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UW Office of Admissions is Hiring.

The UW Seattle Office of Undergraduate Admissions is hiring two professional staff, 12-month contract (summer 2013 to summer 2014) admission counselor interns. The positions are full time and paid.

Position Description:

The mission of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions is to attract and enroll talented and diverse students in order to help create an intellectually and culturally vibrant student body. The values of the university – integrity, diversity, excellence, collaboration, innovation and respect – are exemplified by the Office of Admissions. The Admissions staff enjoys a fast-paced work environment noted for its commitment to diversity and excellence. The Office of Admissions is seeking two talented individuals who share these values and are interested in joining our staff as counselor interns.

The UW Seattle Office of Undergraduate Admissions is hiring two professional staff, 12-month contract (summer 2013 to summer 2014) admissions counselor interns. The positions are full time.

Responsibilities include: counseling prospective freshman, transfer, international  and postbaccalaureate applicants; responding to admissions inquiries via phone and email; representing the UW at on-campus information sessions; traveling  throughout the Northwest and the nation to represent the UW at high schools and college fairs; application review; assisting in outreach and recruitment programs; giving campus tours on a back-up basis; covering reception desk on a back-up basis; and other duties as assigned.

We are looking for people who are enthusiastic about the UW, have a strong work ethic, and exercise sound judgment, professionalism, and maturity.

When you apply, please submit a résumé and a brief cover letter describing your interest in this position.


Bachelor’s degree by start of internship. Must be flexible and have the drive to work in a fast-paced office. During fall and spring recruitment seasons, this position requires the ability to work evenings and some weekends; travel to remote locations; and loading and transporting admissions materials, displays, and other equipment. Strong interpersonal, writing, and public speaking skills are necessary, as well the ability to represent the University in a positive way to diverse populations. The position begins June 24, 2013, and ends June 27, 2014.


Involvement in UW clubs or organizations is also desired. As a role model for prospective students, a strong candidate has had a positive UW experience as a student and campus community member.

Early applications are encouraged.

Conditions of Employment:

Valid driver’s license and a criminal background check required.

Search for Requisition #93040 on the UW Employment website.  Applications will be accepted only through UW Employment.

The position closes March 27, 2013.



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