Events

Career Week 2011

January 24-27, 2011

Monday, January 24

The Benefits of Mentoring with Sue Ambler
5pm – 6 | UW2 221 - NOTE ROOM CHANGE
Open to graduate students only, RSVP required


Graduate Programs Networking
6pm – 7 | UW1 3rd floor vista

Master’s in Education Career Panel

7pm – 8 | UW1 361
Features alumni representing various career trajectories that are attainable with an MA in Education.

Master of Arts in Policy Studies Career Panel

7pm – 8 | UW1 391
Features alumni representing various career trajectories that are attainable with an MA in Policy Studies.

Tuesday, January 25

Master of Arts in Cultural Studies Career Panel
6pm – 7 | UW1 021
Features community and academic professionals representing various career trajectories that are attainable with an MA in Cultural Studies.

Social and Human Services Careers Panel

6pm – 7 | UW1 103
A panel discussion with professionals in the fields of human and social services, social work, counseling and psychology will discuss their professions and career paths. Panelists include:

Mary Jonasen, Enterprise Developer, Housing Hope
Mary received a BA in Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences – Society, Ethics and Human Behavior in 2008 and Master of Arts in Policy Studies in 2010, both from UW Bothell.  While attending school  she worked full time as a Program Manager hiring and managing a U.S. contract staff for a high tech corporation.  In July 2010, she accepted a job with Housing Hope as an Enterprise Developer for a new non-profit affiliate that was in the inception stage.  HopeWorks Social Enterprises was publicly launched and will create social enterprise businesses to provide employment and education services to homeless and low income adults to increase career wage opportunities. 

Bob Snell, MSW, LICSW
Bob is recently retired from Children’s Medical Center where he was the rehabilitation Social Worker. Before that position he was the Social Work Department Director at Providence Medical Center Seattle. He got his BA in Psychology from U. C. Berkeley 1970 and MSW from Cal State Univ Fresno 1976.

Louise Gross, Counselor, Snohomish School District
Louise works at Little Cedars Elementary in Snohomish School District as a Counselor.  She provides supportive counseling for students, parents, and teachers involving many varied activities.  The degree she holds is a Masters in Social Work from the University of South Carolina.  She has an ESA (Educational Staff Associate) Certificate which allows her to work as a counselor in the schools.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Wednesday, January 26

Networking Event
6:30pm | UW1 3rd floor vista
Whether you are in the job search, exploring career options or researching graduate school opportunities, this workshop will offer some easy, non-threatening ways to connect with others to meet your goals.

Business Alumni Panel
7:30pm | UW1 361
Learn from Business alumni who have first-hand experience, and like you, had to go through the whole ordeal.  What types of careers did they find?  What job search strategies worked for them?  What didn’t work for them?  What advice do they have for you?  Come find out!

CSS Alumni Panel
7:30pm | UW1 370
This workshop will include a broad discussion of how to start a high tech career:  assessing where and in which technologies you want to work, the computing industry structure, industry culture, and how to grow your career.

IAS Alumni Panel

7:30pm | UW1 391
What are you going to do with your IAS degree?  Come to our panel and find out what IAS alumni are doing now!  They will speak about lessons learned, share career advice for current students, and showcase the range of employment opportunities attainable with an IAS degree. Meet the panelists.

Student Painters Information Session
1pm – 5 | UW1 103
Student Painters is a locally owned entrepreneurial development program. No matter what your major is, a summer with Student Painters will develop business and personal skills that will undoubtedly have life-long benefits. Our Student Managers are not looking for an “easy” or “average” summer job. They are looking for an entrepreneurial challenge that will provide big rewards in exchange for hard work and determination.

How to Finance Your Nursing Degree
4-6pm | 4 locations, including virtual
Topics will include financial aid, scholarships, start early and general information about the UW Bothell RN to BSN and MN programs. Full event details are online.

Thursday, January 27

Scholarships Information Session
1pm – 2:30 | UW1 103
There is money available to help you pay for your education, but you have to ask for it!  In addition to the money, applying for scholarships is a great way to improve your technical writing skills, develop a critical and reflective analysis of your academic history, and communicate your future career goals.  Come learn how to search for awards and get tips on how to prepare a competitive application.

Study Abroad Information Session
3pm – 4:30 | UW1 103
Representatives from the Office of International Programs & Exchanges will be on campus to talk about the variety of ways UW Bothell students can pursue international education opportunities.

Health Careers Panel
6pm – 7 | UW1 103
Join us for a panel discussion on health-related careers, and hear from the experts everything you need to know if you’re considering health related professions after you graduate.

Student Painters Information Session

1pm – 4 | UW1 391
Student Painters is a locally owned entrepreneurial development program. No matter what your major is, a summer with Student Painters will develop business and personal skills that will undoubtedly have life-long benefits. Our Student Managers are not looking for an “easy” or “average” summer job. They are looking for an entrepreneurial challenge that will provide big rewards in exchange for hard work and determination.

Friday, January 28

Transfer Fair
Friday, 1/28 | 11am – 2pm | North Creek Events Center
On site admission available, no RSVP required!  At our Transfer Fair you can:
•    Receive an on-site review for general admission
•    Meet with advisors and current students
•    Gather information on financial aid, student life, and academic support services
•    Learn more about our new campus housing
•    Receive a transcript evaluation
•    Take a tour of our beautiful, high-tech campus


 

 

A New Career
for the
New Year

Free sessions for students and alumni presented by the Career Center, Alumni Asssociation, and campus partners of UW Bothell