The Career Development and Education office assists undergraduate, graduate students and alumni with developing, evaluating, and implementing career and educational decisions. The staff supports students’ endeavors toward a rewarding college experience and successful professional growth beyond UW Tacoma.
Career Services has developed resources for graduate students for professional development, and has extensive resources specific to each school and program. The career counselors work closely with Graduate School Advisers to make sure the content is relevant to student needs.
Types of Appointments
- graduate student advising
- continuing education
- graduate resumes, CVs, cover letters
- job and internship search strategy
- portfolio development
LinkedIn Learning is an on-demand video learning platform to help you develop and enhance career skills. Free access to LinkedIn Learning is provided to all UW students, staff, and faculty by the Student Technology Fee.
- Brush up on skills you might be asked about in an interview
- Learn new skills to make you more competitive for jobs that interest you
- Watch videos to help you more fully understand topics taught in your courses
- Prepare for professional certification exams and earn CEUs
Handshake is a free resource for UW students and alumni to search and find internships, part-time and full-time jobs, volunteer opportunities and more. By logging into Handshake, you have access to thousands of opportunities that you can directly apply to using your uploaded resume, cover letter and unofficial transcripts. You’ll also find up-to-date information about employers interviewing on campus and more.
Questions about your account? E-mail email@example.com.
The Career and Internship Center offers career development resources that are open to grad students — 1:1 career coaching, workshops, and job fairs — and provides excellent online resources on topics like how to build your career skills, professional networking, writing resumes and cover letters, and job search strategies.
To get you started, check out these Career and Internship Center web pages:
- Resources specific to graduate students
- DIY resources – 24/7 access to free career development videos, webinars, worksheets, and informational guides