Our programs for current students are designed to provide immersive entry points to C21 opportunities, experiences and mentoring networks at any stage of your undergraduate career. Open to majors of all disciplines, these programs will introduce you to C21 methods of learning for the 21st century.

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  • Career Accelerator for Transfer Students

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    Are you a transfer student eager to make the best use of your time at UW? Do you wonder how you’ll turn your UW degree into a meaningful career? Where should you begin? In this 2-credit, online class you will hit the ground running. Through career-development tools, individualized projects, interactive sessions and a supportive community of peers and mentors, this class will better prepare you to adapt to and thrive at the UW as you prepare to enter an ever-changing 21st-century job market. The format of this class will be primarily ONLINE, with flexible on-campus coaching sessions and hands-on workshops covering a range of topics. Though students will need to take a minimum of 2 group coaching sessions and 3 interactive workshops for credit, they have the option of attending as many as their schedule and interest allows! (Note that the optional "Career Kickstarter" offered during Dawg Daze counts towards one of the the group coaching requirements -AND- one of the hands-on workshops!)

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  • UW + Microsoft Mentors Program

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  • UW + Amazon Mentors Program

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    Is it time to elevate your professional skills? Looking for a way to get insider knowledge around the roles and diversity of a dynamic workplace? If so, you are invited to apply to the UW + Amazon Mentorship Program. Through a partnership with Amazon, the UW Career & Internship Center, and C21/College of Arts & Sciences, students will be matched with mentors at Amazon to explore the world of work through the lens of Seattle’s largest employer. If you want to know how careers develop in the 21st century, this program is for you.

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  • C21 Story Institute

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    The C21 Story Institute will immerse students in an intensive & competitive four-week Summer A Term “bootcamp” that uses story skills to integrate learning experiences with career preparation. Through a series of real-world team challenges, hands-on career trainings and individual coaching sessions, you will be pushed past your comfort zone—the place where learning and growth happen. By the end of the four weeks, you will be able to tell the story of who you are and how you want to make an impact in the world, with the creative, communication, and collaboration skills 21st century employers demand. You will also have built a network of staff, faculty, peers, employer contacts and career opportunities. Space is limited to 25 participants.

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  • A&S Career Lab

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    In Winter Quarter 2017, majors in the College of Arts & Sciences are invited to participate in a quarter-long career course (ARTSCI 150B) that will increase their self-awareness, intentionality, and career-readiness. How can we best prepare liberal arts students to find meaningful careers upon graduation? What can we do to equip them with the tools to adapt to and excel in an ever-changing career landscape?

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  • Ideathon

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    An ideathon is a short, intensive, workshop-like experience for students to address some of the most pressing challenges of our time. Participants work in teams and use design thinking and innovative learning practices to ideate and collaborate on possible solutions. C21 Ideathons are primarily for undergraduate students from all disciplines. In fact, the best ideathons combine students from many majors – a biology student working together with a linguist, a drama student and a political science major. The wider cross-section of students involved, the more perspectives there are to come up with insights that are relevant and novel.

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  • Career Launch

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    Led by C21 staff and advisors in the College of Arts & Sciences, this 90-minute career workshop is designed specifically for recently declared Arts & Sciences majors as well as A&S premajors. After completing the Career Launch workshop, students will feel confident in answering the question “What are you going to do with a _________ major?”

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