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Recruiting Resources

Until further notice, the Foster career center has gone entirely virtual. While our doors may not be open, we are still here to help! Click here for more details.

Look to this page for tools, tips, and resources to assist your recruitment efforts with the EY Center for Career Advancement. Don’t see what you need here? Email [email protected] for assistance. 

Career Center Office and Contact Information

Mailing Address
UW Foster Career Services
Dempsey Hall, Room 212
Box 353223
Seattle, WA 98195

Phone
206-221-6858

Email
[email protected]

Undergraduate Profile and Employment Outcomes

Employers tell us they choose Foster graduates for their education, strategic thinking and entrepreneurial spirit. Our students are capable of leading teams and, ultimately, organizations and can roll up their sleeves to solve complex, unstructured, real-world problems.

To learn more about our current class profile and recent employment outcomes, please download our Infographic and Top Employers List.

Internship Guide

Opportunities to learn outside the classroom are a critical component of a college education. Internships provide a powerful mechanism for students to learn and for employers to guide and evaluate future talent.  When done well, internships are truly a win-win!  Download this Internship Guide for tips and resources for establishing and enhancing internship programs.

Learn more from the Foster Internship Guide.

Handshake

UW utilizes the online recruiting platform Handshake to facilitate employer and student outreach — think LinkedIn for students! Hundreds of colleges and universities use Handshake, making it easier for companies to post jobs, internships, and events to a massive pool of potential candidates. Companies can connect directly with individual students, too. 

Learn more from Foster’s Handshake Guide or visit Handshake’s Employer Help Page.

Employer Education

Join us for a series of Employer Exchange Sessions to dive deeper into popular topics of interest. Dates and topics are below – click on the links to watch available recordings.

Academic calendar

The University of Washington operates on a quarter system, versus the more traditional semester system. Main academic seasons are called Fall, Winter, and Spring, and the majority of graduation typically takes place in June.

Plan ahead and get familiar with campus events and the rhythm of the University of Washington Academic Calendar.

Registered Student Organizations

The Foster School of Business encourages participation in student activities and organizations as an excellent way to experience personal growth, meet new friends, share common interests with other students, faculty, staff, and employers and have some fun outside the classroom. Through participation in these organizations, students can enhance leadership and engage in experiential learning while working to fulfill organizational goals. Click here for contact info and to learn more about each of these Foster-specific (business-minded) RSOs.

Diversity

The Foster School of Business is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse student body by creating a culture of respect which values diversity, equity and inclusion. Foster is home to many organizations, programs, clubs, and scholarships committed to these values.

See below to connect:

Visitor’s Guide

Visit the Foster Visitors page for information on campus buildings, directions, and transportation.

Catering Options

UW Cafe-to-Go
Coffee travelers and a basket of freshly baked pastries to kick off your next campus event, with a variety of local, natural, and organic selections. Note: Employers must order through UW staff for this option. Contact [email protected] to start this process.

Pagliacci’s Pizza
Born right on The Ave, it’s the go-to for pizza delivery on campus and throughout Seattle.

Qdoba
Mexican catering, family style for big events and big appetites.

Chipotle
A build-your-own style approach to Mexican cuisine, with a wide variety of options to accommodate different dietary needs.

Panera
Expansive breakfast and lunch menus, scaling from small events to large conferences.  

Jimmy Johns
Subs and sandwiches delivered by bicycle, fast.