Compensation $12.00/hour. 
Application Instructions: Contact Jeff Sann at for more information. The application process is now OPEN. Apply now here!
The Facilities Services Department is comprised of maintenance, custodial, grounds and wetlands services. This position will assist the department in assessing water quality in the UWB/
CCC wetlands. Duties will include isolating and analyzing bacteria such as E. coli and Campylobacter by culture and molecular methods, from the wetland water. The student will be trained to learn techniques like PCR, gel electrophoresis and qPCR, as also to measure antibiotic resistance of bacteria by traditional culture methods. Requires modest physical effort and strict adherence to lab protocols. Must be a Biology major and preferably taken one or more Biochemistry and/or microbiology courses. 
Application Instructions: Email a letter of interest and resume to Keya Sen at
The Division of Enrollment Management is the front door of the University of Washington Bothell. The department consists of service units including, admissions, registration, Financial Aid, Operations (Welcome Desk), and prospective student advising. Job duties include: data entry, filing, making copies, organizing office inventory, customer service, general office work, and other duties as assigned. Work study only position. 
Application Instructions: Email your resume, cover letter, and class schedule to Chris Kwong at
Assist with the processing of measles immunization documents: reviewing documents received to ensure they are complete, logging forms on Excel, and corresponding with students to get all required records. Post scholarships on office website using Kentico. Organize and file registration paperwork. Greet students and visitors and identify ways in which they can be assisted. Other special projects and duties as assigned. For more information, click here. 
Application Instructions: Please submit a resume, cover letter and class schedule to
Help meet the technology needs of students in the Campus Library Information Commons and beyond, conducting research, writing papers, and working on class projects.  You'll 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's also a great way for any student to build skills and experience for their resume!  Up to 19.5 hours per week, with a flexible work schedule. 
Application Instructions: For more information or to complete an application online, go to  (UW NetID required)  Successful applicants will be notified via email.  For additional questions, contact Library Technology Services at 425.352.3450 or email
On campus retail coffee shop locations have an outstanding opportunity for food service worker positions for upcoming Fall Quarter! Available shifts including opening, mid-day, and closing.  Duties will include making hand crafted espresso beverages, stocking shelves with product and keeping the space clean, serving hot and cold prepared items, & taking payment and operating cash registers.  This position will report to the Café Supervisor.  Mandatory training will take place in early September for all new employees. No experience necessary. Food handlers permit is required.  
Application Instructions: To apply, please send a resume and a letter of interest to café lead, Jessica Landry at

Internships of Interest

Communications Intern – Workforce Snohomish
The Communications Intern will oversee the development of a social media plan for Workforce Snohomish, and work with heads of department to produce newsletters and other materials suitable for publication in the press, on social media, to the Workforce Snohomish website and to the staff and Board of Directors via email. Workforce Snohomish is a recipient of multiple funding sources in addition to the Workforce Investment Act.  Based on the knowledge, skills and abilities of employees and the business needs of the company, employees may be assigned additional duties as needed.
Application Instructions: Please send a cover letter, resume, and a Workforce Snohomish Application form to Debbie Little at

Accounting and Inventory Management – Philips Healthcare
Philips Healthcare is one of the world’s top three medical device companies. Our mission is to improve the quality of people’s lives through solutions designed around their needs.  Our focus areas include imaging systems, information and monitoring systems and customer services. Support accounting activities through inventory management and revenue recognition and work in a team setting to improve processes and address business risks.
Application Instructions: To apply, please email a cover letter and a resume to Paul Geary, hiring manager, at

Human Resources – Pacific Science Center
Pacific Science Center annually employs 500+ full-time, part-time, and seasonal staff.  The HR Department is in the midst of updating position descriptions. The intern will work with the Human Resource Director, Supervisors, and incumbents to assess and update position descriptions.  The Intern will assist with developing performance expectations for positions. This is an excellent opportunity for any student wanting more hands-on experience creating and updating position descriptions.  At the internship’s conclusion, the intern will have gained valuable HR organizational development skills that can be applied to future work settings.
Application Instructions: To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to with the title “Human Resources Organizational Development Intern” in the subject line.

Electrical Engineer – NoiseFigure Research
The applicant will work in an electronics laboratory environment and will work with a large spectrum of testing, assembly, and fabrication equipment. Applicant will perform testing and debug functions on new and existing electronic devices using test and measurement systems. Functions will also include fabrication and assembly of electrical and mechanical systems from etching PCB’s to wire bonding integrated circuits (IC’s). Applicants will also be expected to create detailed documentation on all tasks and functions.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Saturday, October 10th. Please submit a resume and cover letter through HuskyJobs (#94396).

Off-Campus Jobs

McMenamins in Bothell
McMenamins is accepting applications and will be interviewing for multiple positions in their new Anderson School location! Positions include: line cooks, dishwashers, servers, bartenders, housekeepers, lifeguards, etc. McMenamins offers a unique, fun work environment with both seasonal and long-term career opportunities. Applicants have the opportunity to move up and around into different departments. Medical benefits are offered to all management staff as well as hourly employees (based on eligibility requirements), and also offers many other exciting benefits including paid time off, 401 (k) to eligible employees, as well as hotel and merchandise discounts, earned meal credits and more.
Application Instructions: For the full list of available jobs and to apply, please visit online.

Servers and Cooks – Davenport Cellars with Food
Chef Anne Marie is seeking outgoing servers and cooks to join our expanding restaurant and catering business. They are looking for special people who are social, positive, dependable, acts professionally, has excellent communication skills, self-motivated, articulate, able to multi-task and has the ability to excel without supervision. Schedule flexibility is a plus, particularly the ability to occasionally work events in the evening.
Application Instructions: Please bring your resume in person to Davenport Cellars with Food by Chef Anne Marie (19495 144th Ave NE, Suite A160, Woodinville, WA 98072) and ask for Chef Anne Marie. 

Business Analyst – Smartlink, LLC (HQ)
Be responsible for working across multiple IT organizations/functions on business strategies and functional/business architectures. Formulate strategic and/or tactical plans based on company business initiatives, prepare detail plans, schedules, resource allocation and assignment, critical path analysis, methodology, coordination within all IT functions, and conducting budget analyses.
Application Instructions:  For more information, and to apply visit online.

Assistant Program Supervisor – Seattle YMCA
Assists Program Supervisor in the after school LEADERS Program and other programming at Eckstein Middle School. Imagine being a part of one of the most respected non-profit organizations in the world – while at the same time improving the overall health and vitality of our community. For more than 130 years the YMCA of Greater Seattle has been transforming lives, encouraging healthy lifestyles and developing future leaders. Enabling people of all ages to achieve their potential and instilling that spirit in others – is at the core of everything we do. We have an immediate job opening for a qualified candidate whose values align with our organization: Respect, Responsibility, Honesty, Caring, Faith and Fun.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply, please submit an application 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

When writing a cover letter, always be sure to give specific examples and customize it to each company/organization. 

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