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Career Center News

February 1st, 2016

Upcoming Events

Drop-in Resume Reviews for Business Students
Wednesday, February 3rd | 1:00 - 3:30pm | UW1-103
Get prepared for the Business Networking Night by having your resume reviewed! Assistant Career Advisers will be on hand to provide helpful feedback to take your resume from good to great.

Writing Your Federal Resume webinar
Wednesday, February 3rd | 1:00 – 2:00pm
This presentation will help you to write your Federal resume by explaining the critical data points that must be provided by you in your application. You will walk through a Federal job posting as well as a process review the posting for eligibility and qualifications. As you learn to identify important requirements, you will be given tips on how to tailor your resume with the JOA. To log on, click here and Enter as Guest by entering your name in the Name field and clicking Enter Room.

Business Careers Networking Night
Thursday, February 4th | 5:00 - 6:30pm | The Commons
Come network with business and corporate 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. Click here for a list of companies attending.

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.

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.

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.

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
- 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

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 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 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 This is a work study only position.

Internships of Interest

Communication Assistant Intern – City of Kenmore
The City of Kenmore is seeking an undergraduate student in their junior/senior year or a graduate level student to support our communications and outreach team. The ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about writing, enjoys working with the public, detail-oriented, and comfortable with multi-tasking. With the significant number of exciting projects happening in Kenmore, this is a great opportunity to acquire hands-on experience using various strategies and tools to communicate to our constituents.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Wednesday, February 10th. For more information and to apply, submit an application online.

Retail Management Intern – Nordstrom
Interested in a career in the exciting world of retail fashion? Our Retail Management Internship is designed to jumpstart your career and prepare you to move into an assistant department manager role. Gain hands-on experience selling to and serving our customers, participate in sales and customer service events, and be exposed to a variety of management responsibilities.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Wednesday, February 13th. For more information and to apply, visit HuskyJobs (#98482).

COPE Health Scholar Program
Gain experience alongside nurses and physicians and provide basic care for patients, similar to a clinical internship. Gain the exposure you need to get into professional schools and land a job in health care. 250 hours of practical experience from UCLA in Patient Experience and Pre-licensed Clinical Care.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Monday, February 15th. Submit an application online.

Software Engineer Intern – Samsung Electronics America
Samsung is seeking a Summer 2016 intern to be part of the technical project managers who work on Samsung’s various projects for AT&T and Cricket Client. The intern will work on creating tools to support various needs for the team such as reporting, information sharing, issue tracking, test automation, etc. A successful candidate will have experience working on full SW product cycle (SW planning, prototyping, design, coding, testing, as well as web programming experience.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply, visit online.


Off-Campus Jobs

Canvasser, Telephone Outreach Caller, and Canvasser Director - Fund for the Public Interest
Fund for the Public Interest is currently hiring for a Canvasser, Telephone Outreach Caller, and Canvasser Director. A national, non-profit organization, fund for the Public Interest runs campaigns for America’s leading environmental and public interest organizations. Engaging people on the most pressing problems of our days and turning that support into solutions, we now run the nation’s largest and most effective canvassing and telephone membership operation. Our canvassers and callers talk to people one-on-one and through those interactions help make thousands, sometimes millions of people’s voices heard, through petitions, emails, small donations and meetings. That’s people power, and that’s what it takes to make a difference for the environment, for our democracy, and more.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply, visit online.

Soccer Referee (Part-Time) – City of Marysville
The applicant will be responsible for officiating in scheduled soccer games and programs sponsored or coordinated by the Parks and Recreation Department. A high level of independent judgement is necessary to be a referee. The Soccer Referee is under the direction of the assigned supervisor. Maintain soccer games as assigned and enforces the rules of play, effectively communicates with coaches, players, sponsors and helps maintain order.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Friday, February 12th. Submit an application online.

Environmental Biologist – Pierce County
This is technical and professional support work with emphasis on environmental permitting for Pierce County Transportation Improvement Section under the Office of the County Engineer.  An employee in this class performs both office and field work that involves the preparation of permit applications, mitigation and monitoring plans, and technical support and participation for project delivery teams. General direction, guidance, and assistance are provided by the Environmental Resources Supervisor.  Specific work includes conducting mitigation site inspections, maintenance and monitoring. Other work involves environmental support for construction of transportation projects, preparing environmental documents and permit applications.  Incumbents are required to use considerable independent judgment and initiative as well as collaboration as members of section project delivery teams.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply, visit online.

Mental Health Community Support Specialist – Snohomish County
Represents the county concerning issues of mental health needs and services and quality of care with local and regional mental health clients, providers and cross-system community partners as well as regional and statewide administrators. This position is for a mental health professional to work in the Snohomish County jail alongside jail corrections, medical, and mental health staff to develop care plans for high utilizers of jail and community services with behavioral health issues with the goals of reducing use of high cost services and increasing stability of behavioral health issues. Program development experience preferred.  Job duties will include development practices and procedures, providing direct services, and coordinating community resources.
Application Instructions: Application deadline Friday, February 12th. For more information and to apply, visit 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

Get ready for the Business Networking Night and come to the Drop-In Resume Reviews for Business Students on Thursday, February 3rd from 1:00-3:30pm at UW1-103.




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