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Seattle Times: Job recruiters work to woo UW computer science students

Zillow recruiters talk to students at UW CSE“Daphna Khen happily described her normal workday to a prospective Zillow job candidate Thursday at the University of Washington …

“Yes, there are many opportunities to learn different skills. Senior engineers offer ‘office hours,’ and everyone Khen asks is happy to help out troubleshooting any issue.

“Job seekers at the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) recruiting fair generally don’t ask Khen about salary or vacation days or health benefits. They’re more interested in how she likes her job and the projects she works on.

“Many know their degrees all but guarantee them a job with high pay and good perks, but they really want to know if they’ll like it.

“Hundreds of UW computer science students attended the packed recruiting fair Thursday, one of two this week where companies set up colorful booths to market their job openings.”

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Photo credit: Johnny Andrews/The Seattle Times

October 20, 2016