Job search strategy course for Spring 2019

The Career & Internship Center is offering a Job Search Strategy class for 4th and 5th year students in the upcoming spring quarter. The course is listed as GEN ST 391-F, #14669 and will be held once a week, Wednesdays from 2:30-4:20pm, with a class size of 45.

It’s a 2-credit/graded course, focused on self-exploration, investigation of career options, and the development of an effective job search strategy. Students will work on resumes, cover letters, networking, interviewing, and will be required to attend programming related to their professional development. If you want to learn more, please reach out to me at alisonm3@uw.edu.

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Application to Health Professional School seminar in spring

GEN ST 297 F (14649)
 Applying to Health Professional School

This seminar will meet Tuesdays in Spring Quarter 2019 from 2:30-4:20.

The course is designed for UW students and alumni who are planning to apply in the current year to graduate-level health professional programs, including dental, medical, occupational therapy, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant and veterinary schools.

Class time will include small group work, short lectures, and visits from experts, including admissions officials and health professionals. Seminar participants will be able to:

  • Identify salient criteria for choosing target schools
  • Articulate personal fit with their health profession of interest
  • Prepare a compelling application to a health professional program

This is a one-credit seminar graded as Credit/No Credit. Students who score 80 or more points out of a possible 100 points will receive credit. Students’ scores include points for attendance (three points per class session) and five writing assignments (10-20 points each).

App Seminar Syllabus Spring 2019

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INFO SESSION: NAVSEA lunch-and-learn (Thu 02/21, 12:30pm, HUB 250)

Grab some pizza and hear about full-time & internship opportunities at the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) in Keyport, WA. Roles for 2019 graduates include: Computer Engineers, Computer Science, Electrical Engineers, Industrial Engineers, and Mechanical Engineers. Applicants must be a US CITIZEN, and positions may be directly offered during this event.

For logistics purposes, please “+RSVP for Event” in Handshake.

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Your Intelligence Career Starts Today at NSA

Begin a Career Protecting the Nation

The National Security Agency has multiple entry-level positions open for college graduates, including foreign language majors and STEM majors. If you’re graduating this spring, apply now to get ahead of the competition. These positions offer good salaries, extraordinary benefits and the opportunity to use your skills to protect the nation.

Apply Today for These Positions
The following five entry-level positions are open now. Several qualified candidates will be hired for each position. Follow links to apply.

  • Linguist/Language Analyst – Job ID 1122565
    Research foreign language targets and how they operate. Analyze, transcribe and translate key information.
  • Digital Network Exploitation Analyst – Job ID 1121141
    Perform global network analysis and mapping, perform exploitation and operations on target networks.
  • Computer Network Analyst – Job ID 1122536
    Analyze and evaluate foreign target networks and develop strategies against those networks. Identify cyber threats and vulnerabilities and build defensive response capabilities.
  • Telemetry Signals Analyst – Job ID 1113557
    Reverse engineer data transmitted by various systems to determine performance characteristics and capabilities.
  • Signals Analyst – Job ID 1122572
    Analyze signals from foreign communications, radar and other electronic systems. Identify and analyze waveforms, bitstreams and protocols.

Outstanding Benefits
These positions include health insurance, tuition reimbursement for advanced degrees, intellectual stimulation, job security and flexible scheduling to support work-life balance.

Many include participation in a development program, which often include three-year rotational tours to help you learn all you can about your chosen field.

Apply Today
Seniors, follow the links above to apply today and have a job waiting this fall. Learn more about NSA careers at www.intelligencecareers.gov/NSA/nsaiia.html.

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Upcoming CC@E Webinars on Networking

Approximately 80% of all jobs are being found through a form of networking. Listen to the upcoming webinars this week on Networking and Career Conversation to learn how to get started on it. You will also be able to ask any questions you may have afterwards and learn from other students’ questions. Registration is required in order for you to receive the link to join.
Networking Webinar and Live Q&A: Tuesday, February 19, 1:30-2:30pm
Networking is a critical part of a job/internship search process. Learn how to start building and expanding your network for a successful job/internship search.
Career Conversation (aka. Informational Interview) Webinar and Live Q&A: Thursday, February 21, 2:30-3:30pm

Career Conversations (aka. Informational Interviews) allows you to gain advice and gather industry information by having informal conversation with a person that you want to learn more about (ie. alumni, industry professionals, professors, etc.). Learn about how to best identify the people that you would like to reach out to, set up career conversations, and start building relationships with them.

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ECE Professional Master’s Program Info Session

You’re invited to an information session for our EE Professional Master’s Program (PMP). The PMP is not just for working professionals, but is a great option for new graduates and full-time students interested in a master’s degree that prepares them for roles in industry. Our program features an exciting industry-responsive curriculum in a flexible evening format that allows full-time students the option to pursue internships and other career development opportunities during the day. Check out our video and the attached flyer for more information on our program.

Please join us this Tuesday, February 19th at 6 p.m. in ECE 403 to learn more about the program. RSVPs are appreciated.

2019 PMP Flyer

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STARS Program – 2019-20 Teaching Assistant

The STARS program is looking to hire several teaching assistants for the 2019-20 academic year.  There are two different job descriptions (attached) – one emphasizing Chemistry and Physics and the other Physics and Math.   All positions include the standard tuition waiver and benefits.

The ideal candidates will have some background in Chemistry, Physics and Math for all posts, even if not emphasized.

We will be advertising these posts on the Graduate Funding Information Service website and the Handshake website, but we would also like to ask you to advertise directly with graduate students in your departments and any faculty members whose PhD students are looking for funding for next year.

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and decisions and appointments made in late April.  The posts will run from September to June.

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Earth Day student planning committee

Students are sought to join the Earth Day Student Planning Committee. There’s a blog post on our site at: https://green.uw.edu/blog/2019-02/join-earth-day-student-planning-committee

The Earth Day student planning committee will work in conjunction with UW Sustainability and the College of the Environment to create and program this year’s Earth Day celebration on April 22.

The 2019 UW Earth Day event will be student-driven and include a focus on diversity, and social & environmental justice. All students who are interested in being part of this year’s Earth Day planning committee can attend the weekly meetings on Wednesdays at 3 p.m. in Johnson Hall room 241.

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iSchool Career Fair New Date – 4/9/19

The iSchool Career Fair has been rescheduled to Tuesday, April 9th and will be open to all majors and alumni from 2:30-4:30 (please note the time change, which reflects the fair opening an hour later than previously scheduled).

iSchool Career Fair 2019

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 | HUB North Ballroom – UW Seattle | Event Page

Open to all UW students and alumni 2:30 – 4:30 PM. Check-in closes at 4:00

Make sure to bring your UW Husky Card!

*Please note- the fair is restricted to iSchool students only from 12:30-2:30, then open to all UW students and alumni 2:30-onwards

The Information School Career Fair (ICF) provides students with an opportunity to speak with different organizations and learn about careers, internships, directed fieldwork, and research opportunities in the field of information science. It is an ideal setting for students looking to network with industry professionals, learn about current and future openings, and explore the work culture of different organizations.

Students will find opportunities in software and application development, information architecture, content management, data science, data analytics, information technology consulting, user experience, project management, information security, and much more.

The fair is open to all UW students and alumni across campus who are seeking jobs and internships in the information science field.

We plan to have updated employer hiring information about five days before the event, so be sure to check our website periodically.

Expectations of students attending:

  • Come dressed up in business or business casual attire
  • Bring multiple copies of your resume
  • Bring your Husky Card

Questions? Email iCareers@uw.edu

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CTY Summer Science Teaching Opportunities

Summer 2019 Employment Opportunities
Science Instructors and Teaching Assistants

The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) is seeking instructors and teaching assistants for our summer programs. CTY offers challenging academic programs for highly talented elementary, middle, and high school students from across the country and around the world. Positions are available at residential and day sites at colleges, universities, and schools on the East and West coasts, as well as internationally in Hong Kong. A full list of site locations can be found here.

We are currently seeking science teachers to teach in our summer programs. CTY offers science courses spanning many disciplines, including Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Engineering. A full list of science courses, course descriptions, and sample syllabi can be found at: cty.jhu.edu/jobs/summer/science.html

Why teach for CTY?

  • competitive salary plus room and board at our east and west coast residential sites
  • all classes are taught by both an instructor and teaching assistant, and are limited to a maximum of 18 students per class
  • opportunity to teach gifted students, and work with other professionals in your field
  • science instructors are allotted a generous lab budget

Core Dates for 2019*:

Session 1: June 20 – July 13, 2019
Session 2: July 13 – August 3, 2019

*Note: dates may vary depending on location and position. For a full list of locations and dates, please visit cty.jhu.edu/jobs/summer/sites_dates.html.

Terms of Employment

  • Starting salary for two sessions is $4,800 – $6,000 for instructors and $2,540 for TAs
  • Room and board are provided at residential sites. Travel assistance is provided to Hong Kong.

Desired Qualifications

  • Teaching assistant candidates are generally graduate or undergraduate students with experience tutoring or as a TA.
  • Instructor candidates generally have independent classroom teaching experience, graduate coursework, and at least a bachelor’s degree.

More Information
Instructor and Teaching Assistant position descriptions: cty.jhu.edu/jobs/summer/positions

To Apply
Fill out an online application at cty.jhu.edu/jobs/summer.

Questions? Contact us at ctysummer@jhu.edu.

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