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 Center newsletter for additional events and updates.
Making Professional Connections
Monday, May 2nd | 12:00-1:00pm | UW1-031
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.
Applying for Federal Jobs Workshop
Monday, May 2nd | 2:00-3:00pm | 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
Resumes & Cover Letters
Tuesday, May 3rd | 4:30 - 5:30 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.
Professional Etiquette - with Jim Reed
Monday, May 9th | 12:00-1:00pm | UW1-031
You got the job, now what? Join us for a discussion with Jim Reed, Executive with Banner Bank. He will be talking about etiquette do's and don'ts in the workplace.
Government & Non-Profit Organizations Networking Night
Tuesday, May 10th | 5:00-6:30pm | NCEC
Come and network with representatives from the non-profit/government sector. This is a great chance to build your professional network, practice networking, and learn about available jobs, positions, and volunteer opportunities.
Networking & LinkedIn
Tuesday, May 17th | 2:00 - 3:00 pm | UW1-103
Learn how to build an awesome LinkedIn profile and how to effectively use it for networking and information gathering purposes.
Tuesday, May 17th | 5:00 - 6:00 pm | UW1-103
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.
Thursday, May 26th | 3:30-4:30pm | UW1-031
Peterson Sullivan LLP Summer 2016 Leadership Summit
Monday, July 18th | 3:00 – 9:00pm | Peterson Sullivan Office & Safeco Field
This event is intended for sophomore, junior, and senior business students majoring or anticipating majoring in accounting, and who are strongly considering a career in public accounting. Minimum GPA 3.0 overall, 3.2 in major. Safeco Field @ 7:10pm (walking departure from Peterson Sullivan around 6:00pm). Seattle Mariners take on the Chicago White Sox – watch the game and mingle with PS Professionals from Lookout Landing. Also meet with Jen Mueller, Founder of Talk Sporty to Me, a communications method that teaches us how to get a professional edge by talking sports at work.
Application Instructions: To apply for this event, submit a resume and cover letter to by May 1st, 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.org. In your cover letter, address how you embody the PS entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit, and What Makes You Unique. There is no interview process for this leadership event, although space is limited. APPLY TODAY! Participants will be selected by May 31st and notified. Please note that this is a one-day leadership event, not a full-time position.
Bader Martin, P.S. Summer Leadership Program
Monday, July 25th | 12:00 – 5:00pm | Bader Martin Office and Pike Place Market
Sophomores, juniors and seniors majoring in accounting and in good academic standing are invited to begin exploring public accounting career possibilities with Bader Martin. We will begin the event at Bader Martin where we dive deeper into the world of public accounting and discuss how to sharpen your interviewing, networking, and resume writing skills. After, we will make our way to Pike Place Market for a mobile scavenger hunt where you will have the opportunity to work directly with a few of our employees to solve clever riddles. Wrap up the afternoon at Bader Martin with good food, prizes and an opportunity to celebrate the day with your new connections.
Application Instructions: Application deadline is Tuesday, May 31st. To apply, submit an application online.
Clark Nuber Summer Leadership Conference
Monday, August 1st | Woodmark Hotel, Kirkland
Students will have the opportunity to visit with professionals from Clark Nuber at all levels (Associates – Shareholders). This event is geared towards juniors and seniors that are strongly considering a rewarding career in a midsize public accounting firm. Students must be able to commit to the full day if they apply. Selected students can expect to receive additional agenda details prior to the event.
Application Instructions: Application forms can be found here and here, and are due by Friday, April 15th
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, email@example.com. It would be best if requests are made 10 days prior to the event.