Current Students

We are here for YOU!

We are here to help ALL Western students! That includes undergraduate students, graduate students, students at all WWU locations, part-time and full-time students, first, second, third, fourth and fifth year students, transfer students, and post-bacc students.

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Career Workshops

We provide workshops on Choosing a Major, Job/Internship Search Strategies, Interviewing, Resume/Cover Letter writing, and much more!

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Individual Appointments

Self-schedule an appointment to meet with our team and get individual help with a variety of career topics.​

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Job & Internship Postings

Explore extensive job and internship postings on Handshake, Western’s job and internship platform ​

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Career Closet

FREE business attire for you to keep! Find professional attire for interviews, career fairs, or your first day on the job! ​

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Employer Events​

​Connect with employers at our quarterly Career Fairs, Employer Spotlights, or networking events. ​

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Graduate Outcomes

Check out where your degree can lead you after graduation.​

INDIVIDUAL APPOINTMENTS

The Career Services Center conducts appointments in-person, virtually, and over the phone! Appointments can be self-scheduled using Handshake. Directions for utilizing Handshake to schedule your appointment are below. ​If you'd like to speak with someone in our office to make an appointment, please call us at 360-650-3240.

 

Identify and explore possible career paths and set career goals. 

Take one of the career assessments we offer and meet with a counselor to understand how your results inform your understanding of personal interests, skills, values, and lifestyle preferences, which impact your academic and career decisions.​

One of our team members can review your resume and cover letter and provide feedback over email. If you need more in-depth support, you can schedule an individual appointment

Learn strategies and tips for your job or internship search including information on networking, LinkedIn, and navigating job offers and salary negotiation  

Practice your interview skills through a mock interview or learn interview techniques to prepare for future interviews. 

Interested in graduate school? Talk with one of our graduate school advisors to learn more about the process. 

Interested in a career in healthcare? Talk with one of our health professions advisors to learn more about the process. 

Schedule an Appointment on Handshake

How to Book an Appointment on Handshake:

  • Log into your Handshake account using your WWU email address​
  • Once logged in, click on Career Center, top right of the page​
  • In the next screen, click on the box labeled Appointments​
  • In the Appointments screen, select Schedule New Appointment​
  • Choose a Category: Pick your current status (Current Student, Alumni, etc.)​
  • Choose an Appointment Type​
  • Choose a date and time that works for you!

Cancellation & Missed Appointment Policy:

Career Counseling services are available by appointment only, with scheduling dependent upon current Career Counselor availability. While Career Services will attempt to accommodate all past, present, and future students who request services, services for current students will be prioritized during times of high demand. Based on staff discretion, students who have not received services may be prioritized over students who have received services, and/or service requests may be denied due to labor market circumstances, previous service attempt failures, or impolite or threatening treatment of staff.