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-

Boeing Information Session for CSS & IT Internships
Wednesday, October 1st | 4:00 - 5:00 pm | Husky Hall 1160
Are you interested in working in the fields of CSS and IT at Boeing, one of the largest employers in the State of Washington? We encourage you to attend and network with Boeing recruiters to discuss CSS and IT internship opportunities.

Washington State Legislative Internship Visit
Thursday, October 2nd | 9:00 - 5:00 pm | UW1-103
Interested in an internship with the Washington State Legislature during winter quarter? Come by and chat with representatives from Olympia to learn more about this exciting internship opportunity. For more information, click here.

Resume and Cover Letter Writing Workshop
Tuesday, October 7th | 11:00 - 12:00 Noon | 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.

Making the Most of the Job & Internship Fair
Tuesday, October 7th | 1:00 - 2:00 pm | UW1-103
The Job & Internship Fair is a great opportunity for students to practice interviewing skills, network, and make personal contacts with business and organizations that interest you for potential careers and / or internships. Learn tips and tricks to successfully navigate the Job & Internship Fair.

Successful Interviewing
Tuesday, October 7th | 2:00 - 3:00 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.

Fall Job & Internship Fair
Thursday, October 9th |1:00 - 4:00 pm | Mobius Hall
Looking for a potential job, internship, or other professional opportunities? Don't miss the Fall Job & Internship Fair. This is a great chance to connect with employers who are looking to meet and hire talented students and alumni. Dress is business casual and bring at least (10) copies of your resume. For a list of employers attending the fair, click here.

Peace Corps Information Session
Thursday, October 9th |5:00 - 6:00 pm | UW1-103
Come and learn about exciting new opportunities with the Peace Corps in this informative workshop!

Boeing Information Session
Tuesday, October 14th | 5:00 - 7:00 pm | North Creek Event Center
We invite you to come and learn about available internship opportunities. This is also a great opportunity to network with Boeing recruiters.

Job Search Strategies for International Students
Tuesday, October 21st |2:00 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 8:00 | North Creek Event 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 - 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.

-November-

Global Internships and Working Abroad Workshop
Tuesday, November 4th |4:00 - 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 |12:00 - 5:00 pm | North Creek Event 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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.

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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