Career Services

Events

Our schedule is loaded with career fairs, workshops and more that are designed to help you explore your interests, build job search skills and connect with the employment community. These are just a few of our many events. Be sure to check out the Career Services newsletter for additional events and updates.

If you would like a representative from Career Services to host a workshop or presentation, please click here.

-October-

Job Search Strategies for International Students
Tuesday, October 21st | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | UW1-103
Looking for work presents special challenges for international students. This workshop will cover best practices and strategies for seeking and applying for jobs. Information on OPT and CPT will also be presented.

Preparing and Applying for Graduate School Workshop
Tuesday, October 21st | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | UW1-103
Interested in pursuing a graduate degree? Come to this informative session to learn about tips and strategies for success as you prepare your grad school application.

Job & Internship Search Strategies
Tuesday, October 21st | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | UW1-103
Searching for the right job or internship and need help where to start? This workshop will answer all your questions about how to start the process of looking and finding part-time or full-time jobs and internships.

Resume and Cover Letter Writing Workshop
Wednesday, October 22nd | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | 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.

LinkedIn and Networking Workshop
Wednesday, October 22nd | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | UW1-103
Learn how to build an awesome LinkedIn profile and how to effectively use it for networking and information gathering purposes.

Applying to Federal Jobs Workshop
Wednesday, October 22nd | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | UW1-103
Are you interested in applying for positions within the federal government? This informative workshop will provide helpful advice and feedback on navigating the application process.

Amazon Internship Information Night
Thursday, October 23rd | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm | North Creek Events Center
Do you want to intern with Amazon? We invite you to come and learn more about available opportunities and network with recruiters.

How to Prepare for Graduate School Panel
Tuesday, October 28th | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm | UW1-103
Interested in pursuing a graduate degree? Come to this informative panel to learn about tips and strategies for success as you prepare your grad school application.

Nordstrom Information Session
Wednesday, October 29 | 1-2pm | UW1-103
Do you want to work for Nordstrom? Come learn more about internship and job opportunities with the iconic Seattle retailer.

-November-

Global Internships and Working Abroad Workshop
Tuesday, November 4th | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm | UW1-103
During this information session, co-hosted by Career Services and Global Initiatives, students will learn about opportunities to gain international work experience. Discussions will include internships offered through UW affiliate, IE3 Global Internships, which are credit-bearing and eligible for financial aid and scholarships, as well as post-graduate opportunities for grads and recent alumni.

Graduate School Fair
Wednesday, November 5th | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | North Creek Events Center
This is a great opportunity to learn about different graduate opportunities and schools throughout the region. To learn more about the institutions attending, click here.

Job & Internship Search Strategies
Wednesday, November 12th | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | UW1-103
Searching for the right job or internship and need help where to start? This workshop will answer all your questions about how to start the process of looking and finding part-time or full-time jobs and internships.

Successful Interviewing
Wednesday, November 12th | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | 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.

Job Search Strategies for International Students
Thursday, November 13th | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | UW1-103
Looking for work presents special challenges for international students. This workshop will cover best practices and strategies for seeking and applying for jobs. Information on OPT and CPT will also be presented.

LinkedIn and Networking Workshop
Thursday, November 13th | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm | UW1-103
Learn how to build an awesome LinkedIn profile and how to effectively use it for networking and information gathering purposes.

Nordstrom Information Session
Thursday, November 20 | 1-2pm | UW1-103
Do you want to work for Nordstrom? Come learn more about internship and job opportunities with the iconic Seattle retailer.

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodations contact Disability Resources for Students at 425.352.5307, TDD 425.352.5303, FAX 425.352.3581, drs@uwb.edu. It would be best if requests are made 10 days prior to the event.

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Past Events

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