Monthly Archives: November 2018

Featured Graduate: Jeff Cornejo, ’16

Welcome to our November Featured Graduate Spotlight! This is an opportunity for us to introduce current majors to recent graduates and what they’re doing now – which means it’s also an opportunity for current majors to learn how to make … Continue reading

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Welcome to a Wet Week 9!

Welcome back from Thanksgiving Break, everyone! As you can see, the rain has finally descended on Seattle, so grab your raincoats, rubber galoshes, and umbrellas (unless you’re from the area…then just enjoy getting wet, I guess?) because it’s gonna be … Continue reading

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Happy Week 8(ish)!

Welcome to the shortest week of the school year – and the end of all the “What week of the quarter is this?” confusion! I sincerely hope you all take some time to catch up on work, recharge your energies, … Continue reading

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Teach for America

Are you interested in challenging yourself in an impact-driven career? Putting your talents to work to disrupt inequity and create opportunity? Joining a powerful network of more than 60,000 leaders from all backgrounds and sectors? Consider Teach for America! Teach … Continue reading

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Girls Who Invest

Women and minorities manage under 10% of mutual funds in North America. Girls Who Invest, a non-profit specifically geared toward placing more women in the pipeline, needs your help to find bright and talented sophomore women from all majors for our 2019 … Continue reading

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Symposium Celebrating Prof. Charles Hirschman

Please join us this Friday, for Looking Back to Find the Future: Reflections from Social Science for a Changing World, a symposium to honor the career of Charles Hirschman. Prof. Hirschman was on the faculty at the University of Washington from … Continue reading

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Scholarships for Students Committed to Public Service

We want to highlight a couple important scholarships (with deadlines approaching!!!) designed to support students committed to public service: The Truman Scholarship and the Udall Scholarship. The Truman Scholarship The Harry S. Truman Scholarship supports graduate education and professional development … Continue reading

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Next Week in the Career Center

Even during the short 4-day week, the UW Career and Internship Center is offering several workshops to help make your career planning easier. Here’s a few of the most relevant events on the calendar for next week: Pre-Health Drop-in Coaching. … Continue reading

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Sound Transit Summer 2019 Internship

Sound Transit has great and exciting full-time (PAID) internships available during the summer of 2019! This is a great opportunity for currently enrolled students who are looking to observe and participate in a real world application of their studies. These opportunities will allow the interns to gain … Continue reading

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UW+Amazon Mentors Program – DEADLINE APPROACHING

Is it time to elevate your professional skills? Looking for a way to get insider knowledge around the roles and diversity of a dynamic workplace? If so, you are invited to apply to the UW + Amazon Mentorship Program. Through … Continue reading

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