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February 8th, 2016

Upcoming Events

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Etiquette Dinner

Tuesday, February 23rd | 6:00 - 8:00pm | Olive Garden, Kirkland
The Etiquette Dinner is an opportunity for students to learn about proper dining etiquette while networking with employers.  A three-course meal will be served as you discuss what employers are looking for when interviewing candidates in both formal and informal interviewing settings. Tickets for UW students are $5 (meal included). This event is sponsored by Career Services and Beta Alpha Psi. Register for the event by clicking here or purchasing a ticket at the Cashier’s Office in Husky Hall.

UW School of Dentistry Info Session
Tuesday, February 9th | 3:00 – 5:00pm | UW1-280 (Rose Room)
For students interested in pre-dental, come meet with a UW School of Dentistry representative to discuss admission requirements, selection factors and more. For more information about the UW School of Dentistry, click here.

Jackson Careers Panel Series: Jobs in Tech for Non-Tech Students
Tuesday, February 9th | 5:30 – 7:30pm | University of Washington Seattle, Thomson Hall (THO)
The tech sector has been a dominant part of the Puget Sound economic landscape for decades, and now more than ever tech companies represent a desirable place to pursue a career. For those of us from social sciences and humanities backgrounds without coding skills or computer science degrees, what options are out there? How do you get your foot in the door?

Finding and Applying for Jobs on USAJOBS
Wednesday, February 10th | 1:00-2:00pm
Provides you with a step-by-step process that covers searching for Federal jobs, creating and managing your account, reviewing job postings, submitting your applications, tracking your application status, and what happens to application once you click apply. To log on, click here and Enter as Guest by entering your name in the Name field and clicking Enter Room.

Making Professional Connections - A Discussion Event with UW Advisory Board Member George Northcroft
Wednesday, February 10th | 4:30 - 5:30pm | UW1-031
Learn from an expert in the methods of making connections. Many possibilities arise with the right connections, so why not learn how to establish and nourish them?

T-Mobile Info Session
Wednesday, February 10th | 5:30 – 7:30pm | Newport2 1A (3625 132nd Ave. SE, Bellevue, WA 98006)
Come join T-Mobile for this open house to learn more about T-Mobile internships, the company and meet with T-Mobile’s Hiring Managers. Be sur to bring your resume to share with Managers and Recruiters. Food and beverages will be provided. Click here, to register for the event.

Preparing for Graduate School: High Impact Practices
Tuesday, February 16th | 3:15 - 4:15pm | UW1-103
Learn how to prepare for graduate school through experiential learning opportunities, undergraduate research, portfolio development, what to expect in the application process and letter of recommendation etiquette.

Professional Etiquette - with Jim Reed
Wednesday, February 17th | 4:30 - 5:30pm | UW1-031
You got the job, now what? Join us for a discussion with Jim Reed, Executive with Banner Bank. He will be talking about etiquette do's and don'ts in the workplace.

Business Focus Hiring Event
Wednesday, February 24th | 10:00am – 1:00pm | WorkSource Everett, 3201 Smith Ave #330, Everett, WA 98201
Come and meet with hiring managers that are for a variety of positions in the following Business-focus categories: administrative/office, accounting/finance, management, and marketing. Participating employers are University of Washington, Snohomish County PUD, and Frontier Communications.

Bay Area Student Career Trek
Sunday – Wednesday, March 20-23 | San Francisco
Thinking about what to do after college? Make your Spring Break count by taking part in the first ever Bay Area Student Career Trek. Meet up with UW alumni excited to help you explore Bay Area careers, visit some of the world’s most cutting-edge companies and explore lively San Francisco with fellow Huskies. You can leave the travel arrangements to us. Just sit back, learn, connect and explore. Applications are due February 1st. Your Bay Area adventure awaits. Don’t wait—apply today. Applications are due on February 1.

 

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.

Living Learning Communities Peer Instructor 2016-2017 – Residential Life
Each Living Learning Community will have approximately 30 students who will live together in campus housing and also have common courses together.  Each Peer Instructor will partner with faculty to create monthly, co-curricular events throughout the academic year.  In addition, they will assist in facilitating a 2-credit seminar in the fall and winter quarters on student success strategies.  This is an ideal position for students interested in serving as a mentor to UWB first year students, who are passionate about supporting others, and possibly teaching in k-12 or at the college level someday. If you are interested in gaining teaching experience, peer mentorship, further developing your leadership, and giving back to the UWB Bothell community – then this is a great opportunity for you. This commitment will begin with Spring 2016 training and will then continue on as a paid position for Fall, Winter, and Spring quarter during the 2016-2017 academic year. The position pays a stipend of $500 per quarter.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Monday, February 8th. Submit an application online.

Peer Consultant - Writing and Communication Center
Peer Consultants at Writing and Communication Center tutor UW Bothell students through individual conferences, group workshops (within and outside of scheduled courses) and peer groups. Our 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. These tasks have included, for example, visiting classes to publicize our services, and assisting with peer review sessions.
Application Instructions: Priority will be given to applicants before Monday, March 1st. To apply please send the following to Erik Echols at eechols@uw.edu:
- Resume
- Two writing samples from coursework you have completed within the past year. One sample should demonstrate your ability to use scholarly evidence to support a claim.
- Cover letter that addresses the following questions:
                1. Why do you want to work in the WaCC?
                2. How could you contribute to the mission and goals of the WaCC?
                    (For more information, please refer to www.uwb.edu/wacc)

Student Assistant – UW Bothell Office of Institutional Research
The Office of Institutional Research is hiring for an enthusiastic, dependable, 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. Responsibilities include assisting IR staff with data reporting, presentation and analysis, editing and proofreading the Office of Institutional Research Briefs, email correspondence, and general office such as data entry, organize office materials, answer telephones.
Application Instructions: Submit a cover letter and resume and current class schedule to uwbiro@uw.edu. This is a work study only position.

Wetland Water Quality Assessment Technician – UW Bothell Facilities Services
Assist the Facilities Services department in assessing water quality in the UWB/CC wetlands. The main goal of the project is to see if pathogenic E.coli is present in water from the wetlands and crow feces. The presence of E. coli has already been screened on filters by Dr. Rob Turners group. The presumptive E. coli will be isolated from the filters as pure cultures and will be confirmed by another test that they are indeed E. coli. DNA will be extracted from the E. coli and tested by PCR and Real Time quantitative PCR9qPCR) for virulence factors in order to determine whether the bacteria are potentially pathogenic to humans. The main duties of the technician will be to assist Dr. Keya Se in all aspects of the project which will include isolating and characterizing them by PCR and qPCR methods. Requires modest physical effort and strict adherence to lab protocols.
Application Instructions: Email a cover letter and resume to Dr. Keya Se at ksen@uwb.edu. This is a work study only position.

Disability Resources Examination Proctor - UW Bothell Disability Resources For Students
Duties and responsibilities include being a direct point of contact between professors and students with coordinating and scheduling exams, monitoring students during test sessions to ensure a secure testing environment, assist in the distribution and collection of test material to the student(s) and ensures the tests are ready for pick-up by the instructors. Examination Proctors will other assist in clarifying professor’s test instructions for students, regulating allowance(s) for exams, and ensures that the students starts and finishes the exam at the original time set by the professor.
Application Instructions: Send a resume to Rosa Lundborg at RLundborg@uw.edu. This is a work study only position.
 

Internships of Interest

Undergraduate Intern – King County Information Technology (KCIT)
Work closely with the KCIT Performance Manager, the Incident Management Process Owner, KCIT’s Process Owner, and related individuals to provide detailed weekly analysis of Incident Resolution to Service Owners.  This data is necessary for CSS and KCIT to meet their target of closing our ≈ 35% gap (Department-wide) in % Incidents that are resolved within their targeted resolution timeframes.  This work will be done in Excel and SharePoint and will require the ability to communicate detailed data to managers and supervisors.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Friday, February 12th by 5:00pm. Submit a cover letter and resume to Ann Moses via e-mail (ann.moses@kingcounty.gov).  If you are unable to submit your resume electronically, please call Ann Moses (206-263-7949) to make arrangements to mail your application. You may submit a single application to be considered for both positions.  Please express your interest for internship #1, #2, or both internship opportunities in your cover letter.

Summer Interns – The Office of Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici
The office of Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) is seeking unpaid interns for summer 2016. Interns in the Washington, D.C. office will gain valuable experience supporting legislative staff and will learn about the operations of a congressional office. Responsibilities will include: conducting legislative research, providing office support, answering phones, assisting with constituent correspondence, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, and assisting staff with projects as assigned. Interns in the district office in Beaverton, Oregon will assist the outreach staff and caseworkers, research policy issues, help with constituent communication through mail and phone calls and attend meetings with the Congresswoman. Successful candidates will demonstrate professionalism, strong communication skills, and an interest in learning more about the legislative process. Candidates with Oregon ties are strongly encouraged to apply.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Friday, March 25th. Submit a form online.

Digital Marketing Intern – LION Digital Media
This internship will provide a hands-on introduction to online account management; media planning/ buying and digital sales. Best of all, you will learn countless information about the inner-workings of the online advertising industry, while working with a fun and dedicated team. The ideal candidate is an organized, creative, self-motivated, results-driven individual who is able to function cooperatively in a vibrant team setting. To excel in this fast-track position, candidates must have the ability to multi-task on various projects simultaneously and follow them through to completion.
Application Instructions: Submit a resume and cover letter to Caleigh Chaplin, Media Supervisor, at caleighc@liondigitalmedia.com.

Environmental Intern – King County Department of Natural Resources & Parks
The King County Solid Waste Division plans, develops and implements a variety of waste reduction and recycling programs that target residents, businesses, local governments, and schools. There are three (3) internships available in the Recycling and Environmental Services (RES) section of Solid Waste Division. In this paid internship, applicants will assist in waste prevention, recycling, hazardous waste, green building and climate change programs.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Wednesday, February 17th. A King County online application, resume and cover letter that describe (1)Your interest in the position(s) and how both you and King County Solid Waste will benefit from your employment and (2) How your background and experience demonstrate creativity, initiative and an ability to communicate well with others. Application without the required materials may not be considered.


Off-Campus Jobs

Volunteer Coordinator – Friends of Youth
Be responsible for the oversight and management of the volunteer program. This includes identifying volunteer opportunities within the organization, developing all volunteer materials and recruiting, training, and recognizing volunteers. This position also coordinates and manages the in-kind donations, working with the Administrative Assistant and working with the Development Assistant to ensure proper recognition is given. The Volunteer Coordinator is  a key member of the Development team working closely with the team to ensure effective support for events, appeals and other cultivation and engagement activities as needed. This position supervises the Giving Tree Assistant and directs 50% of the Administrative Assistants time for in kind support.
Application Instructions: Send a resume and cover letter to Human Resources at hr@friendsofyouth.org.

Health and Wellness Associate – Rite Aid
Promote and educate customers while shopping in store about Rite Aid’s pharmacy services, clinical services, and discount programs. Conduct business to business sales for immunization clinic services. Organize, promote, and facilitate health events and immunization clinics in store and outside of store. Perform community outreach activities including senior citizen center visits, health care provider visits, and fitness center visits. Facilitate customer introductions to the Pharmacist regarding product recommendations for vitamins, supplements, and over the counter medications.
Application Instructions: Email resume to marianna.ramirez@riteaid.com

Visitation Specialist/Case Aid – Lutheran Community Services Northwest
The Visitation Specialist/Case Aide supports the children and families served by the program by supervising visits between the child(ren) and their birth parent(s).  Responsibilities include transporting the child(ren) to predetermined meeting locations; monitoring, intervening in, and providing appropriate modeling parent/child interaction; record-keeping and documentation; and coordination with the assigned social worker.  The Visitation Specialist / Case Aide may also be asked to provide childcare during foster parent support meetings and trainings.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Friday, February 26th. Submit your resume and cover letter to hrseattle@lcsnw.org. Please indicate which position you are applying for.

Accountant – Tableau
Applicants will work under the direction of the Manager, Accounting in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment. This position requires a high level of independence, accountability, teamwork, good judgement and attention to detail. Assist with month-end close processes, including recording monthly journal entries, timely preparation and review of the month-end reconciliations and monthly financial reporting, and more. A successful candidate will have 1-3 years of experience in accounting or finance related fields, a Bachelor’s degree with accounting emphasis, and an active CPA license and experience in public accounting preferred.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply, submit an online application.
 

Scholarships and Fellowships

Clark Nuber Scholarship Program 2016-2017
Clark Nuber is pleased to offer scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year. These scholarships are available to Accounting students who will have completed their sophomore year by Summer 2016. Students are eligible to receive a $1,000 scholarship to be used for tuition.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Thursday, March 31st. All scholarship applications must be emailed to CNHR@clarknuber.com or postmarked to Clark Nuber 10900 NE 4th Street, Suite 1700, Bellevue, WA 98004. Click here for the application.

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

Need a letter of recommendation? Include a list of relevant experience and a description of what you’re applying for to the recommender. For more information, click here.
 

 

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