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Graduate Assistant Position Available at the Evans School

The Evans School is seeking a Graduate Assistant – Career Development to support Career Development programming, administration, and advising for our office for academic year 2020-2021. The position is classified as student hourly non-exempt employee (https://hr.uw.edu/comp/student-employees/) paid at a rate of $16.72/hour.

This graduate assistant will have the opportunity to gain a broad understanding of the field of Career Development and its role within Student Services, as well as gain experience with career counseling, program and project management, and strategic planning. We will consider graduate students from across all disciplines who have an interest in higher education and/or exploring the field of career development.

Full description is attached. We will accept applications through May 31, with interviews and hiring decision made in June, and work beginning in September before the start of the academic year.

Application:

Student should submit materials and/or reach out with questions to evansjob@uw.edu.

The full position description can be found by clicking on the following attachment: Evans Career Dev AY20-21_UW hourly GSA.

Grad Student Survey and Career Symposium

Hello grad students! We have two items for your attention:

  • GPSS and ASUW developed an anonymous survey to learn what challenges students are facing most due to COVID. We will use this to advocate for students and promote increased aid in areas of highest need. We will then share the results back with everyone. Please take two minutes to complete it!
  • Second, join GPSS on May 8th for a free all-day online symposium to prepare graduate and professional students for job applications, interviews, and career changes in all disciplines across the UW tri-campus community!

Symposium Information:

  • Title: Outsmart Today’s Job Market
  • What: An online career symposium for UW grad students
  • When: May 8th, 9am-5pm
  • Description: Worried about changing employment options? We got you. this free online symposium will include workshops, panels, lectures, and online resources to prepare graduate and professional students for the launch into their career this June and beyond.

Today’s job market is rapidly changing in the face of COVID-19. Students graduating this spring and in the near future should prepare themselves to be more active and competitive candidates. Our career symposium will help you assess where you are in the search and application process and provide guidance on how to hack today’s difficult market. We encourage all graduate and professional students to plan ahead and engage with a slate of workshops, panels, and lectures that we have prepared for you. Join us virtually on May 8th from 9-5pm! 

 

Facebook event: tinyurl.com/GPSSjobs

Website: gpss.uw.edu/symposium

 

Thank you and I hope to see you in attendance on May 8th!

Montana Schools Virtual Career Fair

We are proud to announce the very first Montana Schools Virtual Career Fair featuring ALL open positions (general ed, special ed, admin, SLP, Psych, OT/PT, etc.) for next school year. This event is FREE for job seekers.  Job seekers need to register online by clicking here. 

Description

Join our Virtual Career Fair to meet with representatives from Montana school districts about current openings for the 2020-2021 school year!

  • Save time and meet with recruiters online
  • Event is free for job seekers to attend
  • Hiring all subject areas & grade levels

Information

  • This virtual event takes place on March 13th from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm. Those jobseekers interested in participating need to Register in advance. Jobseeker registration is FREE. The event is open to anyone looking for a position in a rural Montana public school beginning this coming fall. You are welcome to participate even if you haven’t graduated yet and don’t have a license yet.
  • The registration process consists of about 20 short questions that will be the core of your profile that potential employers will look at to determine if they want to schedule a ‘chat’ with you on March 13th. You will decide which invitations you want to accept. As of 2/10/2020, there were 58 open positions listed.
  • It is optional to provide an email address and/or phone number. All contact and communication can take place within the CareerEco platform.
  • You can enhance your profile by including more information such as a resume, letters of reference, copies of transcripts, cover letters, and portfolio samples. You also have full control over your email preferences.
  • All ‘chats’ are scheduled for your convenience. Chats can lead to live video interviews similar to Skype or Facetime so be dressed appropriately. These live communications happen within the CareerEco platform.
  • You are encouraged to have a quiet place to participate in the event using a computer with a camera or your smartphone. Ensuring adequate and dependable internet connectivity will be important.
  • You may receive a job offer on March 13th or you may be asked for a follow-up interview. The decisions to accept these offers are yours to make.

The Montana Rural Teacher Virtual Career Fair is new to Montana. The event sponsors – MREA, MRP, and SAM consider it ‘the great experiment’ but it is part of a strategic effort to help rural schools in Montana fill positions for the next school year. CareerEco, the platform vendor, is based in Atlanta, GA and was selected after 18 months of research and vetting by the sponsors. As of 2/10/2020, CareerEco is scheduled to facilitate 29 virtual career events before April 21st.