Event: SLA Career Night at the UW Center for Urban Horticulture, April 19

Event: SLA Career Night at the UW Center for Urban Horticulture, April 19

Deadline: RSVP by 11 PM, PDT on Tuesday, April 16 for online streaming of panelist discussion

The Special Library Association (UW & PNW chapters) would like to invite you to to the annual SLA Career Night on Friday, April 19, 6-9 PM (PDT) at the UW Center for Urban Horticulture. It’s a great opportunity to learn about special libraries, network, and meet professionals working in the field! The event also includes heavy appetizers and refreshments. Continue reading

Event: UWPCE Computing and IT Open House

Open House: Computing and IT Certificate and Degree Programs

On Wednesday, June 20 from 6:00-8:00pm come and explore over 50 computing and IT certificates, degrees and other tech-related programs at the UW Tower. Learn about opportunities to gain the skills and experience you need to enhance your career.

We will also have two panel discussions that address technology trends and career opportunities. Learn about the jobs related to high-growth areas and what to consider for redirecting or advancing your career.

The open house and panel discussions are free. Please register to attend one or both of the panel discussions. No registration is required to attend the open house.  For more information please visit:  http://pcecomputing2012.eventbrite.com/


Audio Recording: iSchool IT Consulting Panel, 5-18-10

Interested in careers in IT consulting? Check out the audio recording of our recent IT Consulting panel on May 18, with representatives from Cronos, Explore, Hitachi, Microsoft/Sinterra.  Recording here: 

The moderator is our own Dowell Eugenio, Informatics Academic Adviser.  More career resources at: http://ischool.uw.edu/resources/career/default.aspx.

Talk: Internet-Based Research for the Desktop and Beyond

This week’s installment of the Fall 2009 Current Issues in Human Centered Design & Engineering Seminar Series:

Who: Jan Spyridakis, HCDE Professor and Chair; Sajanee Halko, Elisabeth Cuddihy, Kate Mobrand, HCDE PhD students; Jaayden Halko, HCDE MS student
Topic: Internet-Based Research for the Desktop and Beyond: Building a Foundation of Excellence for Information Design on the Web
When: Thursday, November 12, 5:00 – 5:50 pm
Where: Sieg Hall, room 134

Abstract: The internet has become a primary vehicle for delivering information, but the online platforms used to access that information are constantly shifting. Web users are more sophisticated in the ways they access information online, but it is unclear whether design best practices have kept pace. The need to develop a set of effective best practices for web design, based on empirical research, becomes even more critical as people migrate from desktops to mobile browsing. We strongly support the use of internet-based research to ensure the ecological soundness of information design best practices.

View the full Fall 2009 Speakers Series schedule attached and online at:

Employer Conversations: Successful Interviews Panel

Employer Conversations: Successful Interviews
Thursday, November 5th, 4-6pm
HUB 106B

How to prepare for and conduct interviews that get that job offer!

Representatives from Starbucks, Emerald City Graphics, Amazon.com, Liberty Mutual and Waggener Edstrom will address interview formats, researching companies, answering those tough behavior-based and other interview questions, interview ethics and etiquette. A role-play is included to demonstrate an effective interview strategy.  You’ll also have a chance to ask questions of the attending employers, and network after the workshop.

Questions? Contact ccsevent at u… or 206.543.0535.

Panel Discussion: Leadership Dialogues, 11/4

Got Leadership?  Want more leadership experience or knowledge?

You’re invited to a Leadership Dialogues panel of UW students.
Panelists: Gerald Corporal, Kayla Huddleston and Luis Ortega 

Leadership Dialogues: Panel of Student Leaders
Wed, Nov. 4 at 6 p.m.
HUB 106B 

Topics include: Why and how did you get involved at UW?  
How do you approach your role as a leader?
How do you deal with challenges as a leader?
What advice do you have for students on leadership, involvement and service?  

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