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Student and alumni news and views

The below articles and videos were created by students and alumni from the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering.

HCDE is interested in sharing content from our students and alumni related to experience in the program, careers, mentorship, and on-the-job experience. If you would like to add something to this list, please email the HCDE Communications Manager Leah Pistorius at lepisto@uw.edu.

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October 1, 2020 | HCDE Career Preparation Event
Video: Interviewing Skills & Etiquitte Panel Discussion
Featuring Nate Koppelman (HCDE '06) and Veronika Sipeeva (HCDE '17)

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September 25, 2020 | Zoom Interactive Podcast: Vol. 2 Ep. 1
Black in UX
Hosted by Master's student Ethel Xu and PhD student Jay Cunningham, featuring guests from Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook, and Zillow

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September 11, 2020 | Zoom Interactive Podcast: Vol. 1 Ep. 5
Working in a design consultancy
Hosted by Master's students Ethel Xu, Honson Ling, and Patriya Wiesmann, with guests from Blink and Artefact

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September 3, 2020 | UX Collective
Standing out from the crowd: What you say about yourself without realizing it
Josh LaMar,  (MS '06)

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August 21, 2020 | Zoom Interactive Podcast: Vol. 1 Ep. 4
What is a UX Engineer / Design Technologist?
Hosted by Master's students Ethel Xu, Honson Ling, and Patriya Wiesmann, with guests from Google and Amazon

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August 7, 2020 | Zoom Interactive Podcast: Vol. 1 Ep. 3
Women in UX
Hosted by Master's students Ethel Xu, Honson Ling, and Patriya Wiesmann, with guests from Dell, Google, Starbucks

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July 24, 2020 | Zoom Interactive Podcast: Vol. 1 Ep. 2
All About UX Research
Hosted by Master's students Ethel Xu, Honson Ling, Linda Wu, Patriya Wiesmann; Guests include Veronica Sipeeva (MS '17) and Melinda Haughey (HCDE PhD student)

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July 20, 2020 | GSA Guest Speaker Series
User Research: Recruiting & Scheduling Restricted to UW login
Mike Berg,  (MS '09)

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June 22, 2020 | Zoom Interactive Podcast: Vol. 1 Ep. 1
PhD in the Wild
Moderated by Ethel Xu (HCDE Master’s student); featuring Jay Cunningham (HCDE PhD student)

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June 18, 2020 | The Startup
The difference between Management and Leadership in UX
Josh LaMar,  (MS '06)

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June 16, 2020 | UX Collective
What I learned from interviews with 10+ companies for a UX research internship
Esme Xu, HCDE Master's student

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June 15, 2020 | UX Collective
A candid reflection of my long search for a summer internship
Esme Xu, HCDE Master's student

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May 22, 2020 | YouTube
Salaries, Negotiation, and Asking for the Right Title
Tamara Adlin,  (MS '96)

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May 15, 2020 | YouTube
How to Network: Building Your Reputation in UX
Rebecca Destello,  (MS '11)

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April 9, 2020 | HCDE Alumni Leadership Board
How I Got My First UX Researcher Job as a New Grad
Anting Chen, (MS '19)

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March 16, 2020 | UX Collective
Advantages of remote research and why you should incorporate this powerful tool​
Josh LaMar, (MS '06)

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March 19, 2020 | HCDE Alumni Leadership Board
Personas, 20 Years Later
Tamara Adlin, (MS '96)

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February 24, 2020 | HCDE Alumni Leadership Board
Human Centered Data Viz for Data Driven Humans
Joe Bernstein, (MS '17)

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February 1, 2020 | HCDE Alumni Leadership Board
Applying Human Centered Design to Human Centered Design Alumni
Paula Chuchro, (MS '17)

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January 29, 2020 | HCDE Alumni Leadership Board
Managing Design Capacity with Transparency
Gary J. Anderson, (MS '16)

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October 24, 2019 | Medium
What I read (you asked)
Rebecca Destello,  (MS '11)

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Mar 8, 2018 | Medium
How to build your reputation in UX (you asked)
Rebecca Destello,  (MS '11)