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.
 

Summer Quarter


June
 

Alumni Career Accelerator: Summer Series 2016
This series of events and workshops is designed to help boost your job search and career plans.  Designed for recent graduates, but open to all alumni of UW.  Students and upcoming graduates are welcome as well.  No need to RSVP and there are no fees to attend.  Career paths are rarely linear or predictable.  Partner with the UW Career Center and equip yourself with strategy, feedback, support and resources for your future. 
Start this series by attending the 2016 Summer Career Fair (6/16, 2-6pm, HUB, Seattle campus) and then take advantage of one or all of the following sessions offered mid-July. 

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.

Making Professional Connections - with George Northcroft, UWB Advisory Board Member
Wednesday, July 20th | 10:00-11:00am | UW2-228
Join us for a discussion with George Northcroft, of the U.S. General Services Administration. He will discuss his academic and professional path and the importance of professional and personal relationship building and networking.

Professional Etiquette - with Jim Reed, UWB Advisory Board Member
Wednesday, July 27th | 9:30-10:30am | UW2-228
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.

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

Tehnical Resumes
Monday, August 1st | 12:00pm | UW2-221

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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Past Events

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