AccessSTEM CAREERS Activities and Bellevue College Events

Unless otherwise noted, email or call 425-564-2279 to register.


Federal Jobs & Internships for Students & Recent Graduates with Disabilities

Tuesday, October 4th, 1:30 – 3:20pm L120, Bellevue College
Learn how to apply for federal jobs and internships and what you need to do to strengthen your chances to be considered.

Disability Pride Speaker, Steve Ferreira

Thursday, October 6th, 1:30 – 2:30pm C120 A & B 
Bellevue College
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Celebrate with Bellevue College’s disability pride speaker. For further information about the speaker, view his webpage.

Networking & the Hidden Job Market: Tapping into Unadvertised Jobs

Tuesday, October 11th, 1:30 – 2:20pm L120, Bellevue College
Did you know that nearly 80% of jobs are not advertised? Join this workshop and learn how you can use networking strategies to help with your job search.

Networking and LinkedIn Photos

Friday, October 14th, 6:00 – 8:30pm
Join DO-IT for our networking event at the University of Washington. Get to know your fellow participants over pizza and get a new photo for your LinkedIn! RSVP by emailing Tami Tidwell at or calling 206-685-3648.

Are You LinkedIn?

Wednesday, October 19th, 1:30 – 2:20pm T125
Bellevue College
Millions of people are using a social networking resource called LinkedIn for business development, career management, job search, and recruitment–just to name a few. Join this interactive discussion with employers about best practices of LinkedIn and gain insight about how LinkedIn can help you in your career and job search.

Autistics Present: A Symposium on Autistic Culture, Identity, and Transitions

Saturday, October 22nd, 10:00 – 4:00pm N201 
Bellevue College
Whether you are a student, job seeker, family member, educator, or other professional, you will benefit from attending this one- of-a-kind conference! Every presenter at this dynamic conference is autistic, and will bring their in-depth knowledge — gleaned not only from personal experience, but from research, education, and years of professional experience working with others. Find out more and register online.

Cover Letter Strategies

Thursday, October 27th, 2:30 – 4:00pm T125
Bellevue College
Join this workshop to learn about cover letters, letters of inquiry, and marketing letters. Discover skills that help in a competitive job market.

Mock Interview Sessions

Tuesday, November 1st, 1:30 – 3:30pm and Wednesday, November 9th, 1:30 – 3:20pm A265
Bellevue College
Currently enrolled credit students are given priority. Sign up for a one-hour practice interview with an experienced industry professional. This is an excellent way to experience a realistic interview and receive feedback, without the pressure.

Employee Pathways for International Students: CPT & OPT

Tuesday, November 17th, 12:30 – 1:20pm T125
Bellevue College
Curricular Practical Training (CPT) allows international students to work (and get paid) at internships or jobs related to their field of study. Optional Practical Training (OPT) allows international students to work after graduating or during a vacation quarter. Learn how to apply for CPT & OPT and how to find cool internship & job opportunities.