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Career Development




"Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life." - Confucius

Career Development assists undergraduate and graduate students and alumni in developing, evaluating, and implementing career and educational decisions. Our staff is here to support students' endeavors toward a rewarding college experience and successful professional growth beyond UW Tacoma.

Thanks to our Premier Partners


Students:

Visit the College to Career Roadmap Resources Page!


Make an Appointment

Hours

Specialist:
Monday - Friday
10:00am - 4:00pm

Assistants:
Monday - Friday
9:30am - 12:30pm

Special arrangements can be made for unaccommodated schedules.

To Schedule an Appointment

The Career Development Specialist can be consulted for, but is not limited to, the following topics:

The Career Development Assistants can be consulted for, but are not limited to, the following topics:

*If you are running late or will miss your appointment, please notify our office by calling 253-692-4421. Appointments who are more than 15 minutes late without notice will be asked to reschedule.

Walk-In Hours

*Days subject to change each quarter. Walk-in hours ONLY when classes are in session.


Spring Career Fairs

Technology Career and Internship Fair

Wednesday, April 15, 11:30-2:00, WPH

Students, alumni, and businesses are invited to the 2015 Spring Technology Career and Internship Fair. This event is designed to connect businesses in the ever-changing field of technology with the future of their companies. Our tech fairs are growing at a rate of >13% since our first spring fair in 2014, so join the 20 tech companies and 267 attendees from this fall in envisioning your future at the 2015 Spring Technology Career and Internship Fair!

Registration is open for employers and can be found here. Attendance is free for students and alumni.

Pre-Fair Walk-Up Resume Reviews

April 14, 9:30-1:30, BHS Atrium

Schynequa and Justina will be hanging out in the BHS Atrium to help you revise your resume before the career fairs. Stop by with a copy for them to critique.

Other Events

CIA Careers Information Session

Wednesday, April 15, Presentation 3:40-4:10 followed by Q&A 4:10-5:00, BHS 106

The CIA will be joining us to talk about STEM career opportunities with their organization. Join them between classes for a presentation followed by time for specific questions.

Fast Enterprises On-Campus Interviews

Thursday, April 16

Fast Enterprises will be interviewing candidates for career opportunities with their company. Check out their opportunities page and visit them at the Technology Career and Internship Fair on April 15 to learn more!

Macys.com On-Campus Interviews

Thursday, April 16

Macys.com will be interviewing candidates for career opportunities with their company. Check out their opportunities page and visit them at the Technology Career and Internship Fair on April 15 to learn more!

Walgreens On-Campus Interviews

Friday, April 24

Walgreens will be interviewing candidates for career opportunities with their company. Check out their opportunities page to learn more and apply!

McGladrey Summer Leadership Program

Deadline to apply: April 28

Interviews: May 7

McGladrey will be on campus to interview candidates for their Summer Leadership Program. Find information about the program and how to apply in this document Adobe PDF file .

Pop-up Career Development

Career Development will be popping-up around campus to answer any questions you have about career planning. Stop by to say hi, have us look at your resume, learn about LinkedIn, or anything else you would like to know about careers!

Every Friday
10:30-11:15 - BHS

Throughout the Quarter
Mon, 4/20 - 10:30-11:15 - BHS
Tue, 4/28 - 9:45-10:30 - BHS
Wed, 5/6 - 10:30-11:15 - UY
Thu, 5/14 - 9:45-10:30 - UY
Mon, 5/18 - 10:30-11:15 - BHS
Tue, 5/26 - 9:45-10:30 - BHS
Wed, 6/3 - 10:30-11:15 - UY


Start Searching For Jobs

Company Sites
All companies post their jobs on their individual websites first, so this is the best place to start.

Google
Not sure for which companies you are looking? Google is your best resource to start mining information about who is hiring in what fields.

HuskyJobs
To access HuksyJobs, you first must activate your account. Here's how (if you're already activated your account, read below):

  1. First, click here to get to the HuskyJobs website.
  2. Your user name is your @uw.edu email address.
  3. Next, click the "forgot my password" tab to receive, via email, your temporary password. Complete your profile and change your password.
  4. Upload your resume(s), cover letter(s) and any unofficial transcripts.
  5. Return regularly!

Already activated? Simply go to www.huskyjobs.washington.edu/students to log directly into your account.

Career Connections Blog
Take a quick look at the UW Tacoma Career Connections Blog. This is great for local opportunities in the greater Puget Sound area.

Going Global
Not sure for which companies you are looking? Google is your best resource to start mining information about who is hiring in what fields.


Social Media


Quick Resources


Employers:

2015 Spring Career & Internship Fairs

Career and Internship Fair for All Industries

Our career fairs are designed to connect businesses with the future of their companies. Join last year's 63 businesses and 618 student and alumni attendees for the 2015 editions of these fairs!

Technology Career and Internship Fair

This event is designed to connect businesses in the ever-changing field of technology with the future of their companies. Our tech fairs are growing at a rate of >13% since our first spring fair in 2014, so join the 20 tech companies and 267 attendees from this fall in envisioning your future at the 2015 Spring Technology Career and Internship Fair!

How to Post a Job

  1. Post to Husky Jobs
  2. Send a formal job description to tcareer@uw.edu to post on UWT Career Connection

Contact Jake Nelko with any questions at 253-692-4421 or jnelko@uw.edu


Premier Partners

Premier Partners have the best branding on campus and recruit the top talent from UW Tacoma. Learn more about becoming a Premier Partner for the 2014-2015 school year.