Welcome to Career Kickstart, the spot for UW Department of Communication students and alumni to find information and inspiration to give their careers a boost in the right direction.
Professional Development Workshops
Connect one-on-one with communication professionals to learn tricks of the trade and to better prepare yourself for the job of your dreams. Dress as you would for an interview.
When: Thursday, January 23 from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Where: CMU 126
RSVP: https://123resumebootcamp.eventbrite.com and email email@example.com with a copy of your resume and “I want to get hired” in the subject line
*Advance registration is required. DEADLINE with no exception: January 22 at noon.
We regularly welcome alumni and communication professionals to campus to sit down and chat with students about careers in Communication and how their Communication degrees shaped their career paths.
Visit this page regularly for Mentor Visit updates and if you have suggestions for careers you would like to explore, contact our Outreach Manger at firstname.lastname@example.org
Here is a write-up of the last mentor lunch with Kimberly Harden: http://blog.com.washington.edu/2013/11/alumna-kimberly-harden-shares-work-and-life-experiences-at-mentor-lunch/
Internships and Job Opportunities
In the Department of Communication we believe that a high-quality internship provides a valuable opportunity for majors to gain exposure to communication careers while acquiring skills, contacts, and work products that will help upon entrance to the job market.
Read students’ experiences at their internships with a series of posts called “What’s Your Internship?” on the COMMunity Building blog. Here are a couple examples:
To find out more about what these events are like, check our stories from past Career Kickstart experiences>>