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April 21, 2014

Featured Event

Upcoming Events
Spring Job and Internship Fair 2014
ALL Industries Wednesday, April 23rd | 1:00pm-4:00pm | North Creek Events Center
STEM Industries Thursday, April 24rd | 1:00pm-4:00pm | North Creek Events Center
Looking for a potential job, internship, or other professional opportunities? Don’t miss the Spring Job and Internship Fair, This is a great chance to connect with employers who are looking to meet and hire talented students and alumni. Dress business casual and bring at least (10) copies of your resume! For a list of employers attending please click here.

Peace Corps Information Session
Wednesday, April 23rd | 4:30pm – 5:30pm | UW1-103
Come learn about exciting new opportunities with the Peace Corps in this informative workshop!

Panda Express Information Session
Wednesday, April 23rd | 2:30pm – 3:30pm | UW1-103
Visit this information session to learn more the exciting opportunities that the Panda Restaurant Group has to offer!

CIA National Clandestine Service Information Session
Wednesday, April 23rd | 7:00pm – 8:00pm | UW1-103
Consider the global employment opportunities at the CIA’s National Clandestine Service. As a global organization, there is a continuous need to recruit highly motivated and talented individuals with varied backgrounds and life experiences, professional and educational histories, language capabilities, and other skills set to contribute to the National Security mission. Veterans and Graduate students may find this session most helpful. If you are looking for a unique, challenging and rewarding career join this information session. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with CIA recruiters, learn about the CIA’s mission, career opportunities and the application/security clearance process.

Networking Graduate Student Professional Development Series
Monday, April 28th | 5:45pm – 7:30pm | UW1-160
Tuesday, April 29th | 5:45pm – 7:30pm | UW1-160

What is networking and why is it important?  How does one network in a way that is authentic?  Join other UWB grad students for a seminar on the practice of networking and effective strategies, including informational interviewing and LinkedIn. This event is being offered twice to accommodate busy schedules. Please register for either date by Thursday, April 24th.  Refreshments will be provided.   

Networking with George Northcroft, UW Bothell Advisory Board Member        
Tuesday, April 29th | 3:30 - 4:30pm |UW1-010                                                        
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.

NACE Survey
2014 Student Survey – National Association of Colleges and Employers
NACE has created its 2014 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.
Application Instructions: Survey Deadline: Wednesday, 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!

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 to come into the Career Center.

Student Assistant – Center for University Students and Programs (CUSP)
CUSP organizes and supports the academic experience of first-year and pre-major students at UW Bothell. At this time, CUSP is hiring student assistants to work at the front desk position. Assistants will serve as a first point of contact for diverse student population and individuals visiting the University of Washington Bothell CUSP office.
Application Instructions: Application Deadline: Thursday, May 1st. If interested, please fill out the online application. After submitting the application, please be sure to submit a resume and cover letter to Please note that only applicants who submit the application along with a resume and cover letter will be considered. For questions or more information, please contact or call (425) 352-3427.

Assistant Career Advisor (ACA) – Career Services
The Assistant Career Advisor serves as a primary contact for students seeking assistance in using Career Services. 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 are set each quarter based on class schedules, availability and work responsibilities.
Application Instructions: Application Deadline: Friday, May 9th  by 5:00pm. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Marcus Mickelsen, In your letter please address your desire to work for Career Services, and your personal goals with regards to helping students. Applications must be received by 5pm on May 9th for consideration.

Event Assistant – BFAS – Event & Conference Services
The Events program works collaboratively with other campus constituencies to plan, design, execute and evaluate non-curricular events. The Event Assistant is responsible for helping preparation of reports, permits, etc. and posting, distribution of these as needed, providing equipment check-outs and returns, and assisting with other office and event related duties. See full details.
Application Instructions: Application Deadline: Friday, April 25th. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Peggy Brown at

Internships of Interest
Accounting Intern (General Ledger) – Port of Seattle
The Port of Seattle is looking for an intern to assist the General Accounting section (General Ledger focus) in the Accounting and Financial Reporting Department. This position entails a wide variety of accounting related functions including: account reconciliations, preparing and posting both manual and system journals to the General Ledger module, and performing variance analysis for month-end close. Qualified candidates must possess a broad based accounting knowledge and understanding of accounting principles and possess strong analytical, organizational, time management skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills. This position is expected to last from May/June to August/September 2014.
Application Instructions: To be considered, candidates must submit a current transcript, a completed Port of Seattle application, a cover letter and resume, a list of specific learning objectives in the application, and work references or letters of recommendations from a school faculty member (not required, but preferred). For full job description and to apply, visit here.

Summer Intern – Nature Vision
Nature Vision is a local non-profit environmental education organization that fosters citizen appreciation and environmental stewardship through integration of school, community, and nature education. This organization is looking for an intern to aid in presenting environmental education programs to schools, camps, libraries, and more. Training will be provided. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree (degree may be completed or in progress) or experience in Education, Interpretation, Environmental Science, or related. Candidates must be a US citizen and can read, speak, and write English clearly. View full job description.
Application Instructions: Deadline: Thursday, May 1st To apply, email cover letter and resume to Ginny Ballard

Central Asian Studies Internship – Ayni Education International
Ayni seeks interns interested in Central Asian Studies who are self-starters and can work independently in the fields of website and social media content, grants, database management, fundraising and/or development.  Interns will help Ayni build its social media following, bridge coordination between domestic and foreign operations, refine public relations material, build donor database, identify grant opportunities, write grant proposals, and report directly to the Executive Director with other activities as needed. These internship positions will provide someone interested in Central Asian Studies insight into life in Muslim countries, Afghan culture, and the impact of the Islamic government.  Interns will gain substantial experience in nonprofit development and management, building communications strategies, grant writing, events planning, and researching donor prospects. See full details.  
Application Instructions: Application Deadline: Thursday, May 15th. To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample (University newspaper article or up to 5 page essay/research paper) to Ginna Brelsford, Executive Director at

DYVAS Intern – Powerful Voices
Powerful Voices is looking for a summer intern to work closely with the Employment Coordinator to assist with coordinating the DYVAS (Develop Your Voice and Speak) Employment Program. This program emphasizes the cultivation of "positive girl culture" by working to build a trusting and supportive team with other girls and women and combines peer education, one-on-one support and mentoring, referral services to partner and community organizations, and employment training and readiness so that girls can apply their learning and growth to other experiences in their life. Candidates must be at least 20 years old and can work an average of 20-25 hours/week. The duration of the program is from June 9 - September 2, 2014. See full description.
Application Instructions: Application Deadline: Monday, April 29th by 5:00pm. To apply, submit a resume and cover letter (1 page maximum for each) to Molly Pencke at with “DYVAS Intern: (Your name here)” in the subject line. Please read the job description for detailed cover letter instructions.

Girls Rising Intern – Powerful Voices
Powerful Voices is looking for an intern to work closely with the Powerful Choices Coordinator to assist with coordinating the Girls Rising Program. For 4-5 weeks, fifteen youth rising into 7th and 8th grade, (ages 12-14) will meet twice a week. The goal of Powerful Choices programs is to create a space for middle school female-identified youth to be involved in a community of supportive adults, partners, and peers, build a supportive and encouraging community with other girls, identify the difference between a healthy and unhealthily relationship and develop respect for self and others through the exploration of identity, privilege, and oppression. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and have at least 3 months facilitation experience. Read more details here.
Application Instructions: Application Deadline: Monday, April 29th by 5:00pm. To apply, submit a resume and cover letter (1 page maximum for each) to Molly Pencke at with “Girls Rising Intern: (Your name here)” in the subject line. Please read the job description for detailed cover letter instructions.

Off-Campus Jobs
Executive Assistant to Vice President – BLR Aerospace
Reporting directly to a functional vice president, this position supports the valuable productivity of the sales, marketing, and business development process.  Key skill sets include a strong desire to develop and be mentored into a career in marketing or technical sales; strong computing skills; intermediate analytical skills; strong organization and multi-tasking ability. See full job description.
Application Instructions: To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, references, and unofficial transcript to

Summer Teacher – Northshore YMCA Explorers Academy
This position will design, develop and deliver hands on, engaging curriculum for academic and enrichment classes. Summer Teachers will work with a team to determine academic or enrichment focus of classes and be responsible for analyzing student data in order to best meet the individual needs of students. This position will be responsible for leadership and instruction in our Explorers Academy summer academic enrichment program. Qualifications include a valid state teaching certificate, 5+ years teaching adults and youth, 3+ years’ experience in design and delivery of academic curriculum (i.e. science, math, reading, writing,, social studies, or other subjects), ability to speak in any language in addition to English preferably, and knowledge in innovative learning techniques.
Application Instructions: To apply, visit the online application. For more information, contact Anne Powell at

High School Social Studies Teacher – Highland School District
The Highland School District seeks a High School teacher to provide core instruction following the adopted curriculum for grades 9-12, recognize and develop extended curricular elements that are aligned with the Washington State EALR’s and Common Core State Standards. Applicants must be able to communicate and relate to the academic, social, and emotional needs of high school aged students, must be committed to establishing lines of communication and partnering with parents and fellow staff members to provide students with an effective learning experience, and have a willingness to collaborate with staff in a collegial manner around instructional methods and procedures.
Application Instructions: Application Deadline: Friday, May 9th. For more information, download the application from the Highland School District Employment Page. When applying, send cover letter, application, resume, and credentials to Mr. Mark Anderson, Superintendent, Highland School District, P.O. Box 38, Cowiche, WA, 98923.

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.

WaCLA College Essay Contest
WaCLA advocates for the importance of a liberal arts education and believes that the voices of those who are benefiting from such an education are profoundly persuasive. In an effort to let those voices be heard, we invite undergraduate students at UW Bothell to participate in an essay contest. The essay format is 500 words maximum, submitted in a Microsoft Word document that is double-spaced with a centered title and 12 point font. For the essay prompt and more information visit Submission Deadline: Friday, April 25th by 5:00pm. Send essay to

Tip of the Week

In a rush to find summer work? Visit the 2014 Spring Job and Internship Fair. Free LinkedIn headshots will be available to students for free!


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