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UW Career and Internship Center

If you’re still trying to figure out what to do after graduation, don’t worry…many graduating seniors, both at UW and across the country, are in the same boat!  Whether you’ve looked hard and haven’t landed anything yet, or you’ve intentionally delayed your search, the Career & Internship Center has you covered.

Free Job Search Resources for Upcoming & New Graduates

  • Handshake – With over 10,000 postings, Handshake is UW’s one-stop shop for college-level internships and jobs!  Free access…forever!
  • Tri-Campus Job & Internship Fair – Your chance to meet virtually for 10 minutes with recruiters from a range of organizations looking to hire Huskies. June 23, 1:00-3:30.
  • Class of 2022 Career Readiness Week – We’re offering graduates 3 days of webinars to help you Plan Your Next Step (Monday, June 20); Articulate Your Skills & Experiences (Tuesday, June 21); and Find Success (Wednesday, June 22).
  • DIY Resources – Check out video clips, handouts, online tools, recorded webinars, and other resources available 24/7 so you can work on career stuff whenever you want.
  • Workshops & Webinars – During spring quarter, we’ll be offering webinars and in-person workshops on resumes, cover letters, job searching, interviewing, networking, LinkedIn, using Handshake, and more
  • Coaching Appointments – Schedule a 30-minute session to talk about any career-related issue with one of our 4 friendly career coaches.  Free for the first 3 years after graduation.

When Do I Get my Diploma?

Diplomas are sent out approximately 3 to 4 months after graduation. If it’s been that long and you still haven’t received your diploma, contact the Office of Graduation and Academic Records at ugradoff@u.washington.edu or call 206-543-1803.

Help with Student Loans

The Office of Student Financial Aid can answer your questions on paying back your student loans. Don’t hesitate to contact them if you need help managing your loan repayment plan.

Keep Learning at the UW

Learning doesn’t have to stop at graduation. UW Professional & Continuing Education offers certificates, master’s degrees and courses designed to boost your career.

Choose from more than 80 certificate programs and pick up the practical skills and experience required of today’s workforce. You’ll learn from instructors who are leading industry professionals in their field.

As a Husky alum, you’ll receive $300 off a qualifying certificate program.