Resources for job seekers

Are you looking for a job? Career Services invites you to explore the resources, tools, articles, and information on this page to enhance your resumes, cover letters, references, job openings, applications, interviews, and salary negotiation. Access community-specific resources, explore jobs and internships, practice interviewing, create a resume, see examples of career-related documents, take a career course, view career advice videos, and more.

Handshake mobile recruiting app 

Jobs, internships, career events, and more!

Explore WSU's leading job networking site, Handshake, to find career events, job fairs, company information sessions, and full-time, part-time, internship, and campus job opportunities. All registered WSU students are provided a Handshake account. Getting Started in Handshake.

 Download the Handshake mobile app to join the WSU Handshake career network. Log in with your WSU Access ID and password to activate your account. 

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Big Interview

Watch video tutorials on interviewing and resume writing techniques. Get hands-on practice with this AI mock interview tool. Tailor  to your industry, job, and experience. Create a resume with the online resume development tool. . Practice tough interviewing questions with the ability to record, review, and share your answers. This step-by-step system combines expert video lessons with AI-based virtual practice interview tools. 

Getting Started with Big Interview (video)

NEW: Download the Big Interview mobile app and create a free user account using your WSU Access ID and Password.

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Career fairs

Are you looking for a job or internship? Career fairs offer you the chance to talk with hiring employers about available positions. Click on the Career Fair link to learn about upcoming fairs, participation instructions, and success tools.

Parker Dewey micro-internships

Paid contract projects for college students and recent graduates who want to work on short-term, professional projects to generate income while demonstrating capabilities and gaining practical experience. Micro-internships can take place year-round, typically range from 5 to 40 hours of work, and are due between one week and one month after kick-off. 

Parker Dewey FAQ's.

Career Ready Guide

Complete a self-guided interactive career course authored by leading career development professionals. This self-guided online course features 18 Videos, Reflective Questions, Checklists, Case Studies, Dive Deeper Assessments, Action Plans, and Chapter Quizzes. This FREE ONLINE interactive course is designed to help you understand, assess, and develop the "power skills," also known as career readiness competencies, companies seek when hiring today's employees. Each chapter takes about 20-30 minutes to complete and can be completed on your timeline.

CareerSpots video channel

Short 1 to 4-minute videos providing advice on job search and career readiness topics. Explore career-related videos with five different channels, including topics such as career planning, writing resumes, finding openings, applying for jobs, interviewing, negotiating a salary, career competencies, exploring occupations, and more.

Career Services Career Ready Basics Booklet

Download this pdf. from Career Services containing career tips and sample resumes, cover letters, thank you letters, interview questions, and more—information for students and alums about the different components of the job search process.

Professional attire at The W Food Pantry and Wardrobe

Have an upcoming in-person or virtual interview? Need to attend a job fair? Don't know what to wear? Then visit the W Food Pantry and Wardrobe. This campus resource supplies gently used business attire for interviews, career fairs, networking events, and other career-related engagements.