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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 Center newsletter for additional events and updates.

Spring Quarter


May

 
Technical Resumes
Thursday, May 26th | 3:30-4:30pm | UW1-031


Summer Quarter


June


Resume and Cover Letter Writing Workshop
Wednesday, June 22nd | 1:00-2:00pm | 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.

Job Search Skills
Tuesday, June 28th | 4:00-5:00pm | 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.


July


Interview Skills
Thursday July 7th | 4:00-5:00pm | 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.

Networking & LinkedIn
Wednesday, July 13th | 1:00-2:00pm | UW1-103
Learn how to build an awesome LinkedIn profile and how to effectively use it for networking and information gathering purposes.

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 humanresources@pscpa.com. 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.

Job Search Skills
Wednesday, July 27th | 4:00-5:00pm | 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.


August


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

Resume and Cover Letter Writing Workshop
Thursday, August 4th | 1:00-2:00pm | 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.

Interview Skills
Wednesday August 8th | 4:00-5:00pm | 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.

Networking & LinkedIn
Tuesday August 16th | 1:30-2:30pm | 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, uwb-drs@uw.edu. It would be best if requests are made 10 days prior to the event.

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