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July 14, 2014

Upcoming Events

Study Abroad and Global Initiatives Information Session
Tuesday, July 15th | 11:00 -11:30am | UW1-020
Have you ever wanted to study abroad? Come to this session to learn about upcoming opportunities, how to fund your study abroad trip, and other interesting opportunities available through UW Bothell Global Initiatives.

Hiring Soiree
Thursday, July 17th | 6:00pm – 8:00pm | Skoah Capitol Hill
Network with store management, skin care trainers (estheticians), and skin care coaches (retail associates) in a speed dating fashion. Rotate through stations and chat with each of their skoah krew members. Please bring your resume, cover letter, lots of questions and your energy!  For information, click here.

Networking with George Northcroft, UW Bothell Advisory Board Member
Tuesday, July 22nd | 10:30 -11:30am | UW1-020
Join us for a discussion with George Northcroft, of the U.S. General Services Administration. He will be talking about his academic and professional path and the importance of professional and personal relationship building and networking. 

How to Ace the Job Interview                                            
Tuesday, July 29th | 9:30 -10:25am | UW1-020                                                     
Interviews can be intimidating. Especially when they include questions like the "tell me about yourself". Learn how to prepare and conduct interviews and get that job offer. This workshop will teach you how to prepare, research companies, what to expect, and how to answer those tough questions.

Credit Reporting 101, with Karen Childs, WSECU                                                  
Tuesday, July 29th | 10:30 -11:30am | UW1-020                                                     
Did you know that your credit score can affect a potential job offer? Learn easy steps in building and maintaining your credit score and manage your finances and debt.

Internship Course – BIS 495

Attention IAS students…
The IAS Internship course (BIS 495) is a credit/no-credit course designed for students interested in linking their classroom education to practice-based learning in local for-profit, not-for-profit, and governmental organizations. It also will meet the IPR graduation requirement. Career Services can help you to find an internship to take the course. Learn more on the BIS 495 website or email internships@uwb.edu.

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.

Student Technology Consultant – UWB/CCC Campus Library
Help meet the technology needs of students in the Campus Library Information Commons and beyond, conducting research, writing papers, and working on class projects. Student Technology Consultants 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 is a great resume builder!  Up to 19.5 hours are offered per week, with a flexible work schedule.
Application Instructions: For more information, or to complete an online application, go to http://library.uwb.edu/jobs/Tech.  (UW NetID required) Successful applicants will be notified via email. For additional questions, contact Library Technology Services at 425.352.3450 or email libhelp@uwb.edu

Summer and Fall 2014 Peer Consultants – Writing and Communication Center
Peer Consultants tutor UW Bothell students through individual conferences, group workshops (within and outside of scheduled courses) and peer groups. The Writing Center’s 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. Candidates must have a strong interest and passion for writing, commit for at least one year, and be able to work with students, faculty, and staff in a courteous manner. Multilingual writers are encouraged to apply. See full description here.
Application Instructions: To apply, please submit the following to  Writing and Communication Center Assistant Director Kim Sharp at ksharp@uwb.edu: Resume, 2 writing samples from past coursework, and a Cover Letter addressing the following questions: 1) Why do you want to work in the Writing and Communication Center 2) How could you contribute to the mission and goals of the Writing and Communication Center?

Summer Examination Proctor – Disability Resources for Students
Examination Proctors monitor students during test sessions to ensure a secure testing environment by distributing and collecting test material to the student(s), ensuring the tests are ready for pick-up by the instructors, clarifying professor's test instructions for students, regulating allowance(s) for exams, and verifying that the student starts and finishes the exam at the original time set by the professor. Proctors are also responsible for verifying student’s identification and seating them appropriately, and reporting suspected irregularities such as cheating and breach of student conduct to the professor and DRS staff.
Application Instructions: Candidate must be Work Study Eligible to apply. If you are unsure please ask the Financial Aid office. To apply email your resume and cover letter to Rosa Lundborg at RLundborg@uwb.edu.   

Social Issues Programmer Campus Events Board
Campus Events Board organizes programs and events that help cultivate college life for students. They create experiences through different events and activities that help unify students into one campus. This group sponsors movie showings, concerts, comedians, national speakers, and other large-scale events.
Application Instructions: Application Deadline: Sunday July, 20th  by 11:45pm. For more information and to apply, click here.

Social Justice Organizer – Student Engagement and Activities
Social Justice Organizers (formerly "Diversity Programmers") create an environment of awareness and acceptance that highlights diversity and social justice topics within our community. They achieve this through numerous program formats, including films, dialogue series, cultural events, and educational programming.
Application Instructions: Application Deadline: Sunday July, 20th  by 11:45pm. For more information and to apply, click here.

Sports Officials (Referees) – Recreation and Wellness
Officiate intramural activities - no officiating experience necessary! Intramural Sports Officials are responsible for providing an atmosphere of fun in a competitive, yet safe, environment. Officials must be able to implement policies and playing rules in order to maintain an appropriate level of control, fairness and safety. They should maintain a positive attitude on-site and should always be striving to improve their officiating skills.
Application Instructions: Application Deadline: Sunday July, 20th  by 11:45pm. For more information and to apply, click here.

Universal Leadership Conference Chair – Student Engagement and Activities
This student is responsible for coordinating the Universal Leadership Conference in the Spring. The ULC's mission is developing understanding of the interconnectedness of service, social justice, and leadership among students on campus, and encouraging them to better themselves, their peers, and their community.
Application Instructions: Application Deadline: Sunday July, 20th  by 11:45pm. For more information and to apply, click here.

Internships of Interest

“Vote for a Change” Work Study Intern – Poverty Action Network
Poverty Action mobilizes people with low incomes to influence decisions at the state capitol in order to eliminate the root causes of poverty ensure everyone can have a better future, specifically through the annual “Vote For A Change”. Two interns are needed to create a statewide voter guide or help coordinate outreach efforts. Students of color, low-income, and bilingual capability are encouraged to apply. Read the full description here. This position is for work study eligible students only. If you are unsure of work study eligibility, contact the Office of Financial Aid.
Application Instructions: Application Deadline: Friday, July 18th by 5pm. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to David Reyes, Statewide Poverty Action Network’s Community Organizer at david@povertyaction.org.

Graduate Intern – City of Lakewood
The City seeks an energetic and skilled intern to assist the City Manager Department with policy projects such as the City’s comprehensive plan and military efforts. The intern will learn about the functions and services of a local government and gain experience in the role of planning in a public agency. This position will focus on projects that are intended to provide exposure to the operations and daily tasks of City government.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply online, click here

Graphic Design Intern – Williams Helde
The intern will assist the creative department on a wide variety of assignments and report and communicate clearly and efficiently with the team. Minimum requirements include: Basic knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, knowledge of social media is a plus, a digital portfolio or compilation of graphic design work, self-efficient, strong communication and people skills, and the ability to work quickly,  and high energy, with a commitment to excellence in all you do.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply online, click here.

Account Services Intern – Magner Sanborn
Ideal candidates will have emerging experience in a variety of areas including advertising, PR, marketing, business communication, or a related field. The position requires the ability to help efficiently coordinate, research, and implement a variety of projects for their clients. A successful candidate will be adept at working within a rapidly changing environment where tight deadlines are the norm.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply online, click here.

Networking Engineer Intern – NBBJ
The intern will gain experience in multiple areas of the IT team, by working closely with their Network Administrators, assisting in hardware maintenance, monitoring of the data network, and other special projects as assigned. This is a full-time, paid internship that will last a minimum of eight weeks to be completed anytime between May and September.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply online, clic

Off-Campus Jobs

Facility Program Attendant (Athletics) – City of Kirkland (seasonal)
The City of Kirkland offers multiple positions concerning recreation athletics. Duties include collecting fees, maintaining records, set-up/tear down of equipment, opening and closing facilities, and supervising customers during weekdays, weeknights, and/or weekends. Responsibilities take place in various City of Kirkland parks and/or Lake Washington School District facilities that hold adult sport leagues such as volleyball, basketball, dodgeball, and softball. This position begins August 15th and applicants must be available to work nights and Saturdays from August through June 2015.
Application Instructions: Application Deadline: Sunday, July 27th. To apply, visit www.govjobstoday.com and search “Facilities Program Attendant”.

Lifeguard/Swim Instructor – City of Lynnwood (seasonal)
The lifeguard/swim instructor is responsible for supervising the patrons in the natatorium and instructing swim lessons. The position is within the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department and works under the supervisory direction of the Aquatics Supervisor and Assistant Aquatics Supervisors. Duties include: Abide by and enforce policies and procedures of the City of Lynnwood, Recreation Division and the Aquatics Program to ensure the safe operation of the pool and all aquatic activities. Teach swim lessons to all levels and age groups assigned in accordance with the instructor objectives, curriculum and teach policies and procedures outlined in the Aquatics Manual. Monitor the patrons and the activities, identify potential safety concerns and take action to prevent accidents or injuries.
Application Instructions: Application Deadline: July, 31st by  11:59PM. For more information and to apply online, click here

Recreation Aide II – City of Lacey
The Recreation Aide II is responsible for assisting with a variety of tournaments, special events, sports activities, and miscellaneous programs offered by the Parks and Recreation Department at the Regional Athletic Complex (RAC) and Rainier Vista Park. Duties may include setting up and tearing down of event items such as tents, banners, sports equipment, sound equipment, etc.  The Recreation Aide may assist in supervising programs for children and adults. The Parks and Recreation Department serves the community by providing healthful activities and recreation opportunities through quality programming, facilities, and community events.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply online, click here

Recycling Programs Coordinator – Public Works – City of Kirkland
Develop, coordinate, and implement the City's internal and external waste reduction and recycling programs. Conduct on-site waste and recycling assessments and provide technical and material assistance to property owners and managers, and tenants.  Respond to and resolve customer complaints and service requests received from the public. Monitor waste reduction and recycling project and grant budgets. Develop reports and memoranda on program performance, including presentations to appropriate audiences. Represent the City at various community events to promote waste reduction and recycling programs. Promote and manage the Kirkland Green Business Program.
Application Instructions: Application Deadline: July 27th by 11:30PM. For more information and to apply online, click here

Preschool Instructor – City of Federal Way
Under the direction of the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Dept. Coordinator, the preschool instructor is responsible for planning, teaching, and evaluating classes at the Federal Way Community  Center. The Preschool Instructor will plan, implement, lead, and evaluate classes for up to 10 children who have registered for the class.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply, click here.

Administrative Assistant – Snohomish County
Snohomish County Planning and Development Services (PDS) is seeking a highly-skilled, solution-oriented Administrative Assistant to provide complex and confidential administrative support to a PDS Manager. High professional standards, high productivity, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work well in a team environment are essential.
Application Instructions: For more information and to apply, click here.

Volunteer Opportunities

Locally Grown Food for Hopelink Families
Hopelink is seeking volunteers to join their Gleaning Crews and enjoy some time in the fresh air. You will harvest from local farms in the Carnation/Duvall area and help return the produce to the Hopelink food bank in Carnation. The food will then be distributed by Hopelink staff to area food banks. Training will be provided. Supervised children aged 7 and older are welcome too! Crew shifts that they are currently seeking to fill are Mondays from 10am to 1pm. Gleaning occurs weekly at a farm in the Duvall area. Thursdays from 10am to 12:30pm OR 1pm to 4pm. Gleaning occurs weekly at a farm in the Carnation area. For more information, click here.

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.
 

Public Service Fellows Program Fall 2014
The Public Service Fellows Program at the Partnership for Public Service is a paid opportunity for undergraduate students, graduate students and recent graduates to participate directly in transforming the way government works while developing valuable professional skills. Fellows are assigned substantive and meaningful work to support their wide variety of programs, events and projects to help revitalize the federal government by focusing on the people working in it. Fellows’ duties vary across the Partnership’s internal teams, but often include event planning and execution, conducting research, writing and preparing correspondence, and conducting outreach to external partners, such as government agencies and colleges and universities.
Application Instructions: Application Deadline: Friday, July 18th. For more information and to apply, click here.

Tip of the Week

When preparing for an interview be sure to research the company, update your social networking sites, and make an appointment with a peer or Career Counselor for a mock interview.

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