Resources for job seekers

Centralized Career Services provides extensive career-related resources to students and alumni from all academic disciplines. Please explore the menu options on this page to get detailed information about your specific interests. Looking to figure out what to do with your majors? Want to work on campus? Need to get an internship or full-time job? Let us help! 

Looking for a job? Career Services invites you to navigate through our various resources, tools, and information to enhance your job hunting process. Use the menu to the left to find articles and information about resumes, cover letters, references, job openings, applications, interviews, salary negotiation, community-specific resources, and more. Use the tools below to access our job board, practice interviewing, create a resume, see examples of career-related documents, take a career course, view career videos, and more.

Handshake

Explore WSU's main job networking site, Handshake, to help you identify career events, job fairs, company information sessions, and full-time, part-time, internship, and campus job opportunities. Active WSU students are already preloaded onto Handshake. Log in with your WSU Access ID and password to activate your account.

Handshake Quick Training Videos.

Big Interview

Get hands-on practice with mock interviews tailored to your specific industry, job, and experience. Create a resume with an online resume development tool. Watch video tutorials on interviewing and resume writing. 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)

Parker Dewey Micro-Internships

Paid contract projects for college students and recent graduates who want to work on short-term, professional projects so that they can 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 it can be completed on your timeline.

CareerSpots Videos

Explore our career-related video channel with topics including career planning, writing resumes, finding openings, applying for jobs, interviewing, negotiating a salary, career competencies, and more. Short 1 to 4-minute videos providing advice on job search and career readiness topics.

Career Services' Career Ready Basics

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 alumni about the different components of the job search process.

Professional attire at The W Food Pantry and Wardrobe

Have an interview coming up? Need to attend that job fair? Then visit the W Food Pantry and Wardrobe. They supply gently used business attire for interviews, career fairs, networking events, and other business-related engagements.