2016 Seattle Campus Internship Fair- February 18th, 2-6pm, HUB Ballrooms

Hello Huskies!

Are you looking to gain an internship opportunity? Search no more! The Career Center’s Internship Fair is a great opportunity for students of all majors and class levels from all three UW campuses to connect with corporate, small business, non-profit and government employers who are all looking for Huskies, like YOU, to fill their internship needs. Some employers will have part-time and full-time positions available as well. Don’t miss out on this perfect opportunity!

2016 INTERNSHIP FAIR

  • Thurs, February 18th, 2016
  • 2:00-6:00pm, HUB Ballroom–Seattle campus
  • Bring 15-20 copies of resumes

The Details

  • All UW students from all 3 campuses can attend
  • Dress code – business casual
  • A list of attending employers and details about what to expect is here

Why Attend

  • Your future employer wants you to do an internship. 60% of employers prefer to hire job applicants who have internship experience.
  • Two or more internships will improve your odds of landing a job.UW graduates who completed 2 or more internships were less likely to still be looking for work 6 months after graduation.
  • Recruiters hire students who attend fairs.92% of the employers who attended our 2015 Internship Fair and completed our survey indicated they extended offers to candidates they met at the fair.
  • Employers aren’t just looking for programmers and accountants. 50 of the employers who attended last year’s Internship Fair were open to ALL MAJORS!

Questions

· Please contact Donna Chen at 206-543-0535 or email ccsevent .

We look forward to seeing you on February 18th!

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Info Session this week: Getting Started Study Abroad Funding

It’s that time of year when we are all getting lots of questions about studying abroad and scholarships to pay for it. The good news is that there are some great upcoming scholarships opportunities for our students! Please let your students know about these info sessions happening this week:

Getting started: Funding your Study Abroad

Wednesday, February 3rd

11:30-1:00 p.m.

MGH 171

Gilman International Scholarship Info Session*

Thursday, February 4th

4:00-5:00 p.m.

MGH 171

*To be eligible for the Gilman you must be a U.S. citizen undergraduate who is eligible for a Pell Grant

Throughout February, Global Opportunities and the Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships and wards are holding info sessions and workshops to support students applying for the Fritz, Gilman and GO! scholarships as well as other scholarships. Students can find the workshop schedule at the website, http://expd.washington.edu/globalopportunities/global-opportunities.

Thanks!

Center for Experiential Learning and Diversity

171 Mary Gates Hall

Seattle, WA 98195

http://expd.uw.edu/globalopportunities/global-opportunities

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GPY@UW General Meeting tomorrow

Hello everyone!

Are you passionate about peace? Do you want to engage with like-minded students who want to become not just leaders of the future, but leaders of the PRESENT? Do you want to access an international network of young leaders? If you said YES to any of these, join GPY@UW!

Global Peace Youth at UW is a new up-and-rising campus chapter for an international NGO, focusing on youth leadership and service based on common principles and values! We are having our first general meeting on January 29th, this coming Friday, from 5:30pm-6:30pm, at CMU 230. We will have food for the first 20-30 people!
Global Peace Youth is one of the many divisions of the Global Peace Foundation. As their youth arm, our mission is to educate young people to become future leaders with both moral and innovative capacity. GPY emphasizes leadership growth through interfaith collaboration, leadership training, and social impact projects, in which young, aspiring leaders can develop meaningful connections, address relevant issues and cultivate positive leadership skills. With this mindset, we strive to unite under common principles, values, goals, and work towards the common goal of peace.

See you there!
-GPY@UW

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Science Job and Internship Recruiting Expo – This Thursday, 2-5pm, MGH Commons

Hello Huskies!

Are you an undergraduate science student at the UW – physical sciences, biological sciences, environmental sciences, ChemE or BioE, social sciences, and looking for a part-time, full-time, and/or an internship opportunity? You don’t want to miss our annual Science Job & Internship Recruiting Expo happening this Thursday!

Science Job & Internship Recruiting Expo
Thursday, January 28, 2016
2:00-5:00pm, MGH Commons

This recruiting expo will give you the opportunity to connect directly with recruiters from local and/or national companies who are looking to hire UW science students for job or internship opportunities. Please click HERE for a list of attending employers and to find out what majors and positions they are looking to recruit.

Questions? Please email ccsevent or call 206-543-0535. We look forward to seeing you in Mary Gates Hall on this Thursday, January 28th!

Also, don’t forget to check out other winter quarter workshops and events at the Career Center by visiting our online calendar at http://careers.washington.edu/Calendar .

Best wishes,

The Career Center

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Honors Economics Info Session TODAY!!

INTERESTED IN THE ECONOMICS HONORS PROGRAM?

Are you passionate about economics? Interested in doing some in-depth research? Come to an information session TODAY, Monday, January 25, 2016 from 2:30-3:20PM in SAV 138 to learn more about the Economics Departmental Honors Program.

To participate in/apply to the Econ Honors Program, students must have:

1) A 3.3 UW GPA

2) A 3.5 GPA in ECON courses

3) A 3.5 or higher in ECON 300

For additional information about the econ honors program, visit http://econ.washington.edu/undergrad/honors-and-certificates/honors/.

Applications will be available at the information session and will be posted on the above website by Jan. 28.

***************************************
Ahna Kotila
Academic Counselor, Lead
Department of Economics
University of Washington
314 Savery Hall, Box 353330
Seattle, WA 98195-3330
econadv
(206) 543-5794

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ECON Career & Networking Development Event: 1/27/16, 4pm, HUB 145

***Space is limited. Please RSVP to economicsRSVP to reserve your space for this exclusive event.***

PATRICK H. PINEDA
Academic Counselor, Senior
Department of Economics
305 Savery Hall, Box 353330
Seattle, Washington 98195-3330

phone 206.543.5794 / fax 206.685.7477
econadv@uw.edu, ppineda@uw.edu / econ.washington.edu

Jan27_Networking_Vega_Flyer.pdf

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Science Job and Internship Recruiting Expo- January 28th, 2-5pm, MGH Commons

Hello Huskies!

Are you an undergraduate science student at the UW – physical sciences, biological sciences, environmental sciences, ChemE or BioE, social sciences, and looking for a part-time, full-time, and/or an internship opportunity? You don’t want to miss our annual Science Job & Internship Recruiting Expo!

Science Job & Internship Recruiting Expo
Thursday, January 28, 2016
2:00-5:00pm, MGH Commons

This recruiting expo will give you the opportunity to connect directly with recruiters from local and/or national companies who are looking to hire UW science students for job or internship opportunities. Please click HERE for a list of attending employers and to find out what majors and positions they are looking to recruit.

Questions? Please email ccsevent or call 206-543-0535. We look forward to seeing you in Mary Gates Hall on January 28th!

Best wishes,

The Career Center

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