How and when can I contact iSchool Career Services?
While our office may be closed, our Career Services team will be working regular business hours remotely (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.). The best way to get in touch is by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I request a virtual event?
Email email@example.com with the following information:
- Your name
- Type of virtual session you’d like to host and a short description of your event
- 3 date options and preferred times
- Programs you hope to target (B.S. in Informatics; M.S. in Information Management; Master of Library Science; Ph.D. in Information Science)
- Are you recruiting for any particular positions?
- Can you hire international students?
- Any additional information
We promote events on the main iSchool website, our student job board (Handshake), on student group Facebook pages, and in our weekly Career Services newsletter. To help us advertise, we recommend employers submit a promotional blurb for their events to give students an idea of what to expect.
Where can I find out more information and follow updates on UW operations?
As this situation remains fluid, the best source of up-to-date information for the University of Washington is always uw.edu/coronavirus. However, please continue to read on for more iSchool-specific information.
How do I get help if I have additional questions?
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The iSchool partners with companies, nonprofits and government organizations to fund mutually beneficial research, provide learning and career opportunities for students through our jobs board, and advise on curriculum matters. Many partners become members of the iAffiliates program to customize their involvement.
Ways employers partner with the iSchool
Hire iSchool talent
iSchool graduates are sought after for their superior knowledge and skills in the information field. Top iSchool employers include Accenture, Amazon, Boeing, Chicago Public Library, Disney Interactive Media Group, Ernst & Young, Google, Group Health Cooperative, Microsoft, REI, Seattle Public Library, Serials Solutions, and ZAAZ to name a few.
Post job and internship opportunities
Sharing job and internship opportunities with our students at the iSchool is easy. We use our online jobs board and internship database, Handshake, to make opportunities available to iSchool students. Create an account and post your opportunity now.
Get involved through events
Sponsor a Capstone project
All iSchool students are required to do a Capstone project prior to graduation. They work with organizations to apply their knowledge and skills acquired in academic courses to real-world projects assigned by a partnering organization. Learn more about sponsoring a project in our Capstone section.
Learn more about our students
View career profiles of our recent graduates: