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April 18th, 2016
 

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Upcoming Events

Spring Job & Internship Fair
Thursday, April 21st | 1:00 - 4:00pm | ARC
Looking for a potential job, internship, or other professional opportunities? Don't miss the Spring 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. Don’t miss the LinkedIn photo-booth that will be available to capture your next great headshot!

Nursing & Health Industries Job & Internship Fair
Thursday, April 21st | 1:00 - 4:00pm | North Creek Events Center
Nursing and Health students, looking for a potential job, internship, or other professional opportunities? Don't miss the Nursing & Health Industries Spring Job & Internship Fair. This is a great chance to connect with health industry specific 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.

Drop-in Resume Review
Tuesday, April 19th | 2-3:30 & 5-6pm | UW1-103

Drop-in Resume Review
Wednesday, April 20th | 2-3:30 & 5-6pm | UW1-103

Peace Corp General Information Session
Thursday, April 21st | 5:00 - 6:00pm | UW1-103
Come and learn about exciting new opportunities with a Peace Corps representative.

Washington Legislative Internship Information Session
Wednesday, April 27th | 12:00 – 1:00 | UW1-103
Open to juniors and seniors in any major, the Washington Legislature Internship enables students to gain first-hand experience with the workings of our state capitol while earning academic credit. This is a paid internship with applications due in mid-October. Be sure to come to the information session to learn more. Walk-in hours are Wednesday April 27th from 8:30 – 10:30 & 1:00 – 4:00.

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
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.

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.

 

Get Your Paws on HuskyJobs


Hey DAWGS, Search for jobs and internships 24/7 on HuskyJobs. Free to all students. Hundreds of job listings.  Updated daily. Applying is as easy as upload and click. HuskyJobs is also the place to register for on-campus (UWS) interviews. Go to HuskyJobs– the door to your future!


On-Campus Jobs


Check the on-campus departments you are interested in for open positions. Many departments do not post their positions, but have job openings available. Going to different departments is also a great way to network and practice your elevator speech. If you want help with networking techniques, make an appointment with Career Services.

Career Services Positions
Various positions are available within Career Services for the 2016-2017 academic year. Come join the Career Services team and expand your work experience.  Positions available are; Marketing Assistant, Assistant Career Advisor, & Student Program Assistant. Learn more about the positions here, and apply here. Deadline is May 8th.


Student Assistant – Advancement and External Relations
Are you a strong writer with an eye for detail? Are you a storyteller who is ready to expand your multimedia skills? The Office of Advancement and External Relations has an immediate opening for a student assistant. This position provides hands-on experience in a fast-paced environment. The student assistant will help shape the voice and image of UW Bothell, provide basic support for the Office of Advancement and External Relations at UW Bothell, and help with events and other duties as assigned.
Application Instructions: Position will be open until filled. Submit a resume and cover letter, at least two writing samples, and current class schedule to lhall7@uw.edu, or submit in person to 19128 112th Street, Suite 102, Bothell, WA 98011.


Peer Consultant - Writing and Communication Center
Now hiring for Fall Quarter. Peer Consultants at Writing and Communication Center tutor UW Bothell students through individual conferences, group workshops (within and outside of scheduled courses) and peer groups. Our goal is to help students become stronger, more confident writers and communicators. Peer consultants are also responsible for completing projects related to educational outreach, marketing and/or teaching. These tasks have included, for example, visiting classes to publicize our services, and assisting with peer review sessions.
Application Instructions: Priority will be given to applicants before June 30, 2016. To apply please send the following to Erik Echols at eechols@uw.edu:
- Resume
- Two writing samples from coursework you have completed within the past year. One sample should demonstrate your ability to use scholarly evidence to support a claim.
- Cover letter that addresses the following questions:
                1. Why do you want to work in the WaCC?
                2. How could you contribute to the mission and goals of the WaCC?
                    (For more information, please refer to www.uwb.edu/wacc)

Wetland Water Quality Assessment Technician – UW Bothell Facilities Services
Assist the Facilities Services department in assessing water quality in the UWB/CC wetlands. The main goal of the project is to see if pathogenic E.coli is present in water from the wetlands and crow feces. The presence of E. coli has already been screened on filters by Dr. Rob Turners group. The presumptive E. coli will be isolated from the filters as pure cultures and will be confirmed by another test that they are indeed E. coli. DNA will be extracted from the E. coli and tested by PCR and Real Time quantitative PCR9qPCR) for virulence factors in order to determine whether the bacteria are potentially pathogenic to humans. The main duties of the technician will be to assist Dr. Keya Se in all aspects of the project which will include isolating and characterizing them by PCR and qPCR methods. Requires modest physical effort and strict adherence to lab protocols.
Application Instructions: Email a cover letter and resume to Dr. Keya Se at ksen@uwb.edu. This is a work study only position.


Lab Assistant - School of STEM
The Hillesland lab is looking for a student available for 7 - 10 hours/week to make media, clean glassware, and do other laboratory upkeep as needed. The student will gain experience working in a science research lab, practice making solutions, working with different gasses, and will have the opportunity for hands-on learning directly with faculty. Minimum Qualifications: Some laboratory experience (e.g.: general chemistry lab) is helpful but not required. The ideal candidate will be able to learn quickly, be detail oriented, strong ability to follow directions and protocol and be able to commit to at least a full academic year.
Application Instructions: Send a resume and cover letter describing your interests, qualifications, and work study status to Dr. Kristina Hillesland at hilleskl@uw.edu and Colin Feng at fengc@uw.edu for consideration. This is a work study only position.


Internships of Interest

Project Analyst Intern-MAQ Software
MAQ Software is Located in Redmond, WA and they are looking for skilled interns for the Project Analyst Intern role. This position provides a unique opportunity to be involved with every aspect of a software development project throughout its development life cycle. Our developers gather requirements, design code, test, engage in task management, and deliver end-to-end solutions to customers. This role includes all the technical challenges associated with ensuring project delivery on fast-paced projects. Interested applicants can apply for this position on HuskyJobs by searching position number: 101742 or by submitting a resume and unofficial transcript to RedJobs@MAQSoftware.com with “Software Engineer” in the Subject Line. For more information and career opportunities students can go to maqsoftware.com/#Careers.

Kenmore Art Show Internship
The Kenmore Art show, an event organized by the non-for-profit Arts of Kenmore, is looking for an intern to assist with the marketing in advance of the 18th annual juried show that will run Wednesday, June 22nd through June 26th, 2016. The art show will be held at Bastyr University in Kenmore. The internship runs from May 1st through June 30th. The week-to-week schedule is flexible, however the intern should expect to work an average of four hours per week, with extra hours during the show. A $400 stipend will be paid upon completion if the intern meets established goals and remains through June.
Application Instructions: Please submit a resume, two references, and a brief explanation of why you are interested to Marella Alejandrino at m.alejandrino@windermere.com. Please remember to put “Kenmore Art Show Internship” in the subject line. Contact Marella at 206-914-9989 with any questions.

Various Internships - The City of Seattle
Over 30 college internship opportunities in a variety of occupations. These opportunities will be open for filing until 4 PM Tuesday, April 19th.  Go on-line and complete an application, being careful to submit all required documentation at:  http://www.seattle.gov/personnel/employment/default_temporaryandinternship.asp - scroll down to Student


Off-Campus Jobs

Software Development Engineer-MAQ Software
MAQ Software is located in Redmond, WA and they are looking for skilled Software Development Engineers. This role provides a unique opportunity to be involved with every aspect of a software development project throughout its development life cycle. Our developers gather requirements, design code, test, engage in task management, and deliver end-to-end solutions to customers. This role includes all the technical challenges associated with ensuring project delivery on fast-paced projects. Interested applicants can apply for this position on HuskyJobs by searching position number: 101740 or by submitting a resume and unofficial transcript to RedJobs@MAQSoftware.com with “Software Engineer” in the Subject Line. For more information and career opportunities students can go to maqsoftware.com/#Careers.

Budget & Accounting Analyst
The Budget & Accounting Analyst position will assist with the development, preparation, publishing, and analysis of the District's annual budgets; coordinates monthly, quarterly and annual budget reporting activity. Answering questions, researching, interpreting and correcting budget and other accounting and financial data. Perform budget, financial or accounting analyses in support of District projects. Provide accounting and/or finance assistance as needed.
For more information, and to apply, visit here.


Scholarships and Fellowships


Please visit the Merit Scholarships, Fellowships and Award page for a list of upcoming opportunities. Check this page often for news about upcoming merit scholarships. Deadlines are usually posted at least a month in advance to give you plenty of time to prepare your application.


Tip of the Week


To prepare for the Career Fair:
• Update your resume
• Design your elevator pitch
• Plan out your interview appropriate attire
• Review list of employers to see who is attending.

 

 

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