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June 22, 2015

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2015 Summer Career Fair

Wednesday, June 24th | 2:00-6:00pm | University of Washington, Seattle HUB South Ballroom

Are you about to graduate or an alum looking to land that perfect full-time career position? Or are you an undergraduate student looking to obtain part-time employment or an internship opportunity? The Career Center is hosting the Summer Career Fair just for YOU! This Career Fair will give you the chance to connect and interact with over 70 employers on Seattle campus looking to hire UW Huskies just like you!

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.

Peer Consultant – Writing and Communication Center
Peer Consultants tutor UW Bothell students through individual conferences, group workshops (within and outside of scheduled courses) and peer writing groups. Our mission 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 visiting classes to publicize services and assisting with peer review sessions.

Application Instructions: To apply, please send the following to Kim Sharp, Interim Director of the Writing and Communication Center, at kimsharp@uw.edu: Resume, two writing samples from coursework completed within past year (one sample should demonstrate ability to use scholarly evidence to support a claim), cover letter that addresses the following questions – why do you want to work in the Writing and Communication Center? And How could you contribute to the mission and goals of the Writing and Communication Center?

Student Assistant – IT Admin & CIO
Under general direction from the Assistant Vice Chancellor and CIO of Information Technologies, this position will independently perform a variety of office-related duties and projects such as conducting ad-hoc research and preparing briefings on those findings to assist and support the Assistant Vice Chancellor.
Application Instructions: Submit an email labeled “Student Assistant in Admin Services (current quarter/year)” to csmith2@uw.edu with the following in one file if possible: cover letter, resume, hours of availability for the summer, class schedule from Spring Quarter 2015 and Summer 2015 is applicable, and expected quarter and year of graduation.

Student Assistant – IT Administration

Under general direction from the IT Admin Services Program Coordinator, this position will independently perform a variety of clerical and office-related duties as well as projects that include data entry and maintenance, revising and maintaining electronic and manual filing systems, maintaining records, statistical data, and other record keeping as required.
Application Instructions: Submit an email labeled “Student Assistant in Admin Services (current quarter/year)” to csmith2@uw.edu with the following in one file if possible: cover letter, resume, hours of availability for the summer, class schedule from Spring Quarter 2015 and Summer 2015 is applicable, and expected quarter and year of graduation.

Internships of Interest

Fall 2015 Intern – University of Washington Center for Human Rights

This internship program is designed to provide opportunities for those who are interested in human rights to perform meaningful work to help advance the goals of the Center.
Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents in an email to uwchr@uw.edu with the subject line “INTERNSHIP” in order to be considered: one page maximum statement of interest describing why you are interested in the internship and qualifications and your resume.

Summer Intern – Friends of North Creek Education

Education Interns will help with summer programming and will develop Forest Education Classroom Kits to be used by area teachers. Summer programming primarily consists of weekly visits from the local YMCA’s teen campus program. Campers will help with forest restoration projects and participate in educational activities.

Application Instructions: For more information, please contact Emily Sprong, the Executive Director of Friends of North Creek Forest, at: emily@friendsnorthcreekforest.org. To apply, please email Emily Sprong with resume and cover letter.

2016 Interns – NestlĂ© Purina

Nestlé Purina offers a variety of internship opportunities that are available now. Interns work hand-in-hand with leading professionals in the field on real-time projects in their disciplines.

Application Instructions: Visit the website to explore the different positions, to read the full job descriptions, and to apply.

Volunteer Positions

Supported Employment Specialist – AmeriCorps

Dedicate ten and a half months of national service to helping recently arrived refugees and immigrants find meaningful employment in South King County. Through workshops and one-on-one assistance, volunteers can make a positive impact to ensure refugees and immigrants find good employment.

Application Instructions: Application deadline is Saturday, August 15th. Please fill out the online application and submit a resume and brief cover letter expressing why you are a good fit for this position to zeskenazi@lcsnw.org.

Off-Campus Jobs

UWB MATCH College Access Coordinator – Americorps, College Access Corps

The primary function of the MATCH College Access Coordinator will be to develop and enhance the MATCH (Making Access to College Happen) program through training and supporting the college coaches, maintaining high school partnerships, and updating the MATCH coach curriculum. MATCH is a course at the University of Washington Bothell that serves low income and first generation high school students who want to attend college. The coaches do this through knowledge building, peer mentoring, and pre-academic college advising.

Application Instructions: Receiving applications through Tuesday, June 30th.For more information, please contact Kara Adams, Interim Director of Community-Based Learning and Research at caseykl@uw.edu. For more CAC member positions, please click here.

Early Learning Policy Manager – Thrive Washington

The Early Learning Policy Manager is a policy and advocacy position with an emphasis on field organizing functions. While the work will focus most heavily on engaging and supporting the Regional Coalitions in their effort to build advocacy capacity, the Policy Manager will also provide equity-driven analysis and advocacy of state-level early learning policies to close the opportunity gap.

Application Instructions: Application deadline is Monday, July 6th. To apply, please send a resume and thoughtful, succinct letter of introduction to: hr@thrivebyfivewa.org.

Program Coordinator, Bilingual Spanish & English – Lutheran Community Services

The Program Coordinator for the Family Support Center of South Snohomish County (FSCSSC) helps clients to access and utilize available resources, works with the Family Support team to facilitate events and activities such as Giving Drives, participates in community outreach, and helps to identify gaps in service within the community. Additionally, this position is responsible for daily office operations, documentation and reporting.

Application Instructions: Application deadline is Friday, June 26th. To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to hrseattle@lcsnw.org. Please be sure to indicate which position you are applying for.

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.

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