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Division of Student Affairs


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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Visit the College to Career Roadmap Resources Page!

Career Prep Consultants
Career Development is hiring 2 currently enrolled students for the 2015-2016 school year to serve as Career Prep Consultants. These roles serve as peer consultants for students in their career preparation. Learn more about the position in the description linked below.

Career Prep Consultant Description 2015-2016Adobe PDF file

To apply: Email a resume and cover letter to Jake Nelko at jnelko@uw.edu by July 21st at 11:59 pm.

Make an Appointment


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

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

Note: the walk-in hour will be canceled on 4/24/15, 5/1/15, and 5/15/15.

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

Calendar of Events

Fall Career and Internship Fairs

Technology - October 19 - 11:30-2:00
All Industries - October 21 - 11:30-2:00

Start Searching For Jobs

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

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

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


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.