Career Center

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.

August

Intro to Scholarships Workshop, Sponsored by Office of Merit Scholarships
Monday, August 24th | 12:30-2:00pm | UW1-103
This workshop will introduce you to various sites to search for scholarships, tips for being a successful scholarship applicant and strategies on how to be a compelling applicant.

Writing a Personal Statement Workshop, Co-sponsored by Office of Merit Scholarships and the Writing and Communication Center
Wednesday, August 26th | 12:30-2:00pm | UW1-103
This workshop will help you prepare to write your personal statement for various scholarships or graduate school, understand the personal statements purpose, develop its various stages and tips for being a more effective writer. We will spend the first hour discussing what makes an excellent personal statement and the last half hour you will have the chance to have us go over your personal statement and make recommendations for improvement. Co-sponsored by Office of Merit Scholarships and the Writing and Communication Center.

September

Accounting Fall Recruiting Workshop
Thursday, September 9th | 1:30pm - 3:00 pm | UW2-005
Beta Alpha Psi and Career Services host a public accounting recruiting workshop preparing students for the upcoming fall recruiting season. Learn about the structured recruiting process, how to apply using HuskyJobs, how to create a competitive application and other helpful tips for what to do/don't do when you get that all important interview.

Marketing Your International Experience, Sponsored by Global Initiatives
Thursday, September 24th | 4:00pm - 5:30 pm | UW1-103
Numerous employers have expressed that students that have studied abroad have several skillsets including: intercultural communication, adapting to change, and gaining new perspectives from cross cultural experiences. This workshop will help you market your international experiences, whether it be through study abroad, extensive travel, projects exploring multi-cultural topics, or veteran/military experience(s). Register Here.

Student Success Center Ice Cream Social
Wednesday, September 30th | 3:00 - 4:00p | SSC, UW1-160
The SSC would like to welcome everyone to a fun and tasty ice cream social. This is a great opportunity to learn about the services located within the center and meet the friendly staff here to serve you!

October

Internships A-Z Workshop
Thursday, October 1st | 10:00 - 11:00a | UW1-103
Ever wonder what kind of internships are out there? Come to this informative session and learn about what kind of internships are out there and why they are so important in your academic and professional success!

Resumes & Cover Letter Workshop
Thursday, October 1st | 11:00 - 12:00p | 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 & Internship Search Strategies Workshop
Thursday, October 1st | 12:00 - 1:00p | UW1-103
Searching for the right job, campus employment 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.

Study Abroad Information Session, Sponsored by Global Initiatives
Thursday, October 1st | 4:30 - 5:30p | UW1-103
Interested in studying abroad? This informative session will provide information on academic study abroad programs, funding, and how to apply.

Marketing Your International Experience, Sponsored by Global Initiatives
Thursday, October 8th | 11:00 - 12:30 pm | UW1-361
Numerous employers have expressed that students that have studied abroad have several skillsets including: intercultural communication, adapting to change, and gaining new perspectives from cross cultural experiences. This workshop will help you market your international experiences, whether it be through study abroad, extensive travel, projects exploring multi-cultural topics, or veteran/military experience(s). Register Here.

Making the Most of the Job & Internship Fair
Tuesday, October 13th | 3:00 - 4:00 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.

LinkedIn and Networking Workshop
Tuesday, October 13th | 4:00 - 5:00 pm | UW1-103
Learn how to build an awesome LinkedIn profile and how to effectively use it for networking and information gathering purposes. Don't forget the UW Bothell Alumni Council will be sponsoring a LinkedIn Photobooth at the Career Fair on Thursday, October 15th!

Fall Job & Internship Fair
Thursday, October 15, 2015 | 1:00 – 4:00pm | 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. Stay tuned for information on employers!

Boeing Information Session
Wednesday, October 21st | 4:00 - 6:00 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.

Applying to Federal Jobs Workshop
Wednesday, October 27th | 2:00 - 3:00 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.

Job Search Strategies for International Students Workshop, Co-sponsored by Career Services and the Center for International Education
Wednesday, October 27th | 3:00 - 4:00 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.

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, uwbdrs@uw.edu. It would be best if requests are made 10 days prior to the event.

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