Entrepreneurship Minor – Application Deadline thisSaturday!

Last chance to apply this quarter

to the entrepreneurship minor for non-business majors!

Deadline: THIS SATURDAY, October 25

Start-ups. They only start with an idea.

Your business skills could turn that idea into a reality.

If you’re a visionary with the passion and determination to shape the future, get the business know-how with the Foster School’s new, competitive entrepreneurship minor.

Open to all non-business undergraduates, this 31-credit competitive minor offers students the opportunity to leverage their unique talents, as well as their new-found business knowledge, to achieve their start-up goals.

Learn more or apply now!

Leslie Mabry|Assistant Director
Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship

UW Foster School of Business, Dempsey Hall 227
206.685-5669 mabryl@uw.edu
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UW iSchool – MLIS Web Chat, Thurs/Oct23, 7 pm

You’re Invited!
MLIS Web Chat
Thurs, October 23, 7:00 pm
Online session:

Interested in a career in librarianship, information literacy, knowledge organization, user experience design, or information architecture? Do you think creatively and want to help people and organizations find and understand information? If yes, then check out the Master of Library and Information Science degree offered by the University of Washington Information School. We offer the #3 ranked program in the nation.
Please join online for a web chat on Thursday, October 23rd, from 7:00-8:00 pm PDT. It is structured as a Q&A session, with iSchool faculty and staff answering your questions. No RSVP is necessary for this session. For additional information session and web chat dates, visit the iSchool recruiting calendar.
Click here to find out more of what you can do with a master’s degree in information science. And check out these videos to learn more about what some of our alum are doing.
Full event information at https://ischool.uw.edu/events/mlis-degree-web-chat-10-23.

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Register now: U Lead We Lead 2014

Husky Leadership Initiative

You’re invited to the third annual Husky Leadership Initiative kick-off event:

U Lead We Lead: Cultivating Leadership
October 29, 6-8 p.m.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

UW HUB Ballroom

Register here today!
How do you plant, grow, and deepen your leadership talents?
How do you create the change you wish to see?
At U Lead We Lead, students and members of the University community will dig into stories from local leaders about cultivating leadership in yourself and in others.
Four local luminaries each share their story and perspective on leadership and call you to action. Have you ever wanted to talk about a TED talk with people who’ve seen the same speaker? At U Lead We Lead, you get to listen to interesting talks by smart people and then talk about what you heard in small groups. Shine a light on teamwork, respect, responsibility, and civic engagement through dynamic reflection and rich conversation.
Think you’ll be hungry? Don’t worry; dinner will be provided.
As the Husky Leadership Initiative kick-off event for the year, U Lead We Lead: Cultivating Leadership helps your leadership skills take root. Nurture them by staying involved in Husky Leadership Initiative programs throughout the year. Learn what’s going on through Facebook, Twitter, or our website.

U Lead We Lead is sponsored by Starbucks. Starbucks is committed to providing students with pathways to opportunity through employment, training and education and is honored to support student leadership development through U Lead We Lead. Through this support, Starbucks helps activate the Husky Leadership Initiative’s mission to cultivate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes they need to be effective change agents who apply their knowledge in service to the world.

U Lead We Lead 2014: Cultivating Leadership speakers

Full speaker bios available here.

Coach’s Coach
Inclusive Educator
Olympic Medalist

Local Hero
Startup Advocate
Science Champion
The Husky Leadership Initiative has embarked upon a bold push to develop a new generation of leaders equipped with the knowledge, habits, and skills needed to be socially-responsible change-agents and effective community leaders in the 21st century. Through Husky Leadership Initiative programs, students can learn about imperative issues of our time, discover what they care about, and act on that knowledge to benefit our local and global communities.

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 accommodation contact the Disability Services Office at least ten days in advance at: 206.543.6450/V, 206.543.6452/TTY, 206.685.7264 (FAX), or e-mail at dso.

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Boundless Celebration on W Day, Oct. 24

W Day header graphic
Join the Boundless Celebration in honor of W Day and Homecoming! Plus, contribute to the Husky legacy during More Purple, the UW’s 48-hour online giving event.

See the many ways you can participate leading up to and on W Day!

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Employer-Led Workshops at the Career Center

Employer-Led Workshops

Come join us for a new event series at the Career Center, to hear straight from top employers how to be successful in your job or internship search, as well as strategies for developing your personal and professional life both during and after college! Coming up next? Google sharing tips on how to ace your interview.

Employer-Led Workshop: Interview Tips (presented by Google)

Wednesday, October 22nd

12:30-1:20pm at the Career Center (134 Mary Gates Hall)

The most exciting part of looking for a job? Searching, finding and applying. The most nerve-racking part? Interviewing. But it doesn’t have to be this way. This course guides students through exercises to help them prepare for an interview – both in-person and virtually. It also outlines tips and tricks that the Google University Programs team has developed over the years.

No pre-registration or RSVP is required for these workshops, and space will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Questions? Email careerevents .


Employer-Led Workshop: Transitioning to Life After College (presented by Northwestern Mutual)

Wednesday, November 5th

12:30-1:20pm at the Career Center (134 Mary Gates Hall)

Employer-Led Workshop: Internships: What They Are and How to Find One (presented by Liberty Mutual)

Wednesday, November 19th

12:30-1:20pm at the Career Center (134 Mary Gates Hall)

Employer-Led Workshops flyer.pdf

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Golden Key Breast Cancer Awareness Blanket Making Event


Breast cancer has affected the lives of millions of families around the world. With it, it brings pain and hardship. Here at Golden Key we would like to reduce that pain, if even for a moment. That is why we are hosting this event.

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, UW Golden Key International Honour Society is holding its 2nd annual blanket making event. Join us Thursday, Oct. 30th in HUB 340 from 6-8 PM to make blankets, scarves, and cards for breast cancer patients at the University of Washington Medical Center.

Whether you personally know someone afflicted by breast cancer, or just want to brighten up a breast cancer patient’s day, come out and help us. RSVP at the Facebook link below:


This event is for UW students only. Unfortunately due to HUB regulations we are not able to open it up to the general public. If you have any question or concerns feel free to email goldkey, and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Hope to see you there,

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Investment Banking Summer Analyst @ Piper Jaffray

Econ majors wanted!

Piper Jaffray

Investment Banking Summer Analyst (Summer 2015)

Location: San Francisco, CA

Position ID #: 84065

Application deadline: October 31 @ 11:59pm PST


Log intowww.huskyjobs.washington.edu/students

· Go to the search bar at the top right of your homepage

· Enter the position ID # 84065 and hit search

· Located the position title and click on it

· Read the job description and application information


Piper Jaffray is currently seeking undergraduate students for our 2015 Investment Banking Summer Analyst Internship Program. Summer Analysts generally work 10 to 12 weeks within an industry or product group in Investment Banking and have the opportunity to learn financial modeling and basic analysis of companies and industries, as well as gain an understanding of the dynamics of the capital markets.

We are looking for Summer Analysts in our San Francisco, CA office.

Opportunities will likely be in the following sectors: Consumer, Equity Capital Markets, Healthcare, Technology, Media & Telecommunications.

The internships are open to students who will graduate in December 2015 or June 2016.


• Outstanding academic achievement – GPA of 3.5 or higher

• Must plan to graduate in December 2015 or Spring 2016

• Most candidates major in Finance, Accounting, Business, or Economics or have self-studied

• Strong MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Strong leadership and teamwork skills

• Superior work ethic

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