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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.

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If you would like to schedule an *appointment, please call our office at 253.692.4421, or stop by MAT 106. The staff in Career Development can assist with the following:

*If you are more than 15 minutes late for an appointment, you will be asked to reschedule.

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Upcoming Events

Employer Panel

Monday, September 29, 12:30-1:20, KEY 102
Representatives from State Farm, the Department of Revenue, and more will be taking your questions about anything regarding applying for jobs, interviewing, professionalism, and more. They not only represent their own departments, but have done hiring for a variety of other companies, so their insight will be valuable no matter your career path. Stop by with questions and they may even be able to stay late to chat!.

Resume Workshop

Tuesday, September 30, 12:30-1:20, KEY 102
We will be covering the resume basics in this workshop. Come prepared to learn some universal information for all industries regarding the content and format of your resume prior to next week's career fair.

Boeing Information Session

Wednesday, October 1, 12:30-1:20, BHS 106
Boeing will be on-campus twice in October to share information about careers with their company. Their focus will be on information technology with additional interest in other fields such as engineering, finance, and human resources.

Meet the Professionals presented by the Accounting Students Association

Wednesday, October 1, 12:00-3:00, WPH
Accounting firms and employers will be in William Philip Hall to meet the future of their company. Come dressed professionally and with resume in hand to impress your future company. Presented by Accounting Students Association.

Career Fair Preparation presented by Northwestern Mutual

Monday, October 6, 12:30-1:20, KEY 102
Prepare to put your best foot forward at the upcoming career fairs with tips from a representative of Northwestern Mutual. Learn about developing your elevator pitch, dressing for success, and making that great first impression.

Boeing On-Campus Interviews

Tuesday, October 7, by appointment
Boeing will be on the UW Tacoma campus interviewing candidates for internships and other positions. Apply for positions at Boeing's career site or Husky Jobs.

Walk-Up Resume Reviews with Ross Stores, Inc.

Tuesday, October 7, 12:00-3:00, GWP Atrium
Lindsay Lovett from Ross Stores, Inc., will be doing walk-up resume reviews for job seekers in any industry. She has hired for various companies for several years, so she has valuable insight for all job seekers!

Career and Internship Fair for All Industries

Wednesday, October 8, 11:30-2:30, WPH
William Philip Hall will be full of companies searching for their next generation of talent. Dress for success and get your resume ready so you can stop by and impress your future employer. See our career fair site for and up-to-date list of registered attendees at the bottom of the page.

Mock Interviews with State Farm

Wednesday, October 8, 3:00-5:00, DOU 174
Jonathan from State Farm will be conducting mock interviews for job seekers from all industries. This is your opportunity to have a hiring manager hear your interview answers and coach you through techniques to prepare you for your next interview. Visit Jonathan at the Career and Internship Fair on October 8 or email him at jonathan.ybanez.c409@statefarm.com to sign-up.

Peace Corps Information Session

Wednesday, October 8, 3:45-4:30, CP 103
Kristi from the Peace Corps will be sharing information and answering questions about their opportunities to have a life-changing experience overseas. Stop by to learn about their post-graduation opportunities with the Peace Corps.

Mock Interviews with State Farm

Thursday, October 9, 9:00-12:00, DOU 174
Jonathan from State Farm will be conducting mock interviews for job seekers from all industries. This is your opportunity to have a hiring manager hear your interview answers and coach you through techniques to prepare you for your next interview. Visit Jonathan at the Career and Internship Fair on October 8 or email him at jonathan.ybanez.c409@statefarm.com to sign-up.

Ross Stores, Inc. On-Campus Interviews

Ross Stores, Inc. is accepting applications from candidates for their Retail Management Internship and Assistant Store Manager program.

To apply: Priority will be given to candidates who apply by emailing Lindsay Lovett at Lindsay.Lovett@ros.com by October 3rd. Interested candidates can also visit Lindsay at the Career and Internship Fair on October 8th, 11:30-2:30 in WPH.

If selected to interview, on-campus interviews will take place on Thursday, October 9th.

Lindsay will also be in the GWP Atrium on Tuesday, October 7th from 12:00 to 3:00 for walk-up resume reviews.

Mock Interview Session

Monday, October 13, 12:00-3:00, CP 105
Representatives from Nordstrom, the Department of Revenue, and more will be conducting mock interviews for job seekers from all industries. This is your opportunity to have a hiring manager hear your interview answers and coach you through techniques to prepare you for your next interview.

Boeing Information Session

Tuesday, October 14, 12:30-1:20, KEY 102
Boeing will be on-campus twice in October to share information about careers with their company. Their focus will be on information technology with additional interest in other fields such as engineering, finance, and human resources.

Moss Adams On-Campus Interviews

Moss Adams is hiring interns and associates for assurance and tax positions. Find the descriptions of each position linked below.

To apply: Apply via Husky Jobs AND on the Moss Adams careers site by October 1st.

If selected to interview, on-campus interviews will take place on Tuesday, October 14th.

Career and Internship Fair for Technology Companies

Wednesday, October 15, 11:30-2:30, WPH
William Philip Hall will be full of technology companies searching for their next generation of talent. Dress for success and get your resume ready so you can stop by and impress your future employer. See our career fair site for and up-to-date list of registered attendees at the bottom of the page.

McGladrey On-Campus Interviews

McGladrey is hiring interns and associates for assurance and tax positions. Find the descriptions of each position linked below.

To apply: Please send your cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcripts to Lauren McCorquodale, Sr. HR Generalist, at Lauren.McCorquodale@mcgladrey.com by October 5, 2014. Additionally, please go to http://jobs.mcgladrey.com to join their talent community.

If selected to interview, on-campus interviews will take place on Wednesday, October 15th.

TCS On-Campus Interviews

Thursday, October 16, 8:30-4:30 by appointment only.
Tata Consultancy Services will be on the UW Tacoma campus interviewing candidates for positions. Apply for positions at the TCS career site and plan to visit them at the Career and Internship Fair for Technology Companies on October 15. Contact Ryan Darlington at Ryan.Darlington@tcs.com for more information.

Professionalism Week presented by the Center for Leadership and Social Responsibility

Networking 101, Monday, October 20, 12:30-1:20, WPH.
LinkedIn to Success, Wednesday, October 22, 12:30-1:20, WPH
Etiquette Dinner, Friday, October 31, 5:00-8:00 (requires reservation)

Learn more about these lunchtime and evening sessions on the Professionalism Week site!

Professional Fashion presented by Nordstrom

Tuesday, October 21, 12:30-1:20, KEY 102
Representatives from Nordstrom will be demonstrating fashion for interviews and the workplace. There is no one way to dress right, but many ways to dress well!

Scholarships and Fellowships Workshop

Monday, October 27, 12:30-1:20, KEY 102
Come learn from Cindy Schaarschmidt about ways she is supporting the outstanding students of the UW Tacoma through applying for scholarships and fellowships. Not sure what these are? Check out their office's website to learn more and prepare your questions.

Graduate School Q & A

Tuesday, October 28, 12:30-1:20, KEY 102
Bring your questions about graduate school to this session hosted by Career Development. Jake Nelko will be able to answer your questions and direct your search for a program that will help you prepare for an exciting and fulfilling career.

Graduate School Fair

Wednesday, October 29, 11:30-2:30, WPH
Graduate programs from around the region and around the country will be represented at our third annual Graduate School Fair. This fair is a great place to stop by if you want to talk to a representative from a specific school or are just starting to explore your career and graduate school options. See the bottom of our registration page for an up-to-the-minute list of registered attendees.

Boeing On-Campus Interviews

Wednesday, October 29, 8:00-5:00 by appointment only.
Boeing will be on the UW Tacoma campus interviewing candidates for internships and other positions. Apply for positions at Boeing's career site or Husky Jobs.

Pariveda Solutions On-Campus Interviews

Thursday and Friday, October 30 and 31, 8:00-5:00 by appointment only.
Pariveda Solutions will be on the UW Tacoma campus for two days of interviews for positions with their company. Apply for positions at the Pariveda Solutions site and plan to visit them at the Career and Internship Fair for Technology Companies on October 15.

Contact Kendall Compton at kendall.compton@parivedasolutions.com for more information.

Career Month - September 29-October 31

Career Month will be full of events focused on create communities for students and alumni to interact with and learn from businesses who are recruiting top talent for their future. Events like employer panels, mock interviews, on-campus interviews, information sessions, and career fairs will be confirmed in the coming weeks