iSchool Career Services Newsletter 2/19/2014

Career Tips

Using iCareers

You are all hopefully familiar with HuskyJobs, and have certainly heard of iCareers, but it’s time for a little refresher course on things about iCareers that you may not know! This is a currently underutilized resource, and employers are scrambling to connect with you through this portal. Here are some tips that can help you be considered for great jobs in this system.

1. Check it often. You’ll get a job blast email once a week, and we highlight jobs and internships in this newsletter each week, but sometimes jobs are posted with short timelines, or the job gets highlighted for you just before it expires, so you’ll want to check iCareers for postings periodically. You can also set up an automated search to notify you when jobs get posted that meet your criteria.

2. Upload your resume. This will allow you to apply to positions relatively quickly if there’s a tight turnaround, or to share your resume with employers via resume books. They don’t know what your skills are if you don’t have a resume to share!

3. Your competition isn’t as big as you’d think. Most jobs in iCareers get 6 or fewer applications through the system. So, apply! Your chances are almost always excellent on these specific roles where employers are especially interested in iSchool students. And, because these posts are seen by a smaller subset of the UW population than the jobs in HuskyJobs are, you have an even better chance of being selected.


So spend some time in iCareers!

Career-Related Events This Week

Resume & Cover Letters

Wednesday, February 19 | 3:30 – 4:30 pm


Meet the Employer: eBay

Wednesday, February 19 | 5:30 – 7:30pm | pm MGH 134


Health Information Science/Librarianship Pro Dev Panel

Thursday, February 20  |  12:30 – 1:30pm  |  MGH 420


Academic Careers: Negotiating Salary & Start-Up Package

Thursday, February 20 | 3:30 – 4:30pm |  THO 125


Networking for Shy People (& Everyone)

Thursday, February 20 | 3:30 – 4:30pm |  MGH 134

LinkedIn 101

Friday, February 21 | 12:30 – 1:00pm |  MGH 134


Career Success Certificate

Friday, February 21 | 1:30 – 2:30 pm |  MGH 134


Resumes/Cover Letters Workshop (presented by CLUE Writing Center)

Sunday, February 23 | 6:00 – 7:00pm |  MGH 134


MLIS Career Discovery Week

Monday, February 24 to Friday, February 28  |   MGH 420


Dependable Strengths Workshop

Monday, February 24 |  1:45 to 4:00pm |  MGH 420


Getting an Academic Library Job: Cover Letter Review

Tuesday, February 25 |  4:00 – 5:30pm |  MGH 420


How to Read a Job Description

Wednesday, February 26  | 12:30 – 1:30pm | MGH 420


Great MLIS Resumes

Thursday, February 27 | 12:30 – 1:30pm | MGH 420


Becoming a Leader and Innovator in the Field

Friday, February 28 | 10:30am – 12:00pm | MGH 420

External Events


AWC Seattle hosts Michael Hamilton, CEO of MK Hamilton & Associates

Wednesday, February 19 |  6:00 – 8:00pm


Seattle Ecommerce Meetup

Wednesday, February 19 | 7:00 – 9:00pm


Speed Networking

Monday, February 17 |  6:00pm


Seattle Google Developer Group Meetup

Monday, February 17 | 6:00pm


Seattle OpenSource Linux Monthly Meetup

Monday, February 17 | 7:00pm


Seattle Java Users Group: Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, February 18 | 6:45pm


Side by Side of Cloud Computing

Wednesday, February 19 | 6:00pm


Integrating Action and Meaning in Cross-Cultural Social Media Design

Thursday, February 20 | 5:30pm – 6:30pm


User Research and Effective UX/UI Design

Thursday, February 20 | 6:30 PM


Startup Grind Seattle Hosts Matt Ehrlichman, CEO (

Monday, February 24 | 6:00 – 9:00pm

Highlighted Student Jobs and Internships


The Ringling Museum of Art

Paid Summer Library Internship



Paid Internship-Junior Web Developer


DK Web Consulting

Internship in Social Media


Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

Summer College Internship- Web Customer Experience


C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.

Information Technology Internship – Programmer / Developer

Mobile Web Front End Development College Intern



User Experience (UX) Internship



UX Designer (Internship)



Project Management Internship

Strategy & Planning Internship

Data & Analytics Internship


Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Careers

Costuming\Entertainment Project Analyst Internship Fall 2014


JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Risk Modeler Internship


CVS Caremark

Undergrad Intern – IT Project Management



Footwear Taxonomy Analyst Intern



Summer 2014 Internship Data Scientist Intern

Bioinformatics Internship


Education Networks of America

MIS Intern


Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Association

Summer Marketing/Communications Paid Internship


Carpenter Technology Corporation

Library Intern (Paid)


The Walt Disney Studios

Animation Research Library Internship Studios Summer 2014


Cohn & Wolfe

Library Science Intern



*Technology – Software Engineering – 2014 Intern – Seattle


Seattle Art Museum (SAM)

*Archives Intern: SAM Docent Records


Cornish College of the Arts Library

*Reference and/or Instruction DFW


*Apply Now Through iCareers!

Highlighted Professional Jobs


MacEwan University

Discovery Services Librarian


International Center for Tropical Agriculture

Data and Information Manager


Harris Corporation

Program Management


Craftlogic Software

Product Manager


KORE1 Technologies

Project Manager



Project Coordinator II


Broadview University

Campus Librarian


Association of American Medical Colleges

Library Specialist


Roseman University of Health Sciences

Library Assistant


Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson Co

Library Manager 1


California State University

Library Services Specialist II (14-04)


State of Illinois

Library Associate


St. Louis County Library

Youth Services Specialist II


Sno-Isle Libraries

Library Associate II at Sultan


State of Hawaii



University of Wisconsin System

Cataloging / Reference Librarian


Seattle Children’s Hospital

Development/Donor Database Analyst


JAMF Software

Database Administrator


Azad, inc

Data Modeler / Analyst Portland, OR


MiKandi App Store

Rockstar Software Engineering Leader – Adult App Store


HCL Technologies

Mobile App Tester


Fresh Consulting LLC

Information Architect





Valleysoft Inc

HTML5 Developer


Amazon Corporate LLC

Web Application Frontend Engineer, Game Services


Whatcom County Library System

*Branch Teen Librarian


Expeditors International of Washington, Inc.

*Business Analyst II


Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

*Open Source Officer


*Data Scientist


*Apply Now Through iCareers!

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