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April 13, 2015

Upcoming Events

Leveraging your LinkedIn Network
Tuesday, April 14 and Wednesday, April 15 | 6:00pm-8:00pm | UW1-103
Graduate students are invited to learn how to maximize their professional network using LinkedIn. Guests will also gain insight on effective in-person networking strategies. Following the presentation, guests have the opportunity to participate in 1:1 advising for LinkedIn profile reviews or networking tips. Please register to attend the workshop and book a time slot.

Marketing Your International Experience
Wednesday, April 15th | 4:00 - 5:30pm | 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).

Intro to Scholarships Workshop
Thursday, April 16th | 11:00 - 12:00pm | UW1-103
This workshop will introduce you to various sites to search for scholarships, tips for being a successful scholarship applicant and strategies on how to be a compelling applicant.

Researching and Preparing for Graduate School
Monday, April 20th | 2:00 - 3:00pm | UW1-103
Interested in pursuing a graduate degree? Come to this informative session to learn about graduate school and learn tips and strategies for success as you prepare your graduate school applications.

LinkedIn and Networking Workshop
Monday, April 20th | 3:00 - 4:00pm | UW1-103
Learn how to build an awesome LinkedIn profile and how to effectively use it for networking and information gathering purposes.

Resume and Cover Letter Writing Workshop
Monday, April 20th | 4:00 - 5:00pm | UW1-103
Learn how to improve your resume and cover letter, increasing the chance of getting an interview. This workshop will teach you how to compose your resume and cover letter to market your strengths and talents, while giving you an understanding of what the employer is ultimately looking for.

Alliance for a Just Society Information Session
Tuesday, April 21st | 3:30-4:30pm | UW1-361
Meet with representatives from Alliance for a Just Society to learn about internship opportunities with the organization.

Purposeful Networking with Matt Youngquist
Wednesday, April 22nd | 5:45 - 6:45pm | UW1-010
Networking can be a scary word. However, did you know that 80% of professional positions are found through strategic networking? Come to this engaging conversation to learn how to be a successful and purposeful networker and relationship builder.

Resume Review Night
Wednesday, April 22nd | 4:00 - 7:00pm | North Creek Events Center
Get ready for the Spring Job and Internship Fair by having your resume reviewed by industry professionals!

Making the Most of the Job & Internship Fair
Thursday, April 23rd | 3:00 - 4:00pm | UW1-103
The Job & Internship Fair is a great opportunity for students to practice interviewing skills, network, and make personal contacts with businesses and organizations that interest you for potential careers and/or internships. Learn tips and tricks to successfully navigate the Job & Internship Fair.

Successful Interviewing
Thursday, April 23rd | 4:00 - 5:00pm | UW1-103
You’ve applied, now what? Learn how to prepare for and conduct interviews that will get you the job or internship. This workshop addresses general interview preparation, researching companies, what to expect, and answering behavior based and other tough, important questions.

NACE Survey

2015 Student Survey – National Association of Colleges and Employers
NACE has created its 2015 survey to tap into students seeking their first full-time job and to assess attitudes in the workplace. One respondent will win a $500 cash prize for participating. Responses will remain absolutely confidential and will not be shared with anyone outside of NACE. Only aggregate data will be presented in any reports or articles based on the responses to this survey. Contest rules are available here.
Application Instructions: Survey Deadline: Thursday, April 30th. Access survey here!

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!

Career/Leadership Programs

Summer Leadership Program – Clark Nuber
Join Clark Nuber for their 3rd Annual Summer Leadership event, where you will have the opportunity to visit with professionals from the firm at all levels (Associates-Shareholders) and participate in workshops on topics including: Life in Public Accounting, Business Etiquette, and How to Find a Good Mentor. More information available here.
Application Instructions: Complete the electronic application and email to CNHR@clarknuber.com by April 15, 2015.

Assistant Store Manager Trainee (ASM-T) – Walgreen Co.
The Assistant Store Manager in Training (ASM-T) Program offers a unique development opportunity where the Trainees are taught to be a leader in a Walgreens store. This is a comprehensive leadership program that will equip Trainees to become Walgreens Assistant Store Managers, and then Store Managers, and move into higher levels of retail management at Walgreens.
Application Instructions: Please apply online.

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.

Assistant Career Advisor  Career Center
The Assistant Career Advisor serves as a primary contact for students seeking assistance in using Career Center. 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 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: Application deadline has been extended to Wednesday, May 6th at 5pm. Send a resume and cover letter to Mojan Ahmadi, Graduate Student Advisor, at mojana@uw.edu. In your letter, please address your desire to work for Career Center and personal goals with regards to helping students.

Graduate Student Advisor  Career Center
The Graduate Student Advisor serves as a contact for graduate students seeking assistance in using Career Center, 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: Application deadline has been extended to Wednesday, May 6th at 5pm. Send a resume and cover letter to Mojan Ahmadi, Graduate Student Advisor, at mojana@uw.edu. In your letter, please address your desire to work for Career Center and what programming efforts you would implement for reaching fellow graduate students and programs.

Summer Conference Assistant Position - Residential Life
The Summer Conference Assistant (SCA) position is a live-in position at UW Bothell. Under the direct supervision of the Resident Director and/or Assistant Director of Residential Life, the SCA establishes a cohesive and responsible community in his/her designated area; models and supports issues related to diversity; facilitates the holistic development of residents through programming; promotes resident involvement; and other duties as assigned. This is a temporary position starting June 14th and ending August 31st.  The SCA position is paid at a rate equal to the cost of one single occupancy apartment for Summer 2015 while serving in the role. In addition, SCAs receive a $300 stipend.
Application Instructions: Application will close on April 17th at 5pm. Click here to apply.

Student Assistant - Advancement and External Relations
This position provides support to the Office of Advancement and External Relations at UW Bothell. The student assistant will perform a variety of tasks related to advertising and marketing, fundraising, donor and alumni events, and general office duties. Qualified candidates have strong communication skills, customer service experience, and can work in a fast-paced environment. Work study eligibility preferred.
Application Instructions: Please submit a cover letter, resume, at least two writing samples, and current class schedule in person at UW1-281 and by email at lwalker@uwb.edu.

Student Assistant – Office of Student Financial Aid
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, and prospective student advising. This position will allow the student to gain work experience within a professional team environment and have the opportunity to learn office skills and university procedure policy.
Application Instructions: Please forward resume, cover letter, and class schedule to Chris Kwong at kwon3@uw.edu.

Student Assistant – Office of Admissions
Student Assistants in the Office of Admissions are responsible for providing general customer service to prospective students, current students, and the general public both in-person and on the phone, prospective student data entry, general office tasks and projects, as well as campus tours. Please see the Student Assistant job description for additional information.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Monday, April 20th. Submit your resume, cover letter and class schedule to lyonst4@uw.edu.

Tutor The Quantitative Skills Center (QSC)
The Quantitative Skills Center (QSC) at UW Bothell is hiring tutors for Fall Quarter 2015 who enjoy quantitative subjects and are enthusiastic about helping others!  In particular, we’re looking for applicants with at least two courses in—and a solid understanding of—accounting, biology, chemistry, climate science, computer science, economics, electrical engineering, finance, GIS, math, mechanical engineering, organic chemistry, physics, SPSS, and statistics. The QSC assists students in understanding course content from the aforementioned subjects and with any project involving quantitative reasoning across the disciplines.
Application Instructions: Priority for interviews will be given to applications received by 4:00 pm on April 23, 2015. Please fill out an application, found at: http://www.uwb.edu/qsc/employment/tutorposition. Submit your application materials to Amber Parsons in person in the QSC (UW2-030).

Customer Service Specialist / Greeter The Quantitative Skills Center (QSC)
The Quantitative Skills Center (QSC) at UW Bothell is hiring Customer Service Specialists for Fall 2015! We are looking for friendly people who are enthusiastic about helping and welcoming others. A complete list of responsibilities can be found here.
Application Instructions: Priority for interviews will be given to application received by 4:00 pm on April 23, 2015.To apply, submit your completed application (www.uwb.edu/qsc/employment/greeterposition) to the QSC Manager, Amber Parsons, at parsonsa@uw.edu or in the QSC (UW2-030A).

Internships of Interest

2015 Summer Public Service Interns – King County
King County is looking for graduate and undergraduate students to fill the positions for various internship positions. Positions include: King County Comprehensive Plan Update Intern, Recidivism Reduction and Re-Entry Intern, and Information to the People! Intern.
Application Instructions: Online applications are preferred. However, if you cannot apply online, go to www.kingcounty.gov/jobs for other options or contact HR Manager Seth Daniel Watson at seth.watson@kingcounty.gov or 206-477-5330.

Community Management Intern – Walgreen Co.
As the nation’s leading pharmacy, they seek professional individuals to fill key positions at Walgreens, ensuring their leadership and taking them to even higher levels of growth, profitability, innovation and customer service. The Community Management Intern will work with experienced store managers to learn about store operations, management responsibilities, merchandising, advertising, inventory, and human resources.
Application Instructions: Please apply online.

Retail Leader Intern – Ross Stores, Inc.
This internship gives the student an opportunity to gain experience and learn how to be a manager in a retail environment. As a Fortune 500 company, Ross is looking to develop students into an executive leader. During this internship, students will be able to perfect their customer service skills, learn to forecast staffing needs accurately and build effective schedules, ensuring proper customer service merchandise presentation and organization, learning the retail operations of  a multi-million dollar store, and much more.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Tuesday, April 21st. For more information and to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#88090).

Intern – Farmers Insurance
Farmers Insurance is seeking highly motivated and outgoing students to Intern for them. Interns will get experience working with local Farmers Insurance Agents located at the Lynnwood office.
Application Instructions: Please email cover letter and resume to Mark Fitzpatrick at mfitzpatrick@farmersagent.com.

Off-Campus Jobs

IT Programmer Analyst-Energy Trading – City of Seattle
This position offers an opportunity to touch all the operational technologies that are rapidly unfolding throughout the electric utility industry. Seattle City light is the greenest electric utility in the country and has solved the carbon problem with a zero footprint. This position will report to the IT Manager for Seattle City Light, IT Services Division in the Power Systems Automation unit.
Application Instructions: Please apply online.

Data Content Editor – iSpot.tv
iSport.tv is a fast-growing venture-backed start-up in Bellevue. They are changing how brands, agencies and networks measure and assess the impact of TV advertising campaigns including digital media. iSpot.tv is looking for someone who is highly motivated and excited about gaining valuable experience at a cutting-edge Internet company. This candidate will help them match and refine consumer interactions.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Monday, April 20th. For more information and to apply, please visit HuskyJobs (#88498).

Accounting Clerk – SNC Lavalin T&D
SNC Lavalin Constructors Inc. (SLCI) is a wholly owned subsidiary of SNC Lavalin Group Inc., and is a full service engineering, procurement and construction company with over 70 years of specialized experience in the design, construction and maintenance of high efficiency, F class, combustion gas turbine combined cycle cogeneration plants, as well as conventional and waste field power generating facilities. SNC Lavalin Constructors Inc. is  looking for a student to fill the role of an Accounting Clerk with their organization. The Accouting Clerk will support the Finance Department with system entries and various reconciliations in a timely and accurate manner.
Application Instructions: 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

After an interview always make sure to send a thank you note or email, reminding them of your qualifications for the position and thanking them for the opportunity.

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